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SCEDA Annual Conference

MAY 6-8, 2020

Marriott Resort Myrtle beach at grande dunes

The SCEDA Annual Conference returns to Myrtle Beach for the 2020 event.  The annual event will be May 6-8, 2020, at the Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes.  More information on the conference agenda and speaker, pre-event networking activities, hotel accommodations, and sponsorship opportunities will be available soon.  For any questions about the SCEDA 2020 Annual Conference, please contact the SCEDA office at (803) 929-0305.

Click here for the SCEDA 2020 Conference Online Registration


SCEDA Member: Early Bird (before March 1) - $425
SCEDA Member: Regular Registration (after March 1) - $500
SCEDA Member: Onsite Registration (after April 24) - $600

SCEDA Members, make sure to login into your profile before registering to receive the Member discounted registration rate.

Non-Member: Early Bird (before March 1) - $525
Non-Member: Regular Registration (after March 1) - $600
Non-Member: Onsite Registration (after April 24) - $700

*Conference Registration does not include hotel reservation. 

** Cancellation Policy-  Full Cancellations refunds will only be accepted if received more than 7 business days before the event in writing. If a cancellation is received in writing less than 7 business days but more than 3 business days before the Conference, a 50% refund will processed. If within 3 business days, cancellations will receive no refund unless medical or family emergency. Please note that the threat of inclement weather is not considered sufficient to override our cancellation policy. 


This year's SCEDA Annual Conference planning committee is working to put together an informative and exciting agenda for this year's conference.  Please check back to see agenda updates.  


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


The Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes has just undergone a hotel-wide renovation, and SCEDA is excited to call the Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes our host hotel.  This property, which is located oceanfront, is a wonderful location for the SCEDA conference and offers great views of the Atlantic Ocean.  SCEDA has a discounted room rate of $189 per night at the hotel.  

Click here to make your hotel reservation. 


Wednesday Pre-conference Include:


Join fellow SCEDA Members for a great round of golf on the beautiful and challenging Members Course at Grande Dunes.  Registration includes a round of golf, cart fees, lunch and beverages on the course.  Registration and Lunch at 11:00 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon.  


The SCEDA Women's committee is hosting a golf "clinic", in conjunction to the SCEDA Annual Golf Tournament.  Whether you have never picked up a golf club or have a 0 handicap, come get some tips and tricks, while networking with a fabulous group of people for a fun-filled afternoon. Registration at noon, Box Lunch and open bar (beer and wine) in the Clubhouse with clinics starting at 12:45 or so..  Space is limited to 24 individuals and registration is open to anyone who would like to sign up.


4-hour sight-seeing trip around the waters of Myrtle Beach.  Registration includes lunch and beverages. 

Thursday Afternoon Networking Opportunities:

Thursday Afternoon Networking

Cornhole - $30/PLAYER

Enjoy a little friendly competition as players compete in our Cornhole Tournament on the beach just outback of the Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes. Registration includes entry and beverages during the 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. 

Sponsorship information coming soon!

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