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Responding, Innovating in Times of Challenge

March 31, 2020

Business recruitment officer reflects on coronavirus impacts to Alliance mission and how Upstate industries have responded to support the medical community.

TOPICS: Business, Business Recruitment, Innovation, International
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COVID-19 and the Upstate

March 27, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting global supply chains and daily business operations, a number of resources are available to affected companies.

TOPICS: Existing Industry, International, Manufacturing
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Ireland and the Upstate: Demystifying Foreign Markets

March 20, 2020

Ireland-South Carolina Business Partnership explores international business opportunities to between manufacturing and technology companies and demystify foreign markets.

TOPICS: Aerospace, Business Recruitment, Innovation, International, Life Science, Manufacturing

Sage Automotive Interiors: Woven Throughout Automotive

January 28, 2020

Sage Automotive Interiors shares how product design, a strong workforce, and Upstate locations help it to excel in the automobile industry.

TOPICS: Automotive, Business, CU-ICAR, Engineering, Existing Industry, Innovation, International

Immigration: Effective Visa Planning for U.S. Market Entry

January 24, 2020

For companies to engage in foreign-direct investment into the United States, understanding various visa options and requirements is vital for successful planning. Burr Forman McNair Partner Melissa Azallion offers an introduction to into the business immigration process through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Global Competitiveness, Guest Posts, International, Manufacturing, Talent
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U.K. publication explores U.K.-Upstate partnership

November 11, 2019

The North East Times explores how Womble Bond Dickinson and the Upstate SC Alliance are partnering to strengthen Transatlantic business ties.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Existing Industry, International, Manufacturing

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

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