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Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.’s Annual Meeting Convenes Community Around Economic Progress

Recipients of the 2022 Annual Awards Announced Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. held its Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 19th, which included presentations of annual awards and a fireside chat with Steve Bratspies, CEO of Hanesbrands. David Neill, Chair of the Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. board and Mark Owens, President and CEO, provided an update on Winston-Salem’s economic… Read More »

NC Named Top State for Economic Development

North Carolina tops Site Selection Magazine’s Prosperity Cup Awards for the second year in a row North Carolina has been named the top state for economic development in Site Selection Magazine’s 2022 Prosperity Cup Awards, which recognizes state-level economic development agency success. The awards index considers capital investment project activity and other criteria from the… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.’s 2030 Vision Recognized for Communications Excellence

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.’s 2030 Vision and Strategic Plan, Where Growth Starts, has been awarded for communications excellence by The Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE). CACCE recognized the 2022 Communication Excellence Awards during their Staff Leadership Development Conference held in Hilton Head Island, SC.  The Communication Excellence Awards recognize outstanding communications efforts by… Read More »

Career Readiness Initiative Helps Students Dress for Success

Senior Academy goes Behind the Scenes at Belk Students from Carver, East Forsyth, Glenn, North Forsyth, Parkland, and Reynolds participated in a learning opportunity at a place you might not expect: the mall. Students browsed the aisles at Belk for a very special reason. They were there to select career-ready clothing so they would have… Read More »

Two Local Startups Receive WSPR Funding

The WSPR Fund, a Winston-Salem based angel group with over 70 members, has closed its fourth and fifth investments in local early-stage companies.  Since WSPR began accepting applications in September 2021, the fund has invested over $770,000 in four companies.  The latest funding includes an initial investment in Smoodi, Inc. and a follow-on investment in NVOLVE, Inc.… Read More »

Whitaker Park Grows with New Industrial Building Project

A groundbreaking at Whitaker Park symbolized the beginning of a new build that will increase capacity for industrial tenants in the complex. Brennan Investment Group is developing a new state-of-the-art 110,000 SF Class-A industrial building on the former RJ Reynolds HQ campus known as Whitaker Park in Winston-Salem, NC. With existing infrastructure at the 220-acre complex already… Read More »

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