SCACS Strong 

Schedule of Events


Saturday, July 13

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm            Board of Directors Luncheon and Meeting

4:00 pm – 11:00 pm            Children and Teen Programs for Board Members and Titanium/Diamond/Emerald/Platinum Sponsors

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm               Board and Titanium/Diamond/Emerald/Platinum Sponsor Reception (overlooking the ocean at the Beach Club)

Sunday, July 14    

8:00 am – 12:00 pm            Vendor/Sponsor Set-Up

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm               Registration/Vendor Showcase

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm               Family Photo Shoot

6:00 pm – 11:00 pm            Children and Teen Programs

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm               Reception

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm               Live Auction Preview

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm               Dinner

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm               Awards Recognition

            • Board Retiree Recognition
            • Store Manager of the Year Recognition
            • Retailer of the Year Recognition
            • Independent Retailer of the Year Recognition
            • Supplier of the Year Recognition
            • Hall of Fame Induction                                   

9:00 pm – 10:00 pm            Entertainment: Hypnotist, Tom DeLuca

10:00 pm – 11:30 pm          Hospitality Suite Open

Monday, July 15

7:00 am- 8:30 am                 Breakfast and Late Registration

8:00 am – 9:00 am              Beach Yoga

8:15 am – 5:00 pm               Children and Teen Programs

8:00 am – 8:45 am               Hypnotist Returns, Tom DeLuca

9:00 am –10:30 am             Legislative Panel Presentation

11:30 am – 2:30 pm           Mixology Class at WiseGuys Restaurant: (Limit to first 50)

11:30 am – until                   Golf Tee-Times: (Limit to first 36)

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm           Fishing off the Coast: (Limit to first 16)

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm             Hospitality Suite Open

6:00 pm – 11:00 pm            Children and Teen Programs

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm               Attendees – Dinner on your own

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm              Live Auction Preview                                               

9:00 pm – 11:00 pm            Live Auction

Tuesday, July 16

7:00 am – 9:00 am               Breakfast

8:00 am – 9:00 am              Beach Yoga

8:15 am – 5:00 pm               Children and Teen Programs

8:00 am – 10:25 am            Educational Industry Updates/TED Talks

10:00 am – 11:00 am          Water Aerobics

10:25 am – 10:30 am          Coffee/Juice Break

10:30 am – 11:30 am          SCACS General Membership Meeting and Committee Member Recognition

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm             Hospitality Suite Open

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm             Family Picnic Lunch

1:45 pm – 4:00 pm              Beach Olympics Throwback

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm               Reminiscing at the Pool

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm               Corn Hole Tournament

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm           Closing Event with Dinner and Dancing



Program Descriptions 


Back by Popular Demand! Sunday Night Entertainment: Hypnotist, Tom DeLuca

 Tom DeLuca the master hypnotist is back to hypnotize SCACS members on Sunday night.  If any of you remember him from the past, then you know this is an event you don’t want to miss. He will also join us on Monday morning during breakfast.







Legislative Program and Participants

This year, the association has invited some of the major legislative players in the state. Plan to attend the legislative panel discussion on Monday morning.


 Senator Mike Gambrell (Republican-Anderson)





Senator Larry Grooms (Republican-Berkeley)





 Senator Shane Martin (Republican – Spartanburg)





Representative Gary Simrill (Republican- York)





 Representative Brian White (Republican – Anderson)





Representative Heather Crawford (Republican – Myrtle Beach)






Mixology Class at WiseGuys Restaurant

What better way to spend your day than with a mixology demonstration, complete with a private lunch at one of the island’s top restaurants? These demonstrations will have participants learning how to make easy passed hors d’oeuvres and liquor infused drinks. This program is perfect for both men and women alike.  The only problem is, the program is limited to the first 50.  So, sign up quickly.






Golf Tee-Times

 SCACS staff will be making tee-time appointments for those interested in playing golf on Monday.  For those who sign up, the tee-times will be arranged beginning at 11:30 am.  Golfers will be offered the opportunity to “stock the cooler” from the SCACS Hospitality Suite before leaving for golf.  It will be on a first come, first served basis, so sign up early.  The tournament is limited to the first 36 players.






Fishing off the Coast

 SCACS has chartered boats to fish off the coast. For those interested in fishing on Monday, the times will begin at noon.  During offshore fishing trips, which travel up to seven miles offshore, you’ll troll or bottom fish for species, such as sheepshead, black sea bass, redfish, and bluefish. It will be on a first come, first served basis, so sign up early.  This opportunity is limited to the first 16 to register.



The Live Auction is Back!

SCACS Live Auction is back! Join us on Monday at 9 pm for some entertaining buys with a few special surprises.

SCACS is also bringing the “Heads or Tails” and “Buy Woody Out” games back so bring your money. SCACS needs your help to raise funds for our “Political Action Committee” (PAC) fund. We are now accepting monetary donations or Live Action Items!


Educational Industry Updates/TED Talks

SCACS understands education is important.  We will have 5 total powerful TED talks (2 industry updates and 3 business talks).  Make sure to join us on Tuesday morning starting at 8:00 am. 




Beach Olympics Throwback

Dean Cline & Hal Crenshaw have agreed to be the beach Olympics coaches again.  Imagine 5 – 10 different rounds of relay games and other team building activities with our teams the Slammin Suppliers vs. the Rugged Retailers. Sign up early!  





Corn Hole Tournament

  Have you signed up for the corn hole tournament on Tuesday afternoon?  Slots fill up fast so register your two-man team today!  Who will win this year?








Closing Event with Dinner and Dancing

Close the week in style!  Sip a cocktail and while eating and dancing to a local band, The Midnight City.  The Midnight City is the most requested band in Charleston featuring three amazing vocalists, 2 male, and 1 female.  They are professional, fun and play all styles of music so there will be something for everyone. Come eat, mingle and network for one last night.






Children/Teen Programs –  Click Here 

For those who have kids in the children/teen program or interested in them joining, please take a look at the program details.  If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to

All children must be potty trained to be in the program.  The cost of this program is included in your registration.

Register for the 2019 Annual Convention here




Refund requests must be made in writing by by July 1, 2019.  No refunds are available after this time.


Please indicate if you have special meal requests or dietary restrictions. Dietary requests will be considered when available, however, it may not be possible to provide for all requests. Please notify the conference staff if you require special foods by emailing or calling 803-419-0804.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact SCACS by phone at (803) 419-0804 or by email at  Also, please pass this information along to your friends, colleagues, and family who may not be members of SCACS, and encourage them to take part in this event.