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2016 YP Meet The Consultants
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2016 YP Meet The Consultants

11/2/2016 to 11/3/2016
When: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Where: Hyatt Regency Greenville
220 North Main Street
Greenville, South Carolina  29601
United States
Contact: Marcus Urquhart
(404) 523-3030


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Registration is now open for the Sixth Annual SEDC Young Professionals Meet the Consultants. Economic development professionals 35 and under are invited to join us for a day-and-a-half of education and networking events. This is a great time to hear from local Greenville based site location consultants, as well as professional development speakers to help you in your professional journey. 



REGISTRATION COSTS:

 

SEDC Members $175.00
Works for an SEDC Member $225.00
Non-MemSpeakers: Bob Leak, Jr.- Winston-Salem Business Inc.
Chuck Whipple- Lexington County, South Carolina
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$350.00

 


SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE:

SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

Wednesday, November 2

 

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Welcome/Introductions

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – The Do’s and Don’ts of Economic Development

Speakers:

                 Bob Leak, Jr.- Winston-Salem Business Inc.

                 Eric Miller- Muskogee City-County Port Authority

                 Chuck Whipple- Lexington County, South Carolina

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Networking Break                                             

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – Career in Economic Development- The Importance of Dynamism

Speaker: Élyse Davis- Georgia Power Company

5:30 – 7:00 Attendee Reception off site @ Nose Dive (Please click for directions)

 

Thursday, November 3

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.- Continental Networking Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.-    Site Selection & Incentive Trends

Speaker: Mark Sweeney- McCallum Sweeney 

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. – Networking Break

10: 30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.- Advanced Manufacturing Industry Panel

Speaker: Sarah White- McCallum Sweeney

   Mark Williams- Strategic Development Group

 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. - Lunch on Your Own

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.Real Estate Reuse and Development

Speakers: Hal Johnson- NAI Earle Furman

                 Hartley Powell- KPMG 

2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.- Networking Break

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.-  Supply Chain & Logistics

Speakers: John Longshore- Global Location Strategies 

      Monty Turner- Global Location Strategies

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM.- Networking Break

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m – Partnering with State Economic Development Organizations

Speakers: Evan Stone- Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC)

     Ashley Morris – Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD)


5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Reception at Hyatt Regency with Local Site Location Consultants 


HOTEL:



Hyatt Regency Greenville
220 North Main Street
Greenville, South Carolina, USA, 29601
Tel: +1 864 235 1234

 

The SEDC has reserved a block of rooms at the Hyatt Regency Greenville for the rate of $155.00 (single occupancy) per night plus applicable taxes and services charges. 

You can reserve your room online. Please click here
  
Learn more about the hotel by visiting their website.


SPONSORS:

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