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Resource Partners

York County Economic Development engages with a variety of state, regional and local resource partners in order to ensure that the business climate in York County is second to none. Some of our key partners by topic area include: 

Local Economic Development Agencies

Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation
Fort Mill Economic Council
Catawba Regional Council of Governments
York County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Regional and State Economic Development Agencies

South Carolina Department of Commerce
South Carolina I-77 Alliance
Charlotte Regional Business Alliance
South Carolina Power Team

York County Chambers of Commerce 

York County Regional Chamber
Greater York Chamber of Commerce
Greater Clover Chamber of Commerce
Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce

Workforce Development

South Carolina Works
Apprenticeship Carolina
South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation
Catawba Regional Workforce Development Board
York Technical College
Winthrop University
Clemson University
University of South Carolina - Columbia
University of South Carolina – Lancaster

Business Assistance

SC Small Business Development Center – Winthrop University
SC Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Technology Incubator @ Knowledge Park
SC Department of Commerce – Recycling

SC Department of Commerce – Buy SC Supplier Locator Program
SC Commission for Minority Affairs


Catawba Regional Development Corporation
SC Jobs Economic Development Authority
SC Research Authority/SC Launch
U.S. Small Business Administration Loan Program
SC Capital Access Program
U.S. Department of Agriculture Business & Industry Loan Program

Trade & Logistics

SC Department of Commerce - Export Services
U.S. Commercial Service
Foreign Trade Zone
Port of Charleston
Norfolk Southern Industrial Development
CSX Industrial Development
SC Department of Transportation

Licenses and Permits

SC Business One Stop
SC Department of License, Labor and Regulation
SC Department of Revenue
York County Planning & Development Services
Rock Hill Open For Business Program
SC Department of Health and Environmental Control  - Small Business Assistance

Tourism & Cultural

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