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Podcast: Discussing Spartanburg community assessment report with Chamber President, Allen Smith

Monday, April 4

Report highlights challenges and opportunities for Spartanburg in changing global economy


It's been nearly two years since Allen Smith took the reins as President & CEO of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce. A lot has happened at the Chamber since then, including a new marketing push and a new publication to go with it.


A lot has happened in the larger community as well, with downtown Spartanburg's accelerating redevelopment adding a new dimension to our county's economic story. Today, on part two of our converstaion with Smith, we take a look at the Chamber's recently released community assessment report. The 49-page document details Spartanburg's current economic postion among peer counties, highlighting some of the challenges and opportunites as our community evloves with the changing global economy. Listen below for more, and follow this link to listen to part one of our podcast with Smith.


Want to listen to our podcast on your iOS device? Follow this link to subscribe through iTunes. Got Stitcher? Follow this link to listen. Podcast music provided by Spartanburg singer-songwriter, David Ezell.