Bluffton Regional Business Council
The Bluffton Regional Business Council (BRBC) is made up of business leaders in the Bluffton area who represent various industries and interests in the community. Its mission is to work with members, citizens and elected officials to identify, craft and implement a pro-business agenda that advances the economic future and protects the quality of life in the region. It is focused on keeping a pulse on the area’s growing business climate while assisting as businesses navigate through, and become part of the local economy. In addition to quarterly meetings open to all members, the council plans, collaborates and oversees several special events in Bluffton throughout the year that offer small business educational opportunities, networking and community enhancing projects.
Business Education Partnership
The Business Education Partnership Committee is made up of business and education leaders who join their collective voices to discuss important, interesting and relevant topics affecting our community. Meetings are held at 8:30 a.m. on the first Tuesday of the month, open to chamber members. It also oversees special, exclusive chamber programs like Project Connect and Golden Apple. This committee is also active in hosting luncheons, education roundtables and special events to bring businesses into the conversation amongst educators for greater understanding and collaboration.
Public Policy Committee
The Public Policy Committee provides a meeting place for an exchange of ideas and dialogue on matters of public policy in our community. The committee meets at 8 a.m. on the first Friday of each month, open to all members. The meetings include special speakers, as well as updates on local, county, state and federal legislative actions. This committee helps develop the chamber’s annual legislative priorities (click here to read 2021 priorities) and provides guidance on chamber positioning for issues in our business community.
Business Workforce Coalition
The Business Workforce Coalition is a cross-industry group of business leaders who convene once a quarter to discuss solutions to workforce, transportation, and workforce housing issues.