Center for Event Management & Hospitality Training

Center for Event Management & Hospitality Training

The USCB Center for Event Management and Hospitality Training is a collaboration between the Town of Hilton Head Island and The University of South Carolina Beaufort's Hospitality Management Program. Our Mission is to provide specialized education and training that will enable Hilton Head Island to become known as an international destination for Event Management and Hospitality Training.

The center’s key focuses are

Expanding Destination Events
Assisting in Event Management
Training Hospitality Professionals
Supporting the Hospitality Industry 


The Center offers education opportunities in non-credit courses, certificates, and training, such as the popular Island Ambassador seminars offered to staff members of Hilton Head businesses. Programs are provided to Tourists, USCB students, local residents, local industry professionals, community college students, and individuals who are interested in bettering themselves through education and training. For more information contact:

Special Events

The Center will promote Hilton Head Island as an Event Destination through event incubation activities.

Volunteer Coordination

Volunteers for local events can be sourced and organized through the Center. 


The Center's services are offered at no or low cost to the community through partnership with the Town of Hilton Head and USCB. Please contact us to discuss your event, business or group's needs.