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University of South Carolina

November 25, 2022

Through sustained engagement, we connect public and private partners, both large and small, with the resources of the state’s flagship university, champion development and commercialization of new technologies, and build partnerships to drive economic development. Contact: William Kirkland Executive Director, Office of Economic Engagement Phone: 803.777.0066 Email: kirkland@sc.edu Website: www.sc.edu/converge

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Furman University

November 25, 2022

Founded in 1826, Furman is a private, undergraduate liberal arts and sciences university of 2,800 students in Greenville, S.C. The university is noted for its rigorous academic program and strong faculty, and its 750-acre campus is widely recognized as one of the most beautiful in the nation. Furman also has outstanding visual and performing arts […]

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Laurens County Development Corporation

November 25, 2022

We have the know-how and industrial locations to get your business moving. Visit Laurens County online or in person, and you’ll see why we’re… Accelerating Industrial Progress! Contact: Jonathan Coleman President/CEO, Laurens County Development Corporation 291 Professional Park Road Clinton, SC 29325 Phone: (864) 939-0580 Email: jcoleman@laurenscounty.org Website: http://www.laurenscounty.org/ed Ernest Segars County Administrator, Laurens County […]

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Union County Development Board

November 25, 2022

UCDB MISSION The objective of the Union County Development Board is to promote sustainable economic growth and quality of life by: 1) recruiting targeted industries, 2) putting into place support mechanisms for retaining existing industry, 3) encouraging diverse business growth, and 4) improve internal and external communications. Contact: Dolton Williams Executive Director 207 South Herndon […]

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Oconee Economic Alliance

November 25, 2022

The Oconee Economic Alliance is a public-private nonprofit effort to accelerate job creation and capital investment, increase per capita income, diversify the local tax base and generate awareness of Oconee County as a business location. Contact: Annie Caggiano Executive Director 528 Bypass 123, Suite G Seneca, SC 29678 Phone: (864) 638-4210 Website: http://www.InvestOconeeSC.com

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Laurens Electric Cooperative

November 25, 2022

Laurens Electric is a member-owned rural electric cooperative in Upstate South Carolina. Founded in 1939, the co-op provides service to more than 43,000 residential, commercial and industrial consumers in Laurens, Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson, Abbeville, Newberry, and Union counties. Contact: David Wasson President & CEO P.O. Box 700 Laurens, SC 29360 Phone: (864) 683-1638 Email: dwasson@laurenselectric.com […]

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Spartanburg Community College

November 25, 2022

The Spartanburg County Technical Education Center first opened in the Fall of 1963. During its first decade, the school was accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges (SACS) and in 1969 a second classroom building was constructed. In 1974, in recognition of the school’s expanding academic curriculum, the name was changed to Spartanburg Technical College. […]

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Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

November 25, 2022

Parker Poe is a well-respected regional law firm in the United States. For more than a century, attorneys in the firm have represented many of the region’s largest local governments and companies in corporate, finance, regulatory, real estate and litigation matters. Parker Poe has more than 200 attorneys serving clients from four offices in South […]

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