April 11, 2024

Small Business Breakout: April 2024

Topic: Retaining Employees to Thrive as a Small Business 
Guest Speakers: Hope Broadway, Palmetto HR Business Partners LLC; Emily James, Find Great People; Nina Staggers, SC Department of Employment…

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March 29, 2024

Northeast Connection: March 2024

Topic: Headshots & Women in Business
Speakers: Lasenta Lewis-Ellis, LLE Construction Group, LLC; Kimberley Tissot,…

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March 19, 2024

Breakfast Briefing: March 2024

Topic: Enriching the State through Economic Development 
Guest Speaker: Ashely Teasdel, Deputy Secretary of Commerce, South Carolina Department of…

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March 14, 2024

Leadership Columbia Class of 2024 Announces Class Project

The Leadership Columbia Class of 2024 (LC24) is pleased to announce its partnership with Serve & Connect. As part of the Leadership Columbia program, each class chooses a project that makes an impact in the…

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March 05, 2024

Military Outreach Group: February 2024

Join us in person at the South Carolina State Fair to hear from the greater Columbia military community, including Fort Jackson, SC National Guard, SC Air National Guard, USO South Carolina, and other military…

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February 29, 2024

Small Business Breakout: February 2024

Topics: Headshots & Handshakes Speakers: Jean Cecil Frick, NP Strategy; Representative Wendell Jones, Wendell Jones Leadership Institute; Nicole Morgan, Columbia Museum of Art 

Unlock a…

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February 16, 2024

Breakfast Briefing: February 2024

Ellen Weaver, SC State Superintendent of Education, joined the Columbia Chamber to speak at the monthly Breakfast Briefing to share her thoughts on the state of education, as well as opportunities and challenges the…

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February 14, 2024

Coffee with Carl: February 9, 2024

Coffee with Carl, a teleconference with the Columbia Chamber President & CEO focused on sharing information and answering questions for our Partners.

 Hosted February 9, 2024.

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January 25, 2024

Small Business Breakout: January 2024

Topic: New Year, New Opportunities 
Speakers: Ayesha Driggers, City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities; Pam Green, Richland County Office of Small Business Opportunity; Tammie Greene, SC…

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January 23, 2024

Leadership Columbia Program Seeking Applications

Applications are now open for the Columbia Chamber’s leadership program, Leadership Columbia, for the Class of 2025. Approximately 60 applicants will be selected as the 52nd class of Leadership Columbia.

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January 22, 2024

Coffee with the Metro Chambers CEOs: January 2024

The Columbia Chamber, Charleston Metro Chamber, and Greenville Chamber CEOs are coming together virtually for an exclusive coffee chat. Join us to hear firsthand updates on what's happening with Chambers from…

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January 18, 2024

Midlands Minority Business Accelerator Announces 2024 Cohort

The Columbia Chamber’s Midlands Minority Business Accelerator program recently graduated 2023 program participants and announced the 2024 class.

The Midlands Minority Business Accelerator (MMBA) supports and…

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