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Voices. Knowledge. Solutions.

The Municipal Association of South Carolina Annual Meeting gives municipal leaders an opportunity to come together and learn in a focused environment about issues, solutions and opportunities facing South Carolina cities and towns.

Wednesday, July 17

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.    Registration
        Pre-function Hallway

 

Thursday, July 18

8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.    Registration
          Pre-function Hallway

8:00 a.m.    Continental Breakfast
          Pre-function Hallway

9:00 a.m.  – noon    Preconference Workshops

  • The Power of Personal Branding and Storytelling $70
    Ballroom F-H 
  • Preconference Workshop: Unlock Your Communication Confidence: The Improv Advantage 
    (limited space) $70 
    Studio 220 
  • Preconference Mobile Workshop: Mauldin’s BridgeWay Station (limited space) $100                             
    includes breakfast 

11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.    Exhibit Hall Open
          Ballroom A-D 

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions  

  • How to Manage Rising Municipal Insurance Costs
    Ballroom F-H 
  • Collaboration and Economic Opportunity: A Partnership for Inclusive Innovation
    Studio 220 

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions  

  • Partnering for Wellbeing: Effective Mental Health Resources for Local Governments 
    Ballroom F-H 
  • Revitalize Your Downtown District: Unlock the Power of Economic Development Incentives
    Studio 220 

  4:00 – 5:30 p.m.    Visit Exhibits
          Ballroom A-D 

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.    Welcome Reception With Exhibitors
          Regency Ballroom 

 

Friday, July 19

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.    Registration
          Pre-function Hallway 

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.    Continental Breakfast
          Pre-Function Hallway 

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.    Opening General Session Keynote: Brian Carter – Demystifying the World of AI
          Ballroom C- H 

11:15 a.m. – noon    Concurrent Sessions  

  • Small Projects, Big Impact: Activating Your Community Through Placemaking Projects
    Ballroom A-B 
  • Police Departments and Crisis Intervention Teams
    Studio 220 

12:15 – 2:15 p.m.    Awards Luncheon $50
          Ballroom C- H 

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions  

  • Your City’s Future Workforce: Unleashing Gen Z and Millennial Talent
    Ballroom A- B 
  • Large City Roundtable (for cities with population of 20,000 or more)
    Studio 220 

3:45 – 4:30 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions 

  • Brownfields Redevelopment: Resources for Turning Your Community’s Liabilities Into Assets
    Ballroom A-B 
  • Building Better Cities: Cultivating Leaders Through Civic Academies
    Studio 220 

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.    Mayors’ Roundtable
          Studio 220 

  
 

Saturday, July 20 

 8:30 a.m. – noon    Registration
          Pre-Function Hallway 

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.    Continental Breakfast
          Pre-Function Hallway 

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.    2024 State Legislative Wrapup
          Ballroom C 

10:15 – 11:00 a.m.    Concurrent Sessions  

  • Taming the Town Hall: Simple Strategies for Productive Public Discourse
    Ballroom C 
  • “Can’t We All Just Get Along?” Cities and Counties Working Together
    Ballroom F-H 

11:15 a.m. – noon    Concurrent Sessions  

  • Navigating Business Licensing
    Ballroom F-H
  • WeShopSC: Empowering Your Locally Owned Small Business Community
    Ballroom C 

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.    Municipal Association Family BBQ 
          Adults: $50, Children under 12: $25
          Regency Ballroom  

Mobile App
Download the Municipal Association of SC app to connect with speakers and other attendees and receive meeting updates. Download the app from either the App Store or Google Play (Search term: Municipal Association of SC). 

Hotel Information
The Hyatt Regency Greenville is the host hotel and location for all meetings and events. There are several overflow hotels to accommodate meeting attendees. For more hotel information, visit the 2024 hotel information page online.

2024 Annual Meeting hotel map

Shuttle Service and Parking
City parking garages are available with hourly and daily rates. 

Shuttles will run from the AC Hotel and the Springhill Suites/Residence Inn during the following hours. Guest staying at Marriott Courtyard should catch the shuttle at the AC Hotel. Shuttles will not run from the Aloft hotel.  

Thursday, July 18    7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

Friday, July 19     7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

Saturday, July 20     7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

Depending on traffic and road conditions, shuttles should arrive at hotels every 15 – 30 minutes. Plan accordingly.