LeadSC Summit

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Name: LeadSC Summit
Date: September 20, 2017 - September 21, 2017
Website: Learn More
Event Description:
The LeadSC Summit is an effort led by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce with the advice of a Young Professional Steering Committee made up of member companies. The goal of the LeadSC Young Professionals Summit is to educate and empower tomorrow’s business leaders.

Wednesday, September 20 5 –
7:00 p.m. Networking Reception Join fellow Summit attendees and get a jumpstart on your networking at Main Street Public House (1556 Main St., Columbia)

Thursday, September 21
8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Opening Keynote: Coach Ray Tanner (Athletic Director, University of South Carolina) Ray Tanner became a head NCAA baseball coach at the age of 28, and he took his team to the NCAA tournament in his very first season. His track record of success also includes back-to-back College World Series Championships with the USC Gamecocks, and coaching Team USA Baseball. Learn from this master about building a team, coaching a team, and contributing to a team!
10:00 a.m. Networking Break
10:20 a.m. Breakout Sessions (Choose One) Ben Sands (Performance Coach + Founder, Sands Leadership) Live the Dream: A Strategic Approach To Managing Your Career + Creating A Life You Love or Cindi Basenspiler, ACC (Gallup-certified Strengths Coach; Managing Director, Upshot, Inc.) Access Your Strengths Workshop: a natural talent becomes a strength only if you invest attention, time, and energy into it!
11:20 a.m. Networking Break
11:40 a.m. Luncheon + Keynote: Joe Walker Hear the story of a Midlands Army veteran turned pizza magnate and entrepreneur, all before the age of 40.
12:40 p.m. Session Change Break
12:50 p.m. Executive Roundtable Back by popular demand, with a few changes! This year, you’ll have the opportunity to speak to several different executives at intervals long enough for a true conversation, but short enough that you can get the most out of the time allotted. Bring your Agame questions!
2:20 p.m. Networking Break
2:40 p.m. Panel: Making a Difference: What Does It Take? Moderator: Tigerron A. Wells (Government Affairs Liaison, Municipal Association of S.C.) So many young professionals are unsettled by the turbulent climate in our communities and our political world today. But how to work for change? This panel will explore the many possible avenues – political office, community activism, and non-profit service, to name a few. You’ll hear from your peers who are involved in each segment on what it really takes to get there – knocking on doors, raising money, and other strategies for creating change. 4:30 p.m. Adjourn

  • Wednesday, September 20th
  • Main Street Public House
  • 1556 Main St. Columbia, SC 29201
  • Networking Reception 5:00-7:00 PM
  • Thursday, September 21st
  • Columbia Marriott
  • 1200 Hampton St. Columbia, SC 29201
  • 8:00-4:30
  • Early Bird Attendee Fee: $125 (by August 21)
  • Regular Attendee Fee: $150 (after August 21)
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