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Member Spotlight: Holston Gases Acquisition Announcement

Friday, December 2, 2016

Holston gases completed the acquisition of Doc Retail, a division of Dearybury Oil and Gas which operates in Cowpens, SC

Todd Horne ʼ05 Named To Receive USC Upstate 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Thursday, December 1, 2016

The University of South Carolina Upstate will present the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award to Todd Horne at its Convocation Honoring December Graduates on Tuesday, December 13 at 3 p.m. at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium. Horne, who earned a bach

SportsEvents Announces Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau as a 2017 Readers’ Choice Award Winner

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

GULF SHORES, Ala.SportsEvents Media Group, the leading industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports event planners produce excellent competitions in the United States, has announced Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau as one of its 2017 Readers’ Choice Award winners.

Small Business Saturday® Results: 112 Million Consumers Shop and Dine Small on Small Business Saturday - More Than Ever Before

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

More than 6,700 small businesses and organizations signed up to be Neighborhood Champions, a 63% increase from approximately 4,100 in 2015

The Overtime Rule: What’s Next?

Monday, November 28, 2016

A judge temporarily stopped implementation of the Overtime Rule. So? What’s next for the rule and your business? First, let us be clear that you need to work with your legal and/or human resources team to plot your own direction. Here are some potential scenarios that you should consider...

2018 Fast Pitch Junior Olympic National Championships in Spartanburg!

Monday, November 28, 2016

Spartanburg County Parks Department and Spartanburg Convention & Visitor’s Bureau working together as the Spartanburg Sports Alliance presented a bid and were selected to host the 2018 Championship. Spartanburg will host  the USA Softball Girls’ 12-U

Focus Group for Economic Forecast Breakfast

Monday, November 28, 2016

Every year, the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce hosts an Economic Forecast Breakfast. Each year we feature an economist and also present feedback from the Spartanburg business community. As a local business leader, that is where YOU come in. We will gather information from twelve (12) sectors on local trends and projections, and we need your participation.

Welcome Megan Collins to the CVB!

Monday, November 21, 2016

“We are very excited to have Megan join our staff,” said CVB Executive Vice President Chris Jennings. “Her enthusiasm and experience in the tourism industry will serve us well in building relationships with clients in order to bring more group business to Spartanburg.”