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Join us for the SCEDA Annual Conference, May 2-4, 2018, at the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island.

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When: May 2-4, 2018
4:00 PM
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Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
130 Shipyard Drive
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina  29928
United States
Contact: SCEDA
(803) 929-0305

Online registration is available until: 4/27/2018
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SCEDA Annual Conference

MAY 2-4, 2018


The SCEDA Annual Conference moves to the beautiful Hilton Head Island for the 2018 event.  The annual event will be May 2-4, 2018, at the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island.  Below is information on the conference agenda and speaker, pre-event networking activities, hotel accommodations, and sponsorship opportunities.  For any questions about the SCEDA 2018 Annual Conference, please contact the SCEDA office at (803) 929-0305.


This year's SCEDA Annual Conference planning committee is working hard on the agenda and speakers.  More information on this year's annual conference agenda will be available in early 2018.  


Each year, SCEDA hosts over 300 industry professionals at the Annual Conference.  This is the place to be if you are in economic development.  Attendee lists will be available starting in March 2018.


The Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, the SCEDA Annual Conference host hotel, is a wonderful location for the SCEDA conference as it is nestled in the dunes of Hilton Head Island right on the Atlantic Ocean. 

The Sonesta Resort is offering attendees the SCEDA Annual conference rate of $189.00/night plus tax and waived $20/day resort fee.  To make your hotel reservation, call the Sonesta Resort directly at 843.842.2400 and make sure to ask for the SCEDA room block.  Rooms are limited so make your reservation today!

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island Online Booking


Wednesday Pre-conference Activities Include:

Golf Tournament - $130/ person

Join fellow SCEDA Members for a great round of golf on the beautiful and challenging Clipper and Galleon courses apart of The Shipyard Golf Course.  Registration includes round of golf, cart fees, lunch and beverages on the course.  Shotgun start at noon.  

Fishing Trip - $150/ person 

Registration includes a 1/2 day fishing excursion, lunch, beverages.  

Catamaran Sight Seeing Tour - $85/person

3 hour sight-seeing trip around the beautiful island of Hilton Head.  Registration includes lunch and beverages. 

Thursday Afternoon Networking Opportunities:

Cornhole Tournament - $25/player

Enjoy a little friendly competition as teams compete in the 3rd Annual SCEDA Cornhole Tournament.  Registration includes entry and beverages during tournament.


Enjoy a little friendly competition as players compete in our Beach Bocce Tournament.  Registration includes entry and beverages during tournament. 


Are you interested in expanding your company's visibility at the SCEDA Annual Conference.  We have a variety of sponsorship levels for all budget types.  Click the Sponsorship Prospectus below to find a sponsorship opportunity that best fits your needs. 


Platinum Sponsors