AG&G and Columbia Area Small Business Development Center To Host Small Business Symposium Sept. 17

The Columbia Area Small Business Development Center and Adams, Gyemant & Griffin Business Advisors, LLC will be hosting a half day Small Business Symposium on September 17, 2013. The Symposium will cover Risk Management for Businesses. The Symposium will be held from 8:00 AM – 12:15 PM at the Lumpkin Center, 8th Floor, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 1705 College Street, Columbia, SC 29208.

The Risk Management Track will cover interacting with the government, commercial contracts, contract negotiation, risk management, liability avoidance, and ethics.

Symposium topics are divided into five categories:

  1. Case Study – Ethics – Corporate and Employee – Decisions
  2. Impact of  Wellness Program on Healthcare
  3. Your Injured Absent Employees
  4. Case Makers and Case Breakers
  5. How to Handle Crisis

Participants will have the opportunity to hear from a variety of speakers throughout the day in their chosen field of interest. All speakers are leading professionals in their fields, and will be available to answer questions. Refreshments and parking will be provided.  Presenters are:

  • Scott Adams, Principal Partner of AG&G Business Advisors, economic development, workforce readiness and training advocate
  • Bruce Donatelli, Mirror Associates
  • Dave Wilson, AG&G
  • Thomas Faulds, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

The cost to attend the Risk Management Small Business Symposium, which includes refreshments and parking, is $125. Participants can register through Eventbrite:

For further information, please contact Pete Oliver, 803-777-5118 at the Columbia Area Small Business Development Center.

About SBDC
SC SBDC provides private management consulting services at no charge to existing small businesses statewide, as well as affordable educational programs targeted to entrepreneurs. These services directly result in job creation and retention, new businesses startups, access to financing, increased sales, and taxes contributed to the economy. Our 40+ consultants provide specialized services to all small business in any industry segment.

About AG&G Advisory Group
AG&G is a nationwide advisory firm that partners with senior management of forward-thinking companies to transform operational obstacles into solutions. AG&G is based in Lexington, South Carolina. AG&G, allied with our client’s mission, delivers measurable performance improvements, and establishes a corporate culture that ensures long-term results. Thanks to our diverse experience and expertise, AG&G is uniquely positioned to work across industries and functional areas, partnering with organizations in developing the strategies and processes that accelerate targeted growth.


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