SC Community Economic Development Conference

Opportunity SC

Connecting Communities. Creating Opportunities.

A diverse group of public, nonprofit and private sector leaders gather every year to explore new ways to build wealth and create opportunity for ALL South Carolinians. Opportunity SC connects communities with one another and to valuable resources by providing a series of forums, networking events, seminars and training sessions.


Opportunity SC 2016 CED Conference

Wednesday, September 14-16th
Greenville, SC

2016 Keynote Speaker

DR. HARRIS PASTIDES

Harris Pastides, USC President and Opportunity SC Keynote Speaker

Harris Pastides began his presidency at the University of South Carolina on Aug. 1, 2008. Just a few months later, the Great Recession began. Strong in the face of adversity, Pastides promised to accelerate USC's momentum as a world-class university. He has kept that promise. Today, serving in his eighth year, USC is experiencing remarkable growth and positive change.

 

Special Thanks to This Year's Sponsors

Platinum Level


Gold Level

Donnelley Foundation, Opportunity SC Sponsor
Federal Home Loan Atlanta, Opportunity SC Sponsor
Wells Fargo, Opportunity SC Sponsor

Silver Level

Bank of America, Opportunity SC Sponsor
Bank of North Carolina, Opportunity SC Sponsor
BBT, Opportunity SC Sponsor
City of Spartanburg, Opportunity SC Sponsor
First Citizens Bank, Opportunity SC Sponsor
Santee Cooper, Opportunity SC Sponsor
SouthState Bank, Opportunity SC Sponsor
SunTrust, Opportunity SC Sponsor
Woodforest National Bank, Opportunity SC Sponsor
Greenville Health System, Opportunity SC Sponsor

Bronze Level

Clemson University, Opportunity SC Sponsor
City of Greenville, Opportunity SC Sponsor
Greenville County Redevelop (GCRA), Opportunity SC Sponsor