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  • Metro Diner Soft Opening Metro Diner Soft Opening
  • 2019 Emerging Leaders Gala The 2019 Emerging Leaders Gala was a night to remember. Over 26 SC based companies were recognized for accomplishments within the individual industries they represent. Special guest included executives, politicians and emerging leaders from across the State. The evening ended with a delicious array of dinner provided by Chamber members Outback Steakhouse and Carrabba's Italian Grill, both of Mount Pleasant, SC. Enjoy the pictures and make sure to nominate your company for the 2020 Awards Gala!
  • 2019 Legislative Reception
  • West Ashley Restaurant Festival 2019 West Ashley Restaurant Festival named HUGE SUCCESS Held on Sunday January 13, 2019 and in-spite of a rainy morning and questionable whether conditions, had no affect on the West Ashley community and supporting their very first ever Restaurant Festival. All roads lead to The School House Event Venue on Magnolia Rd where community members and supporters of the new West Ashley Area Chamber gathered in large numbers, waiting in line for the event that ended with over 753 spectators in rotation. Chatter filled the air with local restaurants management and staff, along with local business owners and supporters that were blown away by the communities support of the new organization and the event. Among guests were Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg, who gave remarks and 1st Lady Sandy Tecklenburg. Others in attendance were SC House of Representatives members J.A. Moore of District 15 and Marvin Pendarvis of District 113, whom which Tecklenburg reminded to support the bill regarding the rectification of drainage issues that face the Charleston community. The event was hosted by Nicole Trimble of CHS Today/6am City and West Ashley based Attorney Mark Peper of the Peper Law Firm. West Ashley Area Chamber President Karla Mironov gave remarks on her vision to reshape and provide ongoing support for the small business community in West Ashley and thanked the support of her Parent Chamber Leader- Henry Ravenel, CEO of the Southeastern Chamber of Commerce. "I can't believe we went through over 400 servings of Shrimp and Grits in the first hour and a half" said Eddie Mcmillan, owner and operator of West Ashley based Famous Toastery in Ashley Landing. Other vendors in attendance were Krispy Kreme Donuts, Chatterbox Coffee, No Water Compares, The Mason Jar by Fat Boys, Triangle Char Bar, My Little Tea Farm, Whole Foods Catering, Charleston Burger Company, Fire Fly Vodka and more. Vendors Outback Steakhouse, Taste of the Islands, and Holy City Cupcakes faced workforce issues and last minute obstacles that prevented their participation, but sent regrets and pledged their continued support to the new organization and next years festivities. "We really wanted to be there, but last minute staffing emergencies made it impossible, it gives us great pleasure to announce that our establishment has joined the new West Ashley Chamber and are already seeing a positive referral affect in the restaurant. I'm exited", said Ash Hinson, new GM and Operator of Outback Steakhouse. The Chamber plans to send out vendor surveys and reach out to random guests for continual feedback and ideas on how to make the 2020 Festival a greater success. The group is considering moving the event to the 2nd Weekend in February, which is typically a slower period for the West Ashley Food & Beverage Community post Super Bowl Sunday, and approaching Valentines Day. The event ended by guests grooving to the amazing sounds of the Free Ride Band of Charleston, open networking and delicious chicken sandwiches from the Mason Jar By Fat Boys and fried macaroni & cheese balls compliments of Triangle Char Bar.
  • Physicians Foot Care Ribbon Cutting (Connect 4 Area Chamber) The Connect 4 Area Chamber of Commerce servicing Nexton, Carnes Crossroads, Ridgeville, and Cane Bay focused all efforts on the newest addition to the area. Below are pictures from the Ribbon Cutting of Physicians Footcare located in the Carnes Crossroads business plaza. Swing by and check them out for all of your footcare needs. Notable guests included Goose Creek Mayor Greg Habib, Director of Economic Development Matt Bradshaw, Regional Chamber CEO Henry Ravenel, Connect 4 Board Chair Kirk Watari and the Physician Footcare Ownership, Staff and community.
