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Fork & Plough Makes Donation to Chamber Minority Business Accelerator Initiative

Published Wednesday, June 24, 2020
In celebration of their second anniversary, Fork and Plough donated $3,200 to the Greenville Chamber’s Minority Business Accelerator (MBA) initiative. The restaurant celebrated their second anniversary on June 15 and donated 75 percent of net food sales to the MBA program. “As a small business, we understand the importance of investing where more»

The Greenville Chamber Joins National Initiative to Address Inequality of Opportunity

Published Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Today, the Greenville Chamber announced it is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a national initiative to address inequality of opportunity. The Greenville Chamber will join the U.S. Chamber’s national townhall event on June 25 where business and community leaders will discuss concrete actions that can be taken by government and the more»

Small Business Funding from Greenville County Council

Published Tuesday, June 16, 2020
We thank the Greenville County Council for their strong action to support our county’s small business community. The "Small Business Relaunch Program" will provide critical assistance in re-opening and navigating the new COVID-19 business climate. Dedicating $75 million to thousands of businesses shows that Greenville is truly open for business. We more»

Carlos Phillips Named to US Chamber National Initiative to Address Inequalitiy of Opportunity

Published Friday, June 5, 2020
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce selected Carlos Phillips, Greenville Chamber President/CEO, to serve on its National Initiative on Inequality of Opportunity. The national steering committee includes five other leaders from business organizations nationwide. The steering committee is currently developing a national townhall to be hosted on June 25th as part of more»

BIGPAC Announces 2020 Primary Endorsements

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2020
The Business and Industry in Greenville Political Action Committee (BIGPAC) endorsed 10 Upstate candidates today for the June 12th Primary Election. "The incumbents have a record of supporting economic growth and the candidates have demonstrated a willingness to work closely with the Upstate business community," said Bill Coates, the Chairman of BIGPAC. more»

Statement from Greenville Chamber, Urban League of the Upstate & United Way of Greenville County

Published Monday, June 1, 2020
Like most of you, we have been horrified viewing the awful events taking place in our country. While the incidents and related reactions as a result of the violent murders of George Floyd, Breona Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery have been startling, they unfortunately are only the most recent of many similar tragedies that have transpired in our country over the more»

Chamber, City, GADC Release Business Reopening Survey Results

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2020
The Greenville Chamber, City of Greenville and Greenville Area Development Corporation released results from a recent survey of Greenville-area businesses assessing their top needs and concerns as they reopen and return to the office. As of May 11, 2020, key findings from the survey of more than 300 local businesses include the following: 1. Results more»

Business Recovery Task Force Launches “Greater Greenville Pledge”

Published Tuesday, May 12, 2020
As South Carolina restaurants resume modified dine-in service and retailers, service businesses and manufacturers begin to reopen, the Business Recovery Task Force, a collaboration between The City of Greenville, Greenville County, the Greenville Chamber and the Greenville Area Development Corporation, has launched the Greater Greenville Pledge. By taking more»
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