About The Growth Summit

If you are a leader, entrepreneur, or “doer” in South Carolina, you don’t want to miss this event. The Growth Summit is a one-of-a-kind event for people that have a desire to grow themselves, their network and their company.

This annual event brings together the most forward-thinking minds in South Carolina to learn directly from noteworthy experts on how to better themselves and their business. We also have a lot of fun in the process!

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Keynote Speaker

Marcus Lattimore

Former NFL and Collegiate Star

“The health and success of a company is dependent upon the development of the leaders who organize and manage their particular entity. I am honored to play a small part in this event. Its a great time to be in the city of Columbia where I developed into the person I am today.”

Agenda

  • 7:30 – 8:15 – Registration and Networking

  • 8:15 – 8:30 – Opening Keynote: Community Building

  • 8:35 – 8:50 – Employer Branding: Marketing Your Team

  • 8:55 – 9:10 – Personal Branding: Growing Your Personal Brand

  • 9:15 – 9:30 – Digital Marketing: Lead Funnels

  • 9:35 – 10:35 – Funding vs. Bootstrapping: Panel Conversation

  • 10:50 – 11:50 – Tech CxO Panel: What’s next in SC tech?

  • 12:00 – 12:30 – Lunch

  • 12:35 – 1:25 – How to Create an Awesome Workplace: Panel Conversation

  • 1:30 – 2:30 – Keynote: Leading Through Adversity, Marcus Lattimore 

SPEAKERS

Landford Holloway
Landford HollowayFounder & CEO
TerraStride Inc.
Krissa Watry
Krissa WatryFounder & CEO
Dynepic, Inc.
Tyler Robertson
Tyler RobertsonFounder & CEO
Diesel Laptops
Amelia Hough-Ross
Amelia Hough-RossDeputy CTO
Companion Data Services
Matt Vaadi
Matt VaadiFounder & CEO
ERG Payroll & HR
Mason Hogue, Jr.
Mason Hogue, Jr.Partner
Nelson Mullins
Rosemary O'Neill
Rosemary O'NeillFounder & Co-CEO
Narrative
Dirk Bedford
Dirk BedfordPrincipal
Meeting Street Academy
John Osborne
John OsborneManaging Partner
Good Growth Capital
Ed Parrish
Ed ParrishPresident
Parrish and Partners, LLC
Laura Boccanfuso
Laura BoccanfusoCEO
Van Robotics
Caroline Crowder
Caroline Crowder Program Director
USC/Columbia Technology Incubator
Tim Floyd
Tim FloydOwner
Tim Floyd Creative
Steven M. Hughes
Steven M. HughesFounder & Director Of Program Development
Know Money Inc
Hagood Tighe
Hagood TighePartner & Employment Lawyer
Fisher & Phillips
Matt Morley
Matt MorleyCo-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Pendleton Street Advisors
Thomas Pietras
Thomas PietrasPartner
Bauknight, Pietras, and Stromer, P.A

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Day

200+

Attendance

15+

Speakers

LOCAL LEADING COMPANIES & YOU

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Location

Central Energy

Columbia, South Carolina

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