Established in 1773, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce is distinguished as the first municipal Chamber of Commerce in the United States and the longest continually operating business membership association. The Chamber has a 243+ year legacy of protecting and strengthening the Charleston Region’s business community, helping businesses grow and thrive. In 2017, the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce received its third consecutive 5-Star Accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Through Advocacy, Business Development, Talent and Membership we provide a powerful variety of tools, resources, products and services so your business can be seen and heard. Driving growth and defining tomorrow are integral to the Chamber’s work in every facet of the region’s business needs including:
- Regional Advancement
- Business Development
We provide business-building programs and events to help members connect and do business with one another; member discount programs that help your business’ bottom lines; and visibility and exposure through the Chamber’s website, social media [Facebook | Twitter] and other digital and print communications.
We also provide information and timely news updates via the CMCC Newsroom to help you make better business decisions, and advocacy and representation at all levels of government to ensure a business-friendly climate in South Carolina.
With approximately 1,600 member organizations representing 160,000 professionals, the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce serves as the collective voice of the business community, and a catalyst for regional economic advancement and member success through Talent, Advocacy, Leadership and Business Development.
To be the leading catalyst for regional advancement and an international leader in the Chamber profession.
To initiate, advocate and empower our region to advance a prosperous business environment.