Chamber News

July 2017

Aiken: A Compelling Place to Live
Check out the Job Board at aikenchamber.net
First Friday Means Business to feature Fort Gordon Cyber Command’s impact on Aiken
Help welcome new educators

New event for 2017
Promote your business with LinkedIn
Public meeting set on downtown redevelopment
Young professionals connect with community

 

June 2017 

Business workshops offered in June 
First Friday Presentation - Update on the Aiken Renaissance Project from David Smoots, Carbon Properties
Jameson and Phillips receive service award
Renaissance developer to speak at First Friday

 

May 2017 

Aiken Chamber by the numbers
Aiken SCORE receives well-deserved national recognition, award
Boost your sales with social video
Chamber Ambassador Taylor recognized

Cool Carolina Cities: Hartsville
Regional Economic Benchmarking Report for Aiken County – 2017 Update

Workshop to reveal "Secret Sauce" recipe to build your business

 

April 2017

Cool Carolina Cities: Impressions from Shelter Cove
HELP WANTED! Let’s Get To Work Aiken County! 
April First Friday Means Business - Hartsville Presentation

March 2017

March First Friday Means Business  - Civic Entrepreneurship
Attracting Aiken's Next Generation
Leaders explore Cool Carolina Cities
PULL! Blastin' for Business
Cover page to the Guide to Government & Tips for communicating with officials
2017 Guide to Government
Chamber Ambassadors ready to work

 

February 2017

  1. Aiken's Makin' now accepting vendor applications
  2. Alford to give update at First Friday Means Business
  3. Chamber recognizes four at 99th Annual Dinner
  4. How to keep business thriving in S.C. - The South Carolina Chamber 2017 Competitiveness Agenda
  5. New for 2017: Job Board at aikenchamber.net
  6. Shelton appointed to Chamber Board
  7. Sullivan of TPi receives Chamber Ambassador award

January 2017

  1. Chamber leadership team and program of work announced
  2. AYP to kick off New Year
  3. Chamber to unveil refreshed look at January event
  4. Chamber AYP celebrates annual award winners
  5. Largest employer to speak at First Friday


  6. December 2016

  1. Accredited
  2. In Brief
  3. Aiken Young Professionals launches 10th year
  4. Action! Photographer explores Aiken for S.C. Film Commission
  5. Become well-informed on Renaissance Project
  6.  

November 2016

  1. Chamber elects six to board
  2. Make your voice heard - vote!
  3. Shop Small Business Saturday Nov. 26
  4. 10 tips for holiday shopping success
  5. Klimm to share facts about The Renaissance Plan at First Friday
      -  Click here for update from First Friday 


October 2016

  1. Aspirational Cities tour - one year later
  2. Former Charleston Mayor to kick off Speaker Series
  3. Member verification process underway

September 2016

    1. New educators welcomed with SRP gift cards
    2. Business plan seminar offered
    3. Luncheon: Building Loyal Teams
    4. SC Chamber 2016 Legislative Scorecard
      Women in Business Tournament

 

August 2016

  1. Chamber receives award for Communication Excellence
  2. Chamber taking nominations for board
  3. Mayor to share vision for Aiken
  4. Workshop explains how to spot, prevent fraud in the workplace

July 2016

  1. A conversation with Charlie Hartz
  2. Chamber "Interconnected" to Art Through Aiken
  3. Chamber to welcome new educators
  4. Developer to discuss Aiken Mall property
  5. Seminar highlights changes to overtime pay regulations
  6. Seminar will discuss starting a nonprofit

June 2016 

  1. Aiken County 2016 Regional Economic Benchmark Report with Guest Editorial
  2. School counselors to learn about workforce needs
  3. SCORE offers seminar on marketing and sales
  4. YEA! calling all young entrepreneurs

 

May 2016

  1. Regional Economic Benchmarking Report for Aiken County - 2016 Update
    Regional advocacy focus of trip to DC
    Young Entrepreneurs pitch ideas
    SCORE Seminar offers financial advice for startup business, expansion 

April 2016

Business Academy: Innovate and Revitalize

 

March 2016

  1. 2016 Guide to Government
  2. Aiken chosen for Main Street South Carolina program
  3. Community Rock Stars visit AYP
  4. Decade of accomplishments
  5. Fore! Golf tournament set
  6. Greenville's revitalization topic at First Friday event
  7. "If you're lucky enough to live in Aiken..."
  8. Past chairs take a look back
  9. Women in Business, Moments of Truth: A Fork in the Road
  10.  

February 2016

  1. Chamber Ambassadors ready for 2016
  2. Innovation topic at First Friday
  3. New Welcome Aiken presents An Aiken State of Mind
  4. SCORE offers seminar on selling a business
    There's still time to join AYP

January 2016

  1. 98th Annual Dinner: An Aiken State of Mind
  2. AYP celebrates annual award winners
  3. Chamber leadership team and program of work announced
  4. SCORE chapter receives platinum award


December 2015

98th Annual Dinner: An Aiken State of Mind

2015 In Review
Ambassador Thompson recognized
Aspirational Goal: Aiken Vision

Jameson honored

 Fa La La


November 2015

  1. Candidates answer Chamber's questions
  2. Jump Start - Take Charge of Your Career and Your Full Life
  3. Shop Small on November 28

  

October 2015

  1. Board elects six to 2016 Chamber board
  2. Mayoral Candidates Forum
  3.  

September 2015

Leaders explore aspirational cities

Aiken Standard Articles:

Aiken leaders board the bus Tuesday to find fresh, innovative ideas nearby
Aiken can take cues from aspirational cities 
Opportunity to discover from aspirational cities
Raleigh talks focus on entrepreneurs, bridging generational gap on final day of Aspirational Cities Tour
Aspirational Cities Tour should help local efforts
Enhance city with trail development
Aiken residents see Greenville leaders use projects, investments as ticker for success
Greenville mayor speaks to obstacles, success behind city’s downtown investments
Greenville City leaders share inspiration behind projects; stress need for public-private partnerships
Vision for Aiken’s future cited as essential
Bridging gap between millennials and seniors a must, Aiken officials say
Aiken officials find historic revitalization, balance in Winston-Salem


New educators welcomed
Volunteers key to Aiken's Makin'
Women, Men & Money
Women prepare for golf


August 2015

43 days to Aiken's Makin'
AYP: 250+ members strong
Chamber calls for board nominations
Leadership focus of State of Our Community
Meet General Bogdan

 

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