Advancing a healthy business climate and quality of life


The region's collective voice

The Chamber is committed to keeping our region competitive and improving the business climate, serving as a collective voice for positive change in our community.

How? It starts by amplifying your voice.

We do that by:

  • Engaging with legislators to create public policy that drives solutions for our region. Learn More
  • Collaborating and working with members and stakeholders to come together as one region. Learn More
  • Accelerating our efforts through community investment. Learn More

Ready to be a part of driving the Charleston region forward? Contact us today and let’s get started.

Your Advocate

Each year the Chamber identifies top legislative priorities that we’ll pursue on a regional, state and federal level. We work on behalf of our members to advocate for policies and legislation that contribute to the growth and prosperity of our region.

Get involved in our Government Relations efforts. Become a Champion Advocate.

One Region

A Global Competitiveness Strategy

One Region serves as a roadmap for our community now and into the future. It is a values-based, global competitiveness strategy for the three-county Charleston region.

Launched in 2016 and informed by a diverse range of public, private, nonprofit and educational leaders, the strategy calls for thinking and acting as a unified region in order to become a globally competitive place where all people and businesses flourish.

foundation of the strategy:

One Region’s Values

To become a globally competitive place where all people and businesses flourish requires action. It’s big. It means working together with One Vision as One Region.

  • A Strong, Resilient Economy
  • Attainable Opportunities for All Residents to Live, Learn & Earn
  • Balancing Growth with Nurturing Our Unique Character
  • Being a Connected Community

Community Investment

Moving the Charleston region forward will require everyone. The Chamber works with diverse organizations to build and coordinate ways the community can invest in greater Charleston.

Through Accelerate and Lead CHS, the Chamber is able to put additional fuel behind our talent advancement, government relations and leadership development efforts. This is the driving force behind our success and ability to make significant impacts on our region’s biggest challenges.

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