Why Join the Chamber?
Joining the Chamber is Like Giving Yourself a RAISE
- We give a collective voice to business and industry in Berkeley County- A VOICE THAT IS HEARD! Our Government Affairs Committee identifies legislative issues of importance to members — small and large — and represents those concerns to legislators and other elected and appointed government officials. The Chamber maintains frequent contact with key people in all levels of government — Federal, State, County and City.
- We provide access to information concerning issues of particular importance to Chamber members.
- We have Rise & Shine Breakfasts, which are twice a month with interesting speakers who address business and community issues.
- We provide opportunities to meet with State and Federal Legislators.
- We provide opportunities to interact with local people who are making things happen in Berkeley County.
- We provide information TO and ABOUT members every day! We receive numerous requests for information ABOUT our members and our community. And we provide timely information TO our members through our newsletter, broadcast email service, and our Rise & Shine breakfast programs.
- We give referrals to member businesses every day… how else can you have customers and clients sent directly to your door?
- We offer inexpensive and effective opportunities for advertising in our newsletter, member directory, broadcast email service and periodic special publications.
- We offer LEADERSHIP BERKELEY – a comprehensive program designed to encourage and develop community leaders.
- We work with elected officials to make positive changes on issues that affect the business community.
- We address educational issues in conjunction with public schools, technical schools, colleges and training for business and industry to help create and maintain a quality workforce.
- We work closely with the Berkeley County Development Authority and City and County officials to provide information and assistance to business and industry prospects interested in Berkeley County locations.
- We work closely with state and local business organizations to insure a positive business climate in Berkeley County while maintaining a high quality of life.