Thursday, December 3 8:00am Economic Forecast: Preparing for the Future
Wells Fargo Economist Tim Quinlan
----------------------- 9:00am The Future of Spartanburg's Economy
in Manufacturing, Utilities, and Real Estate
featuring John Montgomery, Vice President Colliers International
Caleb Beasley, Corporate Director of Revenue Management, OTO Development
David Britt, Vice Chairman Spartanburg County Council; Vice President Tindall Corporation
Sue Schneider, Chief Executive Officer Spartanburg Water
---------------------- 10:00am The Future of Spartanburg's Tourism Industry featuring
Timothy Bush, Chief Tourism Development Officer, OneSpartanburg, Inc.
Crystal Pace, Corporate Director of Sales, Marketing, Revenue Management, Pinnacle Hospitality
Andy Cajka, Southern Hospitality Group
Dolly Chewning,Director of Tourism Sales and Marketing, South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
---------------------- 11:00am Spartanburg 2030 - A vision of the future presented by Futurist Nikolas Badminton https://nikolasbadminton.com
Building circular economies and deploying exponential technologies is driving progress across energy, retail, transportation, agriculture, and manufacturing. Cities are at an inflection point, and with these innovations comes both challenges and opportunities for the industries businesses that are the heart and soul of the communities. Nikolas will look at the potential of these technologies, signals of change, and show the opportunities that Spartanburg has on offer to evolve with the times.
Friday, December 4
8:30am Legislative Priorities: Legislative priorities of OneSpartanburg, Inc and a conversation with our Spartanburg Legislative Delegation to include Senator Scott Talley, Senator Shane Martin, Senator Tom Corbin, Representative Max Hyde, Representative Rita Allison, Representative Roger Nutt --------------------- 10:00am Outlook of COVID19
Dr. Christopher Lombardozzi, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Hear how Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is fighting COVID19 and how they are making care accessible.
Ronnie Andrews, CEO Oncocyte, California
With nearly 30 years of experience in the US Clinical and Molecular Diagnostics industry, Ronnie is a passionate ambassador for the need for democratization of information into community-based environments to better manage deadly diseases like cancer, as well as control healthcare costs by keeping the patient and treatment close to home. He regularly speaks to industry groups and was selected as the Regional Winner for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011.
New Political Landscape:
With the general election behind us, what does that look like for the future of Spartanburg. Hear from:
The Felkel Group
Former Democratic Party Chairwoman
COO at Nexsen Pruet Strategies
Former SC GOP party Chairman
Managing Partner at First Tuesday