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4:08 am on Thursday September 22, 2011

Give a 'Perfect Pitch' for your business for a shot at $5,000 (update: deadline extended)

Update September 22: Due to an abundance of last minute interest to apply, the Chamber is extending the application deadline to midnight on October 5. First reporting: Do you have nerves of steel and the new, best business idea since sliced bread? ...
7:00 am on Wednesday August 10, 2011

Hurricane and Earthquake Planning Expo for business owners on August 24

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce aims to help business owners in the region prepare for disaster planning by educating and providing resources through the Hurricane and Earthquake Planning Expo, on Wednesday, August 24th from 7:30 a.m. – 3 p...
7:01 am on Thursday February 24, 2011

Charleston Metro Chamber launches new Entrepreneur Center

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce has created a new Entrepreneur Center as the go-to place for Charleston area entrepreneurs to develop their skills, find business resources, and build community connections. Located at the Chamber, 4500...
4:59 am on Friday January 28, 2011

Last chance to enter Women Inspired Writing Contest for Women In Business Conference

This is the last chance for working women to tell how they have powered up or inspired other women to succeed for the Women Inspired Contest presented by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce and Center for Women. The deadline is January 31st....
10:12 am on Friday July 23, 2010

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce president retiring in 2011

Charles H. Van Rysselberge, the President and CEO of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce for over eight years, announced today his plans to retire on March 31, 2011. In making his announcement, Van Rysselberge said that this selected retirement...
10:56 am on Wednesday March 24, 2010

Chamber: Charleston economy to get better in 2010, but job growth offset by movers

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce's annual forecast for the region is calling for a general (if mild) economic improvement in the region. The one big caveat is the jobless rate, which is expected to hold just below 10% as migration to the...
12:28 pm on Tuesday October 20, 2009

Chamber offering second cultural immersion trip to China

Image by Flickr user DragonWomanImage by 20091020-wall.jpg With the success of last year’s trip, the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce is once again offering a nine day trip to China, March 6 - 14, in an effort to see the changing business...
3:45 am on Monday February 16, 2009

Smart outlets, bike recovery, and magnetic pockets all take prizes

Image by Flickr user casch52 On Wednesday, February 11, ThinkTEC Innovation Summit awarded cash and aid to some of the best business ideas coming from of South Carolina's citizens. Mike Switzer of Richland County took home the $5,000 grand prize...
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