Charleston Business Development Conference to Address Key Issues for Small & Medium Sized Businesses in the Digital Age

CHARLESTON - The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S. (GACC South) is bringing its annual SME Business Development Conference to Charleston, SC for the first time on Monday, May 6th, 2019. The full-day conference will be held at the Charleston Marriott Downtown and will include over 10 workshops presented by leading experts covering Economy, Digital Transformation (IoT, Industry 4.0), Marketing, Innovation, People, and Productivity.
The conference is designed to encourage attendees to develop a new thinking approach and inspire action in times of information overload. Confirmed speakers include Pamela Evette, Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, William Furman, Senior Area Manager, South Carolina District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration, Carol Campbell, Managing Director Consumer Insight, Delta, and Steve Gaut, Vice President of Public Relations, UPS.

“We are excited that so many influential leaders have already committed to speak at this year’s conference. We can proudly say our conference has never offered more high-quality and broader content,” says Stefanie Ziska, CEO of the GACC South. “Attendees from all industries will be able to profit from our workshops and seminars, establish valuable contacts, and hone their personal skills.”

With 250+ attendees, 100+ organizations, and 17+ speakers, excellent networking opportunities will bring together like-minded professionals from across various industries. In addition to the workshops, ticket holders are invited to join a post-conference evening reception and various plant tours the following day.
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About the GACC South:
The GACC South is a private, non-profit organization and serves as the official representative of German industry and trade in the Southern U.S. It is part of an international network composed of 140 German Chambers of Commerce Abroad and government offices in 92 countries. The GACCs are one of the largest bi-national chambers in the U.S.