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

5/2/2018 to 5/4/2018
When: May 2-4, 2018
4:00 PM
Where: Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
130 Shipyard Drive
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina  29928
United States
Contact: SCEDA
(803) 929-0305


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SCEDA Annual Conference

MAY 2-4, 2018

SONESTA RESORT HILTON HEAD ISLAND

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.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

This year's SCEDA Annual Conference planning committee has planned an educational and exciting conference program!  Conference attendees will hear from Existing Industries as to why they choose to reinvest in South Carolina. Our Regional Alliance panel will cover why they are so valuable to our state and what is the future of Regional Alliances.  The Media and Messaging 101 and How Leaders Create the Job they Love...Without Quitting are designed to help attendees become better employees while instilling skills they can utilize throughout their careers.  We finish off the conference with a Federal Tax Update and how the affects are personal and professional.  

Click here to download the complete SCEDA Conference Agenda.  

ATTENDEES

Each year, SCEDA hosts over 325 industry professionals at the Annual Conference.  This is the place to be if you are in economic development. 

SCEDA Conference Attendee List as of April 16, 2018.

HOTEL INFORMATION

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 currently full. If you are still in need of a hotel room, the Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa has availability.  The Marriott is offering rates of $195 a night for the Wednesday and Thursday nights of our conference. To book your hotel room, please click the link below.  

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

OPTIONAL NETWORKING ACTIVITIES

Wednesday Pre-conference Include:

GOLF TOURNAMENT - $130/ PERSON

sponsored by: Womble Bond Dickson

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 (SOLD OUT)

sponsored by: Evans General Contractors & Harper Corporation

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

CATAMARAN SIGHT SEEING TOUR - $85/PERSON

sponsored by: Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc. 

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. 

BEACH BOCCE - $25/PLAYER

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

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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. 

DOWNLOAD THE SPONSORSHIP PROSPECTUS HERE

Platinum Sponsors