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Pittsburgh – No Longer Steel City, How about Deal City?

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Monday, August 19, 2013
Entrepreneurism to Industrialism and Back Again...When a city loses more than 200,000 jobs over 24 months and unemployment spikes to 18%, what are community leaders to do? That issue was front and center in the mid-1980s in Pittsburgh, as its steel ...

In Business: CON-Pearl North America – Revolutionary Sustainable Packaging Material

Posted by: Marion Mann on Friday, August 16, 2013
CON-Pearl® officially opened the doors of its North America Headquarters yesterday with a ribbon cutting party, plant tour and demonstrations of their environmentally-friendly lightweight plastic board made of polypropylene. With a shelf-life of ...

The HAYES Approach/August 2013 Small Business of the Month

Posted by: Marion Mann on Thursday, August 15, 2013
We had the honor of recognizing The Hayes Approach as our August 2013 Small Business of the Month Award winner this morning.The HAYES Approach was launched in April 2007 by Leslie and Vernon Hayes with the vision that all organizations, regardless ...

In Business: Chicken Salad Chick!

Posted by: Marion Mann on Wednesday, August 14, 2013
A new food option on Augusta Road? YES!A fun, whimsical atmosphere with lots to choose from? YES!A quick, delicious and easy dish to take home or to a party? YES!Julie Beville and Michelle Singleton bring Chicken Salad Chick to Greenville! A Simple ...

Return on Business Advocacy Investment=$1.3 Billion in 2013

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Did you know that the Greenville Chamber has two registered lobbyists on staff at the statehouse every day during the legislative session looking out for Upstate businesses? Business Advocacy is an integral benefit of being a Chamber member. Each ...

In Business: page1 Branding

Posted by: Marion Mann on Monday, August 12, 2013
I'm always excited to meet new entrepreneurs - especially brave ones with great branding, design and storytelling skills. Add to that the determination to help local small businesses AND the ability to have some fun along the way, and welcome page1 ...

The Southwest 'Effect'

Posted by: Ben Haskew on Friday, August 9, 2013
The date was March 13, 2011 and the whole region celebrated the first flights of Southwest Airlines (SWA) to GSP International Airport and the Upstate. This very special day followed an intense recruitment effort by a number of organizations, ...


Posted by: Luanne Runge on Thursday, August 8, 2013
Welcome to the Greenville Chamber's Blog! As Chair of the Greenville Chamber’s Board of Directors for 2013, I am excited to be part of launching this blog and am glad you’ve landed here. As with all meaningful enterprises, this blog has ...
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