Business Advocacy Committees

Our issue committees are the easiest way to get involved with our advocacy efforts. These committee updates feature top leaders on a variety of topics. We invite, and encourage, any Chamber Investor with an interest in these issues to attend the meetings and make your voice heard!

For more information about the following committees, please contact Katie Busbee at 864-239-3748.

BUSINESS ADVOCACY ISSUES COMMITTEE
The Advocacy Issues Committee meets the 2nd Friday of each month beginning at 8:30 am. in the Greenville Chamber board room. This committee is open to any Chamber Investor interested in the legislative process at the local, state, and federal levels of government and, more specifically, how legislation often impacts your business. We will keep you informed on pending legislation, and this serves as a good opportunity for Investors  to develop relationships with their elected officials. This committee also plays a key role in helping the Chamber develop its legislative agenda for each legislative session at the S.C. Statehouse.

TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE
The Transportation Committee meets the 3rd Friday of select meeting months beginning at 8:30 am. in the Greenville Chamber board room. This committee is open to any Chamber Investor interested in issues related to transportation and infrastructure. This committee often hosts guest presentations on important issues such as road projects, rail, air service, public transportation, and our ports. If you are interested in such topics, we encourage you to attend a meeting soon.

HEALTHCARE ISSUES COMMITTEE
The Healthcare Issues Committee meets the 3rd Tuesday of select meeting months beginning at 8:30 am. in the Greenville Chamber board room. This committee is open to any Chamber Investor who serves the public in a healthcare role, or any Chamber Investor who is interested in healthcare issues. This committee provides a forum for issues related to healthcare in the greater Greenville area with a vision to create an environment that fosters and promotes the delivery of world class healthcare for the greater Greenville community. Topics for the committee range from healthcare technology, policy issues, insurance, and clinical topics.

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES COMMITTEE
The Environmental Issues Committee meets the 4th Tuesday of select meeting months beginning at 8:30 am. in the Greenville Chamber board room. This committee is open to any Chamber Investor interested in environmental issues and how such issues can impact your business. The committee often hosts speakers from SCDHEC and other groups to talk about water and air quality, sustainability, energy, and other environmental initiatives in the community.

SMALL BUSINESS POLICY COUNCIL 
The Small Business Policy Council meets the 4th Wednesday of select meeting months. This Council will inform, create, and guide our efforts in engaging local government in 2017 and beyond. We've heard the frustrations and the obstacles small business owners face in starting and growing their business. This Council is open to any Chamber Investor interested in making it easier to run a business in Greenville. Experience in politics not needed.

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