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2016 Best Places to Work in South Carolina Rankings Revealed We, in partnership with the Best Companies Group and SC Biz, unveiled the rankings of the 60 winning companies representing the 2016 Best Places to Work in South Carolina last night at the 11th Annual Best Places Awards Dinner! 

Chamber President and CEO Ted Pitts released the following statement on the rankings: “Congratulations to the winning companies and organizations. Every year this is one of the most coveted recognitions for South Carolina’s businesses.  A company and organization’s success is dependent on its employees and these employers get it.  These companies are truly the best of the best here in South Carolina.”

See the top 5 Best Places to Work in South Carolina in both the Small/Medium and Large categories below and click here to see the full list! Congrats to all winners!
Small/Medium Employer Winners (15-249 U.S. employees)
  1. Hire Dynamics*
  2. Scott and Company LLC*
  3. Palmetto Technology Group*
  4. Recruiting Solutions
  5. Southern Diversified Distributors... Full list here!
Large Employer Winners (250+ US employees)
  1. Edward Jones
  2. Total Quality Logistics
  3. Hubbell Lighting, Inc.*
  4. Elliott Davis Decosimo*
  5. South Carolina Federal Credit Union...Full list here!
*Denotes South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Member.

In other news…

SC Chamber Named "Key Player" in Securing Road Funding by ARTBA... The American Road & Transportation Builders Association, the largest national transportation construction trade group in the country, released a case study on the successful passage of road funding legislation in the 2016 South Carolina legislative session. Read about our campaign and why we were named a Key Player here.

Full list of South Carolina Supreme Court Candidates Released... Following completion of their review in November, no more than three of the Supreme Court candidates will be put forth by the Committee as qualified, and the one of the three will be elected by the General Assembly early next session. See the full list of candidates here.

Submit your questions for Washington Night! Our annual Washington Night in South Carolina event will be held on August 24, 2016 at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Columbia.  If you have a question for the Congressional Panel, please submit them HERE by August 17th.



  • Boeing South Carolina chief to keynote aerospace conference…
  • Milliken raises more than $500,000 for Spartanburg charities…
  • Lockheed Martin completes test flight of second T-50A…
  • Tri-County Tech’s MLT grads report perfect pass rate on ASCP exam…
  • Bank of America Charitable Foundation gives $10,000 to Midlands Housing Trust Fund…
  • MUSC caring for inmates via telehealth program…
  • Melinda Davis Lux joins Womble Carlyle’s Greenville office…
  • Nexsen Pruet’s John Sowards elected as Chair of Public Employee Benefit Authority…
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AT&T | Bank of America | BB&T of South Carolina | Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. |  

Kinder Morgan | Michelin North America, Inc. | Milliken & Company | Nexsen Pruet, LLC | 
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. | Santee Cooper | Sonoco | Wells Fargo

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