Children's Trust of South Carolina, Building Hope for Children Conference. Be a champion for children.

Aug. 24-25 - Hyatt Regency Greenville

Registration – $250

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If you are registering more than one person, please email conference@scchildren.org for further instructions.

What is the Building Hope for Children Conference?

Building Hope for Children Conference offers a high-quality learning, networking, and resource sharing opportunity for anyone interested in the prevention of child abuse and neglect and the promotion of child and family well-being. Attendees include professionals of all levels in the fields of child welfare, education, healthcare, mental health, childcare and more as well as community stakeholders such as parents and caregivers, guardians ad litem, elected officials, and others. The Home Visiting Summit will remain merged with the conference for 2022. This is an opportunity for those in the home visiting field to receive tailored content for their profession. We encourage all home visitors to attend.

Conference attendees will be inspired by dozens of dynamic breakout sessions, local and national experts, and networking opportunities with peers from around the state. CEUs will be offered through South Carolina AHEC. Details to follow.

Themes represented in keynote and workshop presentations

  • Child abuse and neglect prevention
  • Promotion of child and family well-being
  • Innovative practices
  • Concrete strategies for building resilience
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Importance of mental health and self-care

Preliminary Schedule

Building Hope for Children Conference collage

Keynote speakers

Janet Taylor
Janet Taylor, M.D., MPH

Community psychiatrist and executive coach

Read Janet's bio
Michelle Cummings
Michelle Cummings, M.S.

Founder at Training Wheels

Read Michelle's bio

Charming hotel in the heart of Greenville

Hyatt Regency, Downtown Greenville offers guests the perfect balance of Southern hospitality and modern amenities. Located in the trendy downtown area of Greenville, our conference venue is near the area’s best dining, shopping and entertainment.

220 North Main Street, Greenville, S.C. 29601
Phone: 864-235-1234

Photo collage of Hyatt Regency Greenville rooms and bar.

Exhibit at the conference

The Building Hope for Children Conference offers the opportunity to share your services and products with many home visitors and early childhood interventionists from across South Carolina in-person and on a virtual app.

  • Exhibitor Package - Each registration includes one in-person exhibit booth, one virtual exhibit booth on the Conference app, and one free Conference registration, which includes breakfast and lunch each conference day. Limited booths are available for reservation on a first come first serve basis until July 22.
  • In-Person Tabletop Exhibit - Exhibiting fee includes one 6' exhibitor table, linen, 2 chairs, and a trash can. Tables are available on Wednesday, August 24 (full day) and Thursday, August 25 (half day). Exact times to be determined. Set up is available the afternoon of Tuesday, August 23 beginning at 5pm. Banners are allowed behind or next to the exhibit table.
  • Virtual Exhibit - The virtual booth on the Conference app allows exhibitors to upload a company logo, website, links, documents, images, videos, and other materials that attendees may download. Information for the app must be submitted by Friday, July 29. A link for submission will be shared via email.
  • Sub-recipients - If the agency is receiving funding from Children’s Trust of South Carolina, these funds may not be used for exhibitor space.

Deadline to Submit: July 22, 2022

Conference exhibitors

Sponsor the conference

Join us as a conference sponsor to gain visibility for your organization while uplifting South Carolina's child- and family-serving professionals. Multiple packages are available to fit your budget. Your support will help attendees hone their skills and strengthen their commitment to this important work.

Please note that the listed print deadline does not apply to the majority of our sponsor benefits.

For questions and to learn more, email Caitlyn McAnulty.

Thank you to our sponsors

Programmatic partners

The following organizations are providing funding support for the conference. Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting is a program of Children’s Trust of South Carolina and is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under CFDA # 93.870, Grant # X1043608. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

For more information

Questions about the conference, email us at conference@scchildren.org.

Financial questions, email us at finance@scchildren.org.