Recognized as an Accredited Chamber by the United States Chamber of Commerce and the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, the Greater Sumter Chamber is the leading voice for business in Sumter and beyond. We represent over 1,000 member businesses, providing them with cutting edge products and services designed to help make the Sumter region a great place to live and do business. Over 90% of our membership base is small business with 50 employees or less, though Sumter is home to many manufacturing and industrial employers that employee 100 or more.
Under the direction of the 20 business and community leaders who make up our Board of Directors, the Chamber's staff is dedicated to the organization's mission of Promoting and Ideal Business Environment Which Supports Growth. Along with the Sumter County Economic Development Board, the Chamber offers the following services to our various constituencies (services highlighted in blue are provided through the Economic Development Board).