ROCK HILL (AP) A gathering in Rock Hill this week is aiming to help foster business connections with Native Americans and companies wishing to do business with them.

On Friday, American Indian Chamber of Commerce of South Carolina held its 7th annual business expo.

Organizers said the event was intended to bring together companies, government officials and leaders from Native American and non-Native American communities for networking and exchanging business ideas.

S.C. Indian chamber hosts business expo