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Meeting, Greeting, and Shaping Policy

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Thursday, April 14, 2016

UCC members came together to descend on our State’s capitol for our ...

The Best Way to Bring Good Business to Government Is to Get Good Business People in Government

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Friday, October 30, 2015
Last week, the Greenville Chamber finished its first class of the Upstate Political Leadership Institute, a program designed to teach business leaders about running for public office. A total of 27 business men and women from across the Upstate got ...

What Makes you Different?

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Tuesday, October 13, 2015
What makes you different? What makes your company stand out from the rest?This is something we need to grapple with as we all undertake 2016 planning and budgeting (which, I might add, gets started earlier and earlier each year, like Christmas ...

Top Takeaways from LeadSC 2015

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Wednesday, October 7, 2015
I had the opportunity to attend LeadSC recently, a young professional’s summit that draws Young Professionals from across South Carolina to partake in an active discussion on ways to grow our local communities and state. Even if you ...

What Happens in Washington Doesn’t Stay in Washington

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Tuesday, September 29, 2015
The Export-Import Bank debate matters to the thousands of families in our area that depend on the General Electric turbine facility. Our community at large benefits from the return on investment. The Greenville Chamber strongly supports the Export-Import Bank and ask Congress to reauthorize the Bank as quickly as possible.

The Chamber Works For You….#LocalMatters

Posted by: John Kimbrell on Friday, September 25, 2015
This past week the Greenville Chamber celebrated Local Business Week. Our mindset for our locally-owned businesses is shared every week, but this week our focus was on the impact local business plays in the overall Greenville community. I strongly ...

Five things I learned about Business from the Ironman

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, September 24, 2015
This Sunday, God willing, I’ll compete in Ironman Chattanooga. For those who don’t know, an Ironman triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and 26.2-mile run – 140.6 miles of endurance sport fun. (Insert your comments ...

Brenda Thames Elected to Lead the Chamber in 2017

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Wednesday, September 9, 2015
PRESS RELEASE Greenville, SCThe Greenville Chamber's leadership has elected Brenda Thames to chair its Board of Directors in 2017. Thames, Vice President of Academic and Faculty Affairs at Greenville Health System, has served on the Chamber’s ...

Gratitude in Public Policy

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Friday, August 28, 2015
As business leaders, we’re used to working hard and seeing results, so when we step into the political ring, the endless debates and rhetorical wrangling are frustrating.Welcome to the legislative session of 2015.This year, many of us stood ...

Golf Tournament Success!

Posted by: Marion Mann on Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Our 23rd Annual Golf Tournament was a huge success. Thanks to all of our sponsors, players, and the Hughes Agency for making it another great day on the course. We raised over $60,000 to support the Chamber's many initiatives to continually improve ...
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