South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster will provide the opening keynote address during the business and workforce development programming at the South Carolina Aerospace Conference and Expo on Wed., Aug. 30.
As the 117th governor of South Carolina, McMaster recognizes the impact of the aerospace industry and its importance to the economic future of the Palmetto State. In just six short months as governor, McMaster and his team have announced more than 50 economic development projects, bringing approximately 6,600 new jobs and $2.1 billion in capital investment to South Carolina.
Designed to connect leaders from the private sector, academia and government, the three-day South Carolina Aerospace Conference and Expo features a business and workforce development track, a B2B matchmaking event, the ACE ‘17 technical symposium, an exhibit hall with company and student presentations, and a variety of tours and workshops.
The South Carolina Aerospace Conference and Expo is organized by the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness and its SC Aerospace initiative; the USC College of Engineering and Computing and its McNAIR Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research; the South Carolina Department of Commerce; the South Carolina Aeronautics Commission; and the South Carolina Aviation Association.