The  theme for the 2018 Charleston Conference is from Percy Bysshe Shelly’s poem Ode to the West Wind: “Oh Wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?”

Important Dates and Deadlines:

March 1 – Call for Preconferences Opens

April 16 – Call for Papers Opens

April 28 – Call for Preconference Deadline

June 4 – Vendor Showcase Registration Opens

June 11 – Conference Early Bird Registration and Hotel Room Blocks Open

July 13 – Call for Papers Deadline

August 17 – Juried Product Development Forum Deadline

August 24 – Charleston Premier Deadline

August 31 – Up and Comer Nomination Deadline 

September 14 – Early Bird Registration Deadline

October 12 – Regular Registration Deadline

October 26 – Online Registration Closes

Nov 5 – 6 – Preconferences

November 6 – Vendor Showcase

November 7 – 9: Main Conference