Formed in 2000, the Upstate South Carolina Alliance is a public/private regional economic development organization designed to market the dynamic, commerce-rich, northwestern corner of South Carolina.
The Upstate SC Alliance's vision is to “Position and market the Upstate SC region to successfully compete for business investment globally.” The Alliance's goal is to spearhead an aggressive, innovative and comprehensive global marketing strategy to attract new investment to the Upstate region. By creating a powerful brand and image for the region, increased opportunities will ultimately lead to greater investment, enhancing the prosperity and quality of life for the entire Upstate.
Funding for the Upstate SC Alliance comes through two sources: member counties/cities and private sector business partners. The Alliance's private sector partners number more than 140 individual companies / organizations.
Position and market the Upstate SC region to successfully compete for business investment globally.
Generate leads and prospects.