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Eight Economic Successes for 2018

December 11, 2018

Reflecting on the wins, announcements and fresh ideas implemented in 2018, we’ve found eight ways the Upstate is positioning for continued economic success.

TOPICS: Advocacy, Automotive, Bioscience, Business Recruitment, Celebrations, Colleges & Universities, Education, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing, Materials, Skilled Workforce

Follow the Upstate Roadmap to Exporting Success

November 29, 2018

To help chart the process and players, the Upstate SC Alliance has unveiled a “Roadmap to Exporting Success.”

TOPICS: Advocacy, Business, Global Cities Initiative, Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing

Industries Link Locals with Technical Opportunities

August 22, 2018

Pickens County native and Greenville Technical College graduate Jason Sams refletcs on his career with aerospace supplier Solar Atmospheres.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Aerospace, Business Recruitment, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Materials, Quality of Life, Technical College System, Workforce Development

Alliance Membership Offers Connectivity for Tax Firm

August 10, 2018

Charlotte-based GreerWalker Partner David Walker discusses the firm’s easy expansion into the Upstate with help from the Upstate SC Alliance.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Business, Business Recruitment, Global Competitiveness, International

Bloomberg: Greenville Could Be Innovation Economy Blueprint

June 28, 2018

Bloomberg news Federal Reserve reporter Craig Torres shares in a June 25 podcast that data analysis that piqued the outlet’s curiosity about Greenville, the focus of its June 21 piece called “The New South Startup.”

TOPICS: Advocacy, Business, Innovation, International, Life Science, News You Can Use

Rural Communities Benefit from Regional Message

June 11, 2018

Union County Development Board’s Kathy Jo Lancaster discusses how a regional economic development approach has boosted the community of 28,000.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Automotive, Business Recruitment, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International