  • Taste of North Charleston The Taste of North Charleston inaugural event was hosted by the Hospitality Expansion Council of the Southeastern Chamber of Commerce on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The Chamber and its Council will spearhead this event annually at locations throughout the North Charleston area, giving different non-spotlighted districts an opportunity for exposure and positive light.
  • Emerging Leaders Awards 2018 On Thursday February 22, 2018 the Southeastern Chamber of Commerce hosted it's Annual Emerging Leaders Awards. This years festivities were held at The Schoolhouse Event Venue in Charleston, SC. This signature event brings together their supporters to network, promote and celebrate another year of service, progress, and leadership in the Southeastern Region. Each year the Southeastern Chamber recognizes various industries within the Region that are fostering positive regional impact to the economy. We are excited to recognize these businesses and highlight the cutting edge leaders and the impact their companies have made in the State of South Carolina and in the Southeastern Region. Congratulations to all of the winners!
  • Sangaree/Nexton Area Chapter Launch Nexton Sangaree Ridgeville Area Chapter Launch of the Southeastern Chamber of Commerce
  • Celebrity Chef Tour 2017 The Tourism & Hospitality Committee of the Chamber hosted a special Ribbon Cutting welcoming the Celebrity Chef Tour to Charleston, SC. The Ribbon Cutting took place in the heart of Downtown at Marion Square, followed by a Brunch Mixer and featured great food, fun and marketing, along with the opportunity to meet Jeff Black, President of the Celebrity Chef Tour benefiting the James Beard Foundation of New York and many other chefs and hospitality leaders throughout the Tri-County area.
  • Charleston Entrepreneur Week 2017 This event marked the 5th Annual Charleston Entrepreneur Week & Small Biz Conference hosted by the Southeastern Chamber of Commerce (SCC) with the goal to provide an educational experience for innovative minded regional business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs. The Conference was held on September 6-8, 2017 and convened dozens of participants to serve as a premier forum where entrepreneurs and business professionals could learn, grow, connect and leverage opportunities. The Conference included an opening reception, two days of seminars, vendor opportunities, CEO roundtables, leadership meetings, trainings, break-out sessions, and a Happy Hour networking mixer.
  • Atlanta/Kennesaw Hampton Ribbon Cutting 2017 Hampton Inn Atlanta Kennesaw Ribbon Cutting Congratulations to Dr. Sapp and Sapp Hospitality along with Commonwealth Hotels!
  • Millennials at the Top Mastermind Series Pictures from the Millennials at the Top Mastermind Series Networking Event held on Wednesday May 7, 2017 held at the Hyatt Place Charleston Airport in North Charleston, SC. View Videos here.
  • Speakers & Sponsors Reception - CEW 2016 Charleston Entrepreneurs Week (CEW) 2016 Speakers and Sponsors Reception
  • The Emerging Leaders Awards 2017 Our signature event to kick-off the New Year as we brought together hundreds of leaders and their supporters to network, promote and celebrate another year of service, progress, and leadership in the Southeastern Region. Congratulations to all of our honorees!
  • Engage Leaders Breakfast-Women in Leadership This quarter, the Chamber’s Engage Leadership Breakfast covered Women in Leadership. Charleston has more women at the helm of local administration and businesses than at any time in its history, but “glass ceiling” issues still loom large in our community and across the country. The gender gap has narrowed, but is alive and well in 2016. Three influential people, on the front lines helping women reach their true potential as leaders; took the stage at the Chamber's Engage Leadership Breakfast. It was an inspirational, lively discussion that shined light on some of the real issues facing women today and looked at possible solutions.
  • Celebrity Chef Tour Ribbon Cutting & Brunch Mixer The Tourism & Hospitality Committee of the Chamber hosted a special Ribbon Cutting welcoming the Celebrity Chef Tour to Charleston, SC.
  • Connect Millennial Mixer
  • Charleston Entrepreneur Week 2015
  • 2015 Annual Meeting
  • 2015 Emerging Leaders Gala
  • Networking at O-KU
  • Dinner with Clean Energy Committee @ King Street Grille
  • Non-Profit Reception-Aqua Terrace
  • Bagels with the Boss
  • Charleston Entrepreneur Week 2014
  • Planning Your Future Seminar/Mixer

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