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November 2

Exhibitor Check-in

Exhibitors may check in and set up their booths from 8 am – 5 pm. Check-in instructions will be sent out prior to the conference. For questions, please contact Lauren Medders at lmedders@scbiznews.com.

2022-07-05T13:20:12-04:008:00 am|

November 3

Manufacturing Expo

Visit the Manufacturing Expo to have access to our Exhibitors. The Expo Floor spans approximately three football fields in size and attendees are encouraged to explore the entire space. The Manufacturing Expo will be open to the public from 8 am - 5 pm.

2022-02-15T10:11:28-05:008:00 am|

Afternoon Lunch Session

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS A GAME CHANGER

AI is Revolutionizing Advanced Manufacturing Smart Factories

This far-reaching Industry 4.0 technology brings greater efficiencies and reduced downtime, lower costs, and improved quality, and AI may be more affordable and accessible than many small manufacturers realize. But will the financial impact justify the investment? And what […]

2022-07-12T14:43:03-04:0011:30 am|

2023 Economic Outlook: Auto, Aerospace, Biotech

South Carolina is one of the fastest-growing advanced manufacturing hubs in the Southeast, and the state has long been known for its production of automobiles. The Palmetto State is currently #1 in the country in auto and tire exports by value and is also #1 in the export of completed […]

2022-07-05T13:58:42-04:003:00 pm|

November 4

Manufacturing Expo

Visit the Manufacturing Expo to have access to our Exhibitors. The Expo Floor spans approximately three football fields in size and attendees are encouraged to explore the entire space. The Manufacturing Expo will be open to the public from 8 am – 1 pm.

2022-02-15T10:10:19-05:008:00 am|

Women in Manufacturing: Leaders and Influencers

Maybe the most popular event of the annual conference is the Women in Manufacturing: Leaders and Influencers Breakfast. Although women make up 47% of the total workforce, they only comprise about 30% of all those employed in manufacturing industries. And only about 20% of executive leaders in manufacturing are women. […]

2022-07-05T13:12:29-04:008:30 am|

SCMEP Manufacturing Excellence Awards

The anchor event of the SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo is a quarter-century old! The 25th annual awards luncheon will honor South Carolina manufacturers in a variety of categories. The judging process is coordinated by the South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Lunch will be provided and pre-registration is required.

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2022-07-05T13:15:30-04:0012:00 pm| Speaker(s): The 2021 Awards were presented by SC Governor Henry McMaster.|

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