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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. ...

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 ...

Introducing Live Here. Love Here., Our Talent Attraction Initiative

Posted by: Megan Campbell on Monday, November 12, 2018
We have partnered with Livability.com to produce Live Here. Love Here., a publication designed to help the region attract top talent. We know that access to talent and workforce continues to be the Greenville business community’s top concern. ...

Accelerate Series: Accelerate Shareholder Meeting

Posted by: Brittney Kessler on Friday, October 26, 2018
In an effort to keep our Accelerate investors up-to-date on what’s happening, we hold a Shareholder meeting twice a year. For 2018, our last Shareholder update will be held on November 8th from 3:30-6:00 PM at the Greenville Country Club, ...

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 ...
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