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SC SBDC: Navigating Health Insurance Options for Small Business Owners (Columbia)

July 23 | 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Human Resources, Managing a Business

Feeling lost in the world of small business health insurance?

This informative training event will equip you with the knowledge to navigate your options.

SC TECH Webinar Summer Series: Part II

July 23 | 1:00 pm–2:30 pm

CAP Carolina: Unlocking Funding & Capital Resources for tech firms in South Carolina

CAP Carolina-2024 webinar series provides a comprehensive overview of various financing options for tech startups and small businesses at different stages of growth in South Carolina. Topics include early-stage private financing options, state and federal funds, venture capital resources, loan information, small business resources, and many more opportunities. Each webinar will feature a diverse range of speakers representing all different parts of deal flow.

SC SBDC: Tools for Exporting Success: Agribusiness

July 25 | 3:00 pm–5:00 pm

Webinar designed to assist fruit, vegetable, dairy, grains, specialty/value-added and Food producers in exporting their products.

The seminar will cover:

  • Opportunities in Food and Ag Export
  • Developing an Export Strategy & Market Entry Requirements 
  • Financial Resources for Exporters (SBA, EXIM, SCDA & SCDOC grants)
  • SCDA & SC Forestry market support 

SC VBOC's 2nd Annual Women's Entrepreneurship Summit (WES)

August 1 | 8:00 am–4:00 pm

SC Veteran's Business Outreach Center (VBOC) 2nd Annual Women's Entrepreneurship Summit. Free Program at the Bastin Hall Atrium(Link is external) includes:

  • Coffee/Keynote Address
  • Boots to Business (B2B) Round 1
  • Lunch with Panel Discussion
  • Boots to Business (B2B) Round 2
  • Get your B2B Certifications! 

SEUS-CP Conference & B2B Matchmaking

August 4 | 2:00 pm – August 6 | 12:00 pm
Biloxi, MS

The Southeastern United States – Canadian Provinces (SEUS-CP) alliance was established in 2007 to formally advance a common interest in enhancing economic ties between the two regions. The alliance is a strategic trade and investment-focused partnership between six southeastern states and six provinces.

Participants will have the opportunity to meet with potential partners across the alliance to build relationships, expand markets and develop supply chain opportunities. Take advantage of:

  • Access to high level decision-makers in a small, intimate environment
  • Curated One-On-One meetings with potential buyers and partners
  • Attendance at panel discussions to acquire knowledge of industry trends and fresh insights
  • High quality networking opportunities to meet with business and government decision makers over two days at meals, a gala dinner, and receptions


Registration Fee Per Person: $350.00 USD
(Includes: Meals, Networking Receptions, Panel Discussions, and Scheduled One-on-One B2B Meetings)

Second Annual South Carolina Business Summit

August 15 | 9:00 am–3:15 pm
Columbia

The Benedict College Women's Business Center hosts a day of learning and networking at the Second Annual South Carolina Business Summit. Attendees can expect a packed agenda featuring keynote presentations, expert-led sessions, and interactive discussions focused on innovation, branding and business growth.

SC TECH Webinar Summer Series: Part III

August 15 | 1:00 pm–2:30 pm

CAP Carolina: Unlocking Funding & Capital Resources for tech firms in South Carolina

CAP Carolina-2024 webinar series provides a comprehensive overview of various financing options for tech startups and small businesses at different stages of growth in South Carolina. Topics include early-stage private financing options, state and federal funds, venture capital resources, loan information, small business resources, and many more opportunities. Each webinar will feature a diverse range of speakers representing all different parts of deal flow.

Unlocking Opportunities: Effective Networking Strategies to Build, Grow, and Scale Your Business

August 22 | 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Webinar

The Richland County Office of Small Business Opportunity (OSBO) will be hosting the "Unlocking Opportunities: Effective Networking Strategies to Build, Grow, and Scale Your Business" workshop at noon on Thursday, August 22, 2024.

During this virtual workshop, participants will learn how to build/target/identify relationships for business growth, and how to initiate meaningful conversations to spark interest under 30 seconds.

CONNEX SC B2B Matchmaker Event

August 27 | 9:00 am–2:00 pm

CONNEX SC members will have the opportunity to connect with the state’s Primes, OEMs, and Tier-1 suppliers. Hosted in a speed-dating format, each appointment at the B2B event is 10 minutes. The event is free of charge and open to any S.C. company that is currently registered with CONNEX SC.

This is a CONNEX SC member-only event.

BMW Supplier Diversity Xchange

August 29 | 6:30 am–2:45 pm

BMW’s nationally recognized Supplier Diversity event. Bridging the gap and driving innovation through educational seminars and intentional networking.

SC SBDC: Carolina Opportunities 2024

September 5 | 9:00 am–4:30 pm

Government Contracting, Selling to Government

Expand your market and diversify your risk at Carolina Opportunities 2024 by learning how to market and sell effectively to the government. For the first time, this year's biennial SC-NC procurement conference will be held in South Carolina, on September 5th from 9am – 4:30pm at the Embassy Suites, 250 River Place in downtown Greenville.

2024 JDC Webinar Training: Program & Requirements

September 19 | 9:00 am–12:00 pm
Webinar

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development will be hosting multiple webinars with the S.C. Department of Revenue, providing Enterprise Program participants with
in-depth information on program and reporting requirements.

Focus are: JDC overview, JDC Calculations, Procedures for Claiming Credits, Reporting and Compliance, New Guidelines.