No matter what your business or background, you probably want to build a rewarding future within a community that you and your family can be proud to call home. More than 600 businesses, government and community groups who share your aspirations have united to create the Charleston Area Alliance.
Network & Connect
Through a wide range of innovative programs, services and public policy leadership, the Alliance helps area businesses accelerate profitability, organizes visionary community and cultural enhancement projects and develops the talent and resources to sustain success in Charleston and the Kanawha Valley.
Office Depot Discount Program
We're proud to be a part of Office Depot's Small Business Savings Program, administered by Excelerate America. Tailored to the modern needs of small and mid-sized enterprises, it supports the growth and development of local business communities through fantastic savings in-store and online, preferred customer assistance, access to simplified tech services, and more. Jump start your membership by registering for our most valuable member benefit program through Office Depot and save money on office supplies just by being an Alliance member. Our members report that the savings from this program more than pays for their membership. Click HERE for a flyer with more info on this program. Click HERE to access our Office Depot portal, where you can order products at the special Alliance rate!
A powerful ally and trusted resource to businesses and organizations throughout the Kanawha Valley, the Alliance’s merged organizational structure allows us to provide uniquely vast resources to businesses of all shapes and sizes. We invite you to contact our staff with questions and requests for guidance on what resources may best match your personal and professional goals.
Utilize your membership
As a member of the Alliance, you can advance your own goals while becoming part of the backbone of this strong and productive coalition that is making things happen. You can interact and develop contacts with your colleagues in the corporate, government and non-profit sectors and be part of an exciting movement to lead our community forward – expanding opportunity and building a better future that we all can share. Our staff is available to assist you in navigating the many opportunities available.
Each year, the Alliance receives hundreds of requests for recommendations on businesses, ranging from office supplies to caterers to law firms. We only refer callers to our members. Be sure you have a spot in our business directory.
Website & Business Directory
Our online member directory lists members alphabetically and by industry category -- double check that your directory information is accurate and up to date.
For only $295, your message can be emailed to 6,000+ business and community leaders and young professionals through our “Member Market” eblast service. The service is first come, first serve and only done once a week. Contact a member of our team to secure your space.
News about your business can be posted on all of our social media sites.
The Alliance's professional development and social events provide a cost-effective and visible showcase for demonstrating your leadership and commitment to the community. A wide range of sponsorships and partnership options are available.
Speak at an Alliance event
Serve as a panelist or moderator at one of the many exciting Alliance events.
Business After Hours
Our most popular event, Business After Hours (BAH) is a great way to network and raise your visibility with everyone from CEOs to young professionals. Hosting a BAH at your business brings hundreds of leaders up close and personal with your people and your products on your turf. BAH offers fantastic opportunities to meet the region's leaders in a relaxed setting, all while enjoying food, drinks and entertainment.
Generation Charleston & Elevations Professional Women’s Network
These are just two of our active and innovative groups that engage and empower members to achieve success for themselves, their businesses and their communities.
Serve on committees & volunteer
There are many forums for uniting with others who share your commitment to improving their community and in achieving professional excellence.
The Alliance provides its mailing list at no charge to its members.*
*Email addresses not shared.