SCAA Annual Workshop and Exhibit

Monday, December 4, 2023 12:00 PM - Wednesday, December 6, 2023 1:00 PM (EST)


Event Registration, Sponsorships and Hotel Blocks Now Open!

Join us for 2 days of education, networking, product and services exhibition, and member recognition at our annual Workshop and Exhibit at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center - located in the historic Vista District of downtown Columbia, SC.


  • Quality education presentations from engaging Keynote Speakers including Tom Hill, CEO of Vulcan Materials, Justin Ganschow, Business Development Manager of Caterpillar, a workforce development panel, and MORE!
  • Real life skills and takeaways that can be put into action immediately
  • Creative new ways to market your business
  • Exhibit Hall for SCAA Associate Members to exhibit their products and services while connecting with South Carolina producers in one central location
  • Recognition for your company's achievements through the Plant Safety Awards and Environmental Awards


  • Aggregate Executives
  • Division and Sales Managers
  • Plant Managers
  • Superintendents
  • Foremen and Operational Personnel
  • Vendors and Suppliers looking to connect with Producer Members
  • Committee Members, Industry Partners, and Association Volunteers

Become an SCAA Workshop & Exhibit Sponsor Today!

Put your marketing dollars to work by getting your name out there to Aggregate Producers and Industry Professionals at the 2023 SCAA Workshop & Exhibit. Connect with SCAA Members and build valuable relationships over this 2-day event focusing on education, product showcasing, networking and more!

We offer multiple levels of sponsorship options to fit any budget and to allow focused exposure to your target market. Review Sponsorship Opportunities Here


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by November 1, 2023 - full refund less $50 administration fee
Cancellation by November 15, 2023 - 50% refund
Cancellation November 30, 2023 or after - will be reviewed on a case by case basis


Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln Street
Columbia, 29201

Hotel Reservations: 

Hotel room blocks are sold out. Please email to be added to the waitlist. Here is a list of surrounding hotels within 0.5 miles of the convention center : 

Cambria Hotel Columbia Downtown the Vista

Courtyard Columbia Downtown USC

Hyatt Place

Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel | Marriott Bonvoy

SpringHill Suites

Holiday Inn Express.

Event Contact
Jessica Palmer
(839) 810-7605
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Monday, December 4, 2023 12:00 PM - Wednesday, December 6, 2023 1:00 PM (EST)

Monday December 4, 2023

Safety HR and Environmental Continuing Education Program: 2:30 - 4:30 PM – (Lexington B) Separate Registration Required

Welcome Reception - 6:00 - 7:00 PM Exhibit Hall - All Attendees Welcome

Tuesday December 5, 2023

Session #1 - 8:00am - 8:45am - - State of the State Address - Justin Powell, SCDOT Chief Operating Officer & Myra Reece, Director of Environmental Affairs SC DHEC (Lexington A&B)

Session #2 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am - Panel Discussion - Workforce Development (Lexington A&B)
Moderator: Jim Thompson - Martin Marietta Panel: Mary Corley - TCTC, Rick Todd - Be Pro Be Proud, SuzAnne Driscoll - Be Pro Be Proud, Jason Nelson - Blanchard CAT,  Libby Pritchard NSSGA (Lexington A&B)

Lunch - 11:00 – 11:45 AM - SCAA Welcome and Announcements - Jessica Palmer, Antitrust - Kevin Hall, Womble Bond Dickinson, and Legislative Update -1101 Public Affairs - Ben Homeyer/Charleston Laffin (Exhibit Hall)

Keynote Address - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Tom Hill/CEO Vulcan Materials Company - State of the Aggregates Industry (Exhibit Hall)

Session #3 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm - Breakout Sessions – 

Operations: Conveyor Scale Maintenance - Vikki Bartlett, K&R Group (Hall of Fame)

Quality and Technical: Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA) - Cliff Selkinghaus - SCAPA, (Lincoln)

Marketing/Sales: Marketing Matters - Seth Fargher -Heightened Creative (Senate)

Reception - 5:00 - 6:00 PM Exhibit Hall - All attendees are welcome

Wednesday December 6, 2023

Session #4 - 9:00am - 9:45am - SC Chamber Economic Update - Bob Morgan, President & CEO of SC Chamber of Commerce (Lexington A&B)
Session #5 - 10:00am - 10:45am - Innovations in Quarry and Plant Technologies - Kevin Yanik, Editor-In-Chief , Pit and Quarry Magazine (Lexington A&B)
Session #6 - 11:00am - 11:45am - Succession Reimagined - Susanna Mikaelyan, Summit Materials (Lexington A&B)

Lunch Buffet - 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm (Exhibit Hall and prefunction area)

Wednesday Keynote - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm -  "My Brain Made Me Do It: Psychological Drivers of Employee Behavior" - Justin Ganschow, Caterpillar Safety Services (Exhibit Hall)

Door Prizes and Final Remarks (Exhibit Hall)

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