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Nicole D. Smith 
Media Relations Director 

SC Summit on Women To Be Held at the  

ColumbiaMetropolitanConvention Center

Columbia, SC - (March 31, 2008) The SC Summit on Women, sponsored by The South Carolina Commission on Women and The Alliance for Women at Columbia College, will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center (CMCC) Wednesday, April 16.Admission costs for this event is $25 for students, $35 for nonprofits, and $45 for individuals.More than 500 people are expected to attend this event. 

The theme for this event is "A Day of Hope and Inspiration for Progress Made and Opportunities Ahead".Guest speakers include Carolyn Sawyer, Debbie Walsh, executive director for the RutgersCenter for Women in American Politics at RutgersUniversity, and SC Attorney General, Henry McMaster.For further information on this event, please contact Michelle Hardy at or (803) 944-0637.More information can also be found at

The mission of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center is to provide a first-class venue offering superior operations management and state-of-the-science amenities for the successful coordination of meetings, conventions, tradeshows, entertainment and other special events utilizing the facility; enhancing the economic viability and image of the Columbia Riverbanks Region. To learn more about the Convention Center, visit or call (803) 545-0001.