Bridging the Generation Divide

Bridging the Generation Divide Address millennial challenges though engagement and communication. ACCE’s Horizon Initiative report refers to a “millennial-phobia” sweeping chamber world. The term describes a pervasive fear that the millennial generation will never be involved in chamber activity; that they’ll never pay their dues, literally or figuratively. The Horizon report also says that millennial … More Bridging the Generation Divide

Greer Chamber Launches GreerMade

(Greer, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the launch of GreerMade, an innovative new program aimed at promoting locally manufactured products, and the companies that make them, to the next generation of workforce. GreerMade will allow certified companies unparalleled access to future employees through workshops, trainings and in-school visits. While … More Greer Chamber Launches GreerMade

Speaker Spotlight

For the past six (6) years, Professor Earl D. Simmons, Sr. has worked as the Lead Business Instructor at Brown Mackie College in Greenville, S.C. He teaches more than twenty (20) courses on Small Business Management, Human Resources, Corporate and Personal Finance, Corporate Ethics, Micro and Macro Economics, Organizational Behavior and many others. He has … More Speaker Spotlight

GREER CHAMBER ANNOUNCES AWARD RECIPIENTS

(GREER, SC) – The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the recipients of its Business Awards Celebration awards. Recipients were honored at the 2015 Business Awards Celebration dinner held at the Cannon Centre in downtown Greer on Wednesday, December 2. “Small businesses are the backbone of our organization and community. We are honored … More GREER CHAMBER ANNOUNCES AWARD RECIPIENTS

Greater Greer Chamber Receives Community Involvement Award

(Greer, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has been awarded the Community Involvement Award by the South Carolina Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SCHCC). The Chamber was recognized at last week’s Impacto! Excellence in Business Awards dinner in downtown Greenville. “We are honored to receive this recognition on behalf of our entire Chamber.  The South … More Greater Greer Chamber Receives Community Involvement Award

Greer Chamber President Earns CCEC Designation

The Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) recognized Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Mark Owens as a 2015 recipient of the Certified Chamber Executives of the Carolinas (CCEC) designation at their Annual Management Conference on October 26, 2015. Owens was also recognized as the President-Elect for CACCE. The CACCE Certified Chamber Executives … More Greer Chamber President Earns CCEC Designation

Small Business Saturday

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is excited to partner with the Greer Station Association to bring Small Business Saturday to the Greater Greer Community!  What is Small Business Saturday? In 2010, American Express began the Small Business Saturday initiative to help small businesses do more business. Launched on November 27, 2010, the event has … More Small Business Saturday

Gross retail sales top the $1 billion mark in 2015

The City of Greer’s gross retail sales figure for Fiscal Year 2015 was notable not only because it marked a record for the fifth consecutive year, but also because it was the city’s first year surpassing the billion dollar mark. Reno Deaton, executive director of the Greer Development Corporation, made the announcement at the Greater … More Gross retail sales top the $1 billion mark in 2015