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Welcome to the PMI Palmetto Chapter

Serving the Project Community in the Upstate for 35 years

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Welcome to the PMI Palmetto Chapter

Helping Transform the Project Economy in the Upstate.

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Welcome to the PMI Palmetto Chapter

Providing Networking to the Project Economy in the Upstate.

Register now for PMI Palmetto Annual Business Meeting

Speakers: YeYoon Kim, (Manager, Chapter Engagement- Asia Pacific) and  Girish Kadam (Past Region Mentor R11

Topic: Proactively Identifying, Protecting and Reviving Chapters

In place of our monthly meeting the 3rd Thursday, we will have our Annual Business Meeting along with a speaker on Wednesday Oct 19 at The Crown Plaza. We are working on making this event Hybrid for those who can’t attend in person, but we are encouraging those who can attend, to please register soon as we will only have about 50 seats available in person. 


Annual Meeting Registration Details

There are two event registration options for the Annual Meeting, in person or virtual.  You should only register for one attendance method.

After you sign up on the PMI Palmetto website, if you select the virtual session, you will receive an email with information on how to access the event. 

For in person attendees the schedule is below:

Doors open & networking: 5:00-5:30pm

Dinner: 5:30-6:00pm

Presentation: 6:00-6:45pm

Live Q&A: 6:45-7:00pm


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Improve your skills by attending chapter meet-ups and special guest talks where you can learn how to approach new challenges from people who have faced similar obstacles in the past.

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Join the Chapter

Make connections with people like you who are driving the field of project management forward

— from those just starting out to those at the top of their careers.

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Gain the knowledge and skills to earn your PMP or build your career with courses offered by Chapter Sponsors.

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Build your network and gain insider connections at companies in your area who can help you find new opportunities.

Upcoming Events


Tools of the Trade - Oct 27, 2022

10-27-2022 5:45 pm -7:30 pm

Earn up to 1.5 PDUs at this FREE course: 

Tools of the Trade!

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this event will be held virtually via a web meeting. Registrants will receive a link to the meeting in the registration confirmation email and in a reminder email the day before the event. You must register to participate and receive PDUs.

Speaker: TBA

Topic: TBA


PMI Palmetto Chapter November 2022 Meeting

11-17-2022 5:45 pm -7:15 pm

This meeting will be in a virtual format.

Speaker:  Tom Hendrickson

Topic: Humans are hard, Code is easy

Here is a short video of the highlights of this speech.

Description: Are you a frustrated developer who feels like they know enough? However, the success you thought you would have is out of reach. You see others who make better strides but why? Is it a skills gap? Come learn how to set yourself apart as a developer and learn the skills of influence and collaboration.

Bio: Tom Henricksen is a problem-solving technology professional. He has worked in various roles in technology for over twenty years. Tom has learned how to solve challenging issues in technology and lead technical teams. He can help you develop those skills too! 

NOTE:  Fee for event is $5.  Members can receive a discount of $5 by logging in to prior to registration.


Book Club - January 12, 2023

01-12-2023 7:00 pm -8:00 pm

Book Club Quarterly Meeting The next quarterly book club meeting is Nov 10.  “Risk Savvy: How to Make Good Decisions” by Gerd Gigerenzer.

 At the end of the meeting, we will select the next book to read.

To participate, go to the Bookclubz website and create an account.

Registrants will receive a link to the meeting by email. 

The meeting will be opened 15 minutes early to give you time to connect and resolve any technical challenges.  


New Member Benefit

An individual subscription would normally cost you $90 per year, but it is now FREE for our members!!

ProjectBites presents project management education and inspiration in 20-minute videos from speakers around the world.
New content is being added weekly.
Each video comes with a downloadable “Take-Away” PDF available after viewing. 
All the time spent viewing these videos qualifies towards your collection of PDUs.  Project Bites tracks your PDU’s for you.  

We are very excited to be able to offer this partnership!

To access Project Bites, you are required to log into the website.  There is a link in the Member Area section of the website.

Grow Your Skills

It is particularly important for Project Managers to maintain and improve their project management knowledge and skills to stay competitive in the market. PMP certification is a critical component. As project management discipline took a step toward more flexible and dynamic project management methodologies, in addition to the traditional waterfall approach, several new emerging methodologies became high in demand. Thus, training and credentialing in these methodologies became highly sought after among Project Management professionals. It is especially relevant in today's economic climate.

Get Involved

Find a Volunteer Opportunity

Make your mark on our PMI Chapter and the profession. As a member, you can volunteer to work on and to lead activities that advance the profession and support the chapter business operations by joining our chapter volunteer community. All volunteer openings are managed by the PMI Volunteer Relationship Management System (VRMS). This system includes the ability to search for opportunities, view details about each role and apply online.

Earn PDUs by Volunteering

Volunteering Project Management Professional PDUs can be earned as part of Category E: Volunteer Service. Category E, along with Category D (Creating New Project Knowledge) and Category F (Working as a Professional in Project Management), comprise the Giving Back To The Profession Categories. You can earn PDUs in Category E (Volunteer Service) by providing volunteer, non-compensated project management, and many others.

Speakers for our Chapter's Events

Our PMI Chapter welcomes proposals from passionate speakers interested in sharing their experiences, knowledge and expertise on such topics as general business and strategy, leadership, project management, and technical or industry-specific specialties. Our Professional Development events provide professional development units (PDUs) of educational information necessary for those attendees maintaining certification designations. Speakers are also eligible to claim PDUs for their creation and delivery of the presentation material.

Membership Statistics

Total Members 792
New Members This Year 168
PMP® Members 521
CAPM® Members 25
PgMP® Members 3
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 1
PMI-ACP® Members 21
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 3
Members with no Certification 242

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Tools of the Trade

TotT is an interactive group. The purpose of this event is to discuss and share current methods that different project managers use to manage projects.  Topics for TotT review and discuss several of the PMBOK methodologies and unique tools that are used by project managers. This may include software and other tools.  If you would like to bring a topic to the TotT, please contact

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Project Management Institute, with members in 135 countries, is the world's foremost authority for the project management profession. PMI sets industry standards, conducts research, and provides education and certification opportunities designed to strengthen and further establish the profession. Our chapter proudly serves all the local and national professionals in the space of Project Management. We currently have thousands of members - over half of whom hold PMI’s esteemed PMP certification - and represent nearly 400 unique companies across the globe.

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