The First-Ever Frontline Training Series is Here!

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New Educational Video Series “Pick Ellijay 2023 Partner Training” Empowers Frontline Staff in the Tourism Industry

Ellijay, Georgia β€” October 3, 2023 β€” Today, the Gilmer Chamber is excited to announce the launch of its groundbreaking partner training video series. This comprehensive educational series is designed to empower front desk staff, waitstaff, and employees of Gilmer’s tourism businesses with the knowledge they need to enhance visitors’ experiences while vacationing in Ellijay, Georgia by recommending relevant adventures to vacationers.

All businesses in Gilmer County are invited to share these videos with their staff members to help them better serve their guests.

This series consists of an initial 24-minute video, accompanied by 12 shorter follow-up videos, providing an in-depth exploration of every aspect of tourism in Ellijay, Georgia. While the primary audience is those working in the tourism industry, the series is equally valuable to anyone looking to discover the hidden gems of Ellijay.

The series covers a wide range of topics, including insights into cabins and places to stay, restaurants, fishing opportunities, water sports, outdoor activities, apple picking, area vineyards, and much more. Created by the Pick Ellijay TeamΒ  and produced by Take One Studio Productions, this video series promises to be an invaluable resource for both newcomers and seasoned professionals in the tourism sector.

“We believe that by equipping our frontline staff with this knowledge, we can ensure that every visitor to Ellijay has the best possible experience,” said Jennifer Grimmer, President and CEO at the Gilmer Chamber.

The main video is now available on the Gilmer Chamber’s YouTube channel, offering an engaging and informative platform for anyone interested in exploring the charm and attractions of Ellijay.

For further inquiries about frontline training for your business, please contact Ron Cheslock, Tourism Director, at

For media inquiries or additional information, please contact Caitlin Neal, Marketing Director, at