North-Charleston-Business-Expo

MAY 8, 2024

CHARLESTON AREA CONVENTION CENTER // NORTH CHARLESTON, SC

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Reasons to attend

Connect with 500+ professionals in sales, marketing, business development, operations and more looking to make connections that ignite business growth.

Network with small business owners in industries including insurance, real estate, education, hospitality, finance, healthcare, technology and more.

Elevate your business playbook: Connect with leaders, learn from experts, and grab game-changing tactics at one of our content sessions

North Charleston Business Expo Luncheon
Ticket Price: $135.00

This must-attend event showcases the Lowcountry’s most dynamic businesses on an exciting, interactive show floor.

Connect with local professionals, create new relationships and discover new resources for business growth.

Agenda 2024
(Wed May 8)

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Business Expo

This must-attend expo with free entry showcases the Lowcountry’s most dynamic businesses on an exciting, interactive show floor. Connect with local professionals, create new relationships, and discover new resources for business growth.

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

PLAY BALL! Connecting over coffee with the Charleston RiverDogs

We kick off the 2024 North Charleston Business Expo with the Charleston RiverDogs and their mascot, Charlie, with coffee and a discussion with RiverDogs executives about using marketing to amplify your business and how your company or organization can engage with the community to create a winning team. (This is also your chance to win a Segra Club package, with an estimated value of $1,500.)

Panelists:

Ben Abzug, VP of Corporate Sponsorship, Charleston RiverDogs

Lance Fletcher, Director of Club Sales and Special Events, Charleston RiverDogs

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Luncheon: Economic Outlook - Meet the Mayors

Introducing North Charleston’s and Charleston’s new leaders with a regional discussion on the Lowcountry’s economy

Ticket Price : $135.00



This Luncheon will happen in Ballroom A of the Embassy Suites Charleston Area Convention Center



This panel discussion followed by a Q&A will allow participants to hear from and ask questions of the Lowcountry’s newest mayors — Reggie Burgess of North Charleston, William Cogswell of Charleston, and Russ Touchberry of Summerville — as well as state and regional leaders on how your business can help fuel the region’s economic engine.


Panelists:

Reggie Burgess, Mayor, City of North Charleston

William Cogswell, Mayor, City of Charleston

Russ Touchberry, Mayor, Town of Summerville

Jason Brown, Director of Stakeholder Relations, Charleston Regional Development Alliance

Steve Dykes, Executive Director, Charleston County Economic Development


2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Rapid Fire Roundtable

Taking the temperature of hot HR topics affecting your business

A new study reveals that 90% of U.S. companies plan to ask their employees to return to the office in 2024. It’s just one of the many staffing issues affecting companies of all sizes. In this fast-paced, interactive session a roundtable of Lowcountry staffing and human resources experts will offer best practices and strategies to solve the most pressing issues — return to office, technology (AI in particular), employee retention, a remote vs. hybrid workplace, and more — affecting your business.


Panelists:

David Abner, vice president, Dunhill Staffing Systems


Laura Dalziel, regional manager, Malone Workforce Solutions


Chad Norman, chief operating officer and co-founder, Catch Talent

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Cap it off with Cocktails

Connect with Lowcountry businesses and organizations as we wrap up the expo and honor the 2024 Entrepreneur of the Year from the South Carolina Small Business Development Centers.

2024 Expo Partners

North Charleston Chamber of Commerce
Stingray Branding

2024 Content Sponsors

 HLA, Inc

2024 Expo Sponsors

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