Charleston Business News

Black Professionals to Mix and Mingle Around Downtown Charleston During the Entrepreneurs Who Eat Restaurant Crawl

By Damion Smalls Amongst various other professional ventures, Kimberly Bowman helms Exquisite Enterprises, which is hosting its latest Entrepreneurs Who Eat event Monday, October 29. The intrepid 2010 Burke High valedictorian created the networking series to give business professionals and owners the opportunity to take time away from the everyday grind for some much needed…

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Krystal Klear Productions Announces North Charleston October Events

Krystal Klear Productions presents The Entrepreneurial Kickback (TEK): The Business Brunch Edition on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Lightroom Studios (2070 Northbrook Blvd., Suite A5, North Charleston, SC 29406). Attendees will receive refreshment, networking opportunities, business information from other business owners, and relaxation. The overall purpose of this event is for entrepreneurs…

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Veteran-owned Essential Medical Supplies, LLC Keeps Wallets and Wellness in Mind

By Damion Smalls Essential Medical Supplies, LLC (EMS) was established in September 2017 by Samuel Brown CW3, U.S. Army veteran and information technology entrepreneur. The Mississippi native who now calls the Lowcountry home has found another way to serve the public with morality and goodwill: providing durable medical equipment options for those suffering from diabetes.…

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Charleston International Airport to Co-Host 2018 Small Business Fly-In

Charleston International Airport (CHS) in partnership with the South Carolina Airports Coalition will host the 2018 Small Business Fly-In for DBEs, women-owned businesses, veteran-owned businesses, and small local business enterprises. The Small Business Fly-In will provide opportunities for entrepreneurs and business owners to network with industry leaders and learn about upcoming bid opportunities at CHS.…

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Record-Setting Container Volume Puts ILA In Good Position

By Barney Blakeney Charleston ports continue to rack up record-setting volumes for containers handled. International Longshoremen Association Local 1422 President Kenny Riley said for the approximately 1,200 members of the union that’s not bad news. It positions the union for continued growth and represents an exciting time for those looking for a career in the…

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Senior Citizen Housing: An Issue That Has Come Of Age

By Barney Blakeney The spotlight may have been cast on residents at Grand Oak Apartments West Ashley in Charleston, but it’s an issue many senior citizens have faced more in recent years – having affordable housing that’s decent, safe and offers some comforts as they grow older. The situation at Grand Oak Apartments simply highlights…

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African American Tourism Conference To Be Held September 29

By Barney Blakeney The Wando-Huger Community Development Corporation September 29 will present at the Beatty Center on the College of Charleston campus the sixth annual African American Tourism Conference. The conference will focus on the $2.4 billion dollar African-American sector of the tourism industry in South Carolina. As in previous years, the conference’s goal is…

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