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53rd Annual Conference
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 Export to Your Calendar 8/2/2020 to 8/3/2020
When: 8:00 AM
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Marriott Hilton Head Island
1 Hotel Circle
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina  29928
United States
Contact: Pearl Khalif-Govan

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SCAC's Annual Conference pre-conference registration has been disabled. You may register onsite Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sunday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm or Monday 8:30 - 10:30 am.  Please be aware that some institute of Government classes are near capacity and may not be open to onsite registration. 




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Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture 
  Corporate Pharmacy Services, Inc.  Moseley Architects  
 Compass Municipal Advisors      Motorola Solutions-Palmetto 800           
 Howell Linkous & Nettles, LLC     Parker Poe  
      Keck & Wood, Inc.    Synovus Securities Inc.-South Carolina Coastal Team  
   Kozlarek Law LLC  SynTerra Corporation 
 Thomas & Hutton
Silver Sponsors

The Brick Industry Association  Segra 
Greene Finney, LLP Southeast Cement Pavement Association
 Municode Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
PUBLIQ Software  Stewart-Cooper-Newell Architects, P.A
Schneider Electric 


Registration Information
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SCAC will host a hybrid format for the Annual Conference and Institute of Government course offerings this year. The conference workshops and general session will be streamed live for those who are unable to attend in-person.The Institute of Government classes will be available on demand shortly after the conference. Please refer to the registration form for the registration fees, including early bird rates. For questions regarding conference attendee registration, please contact Pearl Khalif-Govan at or (803) 252-7255.


Out of an abundance of caution and to promote social distancing while attending SCAC’s Institute of Government and Annual Conference, in-person social distancing measures will in place during all Institute of Government classes and all Annual Conference sessions and workshops. Consequently, in-person attendance will be limited for both Institute of Government and the Annual Conference. Please note that the Annual Conference workshops and general session will both be live-streamed and all Institute of Government classes will be available on demand following the conference. More information to follow.


We are working closely with the Marriott Hotel to ensure recommended sanitizing procedures are followed and social distancing measures such as one per person per 6’ foot area are implemented. The hotel is following these guidelines:  


Attendee Waiver

All attendees will be required to complete a registrant screening waiver. We recommend you print out the waiver and complete it prior to registration to ease the flow of onsite registration. Click here to download the waiver. All attendees will return the waiver onsite. Please do not send it prior to the conference. 

Hotel Accommodations

All individuals in the SCAC room blocks must be a PAID ATTENDEE of the Annual Conference and/or Institute of Government. Please see below links to book a room at the Marriott Hilton Head or one of the overflow properties. 


Marriott Hilton Head
Click Here  to book a hotel room online at the Marriott Hilton Head.
All reservations at the Marriott must be made through the online reservation link listed below. No phone reservations will be accepted by the Marriott reservations staff. Due to conference changes this year, there will NOT be a (2) night's minimum required nor will a non-refundable advance deposit for the last nights’ room and tax be collected when the reservation is made. Your credit card will be used to hold the room and will be charged upon check-in at the hotel. Please note that you must be a paid registrant in order to receive the discounted conference hotel rate. 
Hotel Deadline: July 10, 2020      Discounted Rate: $210++ per night      *Cancellation: 3 days prior to check-in. 

Overflow Properties:

  • Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort 
    Click Here to book a hotel room online.
    Call 1-888-HHI-OMNI (444-6664) and reference group code 072820SCASSOCCO 
    Hotel Deadline: July 10, 2020      Discounted Rate: $225.00++ per night      *Cancellation: 7 days prior to check-in.
  • Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island 
    Click Here to book a hotel online here.
    Call 1-800-SONESTA (766-3782) and reference “SCAC Overflow Rooms”.
    Hotel Deadline: July 10, 2020 (based on availability)      Discounted Rate: $229.00++ per night       *Cancellation: 3 days prior to check-in.
    **If this link does not work, please go directly to the website (, select the Hilton Head property, enter their preferred dates and the group code 0731COUNTY in the appropriate boxes on the right side of the page.
  • Vacasa Vacation Rentals (formerly Resort Quest Villas)
    1. Please search the link: Click Here to see all our Hilton Head Island Vacation Rentals (don’t forget to add dates to see availability for specific travel dates)
    2. Send email to: with the Subject Line: SCAC - Leah please book
    3. Provide the link to the unit you are interested in booking and the dates. They will reply with the rate for approval to book.
    4. Due to call volume and reduced staff it is critical that they email and if they call to book, it’s possible their contracted rates will not be available.
    Deadline: July 3, 2020
    *Cancellations more than 30 days prior, will result in a $150.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations within 30 days prior will be full penalty.





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