SCHEDULE OF EVENTS |  Wednesday, November 6

 

1:30PM

DEPART FOR GREENVILLE, S.C.

Westin Poinsett Hotel | 120 S Main Street

Carlos Phillips, President/CEO, Greenville Chamber

Liz Horton, Senior Vice-President, Greenville Chamber

5:00-6PM

WELCOME RECEPTION WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

Halls Chop House | 550 S. Main Street

Hank Hyatt, Sr. VP Economic Competitiveness, Greenville Chamber

6:15 - 8PM

DINNER WITH PRESENTATION: SETTING THE STAGE

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS |  Thursday, November 7

 

8:15 - 9:15AM

TALENT AND WORKFORCE

Clemson ONE | 1 N. Main Street

Cheryl Garrison, Director of Talent and Workforce Solutions, Greenville Chamber

Jennifer Moorefield, Associate Vice President of Economic Development and Corporate Training, Greenville Technical College

Whitney Hanna, Coordinator of Community Collaboration & Institutional Advancement, Greenville County Schools 

9:30 - 10:30AM

HOUSING

Clemson ONE | 1 N. Main Street

Ginny Stroud, Community Development Administrator, City of Greenville

Imma Nwobodu, Program Director, Greenville County Redevelopment Authority

10:45 - 12PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS - CHOOSE 1

NEXT Innovation Center | 411 University Ridge

Entrepreneurship 

Christy Ashkettle, Director of Communications & Culture, NEXT

Matt Sanford, CEO, Agulus, Inc. 

Peace Center | 101 W. Broad St.

Arts & Culture

Angela Lakin, VP of Marketing, Peace Center

12:15 - 1:30PM

LUNCH WITH GUEST

Lazy Goat | 170 Riverplace

Mayor Knox White, City of Greenville

1:45 - 3:00PM

GROWING A COMMUNITY

City Hall | 206 S. Main St.

Nancy Whitworth, Director of Economic Development & Interim City Manager, City of Greenville

Buddy Skinner, Building Codes Administrator, City of Greenville

Matt Efird, Budget Administrator & Interim Assistant City Manager, City of Greenville

Mike Panasko, Business Development Manager, City of Greenville

Jay Graham, Planning & Development Manager, City of Greenville

3:15 - 4:30PM

DOWNTOWN GREENVILLE WALKING TOUR

Insight into the design and development of community anchor projects

Location | TBD

Mary Douglas Hirsch, Real Estate Development Manager, City of Greenville

Edward Kinney, Sr. Landscape Architect, City of Greenville

Mike Panasco, Business Development Manager, City of Greenville

Kevin Howard, Project Manager, City of Greenville

4:45 - 5:15PM

BREAK

5:20 - 6:15PM

RECEPTION

Westin Poinsett Hotel | 120 S. Main St.

6:30 - 8:00PM

DINNER & PRESENTATION: HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Rick Erwin's | 648 S. Main St.

Courtney Powell, Senior Development Planner, City of Greenville

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS |  Friday, November 8

 

8:30 - 9:30AM

TOURISM: DISTINGUISING YOUR BRAND

Westin Poinsett Hotel | 120 S Main Street

TBD, VisitGreenvilleSC

10 - 10:30PM

VILLAGE AND BRANDON MILL REDEVELOPMENT

Brandon Mill | 101 Abney Street

Liz Rundorff Smith, Executive Director, Greenville Center for Creative Arts

10:45 - 12:45PM

MILLS BUS TOUR

Don Koonce, Greenville Historian

1 - 2:30PM

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Ruth's Chris | 250 Riverplace, Suite 200

John Lummus, President/CEO, Upstate Alliance

Mark Farris, President/CEO, Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC)

Tim Justice,CEO, Rescom Construction

SPEAKERS AND PRESENTERS

 
Carlos Phillips

President & CEO

Greenville Chamber

Jennifer Moorefield

Associate Vice President of Economic Development & Corporate Training

Greenville Technical College

Liz Horton
Hank Hyatt
Cheryl Garrison

Senior Vice-President

Greenville Chamber

Senior Vice President Economic Competitiveness

Greenville Chamber

Director of Talent & Workforce Solutions, Greenville Chamber

Whitney Hanna
Ginny Stroud
Imma Nwobodu

Program Director

Greenville County Redevelopment Authority

Community Development Administrator

City of Greenville

Coordinator of Community Collaboration & Institutional Advancement

Greenville County Schools

Knox White

Mayor

City of Greenville

Nancy Whitworth
Buddy Skinner
Matt Efird

Director of Economic Development & Interim City Manager

City of Greenville

Building Codes Administrator

City of Greenville

Budget Administrator & Interim Assistant City Manager

City of Greenville

Mike Panasko
Jay Graham
Mary Douglas Hirsch
Edward Kinney

Business Development Manager

City of Greenville

Planning & Development Manager

City of Greenville

Real Estate Development Manager

City of Greenville

Sr. Landscape Architect

City of Greenville

Kevin Howard
Courtney Powell
Liz Rundorff Smith
Don Koonce

Project Manager

City of Greenville

Senior Development Planner

City of Greenville

Executive Director

Greenville Center for Creative Arts

Local Historian

Greenville

John Lummus

President & CEO

Upstate Alliance

Mark  Farris
Tim Justice

CEO

Rescom Construction

President & CEO

Greenville Area Development Corporation 

(GADC)

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