Join us for our signature events and get an opportunity to network with colleagues and friends.

cereal and strawberries

Monday, July 22 | 7:15 am

Breakfast With
The Arc’s Board of Directors

This breakfast is free for hotel guests.

Monday, July 22 | 6:00 pm

Spirit of Carolina Dinner Cruise

Price: $125
Start your day and your Summer Leadership Institute experience off in the right way! Join The Arc’s Board on Monday for coffee, juice, and a light breakfast! The hotel offers breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., but if you want a chance to grab a cup of coffee and chat with several board members, join us from 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. before the opening session at 8:00 a.m.

This event has become a treasured tradition at SLI. Toast a bagel, grab some bacon, sip a cup of tea, and get ready to enjoy SLI 2019!

End our first official day with the ultimate in waterfront dining: The Spirit of Carolina Dinner Cruise. Enjoy a four course menu as we cruise the beautiful Charleston Harbor, past Fort Sumter, along the Battery, and beneath the Ravenel Bridge. There will be music and dancing, several full service bars, and plenty of opportunities to relax with 100 of your closest allies and partners in progress.

Your ticket price covers admission, transportation, and dinner. Alcoholic drinks are not included in your ticket price.


Tuesday, July 23 | 5:15 pm


This reception is included in your registration fee.*
The Summer Leadership Institute features over 20 hours of networking opportunities, but this reception is a quieter affair. It provides the opportunity to grab a drink at the cash bar and several tasty hors d’oeuvres and cement the relationships you’ve been building over the last 2 days.

*Guests are welcome!