Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce News

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.

25 high school seniors win scholarships to Trident Technical College

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce recently awarded 25 area high school students with Accelerate Greater Charleston 2 (A2) Scholarships to attend the Trident Technical College.

Experts needed to guide STEM students on annual bridge walk

Civil and structural engineers and bridge inspectors are needed to volunteer for the fourth annual Bridge Walk for local high school students taking engineering courses.

Charleston Chamber supports engineering apprenticeships

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce members recently have taken on a new responsibility: helping to shape a career future for regional young residents, thanks to a new engineering youth apprenticeship program for area high schoolers.

Charleston community leaders shine at chamber's Honor's Night

The most influential leaders in the community were honored at the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce's Honor's Night on Sept. 20.

SunTrust Foundation donates $20,000 to Youth Apprenticeship Program

The SunTrust Foundation helped kick off the fourth year of the regional Youth Apprenticeship Program by making a $20,000 donation, according to a press release from the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Waring to receive 'Big Joe' Leadership Award

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce has chosen Perry Keith Waring as the recipient of this year's Joseph P. Riley Leadership Award.

Charleston Metro Chamber finalist for national award

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce was nominated for an award at the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee last month.

Charleston Metro Chamber reps attend awards convention

Several members of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce leadership team are in Nashville for the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives 2017 Convention.

Charleston Metro Chamber names new director of corporate partnerships

Jenna Turnage has joined the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce as the director of corporate partnerships.

Charleston Chamber's Graham honored by Joint Base Charleston

Mary Graham, the chief advancement officer at the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, was honored with a public service award from the Joint Base Charleston commander during a recent chamber meeting.

Charleston Metro Chamber wins two Awards of Excellence

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce has received two awards of excellence for its work from Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

Charleston Metro is among 3 Chamber of the Year finalist

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce is one of three metro chambers in the country named as a Chamber of the Year Finalist by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

Charleston base commander Lyman wins Military Leadership Award

Col. Robert Lyman, commander of the 628th Air Base Wing and Joint Base in Charleston, has won a Military Leadership Award from the Association of Defense Communities.

Charleston Metro Chamber awards 25 scholarships to Trident Technical College

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce awarded 25 scholarships to area school students planning to attend Trident Technical College.

Largest cargo ship to date visits Port of Charleston

The COSCO Development cargo container ship is the largest ever to visit the Port of Charleston as such visits are becoming "business as usual" for the port.

South Carolina's need for tech learning, tech workers continues to grow

The Charleston Regional Business Journal has published a story detailing how the Talent Demand Study, originally commissioned by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Charleston Regional Development Alliance in 2014 and then updated in 2016, highlighted the need for tech workers and tech learning.

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