Programs & Events

Chamber Programs


Annual Meeting

An Annual Celebration of the year’s accomplishments.  (Spring)

Business After Hours

Networking events held in Chamber member businesses. No program – simply networking.  (Monthly except July)

Chamber Chatter

The first ten Members to register will join our Chamber President & CEO, Pam Carnes, for a chat online via Zoom. Attendees will have a chance to share what is going on in their business with Pam and their fellow Chamber Members!

Chamber Classic Golf Tournament

Network with existing and potential clients during this annual golf outing.  (August)

 Coffee & Connections…For New Members

Orientation for new Chamber members to introduce them to all aspects of the Chamber. (Bi-Monthly)

Earth Day Recycling Event

Free to the public, this annual recycling event associated with Earth Day includes electronic recycling, aluminum drink can collection & onsite document/file destruction.  (April)

Emerge! A Professional Development Initiative

Emerge! is designed to assist you and your team members in working individually and collaboratively to strengthen your organization. (April)

Good Morning Cherokee

The Chamber’s ‘Good Morning Cherokee’ breakfast meetings offer both current and future Chamber members the opportunity to conduct business and network with fellow business leaders. (Monthly except January & July)

Leadership Symposium

This one-day conference will feature four speakers who will share thought provoking information to be used both on the job and in life! (October)

Meet & Eat Networking Luncheon

This networking opportunity will get you out in the community to visit a Chamber Member restaurant while enjoying the company of fellow Chamber Members & Chamber President & CEO, Pam Carnes!  (Monthly)

Picnic in the Park

A membership appreciation event offering food, fun and networking.  (September)

Power Hour

Join us for an hour of fast paced group networking with fellow business leaders as well as the Chamber Board Chair, Brian Stevens, and Chamber President & CEO, Pam Carnes! Before the hour ends, you will have a chance to share about your business or organization for all to hear! (Monthly)

Regional Issues Awareness

Forums which focus on topics that effect not only Cherokee County and its residents but the region as well.  (March, May, September)


This event will highlight local businesses and provide an opportunity for fellow businesses and the community to preview their latest products and services in a fun and casual networking environment.   (August)

$hop Local, $hop Cherokee

This Holiday Shopping Promotion designed to keep local dollars includes a holiday gift guide and a “Jingle Bell Box” give-away filled with an array of gifts for a lucky winner!

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Work Readiness Wednesday

Assistance with resume development/review.  Open to the public and free of charge. (March, June, September, & December)

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Workshops are coordinated for current and future Chamber members. Programs are designed based upon suggestions by the Chamber membership. Subjects vary and include informational programs designed for various types and sizes of businesses.  (Monthly)