Category Archives: Business Services

Applications being accepted for Small Business Training Course in Columbia

The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities is now accepting applications for the NxLeveL Micro Entrepreneurs course. This training course focuses on teaching “self-sufficiency through self-employment.” Participants will learn how to choose a business idea, develop a marketing plan, explore financing options, develop a customer service philosophy, as well as other relevant entrepreneurial skills. The…
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Richland County Business Service Center Marks 10th Anniversary

(RICHLAND PIO) – Every January, the local business community begins a new cycle of renewing business licenses – and for the past 10 years, the County’s Business Service Center has helped assist every type of business, from small mom-and-pop shops to large companies, navigate the process. The Business Service Center, which launched in January 2006,…
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Don Tomlin and Councilman Ed McDowell appointed to City Center Partnership’s Board of Directors

[caption id="attachment_526" align="alignleft" width="223"] Donald R. Tomlin Jr.[/caption] Columbia, SC – January 13, 2016 – City Center Partnership (CCP) is pleased to announce Columbia City Council has appointed new members to the organization’s Board of Directors. New CCP board members include Donald R. Tomlin, Jr. and Honorable Reverend Edward McDowell, Jr. These two individuals will…
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Workforce Development Symposium Feb. 17 and 18 in Columbia

The 2016 Workforce Development Symposium is slated for February 17 and 18 at the Columbia Marriott hotel. The symposium will bring together the business community with economic development and workforce professionals to discuss key issues and initiatives to providing a job-ready workforce. To learn more or to register, go online. Early bird registration ends Jan. 27.
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Rudish-Laning named S.C. Council on Competitiveness communications coordinator

Columbia, S.C. (Dec. 8, 2015) –Robyn Rudish-Laning has joined the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness as its communications coordinator.  In her new role, she will support the Council’s communications director in execution of day-to-day communications for the organization and its initiatives. Robyn brings five years of communications and public relations experience to the SC Council…
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Sonoco wins Greater Women’s Business Council award

[caption id="attachment_431" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sonoco was named the winner of the Voice Award at the Greater Women's Business Council banquet in Atlanta.[/caption] The Greater Women’s Business Council, Inc. (GWBC), the leading provider of certification and development resources for certified women business enterprises (WBEs) in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, hosted its annual LACE Awards…
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Don Tomlin and Councilman Ed McDowell Appointed to City Center Partnership’s Board of Directors

[caption id="attachment_338" align="alignleft" width="223"] Donald R. Tomlin, Jr.[/caption] Columbia, SC – January 13, 2016 – City Center Partnership (CCP) is pleased to announce Columbia City Council has appointed new members to the organization’s Board of Directors. New CCP board members include Donald R. Tomlin, Jr. and Honorable Reverend Edward McDowell, Jr. These two individuals will…
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Shred360 employees certified specialists

Four employees of Shred360 have been designated Certified Secure Document Destruction Specialists. The staffers, John Anderson, Cam Caudle, Michael O’Hara and Ryan DuBose, now join Shred360 staffers James Christie and Greg Shealy in achieving the certification.
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