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Promote Your Business through Chamber Membership



Referrals

In the age of internet and web pages, people still like to deal with others either face to face or at least on the telephone for the important matters affecting their businesses and their lives.

Calls to the Chamber office requesting information are referred to Chamber Members first.  Chamber Membership brings a note of credibility and distinction to a business.  Inquires to the Chamber office about the membership status of a particular business by outside agents, prospective customers or clients, result in a positive impressions left by the answer, “Yes, they are a Chamber member.

Promote Your Business

The Chamber can provide assistance in getting information about your business to callers from areas both within and outside the state.  As a member, you are also listed on the Chamber’s web site: fairfieldchambersc.com.  If you have your own web site, the chamber will provide a link to your site as part of your membership.

The Chamber provides networking opportunities for members throughout the year, including the Annual Membership Banquet, the Christmas Drop-In, Business After Hours, Annual Legislative Luncheon, Ribbon Cuttings, and Business After Hours meetings.  The Chamber also sponsors monthly networking meetings.

Economic Development

The Chamber assists the County and towns of Winnsboro, Jenkinsville & Ridgeway’s economic development efforts to bring businesses and residents to make their homes in the county.  The chamber provides relocation information and assistance to new and potential residents.

Resources

The Fairfield County Chamber is member of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Carolina Association of Chamber Executives, U. S. Chamber Commerce, Olde English Tourism District, South Carolina Festival & Events Association and many other associations which serve as information resources.

Improve the Local Community

You can support the community in which you do business.  The Chamber sponsors many opportunities for members to give back to the community.  The Chamber supports programs in the schools which recognize students who excel in their studies and the volunteers who help make the system work.  The Chamber helps develop the Business-Education partnerships within the business community.   The Chamber is also a part of the Fairfield Community Relations Council and the Fairfield Community Development Corporation.

Tourism

The Chamber develops brochures promoting local businesses and historic sites for placement in the SC Welcome Centers and other locations.  The Chamber also provides brochures for stores and visitor centers throughout the county.  The Chamber organizes tours and provides step-on tour guides for individual groups and tour planners.  The “Create Rocking Chair Memories” campaign promotes the relaxing, soothing atmosphere of a county abound with historic sites, beautiful lakes, rolling countryside and small town warmth.  The Chamber helps promote events throughout the county through internet, print and radio media.  The Chamber also sells historic books and souvenirs.

Festivals & Events

The Chamber organizes the Annual Rock Around the Clock Festival in October.  They assist in the promotion of other major festivals—Arts on the Ridge (May) sponsored by the Town of Ridgeway; Wings & Wheels Air Festival (May), sponsored by the Fairfield County Aeronautic Commission; and Pig on The Ridge (November), sponsored by the Town of Ridgeway, to bring visitors to the county and promote tourism.  Each year the businesses and individuals in the county support these events through financial sponsorships.

The Chamber also assists other organizations in promotion of their events and assists in development of tourism.

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