Contact:

Lillian Link 
Southern Textile Association 
llink@southerntextile.org 
704 215 4543 

When

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 8:00 AM 
to
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 1:00 PM 

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The Madren Conference Center 
BellSouth Auditorium

230 Madren Center Drive
Clemson, SC  29634-5673

 

 
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Registration Fee:

Member Fee:                                                         $75.00

Make-Me-A-Member:                                          $150.00
(Covers Dues - June 2018)

Non-Member Fee:                                               $100.00

Pay by Check. Credit Card or at the door. 

American Express, Master Card and Visa accepted.

Southern Division Fall Meeting
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Madren Conference Center
BellSouth Auditorium
Clemson, SC

Program

8:00 A.M.
Registration

8:30 A.M.
Presiding:  Cameron Hamrick, Southern Division Chairman
Hamrick Mills

Opening Remarks
Andrew Barker, STA President
Matrix Yarns, Inc.

8:40 A.M.
"THE ECONOMIC SITUATION: NATION & REGION"
Dr. Bruce Yandle, Dean Emeritus
Clemson University, College of Business & Behavioral Science

9:10 A.M.
"OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES:
WHAT TO EXPECT THIS LEGISLATIVE SESSION"
Sara Hazzard, President & Chief Executive Officer
South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA)

9:40 A.M.
"FINDING TALENT IN A COMPETITIVE MARKET:
A CLOSER LOOK AT PRIORITY POPULATIONS"
Darren L. Wright, Vice President of Career Development Services
Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina

10:10 A.M.
Break

10:30 A.M.
"POLITICS - WHAT SHOULD WE EXPECT?"
Senator Ross Turner, South Carolina State Senate

District 8 of South Carolina

11:00 A.M.
"INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND LEGISLATIVE UPDATE"
Doug Nation, Government Affairs Manager, Director of TextilePAC
National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO)

12:00 Noon
Lunch

Meeting Rooms I & II

1:10 P.M.
Golf,
Walker Course
1:00, 1:10, 1:20, 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00 PM