Welcome to the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce

Since 1957, the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce has been the voice for regional business in southern Beaufort County, and are dedicated to giving members a tangible return on their chamber investment, and making the Lowcountry a premiere place to live, work, and play. 

Our work and dedication to our members and the community have placed us among the top chambers in the country:

  • We’re a 5-Star accredited Chamber of Commerce by the U.S. Chamber, making us one of the top 1.9% of chambers nationwide.
  • We’ve earned the prestigious National Chamber of the Year award three times from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.
  • We’re one of 200 Destination Marketing Organizations accredited by Destinations International.
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Our Mission, Vision & Values

MISSION
Envision and advocate the common interests of our partners and stimulate the regional economy while enhancing the quality of life for all.

VISION
Leading the Hilton Head Island region, community and partners collaboratively in effective education, advocacy, and innovative programming ensuring tourism development and sustainable growth.

VALUES
The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to serving as a professional, accountable and innovative organization for the community and our partners by being: professional, accountable, innovative, pragmatic, visionary, fair-minded, and ethical.

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Our Guiding Principles

Our Five Pillars

Sponsorship & Advertising

Sponsoring a chamber event or initiative is a great way to garner valuable exposure for your business. There are options for every size business, and many are customized for the unique needs of your business.

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Board of Directors

Meet the team that works closely with the chamber to ensure we meet the needs of our members and the regional business community.

Ahmad Ward
Ahmad Ward
Mitchelville Preservation Project
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Alan Wolf
Director of Operations
SERG Restaurant Group
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Andrea Bragg
Owner
Forsythe Jewelers
Andrew Carmines
Andrew Carmines
General Manager
Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks
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Andrew Schumacher
Vice Chairman, Finance
CEO - Palmetto Dunes P.O.A.
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Bill Miles
President & CEO
Hilton Head Island • Bluffton COC
Caleb Graham
Caleb Graham
General Manager
Ocean Oak Resort
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Chris Corkern
Vice Chairman, Bluffton Regional Business Council
President - Prudential Insurance

Frequently Asked Questions

A: Our mission is to advance the common interest of our membership, to stimulate the expanding regional economy and to enhance the quality of life for all. A chamber offers networking opportunities, credentials, referrals, educational opportunities and represents the regional business community on public policy or in working with the government.

We are also the Destination Marketing Organization for the towns of Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, as well as southern Beaufort County (including Daufuskie Island), meaning we are responsible for marketing the destination to help bolster our tourism and hospitality-based economy. 

A: Your annual membership investment depends on the type and size of your business and which member benefits best fit your business needs. To find out what your investment is for your business, contact a member of our membership team by email at [email protected] or by phone at (843) 785-3673, and we'll be in touch!

A: There are many chamber programs, networking sessions, and seminars that are exclusive to members only as a benefit of their investment. Other community events - such as the Chamber Ball and Taste of the Season - are open to everyone, although there may be a different cost to attend for members and non-members for certain events.

We welcome all of our members to join us and engage in our monthly committee meetings. Click here to see our active committees. For details, contact our Vice President of Policy & Programs Hannah Horne at [email protected]. Please also join us at one of our many events

A: Absolutely! The three key pillars of chamber membership - learning, connecting, and growing - benefit businesses across every industry.

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