The 2024 Annual CEO Summit Charleston, SC


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The CEO Project Summit

Join us at our annual Summit in Charleston, SC to network with a broader group of high growth CEOs and hear from amazing and relevant thought leaders.

An annual day of guidance and inspiration. The CEO Project Summit will provide a forum for sharing CEO Best Practices and networking at our CEO-only event.

The CEO Project Summit is an annual forum where members of The CEO Project community gather to learn from top-level speakers, share experiences, and forge key business and personal bonds.

The 2024 CEO Project Summit

We look forward to hosting you in Charleston, SC for the 8th CEO Project Summit. This year, we have developed a significant other program.  Please invite your significant other to the summit and enjoy our planned activities and the charm of Charleston.  They are invited to participate in a guided historic Charleston walking tour with lunch on Oct. 8, 2024.

CEO Summit Agenda

(All times in EST)

October 7, 2024


6:00 – 7:30 PM

Opening Reception – Emeline, Charleston with private dinners to follow

October 8, 2024

CEO Summit – Emeline, Charleston

8:00 – 8:45 AM

Registration and Kick Off Breakfast 

8:45 AM

Welcome to the 2024 Summit – Jim Schleckser

9:10 AM

The CEO Project Member Activity

10:10 AM

Eric McNulty from the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative at Harvard – “Leading Through Crisis and Change”

11:30 AM


12:55 PM

Introduction to Doug Conant, former CEO of Campbell Soup and Nabisco

1:00 PM

Doug Conant – “Championing Leadership that Works”

2:45 PM

Debbie GoldsteinTriad Consulting Managing Partner and Harvard Law School – “Difficult Conversations”

4:00 PM

Roundtable discussion for The CEO Project Members – Facilitated by The CEO Project Advisors

5:15 PM

Closing Remarks – Jim Schleckser

6:30 PM

Networking Reception – Cruise the Charleston Harbor

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Previous Summits

Join us at our annual Summit to network with a broader group of high growth CEOs and hear from amazing and relevant thought leaders.

2022 Summit

2021 Summit

2020 Virtual Summit

2019 CEO Summit

2017 CEO Summit