Fifth Annual Growth Summit Scheduled for November 19th

For Immediate Release
September 29, 2020

Fifth Annual Growth Summit Scheduled for November 19th
ERG Payroll & HR and GrowCo announce the Fifth Annual Growth Summit 

Columbia, SC, September 29, 2020: GrowCo has announced the Fifth Annual Growth Summit, which is taking place on November 19th. The Growth Summit is an event for people that want to grow themselves, their company, and their network. This unique event brings together the most forward-thinking minds in South Carolina to learn from experts on how to better yourself and your business.

The Growth Summit, which is being held at Segra Park, has been designed to offer professional growth and networking for local leaders. The event will be very exclusive as there will be limited seating to accommodate safety requirements. Fifty percent of ticket sales to the event will be donated to Transitions Homeless Shelter.

The upcoming event includes educational sessions, panel conversations, and expert keynotes targeted at helping entrepreneurs grow their company. 

“We created this event to fill the void of networking and educational opportunities for local entrepreneurs and small business leaders. Our challenges are unique. Learning from those who have been where we want to go is paramount to the success of the local economy.” said Matt Vaadi, CEO of ERG Payroll & HR and creator of the event.

There are many local companies partnering to bring the power of local leaders together for a day they won’t soon forget. 

The partner hosts include Bauknight, Pietras, & Stormer, City of Columbia Office of Economic Development, Pendleton Street Business Advisors, Segra Park, SC Department of Commerce Office of Innovation, FemmeX, Professional Printers, and Nelson Mullins. 

Why Attend the Growth Summit?
If you are a leader of a company that is growing or wants to grow, this is a can’t miss event. Topics will range from:

  • Leadership 
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Building a Talent Funnel
  • Legal, accounting, and marketing workshops
  • Much, much, more!

Who Will You Meet There?
This event is an extraordinary opportunity to meet other local top executives and get exposed to progressive ideas in a collaborative environment. Join us for interactive activities and to hear from a fantastic group of visionaries, entrepreneurs, and leaders from our area.

The individual speakers confirmed so far include multiple keynote speakers such as:

We are expecting more than 200 industry leaders will be attending the event in person and online, and the networking opportunities will be widespread.

How Do I Get Signed Up?
Visit the Growth Summit page to find answers to your questions, more info about speakers, and get signed up.
You can also email for quick answers to your questions.

Don’t miss this once a year opportunity to meet with local executives and learn how to grow your company with purpose!

About GrowCo
GrowCo is “of, by, and for founders”. Founders of the fastest-growing companies in South Carolina came together to focus on sparking an entrepreneurial explosion by providing founders resources to take it to the next level. GrowCo attracts the best investors to offer venture capital and angel investment to members and move entrepreneurship forward in Columbia, SC. Educational programs provide unmatched access to successful entrepreneurs.


About ERG Payroll & HR
ERG Payroll & HR is focused on simplifying human resource functions for small to mid-sized businesses. Through their unique blend of technology and people, ERG Payroll and HR helps business owners maintain compliance, grow, and focus on their mission. Their suite of HR solutions ranges from online payroll and HR systems to fully outsourced solutions that give business owners their own dedicated experts to fill the voids in their organization. Regardless of where you are with your HR processes, ERG can meet you at your point of need. More at

Are you ready to take your business to the next level? 
It’s about your network, not your net worth. GrowCo is your opportunity to connect with other ambitious founders in the Columbia, SC area who want their business to be an Inc 5000 company. Find mentors, get advice, meet investors, source talent, and have a great time along the way. 

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