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Vision & Mission

VISION: A globally competitive Upstate economy where businesses succeed and people prosper.

MISSION: To lead, convene and mobilize the business community to drive regional economic growth.


Achieve together

Do the right thing.

Expect excellence.

Inspire positivity.

Value differences.

We accomplish our mission by focusing in five areas:

  • Advocate for policies that promote business growth AND oppose policies that stifle growth.
  • Connect businesses to clients, programs and resources that help their businesses grow.
  • Develop our region’s generation of business leaders and community stakeholders.
  • Advance our region by working with area partners to attract, develop and retain talent, and expand our entrepreneurial ecosystem.
  • And we Include all stakeholders in initiatives that allow all citizens opportunities to share in the Upstate’s economic prosperity.


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