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3 Things to Know, 1/16/23

3 Things to Know, 1/16/23 January 16, 2023 Colleen Dick 1) Chamber Facebook Account Hacked While content posted prior to Jan 7 is still available, our Facebook page is currently down. We’re working to resolve the issue but until then, please visit our website for details about our upcoming events and follow us on Instagram…

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Palmetto Business Barometer

Palmetto Business Barometer January 10, 2023 Colleen Dick (from SCchamber.net) The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce invite business leaders in South Carolina to participate in a meaningful, ongoing survey of business conditions in the state – the Palmetto Business Barometer. The survey measures business conditions and…

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Regional Forum Emphasizes Public/Private Workforce Collaboration

Back to Blog Regional Forum Emphasizes Public/Private Workforce Collaboration January 5, 2023 Celeste Tiller Over 200 attendees, including elected officials and business leaders from across our region participated in the 2023 Catawba Regional Forum. Federal Reserve Senior Economist Dr. Laura Ullrich provided a ‘State of the State’ overview regarding workforce participation across South Carolina and moderated…

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Jan 5 Regional Forum: Building a Winning Workforce

Jan 5 Regional Forum: Building a Winning Workforce December 13, 2022 Celeste Tiller January 5, 2023 at The Gateway Conference Center 3200 Commerce Dr. #C, Richburg 4:30-6:30pm Registration is now open for The Catawba Regional Forum 2023! Over 250 attendees, including elected officials and business leaders from across our region are expected to attend the…

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3 Things to Know, 12/12/22

3 Things to Know, 12/12/22 December 12, 2022 Colleen Dick 1) Catawba Regional Forum: A Winning Workforce January 5, 2023 at The Gateway Conference Center 3200 Commerce Dr. #C, Richburg 4:30-6:30pm Registration is now open for The Catawba Regional Forum 2023! Over 250 attendees, including elected officials and business leaders from across our region are…

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Tearing the Paper Ceiling

Tearing the Paper Ceiling November 20, 2022 Celeste Tiller There are millions of workers who are STARs (Skilled Through Alternative Routes) that are seeking higher-wage jobs, but have been blocked by the Paper Ceiling – an invisible barrier that comes at every turn for workers without a bachelor’s degree. This is an outdated practice that…

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Veterans Day – Hiring Our Heroes

Veterans Day – Hiring Our Heroes November 11, 2022 Colleen Dick In observance of Veterans Day, take a look at www.hiringourheroes.org and consider hiring a vet for positions ranging from entry level to C-Suite. This program hosts world-class hiring events, digital programs, professional training programs, and internships to connect businesses with accomplished individuals from the…

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SC Grassroots Program

SC Grassroots Program September 30, 2022 Rael Jackson Our annual SC Grassroots program was informational and interactive. The event was hosted by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and co- hosted by a number of chambers in our region. Those chambers are: Chester County Chamber of Commerce, Greater Clover Chamber of Commerce, Lancaster County Chamber…

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State of Rock Hill

Back to Blog State of Rock Hill September 6, 2022 Rael Jackson Yesterday’s State of Rock Hill Breakfast was outstanding. This sold-out event held at Rock Hill Sports & Event Center featured local City of Rock Hill, SC leaders. We kicked off the event with our host Lucas McFadden. Special thanks to Lucas for keeping…

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YCRC Director of Programs & External Affairs

YCRC Director of Programs & External Affairs September 1, 2022 Colleen Dick Mark Pursley has been with the Chamber for over three years and was recently awarded an expanded role as our Director of Programs & External Affairs. Beyond event management, Mark will be actively working to build our relationships with local government and will also…

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