The government relations committee educates our members on legislation, both favorable and adverse, and from time to time may spearhead proactive and defensive actions. In addition, they promote civic engagement and social responsibility among our members as well as industry self regulation

Chair: Phil Bailey

Economic Impact of the Advertising Industry in South Carolina

  • Advertising industry in SC accounts for $65.2 billion in economic output in our state, which is 20.7% of the $314.5 billion in our total economic output.
  • Advertising driven sales of products and services help support 290,595 jobs, or 15.5% of the 1.9 million jobs in SC
  • Every¬†$1 million of ad spending supports (69) SC jobs