Growth Summit 2019

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time



Central Energy

2030 Gregg Street

Columbia, SC 29201

View Map

Event description


Empowering Leaders

The Growth Summit is a one-of-a-kind event aimed at helping leaders to grow themselves, their company, and their network. 100% of ticket fees will go to local charities.

Get Inspiration from Industry Leaders

Learn from experts in a series of talks, panel discussions, and interactive sessions aimed at providing actionable insight to lift our local economy.

Network and Expand

Meet other local "doers" and get exposed to new ideas in a collaborative environment. We will be doing unique activities that you can "bring home" to your team.

Who Attends?

An incredible group of visionaries, entrepreneurs, and leaders who want to be the best and be around the best.

Speaker List

  • Marcus Lattimore, CEO, the Xtra Inch
  • Rosemary O'Neill, CEO, Narrative
  • Lanford Holloway, CEO, Terrastride
  • Tyler Robertson, CEO, Diesel Laptops
  • John Osborne, Partner, Good Growth Capital
  • Mason Hogue, Partner, Nelson Mullins
  • Krissa Watry, CEO, Dynepic
  • Amelia Hough-Ross, Deputy CTO, Companion
  • Dirk Bedford, Principal, Meeting Street Academy
  • Ed Parrish, President, Parrish and Partners, LLC
  • Laura Boccanfuso, CEO, Van Robotics
  • Caroline Crowder, Program Director, USC Technology Incubator
  • Matt Vaadi, CEO, ERG Payroll & HR
  • More to come!


  • 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

What do you get with your ticket?

  • A free professional headshot!
  • Lunch
  • T-Shirt
  • Awesome content
  • Networking with other leaders

Don't miss this once a year opportunity to meet with local executives and learn how to grow your company with purpose!

Date and Time


Central Energy

2030 Gregg Street

Columbia, SC 29201

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved