• Programs

  • Leadership Bluffton

    Designed for special individual that are the “cream of the crop” in business and community and may be our future leaders. Or, maybe newer to the area and really want to connect and know the “who’s who” of the Community and its leaders.

    This is a 10 month program that begins each January and runs throughout the year. Area Leaders in the field of government, military, healthcare, spirituality, infrastructure, education and history are brought in at each session in disclosed setting and are interviewed by Leadership candidates. Such things that are learned are; leadership style, their struggles, their successes and the path they have chosen that has lead them to where they are today. Candidates also learn how different organizations work with others in the community to “make it all happen.”

    Bluffton Chamber Young Professionals

    Focused on the business development of our 18-35 year olds. This program has been designed to bring all ages in to help mold and mentor our future community leaders and assist them in their career path. This is a great opportunity for upcoming professionals and community leaders to really get involved and learn the way the Chamber works for business.

     

    Networking Events

    Coffee with Colleagues: The First Tuesday of every month from 8:30am-10am Chamber businesses host morning coffee and a lite bite to eat. Attendees network and go around the room to give a 30-60 second elevator speech about their business followed by a brief presentation by a fellow Chamber Member.

    Great way to meet business minded individuals and introduce yourself & your business. Free to the members and public.

    Lunch n’ Learn: The second Tuesday of the month from 11:30am-1pm. Businesses host a lunch with round table discussions of community and business topics. Business members have the opportunity to speak on a topic that is beneficial to all. Topics vary each month.

    Hump Day Happy Hour: 5:30pm-7:00pm Network and socialize with fellow Chamber Business Professionals. Attendees are encouraged to bring business cards and this is a great way to socialize with fellow Business Professionals. Hosted each month by different restaurant or gathering place. Drink Specials and Free Appetizers.

    Tuesday Tidbits: The Third Tuesday of each month, we will host a Tuesday Tidbits is a one hour session on beneficial points and information useful for business. Business members are given the opportunity to flex their instructional muscles.

    Ambassador Program

    Area business gurus are vetted by the Director of the Chamber to be “everything Chamber”. Ambassadors are direct liaisons and supporters of the Chamber’s business members. They serve as mentors and guides and are available to help anyone. They also assist the Chamber with events; ribbon cuttings, ground breakings and networking events. They serve as hosts for the Chamber and help integrate newer members into the Chamber and introduce them to others.

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