About the Chamber

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.

As the collective voice of the region’s business community, the Chamber is committed to strengthening the Charleston metro area’s economic prosperity for today’s and tomorrow’s businesses, individuals and their families.

Driving growth and defining tomorrow are integral to the Chamber’s work in every facet of the region’s business needs including:

  • Talent and workforce development
  • World-class public education from K – 20
  • Legislative and lobbying in support of a thriving business environment
  • Public policy
  • Small business and entrepreneurial growth
  • Economic resiliency

Our Vision

Strengthen our region as a world-class metropolitan area.

Our Mission

Advance our region’s economy, improve our quality of life and enhance our members’ success.


Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce members and the business community at large enjoy rich benefits through five robust outcomes:

  • Connections
  • Knowledge
  • Spotlight
  • Advocacy
  • Regional Advancement

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As the oldest credit union in the tri-county, South Carolina Federal Credit Union has a deep investment in the Charleston region. We have more than 140,000 member-owners who belong to our not-for-profit financial cooperative and we’d love for you to join us! Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Calhoun, Orangeburg or Georgetown counties, and most of the Columbia area, is eligible. Stop in one of our 17 branches throughout Charleston, Columbia and Georgetown or visit online and find out how South Carolina Federal is working to make your LifeSimplified™. It’s about time to ask yourself, are you in??

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