The King Street Marketing Group and Hall Management Group are pleased to welcome Kevin Mills, President and CEO of SC Aquarium, as our guest speaker at Small Business Lunch at Halls, Thursday, June 7 at Halls Signature Events, 5 Faber Street in downtown Charleston.
The Aquarium is one of the most important businesses on the peninsula drawing more than 425,000 guests to visit the beautiful facility on the harbor in historic downtown Charleston every year.
The Aquarium is great for local businesses because it's:
Kevin Mills has served as President and CEO of South Carolina Aquarium, an organization committed to ocean and wildlife conservation, for 12 years.
Mills is no stranger to working alongside animals. Prior to the SC Aquarium, he was Vice President, Marketing and External Affairs for the Saint Louis Zoo, where he spent 10 years developing the zoo’s brand and generating support. He’s also served on the board of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and Animals Inc.
Born and raised in Kansas, Mills graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in journalism. He spent much of his career in the private sector, as marketing and sales executive for Cunard Line Ltd. for ten years, and in the publishing and advertising sectors in New York City. He spent two years with the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
About the SC Aquarium:
The 93,000-square-foot attraction houses 6,243 species and operates on an $12 million annual budget. It’s also one of the top tourist draws in the state, pulling in about 425,000 visitors to the Concord Street waterfront annually.
Guests are entertained with an intimate look at many of South Carolina’s native animals and plants as their journey through the Aquarium takes them from the mountains to the sea.
In the newest interactive experience, guests can feed by hand the cownose rays and southern stingrays in The Shallows Exhibit between 9:30 am and noon each day.
About the Venue
Halls Signature Events is located at 5 Faber Street, just off East Bay Street directly behind S.N.O.B. There is a city-owned parking garage right next door on Cumberland Street for your convenience.
Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is served at noon. Limited seating provides an intimate experience with each speaker. Tickets are $31 per person for the luncheon. Click Here for Tickets or call our 24/7 hotline at 1-800-838-3006.
In the heart of historic downtown Charleston on a cobblestone street, Halls Signature Events is a 6,900 square-foot space, perfect for corporate meetings, cocktail and dinner receptions, welcome parties, weddings, rehearsal dinners and holiday parties for up to 250 guests. .