Membership

Committees

Make the  most of your Chamber membership!  Get involved in one of our committees:

Government Relations – The Government Relations Committee is open to any member interested in the Chamber's advocacy efforts.  The Committee will review public policy issues at the local, state, and federal level that impact the Spartanburg business community.  In addition, we will hear legislative updates, firsthand, from some of our elected officials at each meeting. For more information about the Government Relations committee, contact Jim Thomas at 864-594-5020 or email at jthomas@spartanburgchamber.com

Events – Plan and implement a series of activities for Chamber members.  For more information about the Events Committee, contact Cindy Teaster at (864)594-5022 or email at cteaster@spartanburgchamber.com

Defense Network Alliance – The DNA was founded in 2009 as an alliance of Upstate defense contractors with the purpose of enhancing opportunities for its members by promoting their capabilities.  Meetings are held quarterly.

Diversity – The Diversity Committee, as an integral part of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce, provides a forum for sharing vital information, networking, and fostering professional development for minority and women businesses.  It is our mission to help minority and women-owned businesses grow, develop and encourage their participation in all chamber activities.  For more information about the Diversity Committee, contact Rochelle Williams at 864-594-5032.

Ambassadors – The Spartanburg Chamber Ambassadors exist to identify economic development opportunities within existing businesses in our community. With this  information, the Chamber and the Economic Futures Group can allocate the appropriate resources necessary to retain these businesses in our community and/or facilitate their growth.Each month, volunteer ambassadors will hit the streets meeting with local business leaders to find out their needs and expectations in all aspects of their business; including workforce, facility, sales, capital, suppliers, and quality of life. Participation is open to volunteers from any member firm.  Any member interested in getting involved with the group should contact the Chamber at 864-594-5000.

Middle Skills Initiative – Explore innovative activities to enhance middle skills workforce connections to the workplace.