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Our Partners

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Corporate Gold Member

— Chernoff Newman

Chernoff Newman has deep category experience in health care, energy, food and beverage, education and workforce development, retail, financial/insurance and issue management. With a culture steeped in innovation and delivering measurable results, the agency provides integrated services to create meaningful consumer connections, including branding, marketing strategy, digital experiences, media, public relations, creative and social media. By working together across all disciplines, we discover, create, connect and inspire.
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Corporate Gold Member

— Cyberwoven

Cyberwoven creates digital brand experiences that are unique, intuitive, and seamlessly connected with the marketing and operating strategies of our clients. We work to identify an organization’s core values, primary audiences, and communication goals and then translate them to the web through dynamic, user-centric digital solutions. These solutions span the full-spectrum of digital communication, including website design and development, custom software application development, branding and positioning, social media and content strategy, and systems integration.
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Corporate Gold Member

— Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services. As one of the nation’s leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond.
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Corporate Member

— Experience Columbia SC

Experience Columbia SC is the region’s destination marketing organization. We’re responsible for all marketing efforts intended to help more visitors discover all that makes Columbia the real southern hot spot… and to help bring them to your business! As the DMO for the region, we want the whole world to know what makes Columbia SC so great. Think of us as the biggest cheerleader for the heart of South Carolina.

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Corporate Member

— GRACE Outdoor Advertising

Grace Outdoor Advertising manages and operates both digital and traditional billboards in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and now Tennessee. Our digital signs use the highest quality LED technology to display attention-getting ads. Grace Outdoor is locally-owned, family operated and is a SC Certified Woman-owned business.

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Corporate Member

— Lamar

Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world, with over 357,500 displays across the United States and Canada. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo, transit and airport advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day. In addition to its more traditional out of home inventory, Lamar is proud to offer its customers the largest network of digital billboards in the United States with over 3,600 displays.

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Corporate Member

— Prisma Health

Prisma Health is the largest not-for-profit health organization in South Carolina, serving more than 1.2 million patients annually. The company has one Purpose: Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference. Prisma Health is comprised of two affiliates: Prisma Health–Upstate and Prisma Health– Midlands. Together they are dedicated to improving the health of all South Carolinians through improved clinical quality, access to care and patient experience, while also addressing the rising cost of health care. The affiliates are nationally recognized as some of the best places to work and to receive care. With more than 30,000 team members, physicians and volunteers, Prisma Health is the state’s largest private employer. Prisma Health works to improve the health of the local communities in the Midlands and Upstate regions through its community health programs.
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Corporate Member

— Riggs Partners

Riggs Partners is a creative marketing consultancy that specializes in helping clients build Responsible Brands, aligning organizational health, business strategy and brand marketing. They help visionary clients build high-performance brands by aligning a powerful trifecta of organizational culture, business strategy and brand marketing. Riggs Partners founded CreateAthon in 1998 as an innovative way to provide pro bono marketing services to nonprofits in South Carolina. The program has achieved significant impact since its national expansion in 2002, attracting more than 100 agencies, universities, professional organizations and corporate marketing departments throughout the world as CreateAthon partners. In total, the program has served more than 1,700 nonprofit organizations in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom and Romania, delivering more than 4,000 pro bono marketing projects at a value of more than $25 million.

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Corporate Member

— South Carolina Education Lottery

Since launch in 2002, the South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) continues to focus on its objective: to support new educational opportunities for the citizens of the Palmetto State by providing entertainment options to adults who play our games. Through the sales of draw games and scratch off tickets, SCEL has transferred over $5.7B to the Education Lottery Account to enhance educational opportunities for South Carolinians through the funding of LIFE, HOPE, and Palmetto Fellows Scholarships, as well as, various grants and K-12 allocations in the state. SCEL takes great pride in all of their beneficiaries and raising funding for them in a socially responsible manner.

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Corporate Member

— United Way of the Midlands

United Way of the Midlands unites people and resources to improve the quality of life in Richland, Lexington, Fairfield, Newberry, Orangeburg and Calhoun counties. United Way serves a vital role in our community, filling in the gaps between government services and smaller, niche nonprofits. Only United Way has the resources to provide large-scale solutions to pervasive community problems, like homelessness or lack of basic health services.
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Corporate Member

— University of South Carolina

Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina is located in the heart of Columbia, South Carolina — the No. 3 college town in the country — and centers around the lush, oak-filled historic Horseshoe. With 324 degree programs, the No. 1 international business program, the nation’s best honors college and 47 nationally ranked programs, the University of South Carolina offers both the breadth and the excellence for students to thrive in a 21st-century world. Kiplinger’s has named the University of South Carolina a Best Value in higher education, and Forbes has named the university one of America’s Best Value Colleges.
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Corporate Member

— WACH Fox 57

WACH is a SC based station and a FOX Television affiliate owned and operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 163 television stations in 77 markets, after pending transactions.

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Corporate Member

— WIS 10 News

An NBC affiliate, WIS-TV is South Carolina’s news leader, covering local news, weather, sports and community information in Columbia, Lexington, Sumter, Orangeburg, Newberry, Winnsboro and the rest of the Midlands. Long recognized for the quality of its work and its commitment to the community, WIS-TV has never relinquished its position as Columbia’s local news leader. Its preeminent status in the market has allowed it to extend reach and create multiple revenue opportunities. WIS-TV is part of Raycom Media, Inc., an employee-owned company and one of the nation’s largest broadcasters.
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Corporate Member

— WLTX

WLTX is owned and operated by TEGNA Inc., an innovative media company that serves the greater good of its communities. Across platforms, TEGNA delivers relevant and trusted content by telling empowering stories, conducting impactful investigations and providing innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions.

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