Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce News

Aiken Chamber celebrates centennial at awards banquets

Dozens of sponsors recently rallied to support the Aiken Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner, with the Jan. 19 event marking a century of the chamber’s existence and dedicated involvement in connecting community and business.

Aiken Chamber recognizes young professionals at annual gala

The Aiken Chamber of Commerce recently acknowledged two of their own at its Aiken Young Professionals (AYP) dinner gala for their contributions to the community and the group itself by presenting a pair of awards.

Chamber shines via website

More than 1,000 Aiken Chamber of Commerce stakeholders can now effortlessly connect with customers and clients thanks to, a breakthrough digital resource launched to bring products and services together with regional end users.

Aiken City Limits brings weekend of music and fun to residents

Aiken City Limits is your ticket to a weekend of music, food, and sight seeing on every corner of the city.

Aiken leaders hope to attract more young professionals to city

University of South Carolina-Aiken Chancellor Sandra Jordan was the keynote speaker at the recent Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce's State of Our Community Luncheon, where she explained the importance of attracting more young professionals to the area.

Aiken Chamber recognizes Malone for ambassadorship

The Aiken Chamber of Commerce has named Woody Malone its Ambassador of the Quarter.

Aiken Chamber, Greater Aiken SCORE host free workshops for small businesses

The Aiken Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Aiken Chapter of SCORE have teamed up for a pair of August workshops for current and potential small-business owners.

Taylor recognized as Aiken Chamber's ambassador of the quarter

Dee Taylor, a commercial account executive in business development at Atlantic Broadband, is the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce's recipient of 2017’s first Ambassador of the Quarter Award.

Aiken Chamber to spill ‘secret sauce’ business recipe

Reserving a spot at the Aiken Chamber of Commerce’s Spring Business Academy will guarantee ticket holders access to a highly recommended local workshop Thursday — one with its “secret sauce” recipe for entrepreneurial improvement.

Aiken Chamber encourages Hartsville's growth potential

Aiken Chamber of Commerce leaders shared their impressions of a “dynamic, yet whimsical downtown” among the inherent attributes of Hartsville following their recent visit to the city to study potential ways of raising its profile.

Aiken's SCORE chapter earns national kudos

Greater Aiken’s Chapter of SCORE, a national volunteer-based mentoring organization for business stakeholders and part of the Small Business Administration (SBA), recently won the 2017 National Chapter of Year Award in the small cities category.

Online videos can boost sales, social media expert says

Rieva Lesonsky of SCORE shared tips on using social media videos to increase sales with the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce recently.

Aiken task force targets ways to attract young professionals

According to the 2015 Regional Workforce Study conducted by the Savannah River Site Community Reuse Organization, Ai­ken, Allendale and Barnwell counties in South Carolina and Columbia and Richmond coun­ties in Georgia are expected to average about 7,500 job open­ings annually through 2019.

Aiken Chamber welcomes 56 ambassadors

Fifty-six residents, representing a cross section of the Aiken Chamber of Commerce, recently completed the Chamber's 2017 ambassador program.

Aiken Chamber announces annual award recipients

The Aiken Chamber of Commerce recently recognized recipients of its Small and Large Business of the Year and Man and Woman of the Year awards.

S.C. Chamber releases it 2017 An­nual Competitiveness Agenda

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently released its 2017 An­nual Competitiveness Agenda, aimed at taking a stand on statewide issues and potential legislative issues for the  year

Aiken Chamber of Commerce unveils new online job board

The Aiken Chamber of Commerce's new online job board,, is now available.

Shelton to fill board slot on Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce

Kristyne Shelton, of the Aiken Board of Realtors, has been appointed to fill an unexpired Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce board vacancy created by the departure of by Charlie Hartz of Dunkin’ Donuts.

Aiken Chamber names Sullivan top ambassador for 2016

Gary Sullivan, owner and founder of TPi – Tyler Press, LLC,was named the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce's 2016 Ambassador of the Year during January's First Friday Means Business breakfast.

Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce names leadership team

The Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce recently named its board of directors for 2017.

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