Union Pier Cruise Terminal

Charleston Cruise Business Council

Click here to read the news release on formation of the Cruise Business Council.

Recently Charleston area business leaders, together with the South Carolina State Ports Authority announced the formation of an official Cruise Business Council. The Cruise Business Council will be co-chaired by John Keener, Charleston Crab House; John Hassell, Maritime Association of South Carolina; Erin Mellen, Charleston Visitor & Group Services; and David Dunlap, Roper St. Francis Healthcare.

The purpose of the Cruise Business Council is to support and enhance the business benefits related to the cruise industry, and encourage business leaders to stay informed and involved.

There is no membership fee to become a Council member.

The Cruise Business Council is open to business leaders throughout the Charleston area. Benefits to involvement include: 

  • Regular meetings with Port leadership regarding the Union Pier Cruise Terminal project and the cruise industry, to provide feedback and share opportunities
  • Listing on SCSPA.com/cruises and www.UnionPierPlan.com
  • Listing in the SCSPA annual guide
  • Listing on Cruise Charleston Facebook page

Click here to join the Cruise Business Council.

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