• Member Benefits

  • The following are benefits afforded to all members of the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center.  Questions??  Call (803) 432-2525.

    Exposure – gain access to new sales channels and grow your market share.

    • Discounted Advertising in The Connection (distributed through the Chronicle Independent) 
    • Online Business Directory 
    • Business Referrals
    • Direct WebLink
    • Sponsorship Opportunities * 

    Information – learn and use facts valuable to your business.

    • Calendar (Online)
    • Community/Economic Data
    • Major Employers’ Directory*
    • Maps*
    • Retail Sales Data
    • Business Tutorials
    • Online Business Resources

    Services – working hand in hand with your business.

    • Member Mailing Labels*
    • Business Referrals
    • Meeting Space *
    • Business Consulting through SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)
    • Notary Service
    • Certificates of Origin
    • Job Postings
    • Commercial Property Postings

    Education – increase your knowledge and capabilities.

    • The Educated Voter Candidates’ Forums
    • Partners in Education
    • Junior Leadership Program
    • Business-Related Seminars & Workshops*
    • YES (Youth Employability Skills Conference)

    Discounts – reduce your bottom line.

    • Advertising Discounts
    • Discounted Credit/Debit Card Processing Merchant Fees
    • Health Insurance Options
    • FREE Drug Card
    • Discounted Video Production Services
    • Special Events
    • Member to Member Discounts through Hot Deals
    • Free online job postings

    Chamber Programs – increase your network.

    • Annual Awards Gala*
    • Business Before/After Hours
    • Golf Classic*
    • Shot in the Dark Nighttime Golf Tournament*
    • Junior Leadership Kershaw County
    • Kershaw County Christmas Parade*
    • Legislative Event*
    • Seminar Series*
    • The Educated Voter Candidates’ Forums

    Partnerships – building a strong viable business community.

    • Employment Security Commission
    • Kershaw County Economic Development
    • Kershaw County School District
    • Kershaw County and Local Municipalities
    • Midstate Chambers Coalition
    • Olde English District Tourism Commission
    • Santee Lynches Workforce Development Board
    • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
    • U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    • U.S. Small Business Administration
    • U.S. Census Bureau

    Advocacy – the Chamber monitors legislation and regulatory issues that impact business and through Chamber’s partnerships with the Midstate Chambers Coaltion, the State Chamber, and the US Chamber of Commerce and will serve as an advocate for member businesses. 

    Tourism – the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors’ Center is the designated welcome center for the City of Camden and for Kershaw County.  We work hard to promote Kershaw County by assisting visitors who inquire about our community in person, via email, or over the phone.  We also produce the fulfillment collateral (i.e. brochures) to fulfill visitor inquiry requests.  Visitors to Kershaw County create a huge and positive economic impact and all business benefit from these efforts whether directly or indirectly through the trickle down effect.   

    * Nominal Charge for Participation