19th annual Opportunity SC Conference

December 5-7, 2018 | DoubleTree Resort by Hilton | Myrtle Beach, SC

Community Economic Development Conference

The annual Opportunity SC Conference is the largest community development convention and forum in South Carolina. The Conference introduces attendees to innovative and sustainable solutions for low-wealth communities in our state. Over the past 18 years, the Opportunity SC Conference has welcomed more than 5,000 attendees, representing almost every county in the state.

Session Tracks

This year, the Opportunity SC Conference will feature tracks, or session themes. The tracks are aligned with major themes in community economic development, so attendees can attend sessions that best fits their work.  This year's tracks include: Capital Solutions, Policy Strategies, Rural Prosperity, and Community Connections. 


Opportunity SC: 2018 will be held at the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton. The Oceanfront resort includes beach access, pool, fitness room, and a putting green. All rooms are $114 plus applicable taxes. 

Borrowing 101: Community Facilities

Come learn about the loan application process, the basics of project financing, and see examples of successfully financed community facility projects from across the state. This event is free to attend and appropriate for participants at all stages of project development.