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Wednesday, May 8  
11:00 AMCheck-In for Golf/Golf Clinic at Beachwood Golf Club 
   
12:00 PMShotgun Start Golf Tournament 
 Tournament Sponsored by SSOE Group 
 Drink Cart sponsored by SAMET 
   
12:30 PMBoat Excursion Transportation from Hotel Lobby 
   
1:00 PMBoat Excursion 
 sponsored by Alliance Consulting Engineers 
   
10:00 – 6:00 PMRegistrationRegistration Alcove
   
6:00 – 6:45 PMFirst Timers/New Member OrientationTides I & II
 sponsored by Alliance Consulting Engineers 
   
6:30 – 7:00 PMWelcome ReceptionCourtyard
 sponsored by Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development 
 Entertainment sponsored by Edcon 
   
7:00 pm – 9:00 pmDinnerCourtyard
   
9:00 pm – 11:00 pmHospitality SuiteOleander (downstairs)
 sponsored by Alliance Consulting Engineers 
Thursday, May 9  
7:30 AM – NoonRegistrationRegistration Alcove
   
8:00 – 8:45 AMBreakfastAtlantic 5-8
   
8:00 – 8:45 AMMimosas and MentoringTides 1
 sponsored by Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC) 
   
8:45 – 9:00 AMWelcome & Opening SessionAtlantic 1-4
   
9:00 – 9:40 AMHow SC Technical Colleges Are Preparing Individuals for JobsDr. Tim Hardee, SC Technical College System, moderator
 Technical College Presidents from around the state will share what their colleges are doing to prepare their communities for jobs.Dr. Galen Dehay, Tri County Technical College;    Dr. Marilyn Fore, Horry-Georgetown Technical College; Dr. Hope Rivers, Piedmont Technical College; and Dr. Keith Miller, Greenville Technical College
   
9:45 – 10:10 AMSCDOC UpdateSecretary Harry Lightsey
 Always a favorite, come hear from the SC Department of Commerce and learn more about SC Nexus.SC Department of Commerce
   
10:10 – 10:45 AMAgency Update: Launching the SC Department of Environmental ServicesMyra Reese, Director
  DHEC Environmental Affairs
   
10:45 -11:00 AMBreak sponsored by WK Dickson 
   
11:00 – 11:20 AMSC Department of Agriculture–Growing Agribusiness Through Strategic Economic DevelopmentNorris Thigpen
 What is agribusiness? What tools and grants are available? How can the SC Department of Agriculture help you reach your economic development goals?SC Department of Agriculture
   
11:20 AM – 12:05 PMProject Case StudyGregg Robinson
 Gregg Robinson with Florence County Economic Development will share their story on a recent project and what it took to secure the project.Florence Economic Development
   
12:05 – 12:20 PMLegislative UpdateSandy Steele and John Wall
  SCEDA Legislative Co-Chairs
12:25 – 12:40 PMBusiness Meeting 
   
12:40 – 1:30 PMLunchAtlantic 5-8
 sponsored by Landmark Construction 
   
1:30 – 4:00 PMAfternoon NetworkingBeachfront
 sponsored by Goodwyn Mills Cawood and ADC Engineering 
   
2:00 – 4:00 PMBocce Ball & Corn Hole TournamentsBeachfront
   
1:00 – 3:00 PMMentorship LoungeTides I
   
6:00 – 6:30 PMSCEDA Past President’s Reception (invitation only) 
   
6:30 – 7:00 PMReception 
   
7:00 – 10:00 PMBiker Night with SCEDAAtlantic 1-4
 sponsored by Dorchester County Economic Development, Union County Economic Development, Hogan Construction, McCrory Construction, Evans Construction and Graycor, CentralSC Alliance, Harper General Contractors 
   
   
10:00 – 11:00 PMHospitality SuiteAtlantic 1-4
   
Friday, May 10  
8:00 – 8:55 AMBreakfastAtlantic 5-8
   
9:00 AMWelcomeAtlantic 1-4
9:00 – 9:45 AMSCDOT and Economic Development ProjectsSecretary Justin Powell
 Learn about SCDOT’s role assisting the Department of Commerce (DOC) with attracting economic development projects to the state.SC Department of Transportation
   
9:45 – 10:00 AMSouth Carolina Ten Year Energy Transformation ActSandy Steele, SCRA
 Legislative Committee Chairs Sandy Steele and John Wall will review H.5118 and its impact on Economic Developers.John Wall, Burr & Forman
   
10:00 – 10:45 AMSC NexusFearn Gupton
 Learn more about how South Carolina is leading the way on SC Nexus.  Find out more about its initiatives and efforts to advance SC.SC Department of Commerce
   
10:45 – 11:00 AMDoor Prizes & AdjournmentAtlantic 1-4