Upstate, SC [June 7, 2016] – Ten at the Top (TATT) is continuing efforts to bring together leaders and residents from across the Upstate through the “Upstate Bus Tour… Getting to Know Your Neighbors,” a quarterly tour to communities across the region. The first stop of 2016 will be to Spartanburg County on Wednesday, June 22nd. The bus will leave from the TATT office in Greenville at 8:30 am and return by 5:00 pm and is open to anyone interested in learning more about the Upstate region.

    “The Upstate is full of special places that are working to grow their economic vibrancy while also enhancing the quality of life and educational opportunities for their local residents,” said Dean Hybl, Executive Director of Ten at the Top. “There is a lot of positive things happening in Spartanburg County and we are glad to be able to help showcase those initiatives through the regional bus tour.”

    Participants on the bus tour will spend a full day in Spartanburg County. Including stops at the North Spartanburg Sports Complex, driving tour of the revitalized Northside Community and in depth walking tour of Downtown Spartanburg. The group will also take a driving and walking tour through the Spartanburg Manufacturing corridor, including a tour of Kobelco and the Business Incubator at Spartanburg Community College Tiger River Campus.

    The day will also include lunch at The George featuring county education and business leaders. Allen Smith, President and CEO of the Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce, and Todd Horne, Vice President of Clayton Construction, will also share the Spartanburg Vision Project.

    This is a unique opportunity to learn about Spartanburg County in one action-packed, educational, and fun day. The tour is limited to only 33 participants and is filling quickly. The cost for the day is $25, including transportation, program, and lunch. Register today by clicking HERE or contacting Ashley Downing, at 864-283-2317 or Reservation deadline is June 20th.

    About Ten at the Top
    Comprised of public, private and civic leaders from across the ten-county Upstate South Carolina Region, Ten at the Top was created to build regional trust and encourage regional collaboration through data-driven research and regular convening of leaders and citizens to address key issues facing the region. Ten at the Top works with regional partners to foster collaboration and strategic planning to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life for Upstate residents both today and as the region continues to grow. For more information, visit