SCHEDULE

Sunday, September 17, 2017
1:00-5:00 p.m. Registration 1st Fl. Convention Center
12:15 p.m.

Board Departs By Cars to Boeing Meeting:

Address: 5400 International Blvd., N. Charleston, SC 29418

1:00-5:00 p.m. CVMSDC Board Meeting Boeing
5:30-7:30 p.m. CVMSDC Appreciation Dinner at Boeing        (Staff, Planning Committee, & Board Member Dinner) Address: 5400 International Blvd., N. Charleston, SC 29418
Monday, September 18, 2017
Tours & Golf
6:00 -12:00 noon Registration 1st Fl. Convention Center
6:45 & 7:00a.m Golf Bus – Departure from Embassy Suites to Daniel Island Club
7:30 – 8:20a.m Golf Registration – Shotgun start 8:30 a.m., 600 Island Park Dr., Charleston, SC 29492
2:30-3:00p.m. Golf Buses return to Hotel  
8:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Boeing Dreamliner Tour: Bus Departure from Embassy Suites to Boeing  
12:00- 3:30p.m. Gullah African American History Tour Departs from Embassy Suites with a Boxed Lunch.
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Registration  
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. noon Downtown Shopping & Sightseeing (Self -Guided) Departs from Embassy Suites
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Golf Luncheon
Connections & Development
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Connect Zone 2 nd Fl. Convention Center
2:00- 3:00 p.m. Focus Group: Meet the President for newly certified MBEs – Connect Zone
3:15-4:15 p.m. Focus Group: Meet the President for new Corporate Partners – Connect Zone
6:00-11:00 p.m. 40 th Annual Awards Banquet & Auction: Ballrooms A&B
6:00-7:00 p.m. Reception & Silent Auction Ballroom Foyer
7:00-9:00 p.m., Awards Dinner & Live Auction Ballrooms A&B
9:00 -11:00 p.m. Dessert Bar & Social Ballroom Foyer
Tuesday, September 19 2017
6:30-12:00 noon Registration 1 st Fl. Convention Center
7:00 – 4:00 Connect Zone 2 nd Fl. Convention Center
7:00 -9:00am Leadership Breakfast Meetings – Ballrooms A&B
9:15-11:30 am MBE & Corporate Workshops: Development Corridor
Session #1 9:15-10:15, Session #2 10:30-11:30
2nd Fl. Convention Center
Workshop I Retail Ready Rooms 6 & 7
Workshop II. Manufacturing in Aerospace & Automotive Rooms 8 & 9
Workshop III. Construction & Procurement in Healthcare & Education Rooms 10 & 11
Workshop IV. The Value Proposition Rooms 12 & 13
9:15-10:30 – Small Corporate Roundtables – (by invitation) 1st Fl. Convention Center
Roundtable Discussions I Global Reach Room #3
Roundtable Discussion II Commercial Real Estate Room #2
11:45-1:00 p.m. Luncheon: Capacity Conversation with Keynote: Joan Robinson Berry Ballrooms A&B
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 1:1 Matchmaking Sessions (pre-registration required) Ballroom C
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Business Market Ballroom C