Issues Forum

The Chamber’s Issues Forum brings the community together on the first Tuesday of every month to hear from local, state, and federal officials about current topics of importance to the region’s business community. The Issues Forum is open to all Partners who wish to attend.

To learn more about Issues Forum, please contact Drew Myers at 803.733.1116.

An update from the State House

Hear from state representatives on topics including transportation and infrastructure funding, tax exemption for military retirement pay, the Base Load Review Act, and ethics reform.


Rep. Beth Bernstein (D) – Richland

Rep. Wendy Brawley (D) – Richland

Rep. Micah Caskey (R) – Lexington

Rep. Joe McEachern (D) – Richland

Rep. Kirkman Finlay (R) – Richland

Join us Tuesday, March 6 at 8:00 AM.

Register Here


Past Issues Forum Topics:

February 2018: An Update on the Dominion Energy & SCANA Merger Proposal

December 2017: County Administrators Talk Business

November 2017: Midlands Mayors Panel

October 2017: The Educational Needs of our Community


Previous Speakers

September 2017: Insights from the City of Columbia
Guest: Mayor Steve Benjamin, City of Columbia

August 2017: South Carolina’s Road Improvement Plans
Guest: Randall Young, SC Department of Transportation