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Business Resources

Small Business

South Carolina Small Business Development Center

Offers small business owners private consultation. Call 843-740-6160 or make an appointment online.

Charleston County Small Business Enterprise Program

Ensures the participation of small businesses in the competitive processes of public procurement, and provides training and development opportunities to support their growth. Call 843-958-4750 or click here.

Lowcountry Minority Biz Directory

Search for minority-owned businesses in Charleston here.

Technical Services

Lowcountry Manufacturers Council

LMC is focused on the unique issues and common goals faced by manufacturing companies. LMC’s mission is to enhance the competitivenss, promote development of, and create positive impact upon the  manufacturing sector of the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership

SCMEP is a private, non-profit group that serves as a proven resource to South Carolina small and mid-size businesses, providing them with a range of innovative strategies and solutions.

International Trade

South Carolina Department of Commerce can help companies of all sizes identify potential markets and customers through a number of export services that have proven successful.