Frequently Asked Questions
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a business membership organization serving communities in The Upstate of South Carolina. The Greater Greer Chamber helps to attract, retain and grow business while providing advocacy, engagement and connections for its membership.
Joining the Chamber is a smart business investment and a great marketing strategy. Chamber’s boost your business credibility and provide you and your staff with networking opportunities for you to build your professional and business connections. The Greer Chamber offers, professional development opportunities, member discounts, business to business connection opportunities and a wide range of business promotional needs. More importantly, your business voice will join others committed to protecting and cultivating a business-friendly environment for businesses of every size and industry.
Absolutely! Your membership comes with some “built-in” advertising and promotion from the start. You’ll be listed on our on-line member directory where the public turns to when looking for goods or services as well as our annual publication, Experience Greer. By attending one of our more than 100+ events/programs throughout the year you will be able to keep your business front and center. Other opportunities like boosting your web-site presence and advertising through our member directory to more than 600 members, is always an option.
One of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce’s objective is to provide businesses with the tools they need to be successful. From promotional and marketing support to being available to help answer questions, the Chamber staff is there to assist. Your Greer Chamber membership gives you access to other business owners who we can connect you with to assist with your questions. We are also partner with local, regional and statewide agencies that we have access to, to help with your business needs.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a not for profit 501 C(6) Membership Organization. We partner with the City of Greer, Greer Development Corporation, City Public Works and many other governmental and non-governmental organizations to meet our mission and the needs of our Business Members.
The Chamber is a member of the US Chamber of Commerce, the Upstate Alliance, Upstate Chamber Coalition, the Ten at the Top, South Carolina Chamber, Carolina Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, and Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. We partner with regional Chambers on initiatives to better business in the UpState. We focus on serving the Greater Greer community.
No. The Chamber serves the entire UpState community with focus on Greer, Taylors, Duncan, Lyman, Five Forks, Greenville and Spartanburg. Economic growth as well as community growth in our region goes to the heart of how the Greer Chamber will connect, promote and advocate for your business.
Absolutely not! The great thing about your Chamber membership is that benefits start immediately and continue working for you 24/7 whether you attend any events or programs! Your listing on the Chamber’s on-line membership directory is a powerful marketing tool as our site is visited by people and businesses looking for credible vendors for goods and services. Plus, that listing will help to increase your website’s SEO (Search Engine Optimization) so you appear higher when people are searching the web on their own! And, when we get a call for a referral…we ONLY refer Greer Chamber members. While, we would love to see you at our many events and programs, know that the Greer Chamber is always working for you!
Remember: Each one of your employees is also a Chamber member.
The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) organization. Any business deductions are the responsibility of the member through advice from a professional Accountant.
Our events are listed on our Calendar of Events on our web-site. We also send out weekly Trade-Link emails and other social media announcements as well as direct mail pieces. Contact Nikki Huber to be added to the mailing list.