Inclusion Awards

Each year, the Chamber celebrates the accomplishments of minority and women-owned business, and those advancing Spartanburg's inclusive business environment.

Minority Business Advocate of the Year

Awarded to an individual who has fulfilled a commitment to support minority business.

2016: Carl Wright, City of Spartanburg
2015: Kathy Jackson, Milliken

 

Minority/Women-Owned Business Person of the Year

Awarded to a minority or female individual who owns and operates, or bears principal responsibility for a business.

2016: Molly Chappell-McPhail, BirthMatters
2015: Liberty Canzater, The Butterfly Foundation


Rising Star Award

Awarded to an outstanding high school student and participant of Junior Leadership Spartanburg.

2016: Loren Allison, Dorman High School Class of 2017

What Our Members are Saying

“Spartanburg allows young, ambitious people to make an impact”
Martin Huff
Development Manager
Johnson Development Associates
“Spartanburg’s warmth and charm is attractive to ambitious small business owners like me.”
Pontheolla Mack Abernathy
Clevedale Historic Inn & Gardens

Featured Members

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