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In Business: Eggs Up Grill

Posted by: Tripp James on Thursday, May 31, 2018
Eggs Up Grill, located at 31 Augusta Street held its grand re-opening and ribbon cutting on Wednesday, the 9th of May. Having had the pleasure of serving our wonderful customers since August of 2014, we are so excited to announce that we are now ...

Next Impact Report

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Accelerate is Greenville’s private sector fueled economic development initiative. It exists above and beyond regular Greenville Chamber initiatives and focuses on four major strategies. One of those strategies is ‘growing new company ...

Bridge Builder, Zachary Brewster

Posted by: Nika White on Friday, May 25, 2018
The Greenville Chamber’s Minority Business Accelerator Program helps accelerate the development of high potential minority business enterprises (MBEs) to strengthen and expand the regional minority entrepreneurial community. Occasionally, we ...

Congratulations to Summit Solar, Our Small Business of the Month

Posted by: Tripp James on Thursday, May 24, 2018
On behalf of the Greenville Chamber, congratulations goes out to Summit Solar for being selected May 2018 Small Business of the Month! The award was presented by Cheryl Taylor, representing our sponsor, Cowart Awards. Greg Gravelle and Ryan Davis ...

Congress Acts to Give Small Businesses More Access to Capital

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Congress has approved sweeping reforms to the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, which enacted sweeping new regulations on banks of all sizes. Last year, we worked with Senator Graham’s office to convene more than a dozen Upstate banks to discuss the ...

Great Expectations: Generation Z

Posted by: Nika White on Monday, May 21, 2018
If you think all the research and media dissecting Millennials (Generation Y) has prepared you for Generation Z, you might need to think again. Gen Z was born roughly between 1996 and 2010. That means the high school and college graduates showing up ...

Meet the Team: Walker Seman

Posted by: Walker Seman on Monday, May 21, 2018
Hello, my name is Walker Seman and I am a rising junior at Furman University where I am working towards a degree in Economics. I am a member of the Kappa Chi chapter of the Sigma Nu fraternity, a member of both the Furman Men’s Soccer and ...

Congratulations to LG44 Graduates

Posted by: Megan Campbell on Friday, May 18, 2018
UE Congratulations to the Leadership Greenville Class 44 graduates. The 55 participants embarked on 10-month journey, taking a deep dive into the inner workings of our community. The class developed lifelong friendships with other civic-minded men ...

In Business: Blues Bouleverd Jazz

Posted by: Tripp James on Thursday, May 17, 2018
The premier jazz and blues venue, Blues Boulevard, had its official ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 10th, commemorated by members of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce and Blues Boulevard owners Freddy Foster and Julius Tolbert. Tolbert ...

A Tale of Two Bills

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Wednesday, May 16, 2018
The last day of the regular legislative session at the Statehouse is known as Sine Die, a latin term that means to end a meeting without an appointed date to return. Per the South Carolina constitution, this day takes place on the second Thursday of ...
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