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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: Existing Industry, #TeamUpstate, Advocacy, Business

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

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

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, Global Competitiveness, International, Business Recruitment

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, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Business Recruitment, Automotive

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

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