Welcome to the Greater St. Charles County Chamber
Welcome to the home page of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce! We're glad you're here!
Our Mission: We advocate for our business community by developing opportunities and partnerships that strengthen the economic prosperity and sustainability of our region.
Celebrate Small Business Week with the Chamber - April 30 to May 6
The Chamber is busy planning a number of activities for this year's Small Business Week. Click here to check out a list of this year's activities.
According to the Small Business Administration (Source: BED, (1992-2013):
A small business is an independent business with fewer than 500 employees. Small businesses accounted for 63% of net new jobs.
Small businesses comprise (Source: SUSB, NES, ITA (2013):
- 99.9% of all firms.
- 99.7% of all firms with paid employees.
- 97.7% of exporting firms.
- 33.6% of known export value.
- 48.0% of private sector employees.
- 41.2% of private sector payroll.
There are 28.8M small businesses in the U.S. (Source: SUSB, NES (2013) :
- 20% have employees.
- 80% are sole proprietors.
Let's Meet For Drinks
Did you receive one of the invitations to connect below? We apologize that the URL was cut off at the bottom of the card. We really do want to get to know you and your business. We also want to tell you a little about us and how we've changed. Click on one of the images below to be directed to a page to register for one of our upcoming networking events. We look forward to seeing you!