2021 Event Archives

    2021 Virtual Workshop Presentations:

    Creating More Jobs? Employee thresholds that trigger labor laws and regulations with Michael Nail of Ogletree Deakins.

    How to Talk About Problems – Conversations to Clearly Explain Issues and Solicit Feedback with Erin Ouzts of the Upstate Entrepreneur Ecosystem. Link to recording.

    How to Talk While Networking – Conversations to Best Explain Your Company with Ana Parra of CommunityWorks Women’s Business Center. Link to recording. Link to presentation.

    How to Talk About Sales – Conversations with Potential Clients with Larry Block of Piedmont SCORE. Link to presentation. Link to recording. 

    Financial Statement Literacy with Earl Gregorich of the SC SBDC. Link to Handout.

    How to Talk about Finances: Conversations with Lenders and Investors with Earl Gregorich of the South Carolina Small Business Development Center. Link to Recap. Link to Handout.

    A celebration of all that has been accomplished in the last year.  We heard success stories about new programs and broke out into smaller Zoom rooms to catch up with old friends and meet new ones. The new Start-Grow Upstate resource navigator website was soft-launched for all to review, test and provide feedback before going live.

    New COVID-19 rules, and updated COVID-19 and vaccine guidelines for employers with Michael Nail with Ogletree Deakins – video and presentation

    Legislative Update with Kunal Parikh, Policy Advisor to Senator Tim Scott – video and presentation

    Conversations to Avoid Intellectual Property Calamities with Hunter Freeman and Doug Lineberry from Burr Forman, LLP – video and presentation

    Second Draw PPP Workshop – Video, SBDC supporting documentation, and written recap

    Quarterly Workshops: