Our Corporate Members

Corporate Gold Member

Chernoff Newman

Chernoff Newman has deep category experience in health care, energy, food and beverage, education and workforce development, retail, financial/insurance and issue management. 

With a culture steeped in innovation and delivering measurable results, the agency provides integrated services to create meaningful consumer connections, including branding, marketing strategy, digital experiences, media, public relations, creative and social media. 

By working together across all disciplines, we discover, create, connect and inspire.

Corporate Gold Member


Cyberwoven creates digital brand experiences that are unique, intuitive, and seamlessly connected with the marketing and operating strategies of our clients. We work to identify an organization’s core values, primary audiences, and communication goals and then translate them to the web through dynamic, user-centric digital solutions. 

These solutions span the full-spectrum of digital communication, including website design and development, custom software application development, branding and positioning, social media and content strategy, and systems integration.

Corporate Gold Member

SC Education Lottery

Since launch in 2002, the South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) continues to focus on its objective: to support new educational opportunities for the citizens of the Palmetto State by providing entertainment options to adults who play our games. 

Through the sales of draw games and scratch off tickets, SCEL has transferred over $5.7B to the Education Lottery Account to enhance educational opportunities for South Carolinians through the funding of LIFE, HOPE, and Palmetto Fellows Scholarships, as well as, various grants and K-12 allocations in the state. 

SCEL takes great pride in all of their beneficiaries and raising funding for them in a socially responsible manner.

Corporate Gold Member

University of South Carolina

Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina is located in the heart of Columbia, South Carolina — the No. 3 college town in the country — and centers around the lush, oak-filled historic Horseshoe. 

With 324 degree programs, the No. 1 international business program, the nation’s best honors college and 47 nationally ranked programs, the University of South Carolina offers both the breadth and the excellence for students to thrive in a 21st-century world. 

Kiplinger’s has named the University of South Carolina a Best Value in higher education, and Forbes has named the university one of America’s Best Value Colleges.

Corporate Gold Member


WLTX is owned and operated by TEGNA Inc., an innovative media company that serves the greater good of its communities. Across platforms, TEGNA delivers relevant and trusted content by telling empowering stories, conducting impactful investigations and providing innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions.

Corporate Member

Experience Columbia SC

Experience Columbia SC is the region’s destination marketing organization. We’re responsible for all marketing efforts intended to help more visitors discover all that makes Columbia the real southern hot spot… and to help bring them to your business! 

As the DMO for the region, we want the whole world to know what makes Columbia SC so great. Think of us as the biggest cheerleader for the heart of South Carolina.

Corporate Member

Grace Outdoor Advertising

Grace Outdoor Advertising manages and operates both digital and traditional billboards in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and now Tennessee. Our digital signs use the highest quality LED technology to display attention-getting ads. Grace Outdoor is locally-owned, family operated and is a SC Certified Woman-owned business.

Corporate Member

Lamar Advertising

Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world, with over 357,500 displays across the United States and Canada. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo, transit and airport advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day. 

In addition to its more traditional out of home inventory, Lamar is proud to offer its customers the largest network of digital billboards in the United States with over 3,600 displays.

Corporate Member

WIS 10 News

An NBC affiliate, WIS-TV is South Carolina’s news leader, covering local news, weather, sports and community information in Columbia, Lexington, Sumter, Orangeburg, Newberry, Winnsboro and the rest of the Midlands. 

Long recognized for the quality of its work and its commitment to the community, WIS-TV has never relinquished its position as Columbia’s local news leader. Its preeminent status in the market has allowed it to extend reach and create multiple revenue opportunities. WIS-TV is part of Raycom Media, Inc., an employee-owned company and one of the nation’s largest broadcasters.

Corporate Member

Midlands Technical College

Midlands Technical College is a comprehensive, multi-campus, two-year public college serving the primary region of Richland, Lexington and Fairfield counties of South Carolina. College programs and services provide accessible, affordable, quality education that prepares a diverse student population to succeed in the job market, to transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and to achieve their professional and personal goals. The college equitably provides higher education opportunities that stimulate the local economy by generating a world-class workforce and enhancing the social vitality of the community.

Corporate Member

Prisma Health

Prisma Health is a private nonprofit health company and the largest healthcare organization in South Carolina. The company has 29,500 team members, 18 acute and specialty hospitals, 2,947 beds, 300 outpatient sites, and more than 5,100 employed and independent clinicians across its clinically integrated inVio Health Network. Along with this innovative network, Prisma Health serves almost 1.5 million unique patients annually in its 21-county market area that covers 50% of South Carolina.

Corporate Member

UCI Medical Affiliates | Doctors Care | Progressive Physical therapy

Since 1981, UCI Medical Affiliates Inc. has provided nonmedical management and administrative services for several freestanding medical centers, including urgent care centers and physical therapy clinics. These centers provide health care services throughout South Carolina. UCI Medical also manages employer on-site medical practices and related occupational health services, focusing on quality care, cost-effective delivery of care and a close partnership with our clients. Doctors Care was founded in 1981 as the first minor emergency medical center in Columbia, S.C. Today we have expanded to more than 50 locations, providing health services designed to meet your needs in a timely and convenient manner.

Corporate Member

Spectrum Reach

Spectrum Reach is the advertising sales division of Charter Communications, Inc. The company offers custom solutions for the modern media landscape, utilizing national cable networks, internet advertising and promotional events and supported by marketing, research and award-winning creative services.

Corporate Member

WACH FOX 57 News

WACH is a SC based station and a FOX Television affiliate owned and operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 163 television stations in 77 markets, after pending transactions. Sinclair’s television group reaches approximately 38.7% of US television households and includes FOX, ABC, MyTV, CW, CBS, NBC, Univision and Azteca affiliates.

Corporate Member

Riggs Partners

Whether employee or customer, stakeholder or casual fan, people deserve more from the brands they support. They merit the consideration of an organization centered in its purpose and intentional in its practices: one that brings its highest self to the table every day.

This is the new imperative. This is the Responsible Brand.

We help visionary clients build high-performance brands by aligning a powerful trifecta of organizational culture, business strategy and brand marketing. It’s a process that puts new organizations on a sure-footed path and navigates mature ones through the crossroads of change. It’s a perspective that powers social impact and lends humanity to a world so desperately in need of it.