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2018 Midyear Meeting


SCEDA is excited to be in beautiful downtown Spartanburg at the Spartanburg Marriott for the 2018 Midyear Meeting. The SCEDA Midyear planning committee has worked hard to plan an exciting and educational program for this year's Midyear Year Meeting.  

Midyear Meeting Agenda

11:00 AM Registration
12:00 PM Shot Gun Start
Golf Tournamentat Spartanburg Country Club
sponsored by McMillan Pazdan & Smith, LLC
12:00 PM
Skeet Shoot & Lunchat The Clinton House, Clinton, SC
sponsored by Kozlarek Law
2:00 PM

Cornhole Tournamentat the FR8yard, Spartanburg, SC
sponsored by Clayton Contstruction

4:30 – 6:00 PM Registration Spartanburg Marriott
sponsored by Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
6:00 PM New Members Orientation & Reception, Spartanburg Marriott
sponsored by Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc.
6:30 – 9:00 pm Welcome Dinner at the Spartanburg Marriott
dinner sponsored by Pacolet Milliken
Entertainment by Spencer Rush, sponsored by Duke Energy

8:00–8:45 AM Breakfast Buffet at the Spartanburg Marriott
sponsored by SynTerra Corporation
8:35 AM–12:00 PM

Education Sessions

8:35am        Opening Remarks
                    Mark Warner, SCCED, President, SCEDA & Vice   
                    President, Business Development and Marketing,
                    Davis & Floyd

8:50 am       Welcome by City of Spartanburg

9:00 am       The Economic Situation: Nation, Region & South                           Carolina.  What about Mr. Trump's Trade War?
                    Dr. Bruce Yandle, Clemson University

9:55 am       SC Gubernatorial Forum
                    Moderator: Stephanie Yarbrough,SCEDA Legislative
                       Committee Chair 
Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson

                    10:00 am Governor Henry McMaster (Republican)
                    10:30 am Coffee Break sponsored by Agracel, Inc.
                    10:45 am Representative James Smith (Democrat)

10:30 am    Coffee Break sponsored by Agracel, Inc.

11:15 am     Economic Development Case Study: Dollar Tree                           Distribution Center
                    Carter Smith, CEcD, Spartanburg Economic Futures 
                    Jim Cook, SCCED, Cherokee County Development

12:00 PM Door Prizes and Adjourn


Don't forget to download the SCEDA Mobile App, sponsored by Davis & Floyd, to be able to access up-to-date information on the agenda, speakers, sessions, 
registration lists and much more. 

Download the SCEDA Mobile App here or view the mobile app in your browser by clicking this link.  You can also search in iTunes or GooglePlay for SC Economic Developers Association and download the app to your mobile devise or tablet.  


SCEDA is pleased to be at the Spartanburg Marriott for the SCEDA Midyear Meeting. To reserve your room now, please call the Spartanburg Marriott directly at (864) 596-1211 or Book your group rate for SCEDA Mid-Year Meeting.  

SCEDA has a discounted rate of $156 per night, plus tax, for those attending the SCEDA Midyear Meeting.  The SCEDA rate extends through Sunday if you wish to stay for the weekend.  


Check out who's attending.  SCEDA Midyear Registration list as of October 4, 2018.

Cancellation Policy: You must notify SCEDA in writing at least seven business days before the meeting to be eligible for a refund. Cancellations made over the phone will not be accepted.  No refunds will be given for cancellations less than seven business days before the event or no-shows. There will be a $25 handling charge for all cancellations requiring a refund. Please note that the threat of inclement weather shall not be sufficient to override our cancellation policy.

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