Get Involved
Councils & Committees

There are plenty of ways to get involved at OneSpartanburg, Inc. Join a council or a committee for professional and personal development.

Small Business Council

Small Business Council members help create small business programming and provide counsel on policy issues relevant to the small business community.

Industry Council

The Industry Council allows workers from Spartanburg County's industrial economy to connect with peers, learn best practices and more.

Inclusion Council

The Inclusion Council ensures the Chamber serves and represents Spartanburg’s diverse business community. The council helps diverse and underrepresented business populations grow and encourages their participation in Chamber activities.


Area Councils, in existence since 1987, provide targeted engagement to businesses in outlying areas of Spartanburg County, including its small municipalities and unincorporated areas. Any member business can participate in the area council it is located in, without additional dues.

Each Council provides a common voice in promoting the economic well-being of the business, professional and industrial community of its respective area. Each council formulates and executes group activities to improve business and civic conditions in the area.

  • Downtown Business Council: all businesses in Downtown Spartanburg
  • East Spartanburg Leadership Council: member businesses in School District 3
  • Foothills Area Council: member businesses in School District 1
  • Middle Tyger Area Council: member businesses in School District 5
  • North Spartanburg Community Leadership Council: member businesses in School District 2
  • Woodruff Area Council: member businesses in School District 4.


The Ambassadors serve as the public relations arm of the Chamber by hosting business celebrations, member events and other engagement opportunities.

Government Relations

The Government Relations Committee convenes local elected officials, creates the annual legislative agenda and recommends pro-business policy to the Executive Board

Community Action Team

The OneSpartanburg Community Action Team helps us address the issues identified in the community and economic development strategy.

Spartanburg Young Professionals

Committees are open to all young professionals who become members of SYP.

  • Membership Committee: Help grow SYP 
  • Programs Committee: Plan professional development and civic engagement opportunities
  • Social Committee: Organize social networking opportunities
  • Development Committee: Engage potential partners and sponsors