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2016 SC SHRM State Conference

         September 21 - September 23, 2016          

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and Spa at Grand Dunes
8400 Costa Verde Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572


The 2016 SC SHRM State Conference will be held September 21 - September 23, 2016 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and Spa at Grand Dunes, Myrtle Beach SC. Our format will include a pre-conference workshop academy on the 21st, with the official Welcome Reception conference kickoff that afternoon!!  On Thursday evening, we'll will have our great Networking Night and during the day Thursday through noon Friday we'll have interesting and informative speakers.  You don't want to miss this conference - the largest HR conference in the state! 

To view the sessions/agenda, click here!

To register for this must attend event, click here!

***Updated Lodging Information***  Due to the high number of attendees, the Marriot host property is sold out!  We have secured a great overflow property right down the road!  For more information, click here!!

Keynote Speakers!

James Sun, General Session Keynote Speaker
Technology Entrepreneur, Radio Show Analyst, Magazine Publisher and owner of 
To read his bio, click here!





Matt Jones, Keynote Speaker
"Seven Continent Marathon Man", Inspirational Speaker. 
To read his bio, click here!


Pre-Conference Academy

The 2016 SC SHRM ACADEMY is a pre-conference workshop.  A separate fee is required to attend these sessions.  You may register for the sessions on the Conference Registration page here.  This year we are offering two half-day sessions as a part of SC SHRM Academy.  Register for only one ($250 each) or save money by registering for both ($350 for both).  There is also an early bird discount of $25 if you register prior to August 14, 2016.  The courses have been approved for 7.5 hours of SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs).  HRCI Business Credits have also been applied for.   

To register for this event, click here!

Morning Session: 

“Leadership Impact During Crisis – Your Role Beyond HR” 
Presenter: Shawn Edwards, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Afternoon Session:

“CRASE – Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events”
Presenters:  Capt. Joe Stephens and Lt. Victor Buskirk

For more information on these sessions, click here!

Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunites!

Are you looking to share your products and or services with Human Resource Professionals?  We are currently looking for Sponsors and Exhibitors for our Conference!  To see what opportunities are available, click here.  All interested Sponsors/Exhibitors must register online, here.


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