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      Porches of Sumter Presented by FTC
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      Porches of Sumter Presented by FTC
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      Porches of Sumter Presented by FTC
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      Furman Middle School Career Leadership Forum
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      2019 Holiday Social
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      2019 Holiday Social
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      2019 Holiday Social
  • Our Mission

    To promote an ideal business environment which supports growth and total community development.


  • Taking Care of Business

    Welcome to the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce. Leading the business community for over 100 years, the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce is a driving force behind economic development and community growth. We are proud to be the largest business advocate in our region. We offer a small town, family-oriented feel with city amenities. Sumter hosts an abundance of outdoor resources and community events that will give you that good home feeling.

    Our Chamber of Commerce represents over 1000 member businesses; so whether we are helping existing businesses grow, recruiting new companies to the region, striving to establish a world-class workforce, or advocating for business-friendly government, we are working to fulfill our goal - Taking Care of Business.


  • March 13th I 7am-5pm

    This weather has us dreaming about being out on the green for a day of golf!

    Well, start making plans because it's not as far away as it might feel. What better way to mix business and fun than with a golf tournament? Create a team of clients, colleagues, or friends-you get to choose! The Rub O' the Green is the perfect opportunity to get out of the office and make connections.

    The day will feature a costume contest and fun St. Patrick's Day festivities. See how lucky you are on the green and you just might take home a prize!

    Registration Details Coming Soon

  • Start the new year off with high momentum at the 2020 Chamber Retreat as we work together to Inspire the Future of Sumter.

    To help you forget the distractions of your busy life, we will venture out of town to Myrtle Beach.

    You will find the weekend to be  a well balanced excursion of both work and relaxation. Just a few of the activities you can anticipate are a Small Business Panel,  Succession Planning, The Magic of Communication, Technology for Tomorrow, a Masquerade Ball, and a Golf Tournament!

    Registration Closed! 

  • 2020 Chamber Annual Gala

     Thursday I April 2nd I 6-10pm

    The Annual Gala is the Chamber's premier event of the season. Join us this year as we recognize outstanding members and community partners with awards and celebration. This year's Gala will be held at La Piazza on Main Street April 2nd. Wear your dancing shoes and come prepared to share in an evening to remember.

    Awards will include recognition for the Philip L. Edwards Business Person of The Year, Educators of the Year, Military Citizen of the Year, and more! Help us celebrate Sumter's celebrities in style this April.

  • Educator of the Year Nominations NOW OPEN Educator of the Year Nominations NOW OPEN

    2020 Educator of the Year Nominations NOW OPEN! 

    We are excited to have opened our annual nomination process for the 2020 Educator of the Year. Awards will be given to three district teachers - one each at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Anyone who is a member of the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce, or if their employer is a member, can nominate a Sumter district educator for the award by filling out this form. The winners will be announced on April 2nd at our 2020 Annual Chamber Gala at La Piazza in downtown Sumter. Winners will receive a $500 stipend for their classroom.

    Nominations will be accepted through March 1, 2020. You may also submit nominations by email to kim@sumterchamber.com

    Fill Out Nomination Form Now


  • Mark Your Calendar

  • Welcome New Members

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      Royal Renaissance: Castle Commodities
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      Susie's Chicken and Fries
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      Prisma Health Wound Center Vein Clinic
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      Le Bon Temps Boutique
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      Dillon Park
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      The Man Cave
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      SC ENT Allergy & Sleep Medicine
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      2019 Commander's Breakfast Presented by Bowen & Associates Realty
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      2019 Commander's Breakfast Presented by Bowen & Associates Realty
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      Career Leadership Forum Thank You Luncheon
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      Career Leadership Forum Thank You Luncheon
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      Philip L. Edwards Business Person of The Year
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      Philip L. Edwards Business Person of The Year
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      Chamber Gala
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      Nonprofit of the Year
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      Military Citizen of the Year
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      Educators of the Year
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      2019 Legislative Breakfast
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      2019 Holiday Social
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      2019 Holiday Social
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      2019 Holiday Social
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      2019 Holiday Social
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      2019 Holiday Social
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      2019 Holiday Social
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      2019 Legislative Breakfast
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      2019 Legislative Breakfast
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      2019 Legislative Breakfast
  • Life is Good in Sumter

    From Arts and Recreation to Dining and more, Sumter has great things to offer.