Business Development Division

The purpose of the Business Development Division is to establish a platform for innovative thinking and policy education to support entrepreneurial and business growth; and to provide increased exposure and opportunity through training, mentoring and networking.

The Chamber wants to help our businesses thrive and offer occasional business development workshops, seminars and training opportunities based on needs expressed by our members. These events vary by topic, but have included Customer Service Training and Technology. These events are promoted to chamber board members, its membership and the community at large.

To learn more about the Business Development division and its program of work, as well as our five other divisions, please contact the Chamber at chamber@remove-thissumtercountychamber.com to get involved.

2018 Division Chair:  Dr. John Stovall

Small Business of the Month Program

The Small Business of the Month program is designed to spotlight a member business each month that does an exceptional job of serving its customers and the community. Companies will be selected based on the following qualities: customer service, reputation for integrity and honesty, supporting economic growth by bringing new business into the community, supporting the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce by serving on divisions and/or sponsoring events, and showing support through giving of time and/or donations to local charities, groups, and events.

Now, we want to hear from you! If you or a business you know makes a sustainable effort to strengthen our community through exceptional business practices and outreach efforts, please complete the nomination form or call Carolyn at the Chamber 229-924-2646 for more information.

Business and Workforce Development

The Chamber wants to help our businesses thrive and offer occasional business development workshops, seminars and training opportunities based on needs expressed by our members. These events vary by topic, but have included Customer Service Training and Technology. These events are promoted to chamber board members, its membership and the community at large.

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