Small Business Advocacy Blog

Transparency coming to federal procurement

Blog by Frank Knapp, President & CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce January 25, 2021 Past Administrations have always promoted the idea of the U.S. government buying more American made products. That sounds easy. But if American manufacturers don’t know what the federal government is buying…

SC Small Business Chamber’s 2020 Successes and 2021 Issues

Newsletter January 16, 2021 2020 Successes and 2021 Issues 2020 Successes Federal and State COVID stimulus programs The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce promoted PPP loan opportunity to the state’s small businesses.  We successfully advocated for $40 million in state small business grants using CARES Act funds to…

THE POWER OF CAPITAL: HOW TO FUEL THE GROWTH OF YOUR BUSINESS

THURS. 1/14/21, 4P.M. EST Chase for Business and Advancing Black Pathways have come together to offer Advancing Black Entrepreneurs — a collection of practical resources tailored to help Black business owners grow and scale their business. In partnership with Black Enterprise, the National Urban League, the U.S. Black Chambers and…

Small Business For America’s Future Informational Session on PPP Rules and Guidelines

January 12, 2021 Join us for an informational session regarding the new rules and guidelines to the Paycheck Protection Plan on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 5:00pm ET. REGISTER HERE Featured Speakers: Anne Zimmerman Ms. Zimmerman is the founder and owner of Zimmerman & Co CPAs Inc., a public accounting…

Remarks Announcing Labor, Commerce, and SBA Nominations as Prepared for Delivery by President-elect Joe Biden in Wilmington, Delaware

January 8, 2021 Good afternoon. Today, I am pleased to announce the latest members of our economic team. And with their announcements, I am proud to announce that we have finished naming our Cabinet. Twenty-four outstanding women and men who will get our country moving again, who will restore trust…

“Respond in writing”:  Committee Chair calls for response from Santee Cooper

Representative Kirkman Finlay, Chairman of the SC House Santee Cooper Ad Hoc Committee, called on the utility to refute any of the information contained in the two documents released by the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and the Gullah Geechee Chamber of Commerce. The Committee met this morning…