Category: Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. News

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is recognized by the Department of Labor as National Disability Employment Awareness Month to advocate for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the workforce. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, IFB Solutions is the country’s largest employer of people who are blind. IFB Solutions employs about 1,000 people, half of whom are blind or visually impaired.  … Read More »

National Manufacturing Day

Highlighting Winston-Salem and Forsyth County’s Successes in Manufacturing in 2021 October 1 is National Manufacturing Day, a celebration of the manufacturing industry and its workforce development and education pipeline that supports economic and job growth in communities around the country. In honor of National Manufacturing Day, we are taking a look back at Winston-Salem and… Read More »

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Begins Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines via Drone with UPS Flight Forward

First Drone Deliveries of the COVID Vaccine in the Nation  Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and its healthtech business enterprise operated through the Innovation Quarter, iQ Healthtech Labs, are taking COVID-19 vaccination efforts to new heights with drone deliveries – the first COVID-19 vaccine drone delivery program in the country. This new initiative – operated by UPS and its… Read More »

Vitamin Manufacturer Announces Corporate Expansion to Forsyth County

Nature’s Value expands to Whitaker Park, investing $18 million and creating 250 jobs Winston-Salem welcomes a new corporate headquarters with the announcement that Nature’s Value, a manufacturer of vitamins and dietary supplements, will be expanding some of its operating headquarters here from Coram, New York. The company is in contract to purchase a 426,000 square… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Announces Director of Member Relations and Engagement

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc is pleased to announce Ditra Miller as the Director of Member Relations and Engagement. In this role, Ditra serves as a key advocate for local businesses, connecting members to various opportunities to get involved in the business community and to contribute to building talent, workforce, and economic programs that advance Winston-Salem and… Read More »

Quarterly Report

Building Momentum in Winston-Salem Company expansions, visionary new plans for growth, entrepreneurial initiatives, internship opportunities, and more are driving Winston-Salem’s progress this quarter. Indicators have predicted that the pandemic, and the desire for a more balanced lifestyle, would lead to a boom in demand for mid-sized cities like Winston-Salem. We are seeing that interest grow… Read More »

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