Sessions for the Good Business Summit 2024


Schedule at a Glance
Thursday, February 22, 2024 / 8 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. — Doors open. Coffee, breakfast and networking
9:00 a.m. — Creative Kickoff & Welcome
10 a.m. —  Keynote 1 Fireside Chat on Main Stage
10:45 a.m. — Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. — Keynote 2 Fireside Chat on Main Stage
12:00 p.m. — GoodEats Lunch hosted by Verde
1:30 p.m. — Breakout workshops at nearby venues (pick from 3 options)
2:45 p.m. — Breakout workshops at nearby venues (pick from 3 options)
4:00 p.m. — GoodDrinks Happy Hour hosted at Sharehouse

2024 BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

  • Small Business, Global Impact: How to run an eco-conscious and profitable business without greenwashing
  • The Great Equalizer: How small business owners can harness the power of AI to maximize impact
  • Strike the Balance: The business case for radical self-care
  • Glass Ceilings and Broken Rungs: Why we still haven’t reached gender parity and where we go from here
  • Del Sueño a la Realidad: El camino del emprendimiento exitoso (offered in Spanish language)
  • Expandiendo su Mercado (offered in Spanish language)

2024 SUMMIT SCHEDULE:

  • Click through the expandable menu below to read descriptions and meet the speakers for each session.

February 22, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Get checked in, grab your journal and agenda and then join us for coffee + breakfast in the Charleston Music Hall.

Breakfast provided by Uptown Hospitality Group and coffee provided by Highfalutin Coffee Roasters

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Opening remarks and special creative kickoff performance:

Speakers:

Jacquie Berger – Executive Director, Lowcountry Local First
Kathryn BudigFounder, The Inky Phoenix

Clarenda “Farmer Cee” Stanley is a pioneering figure and the respected CEO/President of Green Heffa Farms, an esteemed natural wellness brand and regenerative farm located in Liberty, North Carolina.

Speakers:

Keynote: Cee Stanley – CEO/President, Green Heffa Farms
Moderator: Lindsey Barrow Jr. – Founder and CEO, Lowcountry Street Grocery

Enjoy 15 mins of stretch and refill time.

Danny Caine is a co-owner of the Raven Book Store, Publishers Weekly’s 2022 bookstore of the year. In 2019, he received the Midwest Independent Bookstore Association Midwest Bookseller of the Year award. He’s the author of the the books How to Resist Amazon and Why and How to Protect Bookstores and Why.

Speakers:

Keynote: Danny Caine, Co-Owner, Raven Book Store
Moderator: Lauren Gellatly, Advocacy and Campaigns Manager, ILSR 

Lunch provided by Verde, outside in Hutson Alley (to the right of Charleston Music Hall front steps)

1. Small Business, Global Impact: How to run an eco-conscious and profitable business without greenwashing

           Location: Charleston Music Hall

 

2. The Great Equalizer: How Small Business Owners can Harness the Power of AI to Maximize Impact

            Location: Upstairs at Rue de Jean, 39 John Street

 

3. Del Sueño a la Realidad: El camino del emprendimiento exitoso (offered in Spanish language)

            Location: Maya, 479B King Street

Strike the Balance: The business case for radical self-care

            Location: Charleston Music Hall

 

  • Glass Ceilings and Broken Rungs: Why we still haven’t reached gender parity and where we go from here

            Location: Upstairs at Rue de Jean, 39 John Street

 

  • Expandiendo su Mercado

    (offered in Spanish language)

            Location: Maya, 479B King Street

Join us for happy hour across from the Charleston Music Hall at Sharehouse to connect with your fellow do-gooders.

23 Ann St, Charleston, SC 29403

* Sessions listed here are subject to change.