Your local power source.
Raising the bar on ROI and accessibility, the Charleston Metro Chamber’s Local Area Chambers power your ability to deepen relationships and advance your community.
This model serves as an opportunity to enhance the Chamber’s work to advance the region through platforms in Talent, Advocacy and Leadership Development while providing members the opportunity to connect with others and access resources where it matters most to them.
- Four Local area Chambers located throughout the region
- Monthly programs and events within 15-30 minutes of your place of business
- Connections and access for your professional relationships
- Local issues and information that your business needs
A Steering Council for each area’s Metro Chamber is comprised of business leaders representing the community, member interests and businesses of all sizes. The following leaders will serve as chair for each Steering Council:
- Metro Chamber Central: Richard Gowe, LS3P ASSOCIATES LTD.
- Metro Chamber East: Melissa Capps, Wild Dunes Resort
- Metro Chamber North: David Stasaitis, Stasmayer Incorporated
- Metro Chamber West: Brad Davis, Hendrick Automotive Group of Charleston / North Charleston
Each Local Area Chamber provides programs and connection events for members interested in igniting local contacts and deepening area-specific business relationships. Members will be able to access relevant and localized member programming within a 15 to 30 minute drive of their location.
Ask the Expert – monthly
Access to a high value expert through monthly lunch sessions including a presentation followed by Q&A.This program will provide insight and information that you can quickly implement in your business while creating opportunities for subject matter experts to showcase their knowledge and visibility as thought leaders.
Business in your Backyard – quarterly
Business in your Backyard connects and informs you on vital local topics in your backyard. Held once a quarter in each of the Chamber’s four local areas, Business in your Backyard provides the opportunity for members to connect with others doing business in their community while engaging in targeted topics focused on localized community and economic development issues.
Chamber Connect – monthly
Face-to-face interactions are invaluable for strengthening and creating new relationships. Each month you will have the opportunity to maximize your membership through a variety of connection opportunities in each of the Chamber’s four local markets. Develop new contacts across multiple industries while sharing ideas and collaborating with others doing business in your community.
Each of these programs and events are offered in each Local Area Chamber.
Vice President of Local Area Programs
Associate Director of Local Area Programs