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Higher Teacher Pay is the Path to Economic Growth

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Businesses across the Upstate tell us every day that their number one concern is the availability of a trained workforce. The essential building blocks of a strong workforce begin with a strong education system. The essential building blocks of a ...

9 Ways to Engage in 2019

Posted by: McClain Talley on Tuesday, January 15, 2019
1. Stay Informed The Chamber strives to keep our Investors informed of business rules, trends, issues & updates. Stay-in-the know by receiving Chamber communications and following us on social media, and make sure your coworkers do the same. ...

In Business: Pet Suites

Posted by: Ebony Austin on Wednesday, January 9, 2019
PetSuites of America would like to celebrate the opening of their newest PetSuites location. They are so thankful to their team members and colleagues, who have been with them every step of the way, so that they could finally open. They are so ...

Introducing Greenville Chamber Young Professionals

Posted by: Chamber Investor on Monday, January 7, 2019
Resolutions. Love them or hate them, it’s the time of year where we at least think about putting our good intentions down on paper to fulfill in the next year. For career-minded young professionals, a resolution might be as simple as ...

Year End Wrap Up

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Wednesday, January 2, 2019
As we reflect back on 2018, it’s clear that Accelerate, the Greenville Chamber’s economic development initiative, has seen much success. The most progress was needed in our workforce and talent space and we are well on our way. ...

In Business: Buttermilk Sky Pie

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Monday, December 17, 2018
With a fondness for baking pies and a desire to share their time-honored family recipes, Scott and Meredith Layton opened the original Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop in the Bearden district of Knoxville, Tennessee in 2012. Their bakeries offer delicious ...

In Business: Aurora Farms

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Aurora Farms is Greenville’s newest event venue and most unique barn venue in the area. We are conveniently located in the Taylors/Blue Ridge area on over 4 acres of luscious property just 11 miles northeast of downtown Greenville, South ...

In Business: South Wind Ranch

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Tuesday, December 4, 2018
South Wind Ranch Wedding & Event Venue is surrounded by natural beauty! We are located just 15 minutes north of Greenville, SC in beautiful Travelers Rest. There are so many gorgeous spots on our property your hardest decision will be where to ...

Meet the Team: Madison Hall

Posted by: Madison Hall on Thursday, November 29, 2018
From the Pee Dee, to “God’s Country”, to the Midlands, I’m back in my favorite part of South Carolina. I’m from Florence, South Carolina and grew up there my entire life before heading off to college. My siblings and ...

Accelerate Series: Shareholder Update

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Tuesday, November 27, 2018
In an effort to keep our Accelerate investors up-to-date on what’s happening, we held our final Shareholder meeting for 2018 on November 8th at the Greenville Country Club. The focus for this meeting was Talent & Workforce and ...
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