Charleston’s Choice


What is Charleston's Choice?

Charleston’s Choice is The Post and Courier’s community-driven voter’s choice awards. Businesses and readers can nominate their top “choice” businesses across the Lowcountry.

Last year, 5,655 businesses were nominated by 25,000+ readers, with more than 650,000 individual votes cast.


Charleston's Choice Timeline:

Phase 1: Nomination/Voting Period

Wednesday, May 20th – Sunday, June 14th

Phase 2: Finalist Voting Period

Top 10 businesses will be listed on the Charleston’s Choice Finalist Ballot

Wednesday, June 24th- Wednesday, July 22nd

Phase 3: Celebrate

Charleston’s top choices will be published in a special publication in The Post and Courier on Saturday, September 26th.

Winners and Finalists will be contacted by the end of July.


How can you nominate a business?

The ballot will be live and open for nominations on May 20, 2020. 

The Post and Courier welcomes all valid businesses to be nominated in relevant categories for free. If you do not see a business listed, you can submit a “Write-In” nomination through June 14th.

Businesses will be checked for validity.  Please make sure the nomination is submitted with the correct name and category. If a business cannot be verified, the nomination will not be published on the ballot.

The Post and Courier offers a free promotional tool kit (available 5/20/20) and paid marketing opportunities for businesses to promote their nomination.

How can your business benefit from a sponsorship?

The Post and Courier is here to help you! With options for group + category sponsorships, we have solutions to help your business stand out. This is a great way for businesses to stay relevant as virtual engagement is increasing.

Complete the form on this page for questions about nominations or sponsorship opportunities. A member of our sales team will be happy to assist you!