The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the South Carolina Lowcountry SCORE chapter, will host the first THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference on Friday, Sept. 29 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Sonesta Resort on Hilton Head Island. A welcome reception is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 28, from 5-8:30 p.m. The conference will feature a series of thought-provoking keynote speakers and five breakout sessions that will cover 20 topics.
Among the speakers, Cynthia Wright, with Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc. and Cecilia Russo Marketing; who also serves as the president of the Savannah Jaycees, a civic organization that inspires leadership growth through community involvement, will discuss “How to Manage Your Business’ Reputation Using Social Media.” Other breakout sessions will cover topics such as finance, branding and networking. Niki Scott, executive vice president at Suntrust Mortgage, Inc, Heather Srulevich, the chief financial officer of South Carolina’s Blue Cross Blue Shield, Diana Morrison, owner of Advertising Specialty Services and Elizabeth Skenes Millen, founder, owner and publisher of Pink and Paisley Magazines will be among the keynote speakers.
Registration for the event is $99, but those who sign up before Sept. 1 receive $10 off. There will be a special room rate at $159 per night for Sonesta guests who attend THRIVE and use the discount code 0928WOMEN. For more information, please visit http://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/. To register, please visit https://events.r20.constantcontact.com.