Your chamber hosts numerous monthly activities, informational workshops, exciting events, committee meetings (link to page) to help you learn, engage with the community, and connect with other business owners. Below is an overview of our signature events, but for a complete list of what’s happening at your chamber, check out our Chamber Calendar of Events.
Questions? Want to host an event or get involved? Contact Events Manager Kelli Brunson for more information.
Conversation & Cocktails
These popular monthly networking events bring together members of the business community for casual networking and great business leads.
State of the Region
With over 700 attendees, it’s one of the region’s cornerstone events. The annual State of the Region luncheon shines a spotlight on what’s happening in the Lowcountry and throughout the state.
If you’re the owner or CEO of your business, this event is designed specifically for you. This event gives executive-level members the opportunity to network with the area’s decision makers in a social atmosphere.
Maximize Your Membership
This session dives deep into how members can maximize and get the most from their chamber investment. Maximize Your Membership is held every other month.
The region’s premier event recognizing the best of the Lowcountry. Enjoy fine dining, dancing and entertainment as we honor the important contributors to our community at what has truly become the “Oscars” of the Lowcountry. Each year the chamber’s prestigious annual awards are presented at the ball, The Alice Glenn Doughtie Good Citizenship Award and the Outstanding Organization of the Year Award. The chamber also honors the Bluffton-Regional Business Council Member of the Year, the Zonta Woman of the Year and the Sue West Educator of the Year.
Do you have a favorite dining hotspot? Is there a popular restaurant you’ve always wanted to visit? Modeled after similar popular events held in NYC and Los Angeles, Chamber Restaurant Week features local participating restaurants, offering specially price-fixed “prix fixe” menus.
The Business Golf Classic is hosted annually each spring at one of our area’s exclusive private courses and attracts the region’s leading executives and business professionals. Hole sponsorships and signature sponsorships are available.
Small Business Week Events
A week of events, seminars and recognition designed specifically for your small businesses. Don’t miss a great opportunity to learn, network and grow! Chock full of key small business events, Chamber Small Business Week celebrates and showcases our small business community.
Fun, casual networking for young professionals, under 40, who are making things happen in our community.
New Member Gatherings
Helping new members understand how to maximize their membership and get the most from their chamber investment. Both coffee meetings and afternoon receptions are offered.
A special reception for those members whose chamber investment goes “above and beyond” to support the myriad of programs and initiatives we offer.
As one of the region’s cornerstone events, the annual State of the Region luncheon shines a spotlight on what’s happening in the Lowcountry and throughout the state.
Wine, dine & enjoy the best of the best of the Lowcountry culinary scene at Taste of the Season! Kick-off the holidays in style – from haute cuisine to Lowcountry classics, this event offers something for every palate. Taste of the Season offers a sampling of award-winning gourmet fare from the area’s top chefs. Attendees may also vote for Best Cuisine and bid on great gift items in our fabulous silent auction featuring great getaways, dining certificates, spa treatments, golfing and more!