Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce News

Charleston Chamber says 30,000 new jobs expected in next five years

South Carolina's employment rate is booming, and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce says tens of thousands of new jobs are forecast to be created in the next five years.

Charleston Chamber tracks education reform bill

The bill underlines the significance of reading proficiency by third grade and would hold students from grade promotion until they are proficient readers.

CYP holds Kick-off at The Alley

Outgoing CYP Steering Committee Chairman Dustin Haynes gave a rundown of the previous year, highlighting the “Metro Chamber of the Year” award received from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

Mark Clark Expressway finally gains state approval

The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank has approved the amended agreement to fund the completion of the Mark Clark Expressway, which was likewise approved by the Charleston County Council.

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce wants legislature to prioritize education, workplace development

Business leaders in Charleston are pushing education and workplace development among their priorities for this session of the South Carolina legislature.

Charleston Metro Chamber receives $25,000 grant from Bank of America

Charleston Metro Chamber's Lead CHS Foundation received $25,000 fund for Career Academies

Charleston County Aviation Authority welcomes British Airways

South Carolina’ first transatlantic flight commences in April 2019

Charleston expected to gain 35,000 jobs in the next five years

2018 Talent Demand Study reveals 10 specific occupations included

Charleston Metro Chamber welcomes Leadership Discovery's Fall Class

Presenters include some of the best in their industries within Charleston.

Charleston Metro Chamber welcomes new senior vice president

Tina Wirth brings over 20 years of experience to the position.

CHARLESTON METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Leadership Charleston Announces Class of 2019

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Charleston, a highly sought after professional development opportunity established in 1974, is proud to announce the Class of 2019.

CHARLESTON METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Trident Technical College’s Youth Apprenticeship Signing Day Welcomes 52 Incoming Students

On July 31, Trident Technical College hosted Youth Apprenticeship Signing Day where 52 incoming Youth Apprenticeship students joined one of the 17 Youth Apprenticeship pathways offered through Trident Tech.

CHARLESTON METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Blackbaud is Helping to Bridge the Computer Science Gap

Besides being one of the fastest growing software companies in the Southeast, Blackbaud continues to be a leader in the Charleston area.


This week, Charleston County Council revised the allocation formula for Greenbelt funds generated from its 2016 voter-approved local option sales tax.

CHARLESTON METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Five Ways to Support the First Day Festival

The City of Charleston will host the Annual First Day Festival on Sunday, August 12, from 1 -4 pm, at Liberty Square at the South Carolina Aquarium and Gadsdenboro Park.

CHARLESTON METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Charleston Metro Chamber Announced as Chamber of the Year Winner

The Charleston Metro Chamber has been awarded the 2018 Chamber of the Year award in our category, presented by Alexandria, Va.-based Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE).

Charleston Chamber wins national communications award

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives has named the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce as one of the 13 Communications Excellence Grand Award winners.

Charleston Metro Chamber among national Chamber of The Year finalists

Two other finalists under the Metro Chamber category are included and will be celebrated at an event on July 18 at ACCE’s National Convention in Des Moines, Iowa.

Charleston Chamber's PAC endorses Honeycutt for County Council

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee has endorsed Jenny Costa Honeycutt for District 9 in the upcoming Charleston County Council election.

Charleston Chamber's PAC endorses 3 for county council

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (CMCC PAC) has endorsed three candidates for re-election to Dorchester County Council.

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