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David Edwards, Executive Director from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport to Speak at the Greer Chamber First Friday Luncheon


May 12, 2010

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce announces that the Executive Director of the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, David Edwards, will be the guest speaker at the June 4 First Friday Luncheon.

Coldwell Banker Caine is the First Friday Presenting Sponsor of the Year and A.T. Locke is the monthly sponsor.

“With the recent announcement of Southwest Airlines, we are excited to have David Edwards sharing the economic impact and benefit that this announcement has on our entire upstate.”

Edwards has served as the Executive Director of the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport since July 2009 and is responsible for the overall administration of the airport. He has over twenty years experience in airport management with strong credentials in the areas of business development, properties, governmental affairs, operations, and international marketing.  Immediately prior to relocating to Greenville-Spartanburg, Most recently, Edwards served as the Airport Director of the Asheville Regional Airport Authority for almost six years. Under his leadership the Airport Authority successfully implemented and/or completed over $60 million in capital improvements, improved air service, including securing the airport’s first low fare carrier, and revamped numerous administrative policies and procedures. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Luncheon Details:
Date:    Friday, June 4, 2010
Time:  11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Place: Greer City Hall
Price: $10.00 for Chamber Members, $15.00 for non-members
  
Reservations required. RSVP online at www.greerchamber.com

For more information about the First Friday Luncheon event, contact the Greer Chamber office at (864) 877-3131 or visit www.greerchamber.com.

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, non-profit organization that represents approximately 600 businesses in the Greer area. The mission of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is “To Champion Economic Prosperity for our members and the greater Greer community.”  For more information on the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, call 864-877-3131 or visit www.greerchamber.com.

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