about the attendees

The Education and Business Summit (EBS) is the premier Career and Technology Education (CATE) state conference hosted by the Office of Career and Technology Education at the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE).  The South Carolina Association for Career and Technical Education (SCACTE) partners with the SCDE for this annual event. 

important dates

general information

803-777-9444

South Carolina Education and Business Summit
1705 College Street
Columbia SC 29208 uS
EBSUMMIT@MAILBOX.SC.EDU

be an exhibitor



Make plans to exhibit with the 2017 South Carolina Education and Business Summit at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, SC. This year’s theme is “ConneCTEd and Ready: Creating Career Connections” If you would like to contribute funding support, beyond being an exhibitor, please contact Rachel Rutledge at 803-734-8438, rrutledge@ed.sc.gov for more details. For Exhibitor information contact Ray Boland at 803-445-3945 cell or 803-781-1176 Home/fax

about the summit

Copyright © South Carolina Education and Business Summit. All Rights Reserved 

The South Carolina Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, or disability in admission to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be made to the Employee Relations Manager, 1429 Senate Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201, (803-734-8781). For further information on federal nondiscrimination regulations, including Title IX, contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at OCR.DC@ed.gov or call 1-800-421-3481.

You will have two opportunities to win a free booth for the 2018 Education and Business Summit.  Here's how:


1- A drawing of Exhibitors’ Business Cards will be held during the Monday afternoon break. One lucky exhibitor will win a free booth for the 2018 Education and Business Summit.

2- Incorporate this year’s Summit theme, “ConneCTEd and Ready: Building Career Connections” into your booth design. SCACTE officers will select the booth where the theme is best presented.

The 2017 Education & Business Summit will welcome 1200+ business and education leaders, such as:


  • business executives
  • career guidance
  • district level directors of career and technical education
  • school principals
  • district superintendents
  • teachers


We are looking forward to seeing you at the 2017 Education and Business Summit. For more information on exhibit­ing at the Education and Business Summit, please contact Ray Boland at 803-445-3945 (cell) or 803-781-1176 (home/fax) or via e-mail at Boland@SCACTE.info

Liability
The South Carolina Department of Education, The University of South Carolina, The State of South Carolina, and the South Carolina Association for Career and Technical Education (SCACTE), are not liable for loss of or damage to the exhibitor’s property. The Exhibitor assumes the entire responsibility and liability for losses, damages, and claims arising out of injury or damage to the exhibitor’s displays, equipment and other property brought onto the premises of the TD Center, and shall indemnify and hold harmless the S.C. Department of Education, SCACTE, the State of South Carolina and the Summit Participants. 


Security
Security will be provided at the TD Convention Center in Greenville on Sunday night. 

Exhibit Booths
All booths will be 10’x 10’ with a background and 3’ sides. A sign with the company name, as listed on application, will be provided along with a fully skirted six foot table, and two chairs.

Rates
One Booth $600                   Two Booths $850
Three Booths $1000              Four Booths $1100

Cancellations
Any cancellation of exhibit space must be received in writing by SCACTE no later than May 1, 2017 to receive a refund, minus a $50 processing fee. There will be no refunds after May 20, 2016.

Confirmation
Two weeks prior to the conference, you will receive a confirmation notice by email along with directions to the conference site. SCACTE reserves the right to assign booth space.

Electricity
If you need electricity, please select the appropriate field on the application form. The charge for 20-30 amp/110 volt electricity is as follows:

Before May 20, 2017        $80
After May 20, 2017          $100

Exhibitor Listing
An official listing of all exhibitors, with company name, contact information and a brief description of the service will be included in the conference packet for each registered participant. Be sure this information is provided accurately on the application. To ensure your company is included on the list, your application must be received by May 1, 2017.

Storage
Storage is available two weeks prior to the conference through Displays Unlimited LLC. They can transport the stored materials to the TD Convention Center. If you require storage or freight services, contact Mandy Steele


mandy@displaysunlimited.net
Displays Unlimited LLC-A Party Reflection Co.
PH 803-926-5300 | FAX 803-926-5500
196 Shop Grove Drive
Columbia, SC 29209

WIN a Free Booth at the 2018 EBS

May 1, 2017 

Registration Deadline to be included in the program

May 1, 2017 

Cancellation Deadline to receive a refund (less a $50.00 processing fee)

June 25, 2017 

12:00 – 5:00 p.m. - Exhibitors Set Up in Hall 1
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.   - Exhibit Area Open

                           Reception in Hall 1
 

June 26, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Exhibit Area Open

10:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. - Visits through the day

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch with Exhibitors

3:15 - 4:15 p.m. - Break & Exhibitor Prizes

4:30 p.m. - Exhibit tear down