Effingham Business Summit 2022Name: Effingham Business Summit 2022Date: August 9, 2022Time: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDTWebsite: http://www.effinghamcounty.comRegistration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.Event Description:Join us for valuable information about trends and opportunities for your business at the 2022 Effingham Business Summit, Tuesday, August 9, 8:30am to 1pm at the Effingham County College and Career Academy, 2940 Ga. Highway 21 in Rincon.
The Business Summit will feature:
- Effingham County's economic forecast with speakers including Dr. Michael Toma, Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Economics.at Georgia Southern University's Parker School of Business, outlining the economic trends for Effingham County and the region. Stacy Watson, Director, Economic & Industrial Development for the Georgia Ports Authority, will give an update from the ports, and Brandt Herndon, CEO of the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority will update on the Hyundai/Kia electric vehicle manufacturing project.
- A panel discussion on How to Attract, Hire and Retain for Good Employees in a Worker Shortage. The panel will share what employers large and small are doing differently in an extremely competitive hiring environment. Moderator: Sarah Mausolf, Human Resources Director, Effingham County Board of Commissioners. Panelists: Shaundese Duncan, Effingham Health System; James Carlson, Carlson & Co., Emily Brinson, Ga. Department of Labor.
- Business Financial Resources for Expanding Your Business, with speakers from the University of Georgia's Small Business Development Center and the Coastal Area District Development Authority (CADDA).
- Information about Emerging Business Opportunities that entrepreneurs can take advantage of in our rapidly changing economy.
Sponsorship opportunities are available here>>. A limited number of Showcase Tables will be available at the Business Summit for member businesses and sponsors to exhibit their products and services. The cost of a Spotlight Table is $100. Please contact the chamber for details. .