Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Tourism

The Columbus Chamber exists to promote, develop, and support commerce and tourism, and to create a positive economic and business climate in and throughout Columbus County.

About

With over 300 members, we are Columbus County’s largest business organization and a strong voice for our business community. From our efforts to advocate for pro-business policy to providing networking and educational opportunities, the Columbus Chamber exists to serve the interests and needs of our members.

Our Mission: To promote, develop, and support commerce and tourism, and to create a positive economic and business climate in and throughout Columbus County.

Our Vision: A vibrant and prosperous community, experiencing growth in citizens and visitors, business starts and employment, property values and business revenue.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Economic Forecast
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance

Events and Community Building

  • Startup Networking

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Industry
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting
  • Retention
  • Workforce Training

Import and Export Assistance

  • Networking/Exploring Exporting

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Company Data/Prospect Lists
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Industry Data

Management Issues

  • Recruiting Assistance

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing

Mentoring

  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • City Business Issues
  • Hispanic Business
  • LGBTQIA Business Issues
  • Native-American Business
  • Small Business Policy
  • State Business Issues
  • Women's Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • Government Requirements

Space

  • Site Location Assistance

Starting a Business

  • Forming a Business
  • Site Location

Training

  • Business Management Training
Primary Contact
Jennifer Holcomb
Address
601 S Madison Street
Whiteville, NC 28472
Phone
910-642-3171