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Accelerate Series: Minority Business Accelerator

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Friday, September 28, 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 ‘increasing the number ...

Accelerate Series: LaunchGVL Update

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Friday, August 31, 2018
Attracting and retaining a skilled workforce is the number one challenge facing employers in Greenville, particularly in high-demand industries like advanced manufacturing, construction, and healthcare. In response to this challenge, the Greenville ...

Accelerate Series: Transportation Survey Results

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Monday, July 23, 2018
As we continue to work on talent and workforce solutions for our Upstate employers and employees one word keeps coming up….TRANSPORTATION! The talent challenge is attracting and retaining a quality workforce. Transportation is commonly ...

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 ...

Accelerate Series: Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Shareholder Update

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Wednesday, April 25, 2018
In an effort to keep our Accelerate Shareholders up-to-date on what’s happening, we hold a Shareholder meeting twice a year. For 2018, our first Shareholder Update will be held on May 24th from 7:30-9:00 a.m. at The Upper Room located at 7 ...

Accelerate Series: Introducing LaunchGVL Partnership with Greenville County Schools

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Thursday, March 22, 2018
Positioning our workforce for 21st century opportunities has long been a focus of the Greenville Chamber’s Accelerate initiative. With the addition of Adrea Turner as our Director of Talent & Workforce Solutions, that focus is even bigger ...

Accelerate Series: Cary Sanders

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Tuesday, February 27, 2018
For 2018, Accelerate has a renewed focus on workforce development. With that comes the task of removing barriers. One of those barriers is workforce re-entry for non-violent offenders. For this month’s blog we reached out to Cary Sanders, ...

Accelerate Series: Toby Stansell

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Thursday, February 8, 2018
For 2018, the Greenville Chamber will be doing a blog series focused on Accelerate, Greenville’s private-sector fueled economic development initiative. After re-launching in 2016, Accelerate is stronger than ever with 90+ investors and over ...
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