Leadership Summit for Healthy Communities

 

We’ve changed the name!

Eat Smart Move More South Carolina’s leadership changed the name of the SC Obesity Summit to the Leadership Summit for Healthy Communities to better reflect the role of local leadership on all levels in creating a vision, engaging a community and creating change.┬áThe Leadership Summit for Healthy Communities will be held October 23-24 at the Marriott Downtown in Columbia, which is located less than a block from the newly revitalized Main Street. Also, the Leadership Summit will be held over two days, allowing participants more time to network and for learning.

The Leadership Summit for Healthy Communities is the only statewide conference that focuses on healthy eating and active living. Over the past 14 years, the Summit has grown in attendance as content specialists in obesity prevention, healthy eating, and active living strategies meet with community partners who are working on local solutions. Participants who attend represent various sectors including health, education, faith, local government, and nonprofits.

Who Attends?

Hundreds of healthy eating and active living specialists and policy leaders from across South Carolina gather in Columbia to improve the lives and health of all residents. Anyone who plays a part in creating lasting healthy change is invited to attend the Leadership Summit for Healthy Communities.