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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

Immediate Past Chairman Reflects on #TeamUpstate

May 16, 2018

BMW Government & Community Relations Manager Max Metcalf discusses the value of a #TeamUpstate approach to economic and community development.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing

Role is ‘More than Bricks & Mortar’ for Evans General Contractors

May 10, 2018

“The scope is much larger than the bricks and mortar of the building,” says Evans General Contractors employee Larry Eberhart. “It’s about answering, ‘What do we do once the building is finished?’”

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing

Upstate Landing Pad Becomes Launch Point for AWL-Techniek

April 20, 2018

The Spark Center SC’s soft landing space was vital to the Netherlands-based company’s transition to the Upstate.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Automotive, Business Recruitment, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Soft Landings, Technical College System

How International is the Upstate?

March 23, 2018

In honor of International Month, this infographic demonstrates the global connections and international presence within Upstate South Carolina.

TOPICS: Global Competitiveness, International, News You Can Use, Upstate Thoughts

Talking Middle Market with David Jones

March 5, 2018

Through this Q&A series, we can learn more about these leaders and how their day jobs align with the GCC.

TOPICS: Existing Industry, Global Cities Initiative, Global Competitiveness, International

Talking Global Leadership with Morgan Crapps

January 3, 2018

Through this Q&A series, we learn more about the leaders of the Upstate Global Competitiveness Council.

TOPICS: Existing Industry, Global Cities Initiative, Global Competitiveness, International