Ten Counties. One Upstate. Stronger Together

Why Ten at the Top?

Ten diverse counties make up the Upstate of South Carolina. We share successes and weaknesses, yet political and geographical boundaries often prevent us from working together to address the key systemic issues that impact our economic vitality and quality of life.

Collaboration and cooperation are essential for the Upstate to reach its true potential. That is why Ten at the Top was established—to join public, private and non-profit leaders together in conversation around issues that affect us all.

By 2030, the Upstate region is projected to have 1.6 million residents and one million jobs. With so much change ahead, it’s more important now than ever to embrace our heritage, protect our environment, grow our competitiveness, and cultivate our people. Ten at the Top provides opportunities for you to share a vision for the Upstate and help make it a reality.

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TEN AT THE TOP JOB OPENING
Ten at the Top is seeking a Program Manager. Download the job description here. Candidates interested in applying should send a cover letter and resume to Meredyth Boaz at mboaz@tenatthetop.org by August 29th.


Our Upstate Vision Drivers

In 2011, Ten at the Top unveiled the Our Upstate Vision, which was the final result of a year-long conversation in which more than 10,000 Upstate residents contributed ideas and input on “What Matters Most” as we look toward the future of the region. One component of the vision was the identification of five “Regional Drivers” which now serve as the core focus areas for the work of Ten at the Top and its committees and task forces.
Human Potential
Human Potential

Creating opportunities for all Upstate residents to succeed.

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Economic & Entrepreneurial Vitality
Economic & Entrepreneurial Vitality

Growing the competitiveness of the Upstate in the global economy.

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Sustainable Growth
Sustainable Growth

Encouraging future growth in appropriate locations by means that enhance livability in the Upstate.

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Natural Beauty & Resources
Natural Beauty & Resources

Serving as reliable stewards of our natural environment and resources.

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Community Vibrancy
Community Vibrancy

Embracing the importance and heritage of the Upstate’s urban areas and small towns.

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Get Involved
Get Involved

Here are 4 ways you can become involved with Ten at the Top in 2014.

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