Whether you’re a small business seeking business building skills or looking to expand and grow your network, the Chamber offers a variety of programs and events assist our members.
Coffee & Conversation
Coffee & Conversation is an excellent opportunity for both new and existing business owners to connect and network and learn about the latest business topics and trends for the surrounding municipalities in Berkeley County. We assemble experts from a multitude of fields to facilitate discussions and answer questions about the latest issues affecting small businesses or local communities. We also discuss ongoing strategies you can implement to help keep your business growing.
Area Council Meetings
These monthly meetings assemble top experts and influential business leaders to address pertinent topics and current happenings affecting your business. The Chamber provides our members with the expert knowledge for general and specific industries. Meetings are held throughout the region.
Salute to Small Business
This annual event salutes the success of our small businesses and the significant impact they have on our economy. Since 1977 the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce has honored our local small businesses and recognized their achievements and their accomplishments in a number of areas. As it becomes more and more evident that small businesses significantly influence the local, state, national and global economies, the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce will continue to recognize, advocate for, and foster their growth.
The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce is committed to helping influence legislation and public policy in a way that benefits our community and your business. The Berkeley Chamber Legislative Luncheon is a great opportunity to hear the issues important to our business community and citizens. Attendees will get an opportunity to meet with our local and state elected officials. During the luncheon, members of the delegation will share their thoughts about the legislative session with the business community. Chamber members will have the opportunity to discuss critical issues directly with members of the SC House and Senate.
Our premier event celebrates the achievements of the past year while looking ahead at the Chamber’s new initiatives and advocacy efforts for the coming year. The Chamber leadership for the upcoming year is presented. This is a record attended event for our members and our region.
Breakfast of Champions
The Berkeley Chamber partners with the Berkeley County School District to recognize the area’s top academic students during this event, which is the only one of its kind in the entire state! We encourage business professionals to join us for this event to help us encourage and honor students in the areas of academics, service and leadership.
Teacher of the Year
We conduct this exciting event in partnership with the Berkeley County School District. We honor the selected “Teacher of the Year” from each Berkeley County School and conclude with announcing the “Berkeley County Teacher of the Year”, for the district.
The Berkeley Chamber Economic Forecast, is held annually with known professional economic analysts. These professionals share their insight on local, state, national and global economies and their predictions for how it all intertwines with our businesses in our region. These experts give our members the knowledge of the trends they should strategically consider as they plan to move their businesses forward. This event is a must for any business professional.
Leadership Berkeley is a 10-month program that opens doors for business and community leaders who have the desire to understand all the major components of Greater Berkeley County; along with the aspiration to have the knowledge to help shape the future of our area. This program offers an opportunity to meet with local and state leaders while gaining knowledge of the issues and what makes Berkeley County continue to prosper.