Thank you for being a member of the Savannah Downtown Business Association. Members are the lifeblood of our organization and we thank you for your support. We encourage you to take an active part in your membership and participate in making downtown Savannah a prosperous one.

You can enhance your membership by joining one of our committees that assists the board of directors in promoting and advocating for small businesses. If interested in joining, please email Below is a short overview of each committee and it’s time commitments.

  1. Finance – This committee works with the Treasurer and provides financial oversight for the organization including budgeting, financial planning and financial reporting, and the creation of internal controls and accountability policies.
    Time Commitment: Monthly meetings.
  2. Marketing & Programs – This committee is the voice of the organization. It promotes events, policies and messages to members, the general public and the media using press releases, posters, fliers, advertising and social media. It also assists other committees with organization, planning and execution of events.
    Time Commitment: Monthly meetings, along with 1 hour per week.
  3. Advocacy – This committee represents the interests of the membership on community issues related to the organizations mission.
    Time Commitment: meet once every month.
  4. Governance – This committee ensures that the Board of Directors and the association operate in compliance with our bylaws. It is also in charge of the nominating and appointment process for board members.
    Time Commitment: Q3 & Q4 monthly meetings for board appointment. Minimal time commitment throughout the year.
  5. Membership – This committee is responsible for recruiting new members and encouraging member retention.
    Time Commitment: Monthly meetings, along with 1 hour per week.
Infinity, Inc.  receives   SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR Award  2018

Infinity, Inc. receives SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR Award 2018

Infinity, Inc is honored to be named 2018 Small Business of the Year by the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce. This award means so much to us as it recognizes the continuous efforts of our amazing team. The Small Business of the Year Award is presented to a company...

Advertising Specialty Services celebrates 30th Anniversary

Advertising Specialty Services celebrates 30th Anniversary

Founder and owner Diana Morrison cuts the ribbon to celebrate the 30th anniversary for Advertising Specialty Services. Advertising Specialty Services celebrated 30 years in business with long-term loyal clients and friends recently with an anniversary ribbon-cutting...

Infinity, Inc. Donates to the Million Book Challenge

After collecting donations from employees throughout February, Infinity, Inc. is proud to contribute 113 books to the public school system’s Million Book Challenge. The staff of 25, along with friends at Segway of Savannah on MLK, gave new or gently used books of...

HOS Management breaks ground on downtown hotel

HOS Management breaks ground on downtown hotel

Representatives with HOS Management and Choice Hotels International break ground for the CAMBRIA HOTEL Savannah Historic Distric at 321 Montgomery Street. The 103 room hotel is slated to open in 2019. CONGRATULATIONS SDBA Board Member Riki Patel SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS,...

Gaslight Group tallies 2017 donations

Gaslight Group tallies 2017 donations

Gaslight Group and founders Brian and Jennifer Huskey donated more than $50,000 in 2017 to more than 20 organizations including America’s Second Harvest and Hospice Savannah. “It’s truly a pay-it-forward mentality around here,” said Brian Huskey. The Gaslight Group is...

Terri O’Neil

named new Executive Director of Savannah Philharmonic. Savannah Morning News - June 4, 2017 Please click on link to read details: Savannah Philharmonic names executive director

Preservation and promise

Broughton Street projects bring awards for renovation efforts Broughton Street and the transformation of 16 buildings along the historic corridor by Atlanta developer Ben Carter and his team received statewide recognition last month by the Georgia Trust for Historic...

TLC honors Savannah leisure, hospitality industry

Savannah’s Tourism Leadership Council, a local trade organization, presented its 19th annual Tourism Awards on Thursday evening. The following SDBA Members received awards: The Lifetime Achievement Award went to Marcie Hill, City Market The Service Leader...