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Building Bridges with Benelux

June 26, 2019

Learn about a recent trip to build business connections between the Upstate, Belgium and the Netherlands though this Q&A.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Automotive, Business Recruitment, Global Competitiveness, International
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What Does Brexit Mean for the Upstate?

June 11, 2019

How does Brexit impact Upstate South Carolina? A UK Brexit Counsellor, Upstate industry AFL, and a Furman economics professor discuss the international issue.

TOPICS: Business, Global Competitiveness, International, Logistics
2019 Site Selection Upstate Intelligence Report Opening Spread

Site Selection Magazine features Upstate

May 31, 2019

Site Selection magazine showcases the Upstate’s business environment within its Upstate Intelligence Report.

TOPICS: Automotive, Business, Business Recruitment, Colleges & Universities, Food Manufacturing, Food Processing, Innovation, Life Science, Soft Landings, Workforce Attraction
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Move Up Talent Initiative a Tool for Employers

April 25, 2019

Move Up, a regional talent initiative spearheaded by the Upstate SC Alliance, includes a website, brand and digital marketing campaign that sell job opportunities and quality of life across the region.

TOPICS: Business, Existing Industry, Talent, Talent attraction, Workforce Attraction

Opportunity Zones in the Upstate

March 8, 2019

Within South Carolina’s Upstate, 25 Census Tracts are designated as “Opportunity Zones” ripe for investment by holders of longterm, patient capital.

TOPICS: Business, Business Recruitment

Inside the America-Canada Trade Relationship

March 6, 2019

We recently welcomed Nadia Theodore, Consul General for Canada in Atlanta, to discuss Canadian business opportunities with Upstate business leaders as part of our Grow Your Business event series.

TOPICS: Advocacy, Business, Global Competitiveness, International

Talking Talent with HTI

February 14, 2019

As part of our #TeamUpstate storytelling, we recently spoke with HTI CEO Herb Dew about how workforce and talent affect economic growth and sustainability.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, Manufacturing, Workforce Attraction, Workforce Development

Greenville startup showcasing R&D products at Arab Health

January 28, 2019

Humimic and three other Upstate companies – Poly-Med, Tactical Medical Solutions and Global Transplant Solutions – are representing South Carolina’s life science induastry at the Arab Health medical conference.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Bioscience, Global Competitiveness, Innovation, Life Science