Event planner

Planner: The latest upstate networks and events May 13-19

Check out the latest networking events upstate, May 13-19.

May 13

South Carolina Environmental Health and Safety Conference

  • What: This two-day conference provides educational options for attendees through breakout sessions and discussions on the latest trends, strategies, and concerns in the environmental health and safety industry.
  • When: 7:30am-4:30pm
  • Or: Westin Poinsett, 120 S. Main St., Greenville
  • Information: $229 per American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Piedmont Chapter member, $249 per general admission; Hank Hyatt at hhyatt@greenvillechamber.org.

Ten to the top

Upstate Connection

  • What: Join Ten at the Top and the Urban League of the Upstate for this networking event featuring speakers such as Skyline Exhibits & Design President Steve Hoffman who will discuss the topic “Business Resilience”.
  • When: 9am-10.15am
  • Or: Park Complex 37 – Building 200, 200 Executive Center Drive, Greenville
  • Information: Dean Hybl at 864-283-0346 or dhybl@tenatthetop.org, register here.

Sip a summer beer tasting in Simpsonville

  • What: On this craft beer tasting tour of downtown Simpsonville shops and local businesses, ticket holders can enjoy craft beers, local food, and live music. This year’s itinerary will feature more than 25 companies pouring two-ounce samples of local, craft and seasonal beers.
  • When: 6pm-10pm
  • Or: Downtown Simpsonville
  • Information: $45 for regular ticket, $65 for VIP ticket; Simpsonville Chamber at 864-963-3781 or info@simpsonvillechamber.com.

May 16

Golden Career Strategies Roundtable

  • What: The Golden Career Strategies Roundtable meets most Mondays and serves as a network of career transitioners, executives, leaders, entrepreneurs and others. This session will cover the topic “Using Phrases in Today’s Five Generation Workforce”.
  • When: 9am-10am
  • Or: Virtual meeting
  • Information: Register here.

May 17

Ask Me Anything: Monthly Luncheon Series

  • What: Join the Simpsonville Chamber for this monthly event.
  • When: 11h45-13h
  • Or: Simpsonville Area Chamber of Commerce, Prisma Health Conference Room, 105-A W. Curtis St., Simpsonville
  • Information: $10 per Simpsonville Chamber member, $20 per non-member; Whitney Ferguson at 864-963-3781 or wferguson@simpsonvillechamber.com.

Political lunch with the governor

  • What: Join the Greer Chamber for this lunchtime event featuring Governor Henry McMaster.
  • When: Noon-1 p.m.
  • Or: Cannon Center, 204 Cannon Street, Greer
  • Information: $20 per Greer Chamber member, $25 per non-member; Angie Anderson-Moton at info@greerchamber.com.

Your Roadmap to Success – How to Create a Business Plan

  • What: In this webinar, FranNet CEO Jania Bailey will discuss what goes into an effective business plan and who will ask to see the business plan.
  • When: 1-2 p.m.
  • Or: Online seminar
  • Information: Piedmont SCORE at 864-271-3638 or info@piedmontscore.org, register here.

May 18

Greer means business

  • What: Join the Greer Chamber for this morning networking event.
  • When: 8h30-9h30
  • Or: Allied Internal Medicine, 1107 W. Poinsett St., Greer
  • Information: Free for Greer Chamber members; Angie Anderson-Moton at angie@greerchamber.com.

  • What: This group of non-competitive prospects offers business networking and referral marketing.
  • When: 11.30am-1pm
  • Or: Greenville Room, 550 S. Main St., Suite 550, Greenville
  • Information: Greenville Chamber at 864-242-1050.

May 19

Understanding Financial Statements

  • What: In this webinar, Small and Medium Business Consultant Rich Cleys will explain how to read and interpret financial statements.
  • When: 11am-1pm
  • Or: Online seminar
  • Information: Piedmont SCORE at 864-271-3638 or info@piedmontscore.org, register here.

Expert advice for Asian American and Pacific Islander small business owners

  • What: In this webinar, attendees will learn about five benefits of starting their own business, the loan programs available and how to apply for them, and why retaining the services of a business lawyer is essential.
  • When: 1-2 p.m.
  • Or: Online seminar
  • Information: Piedmont SCORE at 864-271-3638 or info@piedmontscore.org, register here.