Members of the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber receive a multitude of benefits that help grow and enhance their businesses. From attending valuable networking events, educational programs and committees to gaining and having access to pertinent information about the county; area businesses are stronger as a result of the Chamber.
Here’s what Chamber membership can do for you:
Connect you with Resources & Information
Staying informed helps your business grow!
Professional staff is working for you and your business – The paid staff and volunteers are behind the scenes working daily on community problem solving and representing you in the role of another front office for your business.
Monthly Chamber page – Our monthly Chamber page located in the Press & Standard newspaper keeps the community and business leaders informed on the issues related to the chamber’s activities, updates on key initiatives, an event calendar and member recognition.
Community and Business Information – The chamber keeps up and provides current information on the county’s economic and demographic data, business directories, listings, community profiles, maps, phone directories, and census information.
Group Health Insurance – Members have access to group health plans through BlueCross & BlueShield.
Seminars, workshops, or meetings as needed by our members – Through the work of our various councils and committees several “specialized” and or custom seminars can be held to help members deal with business-related issues.
Connect you to Potential Customers
Build your network of new customers and grow your business!
Networking events – You can meet new and expand your existing customer base through our popular networking events and other special programs. These are great relationship-building opportunities!
Business directory – As a Chamber member, you are listed by name and business category in our Business Directory and in our online membership directory.
Web site – Chamber members get a free listing on our web site – www.walterboro.org . Potential customers locally and throughout the web are searching our site for information on the area. Our site is at the top of most search engines!
Member referrals – We only refer our Chamber members to inquiries requested by phone, mail, fax or the Internet.
Connect you with Exposure
Enhance your visibility and grow your business!
Dues are 100% tax deductible as a business expense and members receive a handsome chamber decal for display You’ll want to display the Chamber membership decal in your lobby or office. It’s a visible symbol that you are supporting quality community development through your membership. Save your dues receipt… and deduct each year!
Broadleaf Executive Sponsorship – Become apart of a program that increases your exposure by showcasing your business throughout the year at all major chamber program and events.
Membership list – The Chamber membership is available for purchase to use to create new business opportunities.
Walterboro Welcome Center – Through a partnership with the City of Walterboro, we operate the welcome center as the visitor information outlet for tourist and people that are interested in relocating to our area. We send out visitor, relocation and newcomer packets to hundred of inquirers about the area. This is an opportunity to get your business out in front of this target audience.
Connect you with Government
We focus on government so you can focus on your business!
As the largest business organization in the county, the Chamber speaks with a strong and credible voice for business. Our collective voice speaks regularly with governmental entities on the local, region, state and federal levels and we advocate for theissues that represent your interest.
Connect you with Community Involvement
Highlight your business by volunteering in the community and see your business grow!
Opportunities abound through Chamber activities, committees, and programs for you to form new business relationships and lend your expertise to make Colleton County an even better place to work and live.