BADGE SUMMIT LOGOConnect, collaborate and create in a niche environment with like-minded creatives. Engaging educational sessions and panel discussions with branding, marketing and social media leaders. Evening events and gatherings offer the opportunity to continue networking all while engaging in meaningful conversations in a fun intimate setting.

A selection of past presenters include:  TIBI Owner & Creative Director, Amy Smilovic Ÿ • Time Inc. Magazine Editors, Erin Shaw Street, Stephanie Granada & Jessica Thuston of Southern Living & Hunter Lewis of Cooking Light • Glitter Guide Editorial Director, Caitlin Moran Ÿ• Matchbook Editorial Director and Co-founder, Katie Armour • Blue Ion Founding Partner, Robert Prioleau • Charlie Publisher & Owner, Caroline Nuttall • Southern Proper Creative Director and Gadabout Blog Founder, Hanna Seabrook • Salt & Styled author and stylist, Libbie Summers • Award-winning consultant, nationally acclaimed speaker, & Emmy award-winner Ryan Dohrn.


The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel

Screen Shot 2014-11-21 at 2.09.01 PMExperience the ultimate in Southern charm at The Mills House, host hotel for The Southern C Summit.   Opened in 1853, this full service hotel, in the heart of downtown Charleston on Meeting Street, features beautifully appointed guest rooms with amazing city or pool views.  Located within an easy walk to Museum Mile, historic sites and attractions such as City Market and famed King Street shopping and dining, The Mills House ensures the quintessential Charleston vacation.

We strongly recommend that you book your room early to ensure availability and a special Summit rate of $239/night.

Telephone:  843-577-240   Website:


Patrick Properties

We will be meeting downtown on the corner of King and Ann Streets in sister properties, the American Theater and William Aiken House. The courtyards and grounds between them will also be in use for the Summit.

American Theater

Opened in 1942 as Charleston’s premier movie house, the American Theater’s regal Art Deco architecture and timeless Hollywood glamour make this sophisticated event venue worthy of red carpets and dazzling marquees.



William Aiken House

When it comes to once-in-a-lifetime occasions, a meticulously restored National Historic Landmark in the heart of Downtown Charleston is an unbeatable choice.

A seamless blend of 18th-century charm and 21st-century sophistication makes this 1810 estate one of Charleston’s most sought-after venues for weddings, private receptions, meetings and corporate events.

L’atelier Le Creuset

The North American Marketing Office and Culinary Center. L’Atelier Le Creuset (French for “The Le Creuset Workshop”) is situated on the banks of the Ashley River.  There is a fully equipped demonstration kitchen designed by SieMatic and equipped with the highest quality Miele appliances where innovative chefs can prepare dishes and demonstrate techniques.




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