The Charleston Regional Business Journal and our event partners invite you to a special kickoff luncheon starting at 11 a.m. with a multi-tiered event, including presentation of Entrepreneur of the Year, an economic update from the CRDA and culminating in a Q&A panel discussion with the region’s mayors.
SBDC Entrepreneur of the Year
To start the event, the Small Business Development Center with support from Synovus will present the Entrepreneur of the Year Award. This annual award selects a small business owner who has shown innovation, resiliency and growth over the past year. Join us for this special award presentation by the Small Business Development Center.
Charleston Regional Development Alliance Regional Economic Update
The Charleston Regional Development Alliance presents a look at the regional economy, including opportunities and challenges for the future as the region recovers from the pandemic and business and industry begin to think about thriving into the future. Join experts and economic development professional from the CRDA for this special presentation.
Have lunch with the Region’s Mayors
Mayors from Charleston, North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Summerville, and Goose Creek will discuss a variety of topics and answer questions from the crowd. Lunch will be provided.