Planner: Upstate networking and events, April 9-15


Check out the latest networking events in the Upstate April 9-15.

April 9

Advocacy Committee

  • What: This committee is open to any Greenville Chamber member interested in the legislative process at the local, state and federal levels of government and, more specifically, how legislation often impacts your business.
  • When: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
  • Where: Virtual meeting
  • Info: Jason Zacher at 864-239-3718 or

April 13

  • 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 for location.

Community Matters: Small Business Insights

  • What: The Cargo Agency CEO Toby Stansell and Greenville Chamber president and CEO Carlos Phillips will discuss the topic, “Small Business Insights: Equipped with Data.”
  • When: 10-10:45 a.m.
  • Where: Virtual meeting
  • Info: Rionne Ridgeway at 864-239-3756 or

April 2021 Membership Luncheon

  • What: Join the Travelers Rest Chamber of Commerce for its monthly membership luncheon
  • When: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Where: Green Valley Country Club, 225 Green Valley Road, Greenville.
  • Info: $15 per person; attendees are encouraged to wear masks.

Your Money. Your Business. Your Life. – Funding and Financing Your Black-Owned Business

  • What: In this webinar, four-time entrepreneur Ramon Ray will discuss how to be attractive to lending partners, funding options to consider and developing your business pitch to smartly leverage financing options to grow your business.
  • When: 1-2 p.m.
  • Where: Webinar
  • Info: Piedmont SCORE at 864-271-3638 or

  • What: This networking event will feature a presentation by South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette.
  • When: 5:15-7:15 p.m.
  • Where: Southernside Brewing, 25 Delano Drive, Greenville
  • Info: Free to attend and open to the public.

April 14

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; Nikki Crabtree Huber at

Are You Ready to Start a Business

  • What: This webinar will cover all the aspects you need to consider when planning to start a business, including your personal traits, testing the business concept, developing a marketing and business plan, financial considerations and resources available to support your success.
  • When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Where: Webinar
  • Info: SCORE-Charleston at 843-727-4778 or

April 15

E-Commerce: Planning for Success

  • What: This workshop will walk attendants through the LEAN Canvas business planning tool and help them create a blueprint for your e-commerce business. It will provide practical tips and teach how to determine the key categories of starting, testing and growing a business; identify the target customers and what is needed to get them to buy; discuss logistics and digital marketing issues specific to e-commerce businesses; communicate the value propositions that set a business apart from other online competitors; determine cost structure and revenue streams; and monitor key metrics to determine the business’s initial and ongoing success.
  • When: Noon-1 p.m.
  • Where: Webinar
  • Info: Piedmont SCORE at 864-271-3638 or

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  • What: This virtual event will feature Scott Carr of GSP Airport.
  • When: 3-4 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual meeting
  • Info: Register here.

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