Unite Workforce Summit 2019

Workforce Summit 2019

Unite Workforce Summit

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 8 a.m. Registration | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Program
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Country Club of Hilton Head

$35 member | $45 future member
Includes breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack

Be a part of the solution to the region’s workforce housing challenges.

We’re bringing together some of the leading minds as well as local leaders to discuss workforce housing, economic development, opportunity zones and more. Find out the lessons learned in other counties and municipalities, and what we can do locally.


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Topics Include:

    • – “Radical Housing: Employer Solutions for its Workforce” with Tony Bonitati, Commercial Housing Solutions at NAI Earle Furman.
    • – “Opportunity Zones: Everything You Wanted to Know, But Were Afraid To Ask” with Tyler Smith, partner at Parker & Poe.
    • – “Workforce Housing For Generational Change” with Don Oglesby, president of Homes of Hope.
    • – “Local Action for Affordable Housing and Workforce” panel with Community Development Director of Beaufort County Eric Greenway; Town of Bluffton Director of Growth Management Heather Colin; Hilton Head Island Director of Community Development Shawn Colin; and Workforce Advisor at the South Carolina Department of Commerce Kim Statler.
    • – “Taking Inventory: Housing Mix Matters” with Brumby McLeod, College of Charleston.
    • – “It’s All About Me: The Millennial Effect” with Dr. Jimmz Lenz, Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.
  • Schedule
  • 8 a.m.: Registration
  • 9 a.m.: Welcome & Introduction with Bill Miles, President & CEO of the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce; and Alan Wolf, Director of Operations for SERG Restaurant Group and Chair of Chamber Business Workforce Coalition

    9:30 a.m.: “Radical Housing: Employer Solutions for its Workforce” with Tony Bonitati, Commercial Housing Solutions at NAI Earle Furman

    10:15 a.m.: “Opportunity Zones: Everything You Wanted to Know, But Were Afraid To Ask” with Tyler Smith, partner at Parker & Poe

    11 a.m.: “Millennial Effect” with Jimmz Lenz, Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina

    Noon: Lunch

    12:30 p.m.: “Workforce Housing To Empower” with Don Oglesby, president of Homes of Hope

    1:15 p.m.: “Local Action for Affordable Housing and Workforce” Panel with Community Development Director of Beaufort County Eric Greenway; Town of Bluffton Director of Growth Management Heather Colin; Hilton Head Island Director of Community Development Shawn Colin; and Workforce Advisor at the South Carolina Department of Commerce Kim Statler.

    2 p.m.: “Taking Inventory: Housing Mix Matters” with Brumby McLeod, College of Charleston

2:45 p.m.: Q&A | Takeaways

Thank you to our sponsors:

Community Cornerstone Partners

HargrayPalmetto Electric Cooperative

Community Investors

Community Supporters

Hilton Head regional Hilton Head Realtor NAI Carolina Charter PDPOA USCB

Accommodations Sponsor

Sonesta

Community Supporters

Marriott Vacation Club SERG