SC Ports Authority Eyes Dillon County for Second Inland Port Location

Big economic news for the Pee Dee as the state Ports Authority announces plans to locate a second inland port, this time in Dillon County! The port could be up and running by 2018 and would mean a total investment of $30 to $35 million. Click on the story below for more details on the exciting announcement. web article- Dillon chosen for second inland port

Apply to Become a Vendor at Florence’s Downtown City Center Farmer’s Market!

You can now apply to become a vendor at the Florence City Center Farmer’s Market! The outdoor market runs from 9 am-1 pm on Saturdays from April to October. It will feature fresh vegetables, meat, dairy and artisan goods and will be located at 369 W. Cheves St. (across from the Florence-Darlington Tech parking garage.)

You can find all the details on the market and the application to become a vendor, by clicking on the link below:

Florence City Center Farmer’s Market

Register Now for Your Spot at the Downtown Business Expo!

The Chamber’s downtown Business & Networking Expo is coming up! Don’t miss this chance to join with several other local businesses to showcase what you have to offer, sell your products, network with like-minded professionals and gain new referrals.

The Expo takes place at 5:30 pm on Thursday, May 12th. Exhibitor tables are:
Non-Profit: $40
Small Business: $75
Corporate: $125

The event is FREE to the public.

Vendor space includes a table and two chairs.
To register contact the Chamber at (843) 665-0515 or follow this link:

Register for the Business Expo

Administrative Professionals’ Day Set for April 27

It’s nearly time for this year’s big Administrative Professionals’ Day Luncheon & Expo! Make sure to buy your tickets now to join the Florence & Darlington Chambers at SiMT on Wednesday, April 27th for the fantastic event featuring WBTW News13’s Bob Juback! There will be vendors on hand, free goodies, door prizes, lunch and the keynote speech by Juback. Tickets are going fast and there are only a few vendor spaces left.

Go online to purchase tickets by clicking here:

2016 Administrative Professionals’ Day Tickets

or call the Chamber at (843) 665-0515.

Business After Hours with Hampton Inn

Big thanks to everyone who came out on Thursday evening, March 31st, for Business After Hours with Hampton Inn & Suites Civic Center! We had a fantastic crowd and are very thankful for the business coverage provided by the Morning News and You can read more by clicking on the article below and see the full gallery of 18 images from last night’s event:

Morning News Coverage of Business After Hours with Hampton Inn