Charleston | SC | USA Touts Growing Bio Industry at the 2014 BIO International Convention in San Diego

Garnering millions in bio-related investments this year alone, Charleston is earning global recognition as an emerging biomedical market. To date, more than 35 medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers, and 50 research laboratories and development companies have found Charleston to be an ideal location for success—with its strategic East Coast location, renowned quality of life and […]

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USA Today Calls Charleston “Millennial Magnet”

Where are the millennials going? Charleston| South Carolina | USA—according to a recent USA Today piece, “Post-college towns’ brim with youth, jobs.” The piece uses recent U.S. Census data to identify 289 cities that have more 20-somethings than teens—or simply put, cities that are “Millennial Magnets.” For Charleston, and only a dozen other cities, there is […]

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Charleston’s Tech Fest Gains Traction

Photo credit | David Frantz This month marked the second year of the Southeast’s first and only interactive tech event, DIG SOUTH in Charleston | South Carolina | USA. The five-day festival welcomed 650 companies this year, including A-list presenters from Facebook, BuzzFeed, TIME, Billboard, LinkedIn, Kickstarter and more. Officially born on July 4, 2012, […]

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Southern Spirits (and Craft Beer) on the Rise in Charleston | SC | USA

Photo Credit | Chrys Rynearson and CHSbeer.org The Charleston region is home to innovative products, savvy startups, record-setting structures and some of the best food in America—but did you know the region is now also becoming a cluster for more “spirited” products? Charleston’s spirits and craft beer culture may have gotten its official start in […]

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Charleston Showcases Thriving Aerospace Industry at Singapore Airshow

Between 2007 and 2012, South Carolina’s aerospace industry was the fastest growing in the nation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. As one of only three places in the world assembling and delivering wide-body commercial aircraft, the Charleston region is excited to showcase its aerospace industry assets at the Singapore Airshow 2014, February […]

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Top 10 Charleston Moments That Made 2013

As this year comes to a close, we’d like to take a look back at a significant year of economic growth, industry expansions, and notable rankings for our region. In case you weren’t able to catch all the great news from 2013, here’s a recap of the Charleston region’s ten most memorable moments: Soaring to […]

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Charleston | South Carolina | USA at the Forefront of Global Energy Testing

Yesterday, the Charleston region officially became home to the world’s most advanced drivetrain testing facility, and the first-of-its-kind smart grid simulator. Dubbed the SCE&G Energy Innovation Center, this state-of-the-art research center will play a big role in shaping the world’s energy future. More than 1,000 people came to witness yesterday’s official dedication of this game-changing […]

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Made in the Lowcountry

Charleston |South Carolina | USA has been dubbed the “World’s Best City,” for our quality of place and culture, and “Silicon Harbor”, for our burgeoning tech scene. But did you also know that we’re a manufacturing hot bed as well? Here are just some of the innovative products crafted in the Lowcountry: Airplanes—The Charleston region […]

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