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Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives presents Communication Excellence Awards for 2021

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Emily Tucker, president of the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, holds an award from the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. Emily Tucker, president of the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, holds an award from the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. Contributed photo

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—The Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives recognized the 2021 Communication Excellence Awards during their Staff Leadership Development Conference held in April via Zoom. The Communication Excellence Awards recognize outstanding communications efforts by chambers of commerce in North Carolina and South Carolina.


Communications were recognized in the following four categories:

  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Campaigns 
  • Electronic
  • Publications 
  • One award was presented to the highest scoring chamber in each of the four categories based on the following chamber sizes:

    • Under 700 members, or
    • Over 700 members

    Entries were judged based on originality, design and quality, and results achieved. The entries reflected communication efforts taken or completed during the past 18 months.  

    The following chambers of commerce were recognized as our 2021 CACCE Communication Excellence Award Winners:

    Advertising & Marketing Category

    Under 700 Members

    Garner Chamber – Love Local, Love Garner 

    Over 700 Members

    Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber – The Path Forward 

    Campaign Category

    Under 700 Members

    Benson Area Chamber – COVID Campaign #bensonstrong  

    Over 700 Members

    Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. – Buy Local or Bye Local 

    Electronic Category 

    Under 700 Members

    Richmond County Chamber – Business Toolkit & Website  

    Over 700 Members

    OneSpartanburg, Inc. – REVEAL: Our 101st Annual Celebration 

    Publication Category

    Under 700 Members

    Burke County Chamber – What We Have Been Up To  

    Over 700 Members

    Lexington Chamber & Visitors Center – 2021 Lexington SC Visitors Guide