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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.  Make sure to check back regularly to see what great sessions and speakers we have added to the 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

2:00 PM Bowling Tournament, Spartanburg, SC
4:00 – 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
Entertainment by Spencer Rush, sponsored by Duke Energy

8:00–8:45 AM Breakfast Buffet at the Spartanburg Marriott
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       Tariffs: How Are They Affecting Our Economy?
                    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, Spartanburg Economic Futures Group
                    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 the SCEDA Midyear Meeting.  Midyear attendee lists as of September 17, 2018

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