Unsurprisingly, The Greenville News was effusive in its praise for InnoVenture, the annual conference which seeks to support the growth of high-impact companies in the so-called Southeastern Innovation Corridor.

Here’s how the paper began a May 17 editorial:

In an op-ed earlier this month in The Greenville News, John Warner aptly summarized how to promote innovation: Get out of the way and let smart people do what smart people do.

Warner, founder of the annual InnoVenture conference in Greenville, speaks with authority. He’s the one who created the conference to bring those smart people together so the rest of us can get out of their way.

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