SC Economic Development

Annual Conference

Annual Conference

May 3-5, 2023

SCEDA’s Annual Conference was held May 3-5, 2023, at the Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms.  The following awards and scholarships were given out at this year’s conference.

2023 Rising Star Award: Caroline Warner
2023 Rising Star Award: Dolton Williams
2023 Local Developer Award: Jeff Ruble
2023 Sloan W. Gable Economic Development Institute Scholarship Recipient: Michelle McDonald
2023 Truman H. Safford BEDC Scholarship Recipient: Libby Lear
2023 Advanced Symposium Scholarship Recipient: Gilleon Frieson

Registration Rates

Registration Rates:
Member Registration
Early Bird Registration (until 3/5)  – $494.00/ $474.25 if paid by check or ACH
Regular Registration (begins 3/6) – $575.00/ $552.00 if paid by check or ACH

Non-Member Registration
Early Bird Registration (until March 5, 2023) – $624.00/ $599.04
Regular Registration (begins March 6, 2023) – $675.00/ $648.00

Hotel Information

Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms SC

The Wild Dunes Resort at the Isle of Palms is booked. Please make your room reservation at the overflow hotel, The Hampton Inn & Suites Mt. Pleasant / Isle of Palms by April 12, 2023. The Hampton Inn & Suites Mt. Pleasant/Isle of Palms is located at 1104 Isle of Palms Connector, Mt. Pleasant, SC. The room rate is $169 per night. Call 843-856-3900 to book your room or click here to make your online reservation.

Thank You Sponsors!