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Planner: The latest networking and events in the Upstate May 7-May 13 – Upstate Business Journal

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Check out the latest networking events in the Upstate May 7-May 13.

May 7

Ten at the top

TATT Re-Connect

  • What: Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd P.A. special counsel Stinson Ferguson and ReWa COO Joel Jones will discuss the “Role of Water in the Economy & Quality of Life.”
  • When: 9-10 a.m.
  • Where: Park 37 Community Room, 250 Executive Center Drive, Greenville.
  • Info: Dean Hybl at 864-283-0346 or dhybl@tenatthetop.org; register here.

First Friday Luncheon

  • What: Join the Greer Chamber for this lunch networking event.
  • When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Where: Greer City Hall, 301 E. Poinsett St., Greer.
  • Info: $10 per Greer Chamber member, $15 per non-member. Registration is required for this event and masks will be required for entering City Hall and when not seated at your tables. Shannon Hansen at shannon@greerchamber.com.

May 11

  • What: This noncompete leads group offers business networking and referral marketing.
  • When: 8:30-10 a.m.
  • Where: Both virtual and in-person.
  • Info: Andrew Van at 864-242-1050 or avan@greenvillechamber.org for location.

Community Matters: Expanding our Lens on Workplace Mental Health

  • What: In this virtual meeting, Stake Holder Relations vice president Lucy Henry will discuss the importance of acknowledging and embracing how we feel and why to improve employee well-being and enhance a business’s culture and productivity.
  • When: 10-10:45 a.m.
  • Where: Virtual meeting
  • Info: Rionne Ridgeway at 864-239-3756 or rridgeway@greenvillechamber.org.

Spencer Hines CEO Social

  • What: At this virtual CEO Social, you’ll meet the new SC Chamber CEO Bob Morgan.
  • When: Noon-1 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual meeting
  • Info: Jonna Turner at jturner@onespartanburginc.com.

 

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Upstate Entrepreneur Ecosystem Networking

  • What: Join your peers in the Upstate Entrepreneur Ecosystem for a celebration of all that has been accomplished in the last year.
  • When: 3-4 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual meeting
  • Info: Register here.

Annual Awards Banquet

  • What: The Annual Awards Celebration brings Travelers Rest business leaders together to celebrate the past success and future plans of the Travelers Rest business community. At this event, we award the Business Person of the Year and the Citizen of the Year.
  • When: 6-9 p.m.
  • Where: Green Valley Country Club, 225 Green Valley Road, Greenville.
  • Info: $35 per person.

Business & Brews: Mayor Knox White

  • What: This monthly networking social for community-engaged professionals in the Greenville area  meets one Tuesday per month. During this meeting, Greenville Mayor Knox White will speak.
  • When: 5:15-7:15 p.m.
  • Where: NOMA Square, 220 N. Main St., Greenville.
  • Info: Free to attend and open to the public.

SYP Social

  • What: Join us for a virtual happy hour featuring a Bond Street Wines guest speaker. After an interactive discussion on all-things-wine led by the experts, we’ll break out into small, intimate groups for networking and discussion.
  • When: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual meeting
  • Info: Jonna Turner at jturner@onespartanburginc.com.

May 12

Pelham Power Breakfast

  • What: Join the Greer Chamber for this breakfast networking event.
  • When: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
  • Where: The Davenport, 230 Trade St., Greer
  • Info: Free for Greer Chamber members and guests; masks are required; no refreshments provided; Shannon Hansen at shannon@greerchamber.com.

South Carolina Small Business Cybersecurity Summit

  • What: This webinar will focus on cybersecurity best practices and defenses to protect South Carolina small businesses from cyberattacks. These attacks can take many forms, including ransomware, spyware and backdoor entries. Panelists and speakers scheduled for the event include Gov. Henry McMaster, Clemson University president Jim Clements, The New York Times cyber security reporter Nicole Perlroth, U.S. Department of Defense chief information security officer Katie Arrington, U.S. Small Business Administration acting chief information security officer David Trzcinski and Amy W. Apon and Richard R. Brooks of Clemson University.
  • When: 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Webinar
  • Info: Free to attend, but registration is required.

May 13

  • What: This noncompete leads group offers business networking and referral marketing in industrial industries.
  • When: 8:30-9:45 a.m.
  • Where: Both virtual and in-person.
  • Info: Andrew Van at 864-242-1050 or avan@greenvillechamber.org for location.

Better Business Bureau of the Upstate’s Webinar Series

  • What: In this webinar, Dororthy Freeman Self of DFS Creative Concepts will discuss the topic, “Using Digital Marketing to Enhance Your Business.”
  • When: 1-2 p.m.
  • Where: Webinar
  • Info: Free to attend; register here.

Lower Your Cost of Doing Business with a Solid Supply Chain Management Strategy

  • What: In this webinar, Wilbert Long Jr. and Christopher Cox of Strategic Supply Chain Solutions will discuss the impact that the cost of your goods purchased will have in the area of profitability, your plan to continuous improvement and the road to recovery.
  • When: 1-2 p.m.
  • Where: Webinar
  • Info: Piedmont SCORE at 864-271-3638 or info@piedmontscore.org, register here.

Ten at the top

TATT CHAT

  • What: BMW Pro-Am business development manager Judson Conwell and BMW Pro-Am charity and volunteer coordinator Kari Snyder will discuss the BMW Pro-AM tournament.
  • When: 3-4 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual meeting
  • Info: Register here.

Understanding Financial Statements

  • What: In this webinar, small/medium business consultant Rich Cleys will discuss how to read and interpret financial statements.
  • When: 6-8 p.m.
  • Where: Webinar
  • Info: Register here.



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