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In Business: Pelindaba Lavender

Posted by: Andrew Van on Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Pelindaba Lavender Greenville recently gathered friends, family, Main Street and Central Business District neighbors, locals, and visitors to celebrate our Grand Opening! Live jazz music, lavender-infused bites, inspired lavender beverages from Vita ...

Congratulations to Worthwhile, our May Small Business of the Month

Posted by: Ebony Austin on Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Worthwhile, a digital innovation firm celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, is the Greenville Chamber’s May 2019 Small Business of the Month. Worthwhile creates user-focused software solutions that help companies achieve measurable ...

A New Workers' Compensation Bill That Could Turn Your Business On Its Head

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Tuesday, April 30, 2019
This op-ed was first published in the Greenville Business Magazine. The Palmetto State is largely known as a business-friendly state in most categories. Each year, business groups promote a legislative agenda that pushes critical needs for our ...

Fair Share Bill

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, April 25, 2019
The Upstate Chamber Coalition recently sent a letter to Peter McCoy (R-Charleston), the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, urging him to hold a hearing on H. 3758, or the Fair Share Bill. Due to the unintended consequences caused by the ...

Itís Time to Move the Pension Reform Bill

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Monday, April 22, 2019
The Upstate Chamber Coalition presidents recently sent a letter to House Speaker Jay Lucas (R-Hartsville) to urge him to move pension reform through the House of Representatives. This is a critical issue because problems with the pension system are ...

New Overtime Rules Proposed

Posted by: Chamber Investor on Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Last month, on March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor introduced a new proposal for Overtime Laws. This proposal, introduced by the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor, would increase the maximum salary threshold at which workers ...

Carlos Phillips' Top 10 Leadership Tips

Posted by: Megan Campbell on Monday, April 8, 2019
At Leadership Greenville Class 45’s final class day, Carlos Phillips wrapped up the session sharing his Top 10 pearls of wisdom for becoming a better leader. Carlos has assembled a well-rounded list after years of learning from aspirational ...

Engage with us this spring!

Posted by: McClain Talley on Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Want to get involved? Register for these amazing events now! EVENTS CALENDAR

Meet the Team: Marnie Schwartz-Hanley

Posted by: Marnie Schwartz-Hanley on Tuesday, April 2, 2019
I wasn’t born here, but it turns out my people were from around here anyway. I was born in Florida, raised in New York on beautiful, beach-lined, Long Island, and other than that one odd year in Texas, I’ve been here in the Upstate ever ...

In Business: Counsel Group Frankfurt (CGF)

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Wednesday, March 27, 2019
CGF, Counsel Group Frankfurt, LLC, held an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony February 28, 2019 to celebrate the company’s recent move to the CU-ICAR campus, Greenville SC. CGF is the U.S.-based center of operations and subsidiary of CGF ...
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