Chamber Programs

The Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce offers many programs and events that afford its members the opportunity for marketing visibility, community recognition, and identification with one of your local Chamber. Attending and sponsoring our events are a win-win for the Chamber and the member business. Sponsoring our various event and programs is a highly visible form of marketing that offers the opportunity to prominently place your business in front of key decision makers. Understanding your objectives is an important step in this process and crafting a plan based on those objectives is our priority.

Annual Gala

When: Annually during the 1st quarter of the year
What: Celebrates our chamber volunteers and recognizes volunteer leadership

Annual Golf Tournament & Expo

When: Annually in late April or early May at Smithfields Country Club
What: This highly visible annual event is a beneficial resource to promote your business, forge business relationships and promote your brand awareness. Offers a relaxing and fun networking, along with sponsorship opportunities

Ambassadors Committee

When: Monthly on the 1st Tuesday at 8:30 AM in the Chamber Boardroom.
What: The Chamber’s team of dedicated Ambassadors has made a commitment to help other members get involved in Chamber events and programs. The committee mentors new members, serves as a resource of information, helps retain existing members, and encourages participation. In addition, serving as an Ambassador helps increase the visibility of your own business. In addition, the committee provides volunteer support at various Chamber events and activities throughout the year.

Business Before or After Hours

When: Monthly, typically on the 2nd Thursday.
What: Offers a monthly networking opportunity in a relaxed social setting.

Friday Focus Workshops

When: Quarterly on Friday mornings at 8:30 AM
What: Provides informative workshops to develop new business skills.

JumpStart Membership Receptions

When: Quarterly at rotating before and after hour time slots.
What: These social receptions present an opportunity for new and existing members to learn more about our programs & services in order to take full advantage of your Chamber membership. In addition, the event offers business networking and the chance to meet our Ambassadors, board members, staff and fellow members in a low key, fun atmosphere.

Leadership Pickens County

When: Annually at August – May
What: Leadership Pickens County, sponsored by the Clemson, Easley and Pickens chambers of commerce Leadership Pickens Board of Regents, serves to organize and implement a framework of experiences for emerging community leaders to become better informed and more actively involved in the decision-making processes of their communities. Through participant involvement in the community endeavors of Leadership Pickens, members will be equipped with the skills and information to contribute to the betterment of their communities in Pickens County.

Leadership Pickens County Board of Regents

When: Monthly during the LPC program
What: Open only to Leadership Pickens County Alumni, this committee is responsible for helping plan monthly sessions for Leadership Pickens County with current class members.

Manufacturers Council

When: Quarterly at lunch.
What: Open only to plant managers and other top manufacturing leadership, the Manufacturers Council meets quarterly to share best practices and learning experiences, provide information concerning the local labor market as well as local and national economies, promote a union-free environment, and interface with government, chamber and business leaders who impact manufacturing. Strengthening member relations through activities such as meetings, informative speakers, and plant visits.

Powdersville Business Council Luncheon

When: Monthly on the 4th Thursday at 11:45 AM at the Powdersville Library
What: Offers business networking with an informative guest speaker.

Powdersville Golf Tournament

When: Annually in late September or early October
What: event and beneficial resource to promote your business, forge business relationships and promote your brand awareness. Revenue generated from this event not only contributes to support important Chamber programs and services but also enables the Chamber to continue its role as a community leader to foster a vibrant and prosperous region

Third Thursday Luncheon

When: Monthly on the 3rd Thursday at 11:45 AM at Dunburks Premier Events
What: A luncheon that offers monthly networking with an informative guest speaker.

Toast & Topics Business Breakfast

When: As needed
What: Offers information related to relevant & timely business or community topics

Small Business Awards Luncheon

When: Annually in May in conjunction with the national small business week
What: A luncheon that celebrates the spirit of small business. The program includes an information featured speaker, along with the presentation of four annual awards: Small Business of the Year, Non-Profit of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, and Pillar of Easley.

State of the Economy Luncheon

When: Annually
What: A luncheon featuring a keynote speaker to provide a forecast of our state and national economy for the coming year.