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Addressing Federal Issues of Competitiveness

September 17, 2018

Earlier this month, we visited Capitol Hill and discussed key business issues with staff members of our region’s Senate and Congressional representatives.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Advocacy, Business, Existing Industry

Stories highlight the Spirit of #TeamUpstate

August 30, 2018

Our newest video project explores growing industries across the Upstate and how #TeamUpstate organizations are working together to meet industry needs.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Colleges & Universities, Existing Industry, Innovation, Life Science, Manufacturing, Skilled Workforce, Technical College System

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

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