The Upstate Global Competitiveness Council

With eyes on the future and understanding of an increasingly global marketplace, we’re working alongside our public and private partners to make the Upstate a leader in the global economy through the Global Competitiveness Council. 
 
This council is rooted in the Global Cities Initiative, a joint project of the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. We completed a comprehensive regional assessment that resulted in launching of the Upstate Regional Export Plan in 2015 and Foreign Direct Investment in 2016. The Global Competitiveness Council is actively working to implement these plan strategies. 

Council membership consists of Upstate SC Alliance investors, public sector members and nonprofit partners, has a leadership steering committee and four primary working groups: 


 
You can join us in cultivating this ecosystem as an Upstate SC Alliance investor, with a seat on the investor-led, collaborative Global Competitiveness Council. 

Curious about the work of the GCC? Sign up for updates here. 
 
 
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