Wednesday, August 2
Registration Check-in
Welcome Opening Reception
Scavenger Hunt/Bar Hopping
- Heavy Hors d'Oeuvers, DJ & Photobooth

Thursday, August 3


Opening Keynote Breakfast
Anirban Basu, ABC's Chief Economist
Political Speaker - TBD
ABC Strategic Plan
 - Brian Gallegher
Tim Scott
ABC Kirby Award & ABC Brokke Award
15th Annual Bobblehead Golf Outing
Patriot Points
1 Patriots Point Road, Mt Pleasant, SC 28464
Inshore Sea Fishing Tournament (further details below)
FEA Reception
The Night is Yours!

Inshore Fishing Tournament
Registration Check-in

Type of Fish: Red, Sea Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, and Sharks
Type of Boats: Bay Boats and Flats Boat
Location: Carpool from the hotel to Shem Creek Park on Shrimp Boat lane - Turn right at the stop light off of Coleman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant 29464. The Park in on the right-hand side. Park in unmarked parking place so you don’t get towed. click here to view a map
No coolers: Beer, Sodas & Water and Lunch provided.
All Licensing is taken care of.

Important:  We recommend that you carpool from hotel, as parking is limited.

Friday, August 4





Breakfast & Business Sessions
Workforce Development Panel w/ NCCER
Securing our Future Workforce
 - Facilitated by Brian Gallagher
Business Session 1 - CLA
 - Craig Adams
Business Session 2 - AIA
 - Frank Elmore
Business Session 1 - Cyber Security
 - Rebecca Rushton
Business Session 2 - Disruption & Delay
 - Steve Smith
Meet the Generals Exhibitors Booths
BtoB GC Meet & Greet w/ Heavy Hors d'Oeuvers
Closing Cocktail Reception

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston - Historic District overlooks the Charleston City Market in the very heart of the city. All guest rooms and suites are furnished with 37-inch flat-screen televisions, and suites offer wet bars and mini-refrigerators. All guests enjoy complimentary WiFi and access to the on-site fitness center.

Start the day at the Lighthouse Café and unwind with evening cocktails in the Lobby Lounge. Award-winning restaurants, including Hank’s Seafood Restaurant and Peninsula Grill, are mere seconds away.

Reserve your room by clicking here.

Resort Address:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston - Historic District
181 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Attendee Rate:
$214 per night
Local Attractions At A Glance:
  • City Market
  • USS Yorktown
  • Charleston Museum
  • South Carolina Aquarium
  • Fort Sumter
  • Renowned festivals
Check out all of the attractions and fun things to do in Charleston while you are on your trip, from strolling through the Historic District to taking a romantic carriage ride through the city. Visit the nearby Charleston museum to take in some Southern history, or visit the renowned South Carolina Aquarium. Take a venture outside of the city, and visit nearby historic plantations. Discover one of America’s oldest public markets at the Charleston City Market, a four-block long attraction that is home to more than 350 vendors. Open daily, the Charleston City Market is the ideal place to purchase unique Charleston souvenirs, such as handcrafted sweetgrass baskets. Have dinner at Hank’s Seafood Restaurant, voted the Best Seafood Restaurant in Charleston for 15 years running.

Charleston Tea Plantation – (843)559-0383
6617 Maybank Highway, Wadmalaw Island, SC 
Individual and Group Tours

Chow Down Food Tour
Upper King Street “off the Map” Tour
2.5 Hours – 1.1 Mile Easy Walk
Thursday  11:00am

Charleston Outdoor Adventure - (843) 795-0330
1871 Bowens Island Rd. Charleston, SC 29412
Kayak Tours or Rentals
Paddle Boat Tours or Rental
Dolphin Eco Tour Charter