Charles E. Fraser Sustainable Resort Development Conference

2nd Charles E. Fraser

Sustainable Resort Development Conference

September 6-8, 2017

at Sea Pines Plantation Golf Club, Hilton Head Island, SC


In keeping with Charles Fraser’s groundbreaking resort development philosophy, representatives from SC coastal resorts and related business, local and state governments, universities, colleges, and non-profits will meet on Hilton Head Island to examine current sustainable resort development challenges and to share concrete, replicable solutions, with an emphasis on the financial benefits of these sustainable practices. Topics for examination include:

Tourism and Environment - Resource Management - Coastal Resilience - Renewable Resources - Quality of Life

The goal is to arm attendees with the information, tools, and motivation needed to implement sustainable practices at their own resorts and organizations.

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SC Coastal Conservation LeagueCity of SavannahJackson Maintenance & Electrical

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