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2019 SC Economic Development Institute
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The Institute is comprised of four two-day sessions held in different locations around the state to provide a more “hands-on” educational experience.

2/7/2019 to 2/8/2019
When: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Where: Palmetto Electric Cooperative
1 Cooperative Way
Hardeeville,, South Carolina  29927
United States
Contact: SC Economic Developers' Association
(803) 929-0305

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The Institute - South Carolina Economic Development Institute

The South Carolina Economic Development Institute (The Institute), formerly known as The South Carolina Economic Development School (SCEDS), will offer a highly interactive curriculum to this year’s participants, affording them a greater "hands-on” economic development learning experience. The Institute, a twenty-nine year partnership between the South Carolina Department of Commerce and the South Carolina Economic Developers' Association, has graduated more than 1,255 participants since its inception.  

Join us as we celebrate 29 Years of Excellence for the Institute Program in 2019. Registration is now open for the 2019 class!

About The Institute

The Institute serves to educate those who support and participate in economic development activities in their communities while providing unique and innovative development approaches for implementation in local communities. Attendees who successfully complete each of the 2019 Institute's four sessions will earn a Certificate of Completion.Who Should Attend?The Institute is open to participants from a wide variety of organizations and entities:

  • City, Town and County Councils
  • Local Economic Development Practitioners
  • County Economic Development Boards
  • County School Boards
  • Regional Economic Development Boards
  • Utility Companies
  • Local/State Government
  • Banks and many others

Schedule and Topics

The Institute is comprised of four two-day sessions held in different locations around the state. The 2019 schedule is as follows:

February 7-8: Leadership and Communication Skills - Hardeeville, SC
May 16-17: Community Development and Tourism - Clinton, SC
August 8-9: Business and Industrial Development - North Augusta, SC
November 7-8: Product Development - Spartanburg, SC

*Attendees are required to attend all sessions in consecutive order beginning with Session I.  

For additional information, please call the South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association at (803) 929-0305.

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