The Myrtle Beach Area Office of the SC Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) will be hosting an industry-specific Forum to exclusively benefit those in or going into the restaurant business. The event will be held at Coastal Carolina University's campus in Conway, SC. This organizational chart shows how the event will be structured, and the kinds of sessions that will be available to you. A more reader-friendly version of this chart and more specifics can be found at the links at the bottom of this post.
The Restaurant Business Development Conference focuses on providing information on the following topics: How to Buy/Sell a Restaurant, Financing Your Restaurant, Franchising Facts, Restaurant Best Practices (from area experts), DHEC: New Regulations, Designing a Marketing Plan, Quick Books for Restaurants, Insurance: Where are you exposed, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Getting Your Business Online. A panel of restaurant experts will also be on available to answer questions from the audience. Finally, restaurant suppliers will lead sessions discussing Options Beyond the Basics.
The Restaurant Business Development Conference will be held Wednesday, March 12, 2014 in the E. Craig Wall College of Business. Registration is required. To download detailed conference information and register, please visit www.coastal.edu/sbdc/restaurantconf.html and register at http://www.coastal.edu/sbdc/conference. Breakfast and light snacks are included with registration. Call 843-349-4010, 843-347-6914, or 843-349-5070 if you have any questions.