We can’t wait to meet you and to welcome you to what is going to be an unforgettable weekend! As we get closer to RISE Business, you’ll be receiving more details from us with all the things to know for the weekend! Keep an eye out for our emails and be sure and read ‘em to stay in the know. We also have an exclusive event app you will be able to download the week of RISE Business. 


Also, if you haven’t already, please fill out this survey to better inform us of where you are in your business so we can make sure RISE Business is best catered to our audience. 


Want extra reminders? Be sure you're in our FACEBOOK GROUP where we'll post reminders of things that come in emails. It's also a great place to connect with other RISE Business attendees! 


Now for some important event details….

VENUE INFORMATION

VENUE INFO 

North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center(NCC)5001 Coliseum DriveNorth Charleston, SC 29418. 

For more details about the venue, click HERE. 

PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION 

Parking is available at the venue. Parking is $10 per car, cash only. There are ample parking spaces located around the venue and every event is staffed with knowledgeable attendants who will direct you to the closest, most convenient space available.

Closed Captioning and Accessible Seating (ADA) 

The North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center is accommodating to guests who are in a wheelchair, have limited mobility, blind or visually impaired, deaf or hard of hearing. Please see the Accessibility FAQ’s for the Coliseum HERE for more info. Closed captioning can be arranged for those in need. You should expect to receive an email from our team prior to the event detailing how closed captioning and accessible seating can be accessed.

You should’ve selected closed captioning and accessible seating accommodations during the ticket registration process. If for some reason you did not or you have another specific request or concern, please email hello@thehollisco.com.  

BAG POLICY

CLEAR BAG POLICY 
  • Fans are strongly discouraged to bring any type of bags to the North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center, however, outlined below are types of bags that WILL be permitted. 
  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 14” x 6” x 14” 
  • One-gallon plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar) 
  • Small clutch bags, with or without a handle or strap, not to exceed 4.5” x 6.5” 
  • Exceptions will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at designated entrance points.  
  • Diaper bags will be allowed for families with infants and toddlers. The child must be present.PROHIBITED ITEMS 
  • Prohibited items include, but are not limited to purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, computer bags and camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size. 
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED FROM INSIDE THIS VENUE: 
  • Backpacks, Bags and Luggage, Parcels and Briefcases 
  • Bottles, Cans, Coolers and Liquid Containers Including Water Bottles 
  • Food and Beverages (Including Alcohol) 
  • Illegal Substances 
  • Fireworks and other projectiles 
  • Recording Devices and Video Equipment 
  • Electronic Tablets (Ex: IPAD, eReaders & laptops) 
  • Handheld Video Games 
  • Weapons of Any Type (Including Pocket knives and Firearms) 
  • Laser Pointers, Aerosol Cans & Noisemakers 
  • Large Banners, Inflated Balloons, Signs & Stickers 
  • Pets (Except Service Dogs)Two-Wheeled Motorized Devices 
  • Other Items Designated By Event Promoter or the Facility 
 All guests entering this facility are subject to search as permissible by law. Refusal to consent is grounds to prohibit admission to the venue.  
Bag Storage 
There will NOT be a place to store your luggage or bags at the venue due to their clear bag policy.  

FOOD & ACCOMMODATIONS

Food and accommodations are not included with your event ticket. There is a variety of both places to stay and eat within a few miles of NCC. 

Food 

There will be concessions for sale on site as well as restaurants nearby. There will be a lunch break each day. If you are a VIP ticket holder or Premiere Plus ticket holder we will provide lunch during your respective private lunch panels. Stay tuned for more details as the event approaches! 

Accommodations 

We have special room block rates for selected hotels near the North Charleston Coliseum. To book your hotel, click here. Cut off dates to utilize these discounted room blocks vary by hotel from October 7th and October 24th. 

SCHEDULE & CONTENT

Schedule

The conference will be held from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Thursday - Saturday with a 90-minute lunch break each day. Times are subject to change. 

Break Times 

There will be small stretch breaks during the conference. Lunch will be 90 minutes each day. You can leave your seat at any time, to use the restroom. We highly recommend staying in the room as much as possible so you don’t miss anything. There will be designated spaces for mothers to nurse just ask a staff member for the exact location. 

Content 

RISE Business Conference - where small business owners reach for more.This high-energy, immersive in-person experience includes: 3 DAYS of high-energy teaching AND tactical advice from Rachel + Dave designed to set you up for success and accelerate your business. 

- TRAINING 

From some of the most inspiring guest experts you’ll ever meet, including Amy Porterfield, Brendon Burchard, Dean Graziosi, Ed Mylett, Tom Bilyeu and Trent Shelton. 

- HANDS-ON WORK 

To get you primed for business growth by teaching you how to tackle business foundations, sales, marketing, and more! 

- “WHAT IF…?” MOMENTS 

That can ONLY happen when you’re immersed in a powerful environment that strips away your everyday narrative and allows you to see yourself in a new way! 

- INCREDIBLE BONUSES 

Within our different Ticket Packages like premiere seating, VIP experiences, professional headshots, swag bags, and more! 

- SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS 

From every walk of life, coming together to inspire and support each other. No one sits alone at a RISE event! 

REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN

Early Registration 

We are offering early registration check-in on Wednesday, November 6th from 5pm-7pm in Exhibit Hall A of the Conference Center of the North Charleston Coliseum (NCC). Don’t forget to bring your I.D.!Registration (Thursday-Friday) 

Doors will open for registration at 7:30am and will take place in Exhibit A of NCC through the end of the day Thursday, November 7th. Friday and Saturday registration will be relocated to the RISE Business Info Desk in the concourse at NCC. 

Need to double check which tickets you purchased? Check out Eventbrite's helpful tutorial HERE.

WHAT TO BRING

Bring Your ID 

Please make sure to bring your ID with you to RISE Business. You'll need your ID throughout the weekend - from initial check-in to picking up your event credentials and more. You'll also need your ID for the after party to be able to purchase a drink. So bring that ID with you! 

Attire 

This may be a business conference, but no suit and tie required! Wear whatever you feel best in! The venue will likely be chilly, so make sure to bring a jacket or wrap to make sure you stay warm! 

NETWORKING EVENTS

HOTEL NETWORKING EVENTS 

What’s a business conference without a lot of networking?! We want you to leave this conference with new, ideas, community and connections. Stop by the following hotels on Wednesday and Thursday, for drinks and mingling: 

Aloft Charleston Airport & Convention Center 

Wednesday only, 11/6 from 4pm-9pm. Show your badge or Eventbrite ticket for discounted drinks! Play outdoor games or pool while you sip on a cocktail made especially for you! 

Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Airport 

Wednesday only, 11/6 from 5-8pmComplimentary house wine & beer! 

Marriott North Charleston 

Wednesday, 11/6 from 5-9pm | Thursday, 11/7 from 6-8pmEnjoy a Lavender Martini made especially for you or show your badge/Eventbrite ticket for Happy Hour pricing! 


SATURDAY NETWORKING AFTER PARTY (FEAT. THE SPAZMATICS) 

We are ending the weekend with an epic networking event on November 9th! Terrace and Terrace Plus ticket holders can Add-on a Networking After Party ticket to their order for $25 (For VIP, Premiere Plus, Premiere, General Admission Plus, and General Admission ticket holders, the Networking After Party is included). Make sure to purchase add-ons with the same account you purchased your RISE Business tickets with. 

PS. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD ON SITE 

TICKET TRANSFERS

REFUNDS AND TICKET TRANSFERS WITH LYTE 

We are partnering with LYTE to provide a hassle-free, safe way to exchange tickets once they are sold out or if your plans change. Fulfillment is based on supply and demand. Tickets don’t become available on LYTE until a ticket-holder sells their ticket to LYTE making it available to someone on the waitlist. 


To SELL a ticket on LYTE, you may do so only once the ticket type you want to sell is sold out. 


To BUY tickets after sell out, you can make a reservation on the waitlist to purchase tickets on our RISE/LYTE fan-to-fan exchange. The price will vary based on ticket type and market demand. At the time you make a reservation on the waitlist, you will agree to a price you are willing to pay once the ticket you want becomes available. At that time your credit card is automatically charged and LYTE will make your tickets available to you. Ticket allocation is first-come, first-served. 


LYTE also provides a feature allowing you to transfer or send tickets to friends. Using LYTE guarantees ticket authenticity. 


LYTE is Hollis Co.’s exclusive partner on ticket exchange. Refunds or exchanges are not offered through The Hollis Co. If you have questions about LYTE’s services please contact LYTE directly by emailing support@lyte.com. 

RISE MERCHANDISE SHOP

MERCHANDISE 

There will be a shop of exclusive merchandise available to purchase throughout the weekend. It’s really amazing, so don’t forget your wallet! 

VIP & PREMIERE PLUS PERKS

VIPS PERKS 
  • VIP Party - Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm at The Cedar Room! Get to know your fellow VIP attendees. Dave Hollis and some other special guests will be there if you want photos! 
  • Thursday + Friday Lunch Panels - Join us during the 90-minute lunch break for a panel discussion. Lunch is included. You’ll receive an email as it gets closer to submit your lunch order and specify any dietary restrictions. 
  • Photo Op with Rachel - After programming on Friday from 5pm-7pm, there will be an opportunity to meet and get your photo with Rachel on stage! A professional photographer will take an awesome photo and send to you shortly after. 
  • Professional Headshots - Don’t miss the opportunity to freshen up your LinkedIn profile. At registration you’ll receive a ticket with a time slot to get a professional headshot taken! 
  • Shorter Registration Lines - There will be a designated line and check-in for VIP during Early and Regular Registration. Just follow the signs for VIP! 
 PREMIERE PLUS PERKS 
  • Friday Lunch Panel - Join us during the 90-minute lunch break for a panel discuss. Lunch is included. You’ll receive an email as it gets closer for lunch requests and to specify dietary instructions.
  • Professional Headshots - Don’t miss the opportunity to freshen up your LinkedIn profile. At registration you’ll receive a ticket with a time slot to get a professional headshot taken!  

CONNECT WITH US

Event App 
All ticket holders will receive a link to download the app as the event gets closer. It will provide helpful tools for connecting with attendees, planning your trip and event announcements from us at The Hollis Co. 
Facebook 
Connect with other attendees and stay up to date with important event information. Click HERE to join.

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

We would love to answer any other questions you might have! Send us an email at hello@thehollisco.com.