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Greater Greer Chamber Named as Finalist for Outstanding Chamber of the Year!


June 28, 2012

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the organization has been named a finalist for the Outstanding Chamber of the Year and a finalist for the Communication Award for the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE). The winner of the awards will be announced at the 2012 Annual Management Conference on July 18-20 in Pawleys Island, SC.

The Outstanding Chamber of the Year Award recognizes organization excellence in chambers of commerce and provides a unique benchmarking opportunity to assess a chamber’s strengths. The award is based on the US Chamber of Commerce accreditation process for local chambers and highlights accomplishments in the areas of leadership/governance, finance, advocacy, and membership development. Only 5 finalists were named for the Outstanding Chamber of the Year Award out of the 105 chambers of commerce who are members of the organization.

"To be recognized by our peers throughout the Carolinas is quite an honor. However, having our members and community succeed is the highest honor." stated Allen Smith, President/CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce.

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, non-profit organization that represents approximately 650 businesses in the Greer area. The mission of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is “To Champion Economic Prosperity for our members and the greater Greer community.”  For more information on the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, call 864-877-3131 or visit www.greerchamber.com.

 

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