2018 Best Places to Work in South Carolina

2018 Best Places to Work in South Carolina

Thursday, August 2, 2018
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln St | Columbia, SC

Reception: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Dinner and Awards Presentation: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The South Carolina Chamber, the publishers of SCBIZ and the Best Companies Group have joined for the 13th consecutive year to produce the Best Places to Work in South Carolina program. This initiative is dedicated to identifying and recognizing South Carolina's most innovative and top-notch employers. Those companies selected as "Best Places to Work" will be recognized and honored during a reception and dinner, presented by Colonial Life, on August 2, 2018 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

To be eligible for consideration, companies must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity
  • Be a publicly or privately held business
  • Have a facility in the state of South Carolina
  • Have a minimum of 15 employees working in the state of South Carolina
  • Must be in business a minimum of 1 year


Registration for this event is now closed. If you have questions, please contact Whitney Evans at 803-255-2565. Because this event is fully seated, there will be no registrations accepted at the door.

Individual: $100

Large groups of individually purchased tickets are not guaranteed to be seated at the same table. To ensure seating at the same table for large groups, please purchase a sponsorship.

Company Table: See Sponsor Opportunities

Cancellation Policy

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved for event attendees at the Hilton Columbia Center ($169/night + tax) and the Hampton Inn Columbia-Downtown Historic District ($159/night + tax). Rooms must be reserved by calling the respective hotel and mentioning the "Best Places to Work" rate or at this link. The rates will be active through July 2, 2018.


To view the 2018 Final Rankings, please CLICK HERE.


Various sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. View sponsor levels here. Please contact Sunny Philips at 803.255.2543 for more information or to book your sponsorship.


Thank you to our Sponsors

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