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MAPPS 2018 Summer Conference - Registration OPEN

Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristin Grove
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Registration is now open for the Summer Conference. Click here to register.

Early Bird registration ends after July 1, 2018. Early Bird registrations for Principal & Emerging Leader Attendees are discounted by $75.00.

Summer Conference Session Topics to Include:

  • A History of Charleston
  • Augmented Reality
  • CEO Round Table with Emerging Leaders: What is MAPPS?
  • How to Stand Up to New Technology
  • Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Service
  • How to Stand Up to New Technology
  • Company Snapshots: What is Your Elevator Pitch
  • Procurement Methods Used by Federal, State, and Municipal
  • Government
  • How Does Federal Legislation Work?
  • MAPPS Partnership with NOAA
  • Utilizing the USGS 3DEP BAA Process
  • MAPPS: Under "New" Management
  • Increasing the Success of Your Marketing Roadmap
  • Technology Sessions:
    • Open Source
    • Security & Privacy from Cloud Services
    • Multi-modal Sensor Technologies and Business Opportunities
  • Emerging Leader Sessions:
    • Managerial Accounting
  • And more to follow....

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The Belmond Charleston Place
205 Meeting Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401
+1 (800) 831-3490

Hotel reservation link:

Call the hotel directly to make a reservation: +1 (800) 831-3490

Located at the very heart of downtown Charleston, in the historic district and within walking distance of all the major attractions, Belmond Charleston Place is the perfect base for a city adventure. We effortlessly blend gentility and old-world charm with a leading-edge spa and innovative cuisine.

MAPPS has secured a special room rate of $225.00 USD, per room, per night (plus taxes and fees). To receive the discounted rate, contact the Belmond Charleston Place at +1 (800) 831-3490 or by email ( and reference MAPPS. A first night’s deposit must be guaranteed via a major credit card, which will be forfeited if the reservation is cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival. A failure to cancel the reservation prior to the day of arrival will result in a cancellation fee for the full length of stay. You can also reserve online by clicking here.

The hotel cut-off date is July 1, 2018. After this date, rooms are on a 'space available' basis at the MAPPS rate. If you have any questions about the room rate and availability, please contact Diane Schafer, MAPPS Director of Meetings, at (443) 640-1068 x108 or


Sponsorship Information

Click here for information about our current sponsorship opportunities. For inquiries, please contact


Conference Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be in writing. No refunds will be made after July 1, 2018. Cancellations prior to July 1, 2018 will be charged a $75 administrative fee. If you need to cancel your registration, please email Kristin Grove at

Hotel Cancellation Policy: Please call +1 (800) 831-3490 if you need to cancel your hotel reservation.

9 Newport Drive, Suite 200
Forest Hill, MD 21050
Questions? 443.640.1068
Fax 443.640.1031
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