How To Conduct Marketing Research

Marketing research is information gathered about your target audience to test whether your product or service would perform well among potential prospects. By understanding your target audience and their preferences, you can create a product or service that appeals to them. Conducting marketing research also allows you to determine who your competitors are, current trends, […]

Myrtle Beach Man and CCU Alumnus Receives Patent

Device will provide unique augmented reality experiences. Conway, SC-April 21, 2021—The 5thT Innovation Group is pleased to announce that Thomas Scheffler, a client and former intern in its Conway office, has recently received a patent for his advances in the development of augmented reality devices. Augmented reality is an interactive experience of a real-world environment […]

PPP Loan Update

Community Works is doing, again Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. If you would like to apply or have assistance applying, contact us at (843) 501-9411 or [email protected] Please review the information below to confirm that you are eligible to apply for a PPP loan. Special Report- PPP UPDATEprovided by Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce  […]

Meet The Board – 2020

Michael H. Roberts, Ph.D. is the Founder and President of the Board of Directors of the 5thT Innovation Group – the not-for-profit corporation that owns and operates the Conway Innovation Center and Georgetown Innovation Center. Dr. Roberts received his Ph.D. and M.S. from the University of Virginia in the field of Biology focusing on behavioral […]

South Carolina Business Loan Fund

$8.2 million is available for low-interest loans to assist businesses and agribusinesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Loans can range from $50,000 to $750,000 and are available in 29 South Carolina counties, including Horry and Georgetown counties. Funding for the SC Business Loan Fund (SCBLF) has been provided from the U.S. Economic Development Administration as […]

We’re Here For You!

To all of our clients, supporters, and friends, Through this uncertain time, we want you to know that the Conway Innovation Center and the Georgetown Innovation Center are available to you. As we continue to work remotely, we are incorporating new tactics to ensure that you continuously have a guide for your business operations. Recently, […]

Important Update: COVID-19

We are reaching out to you directly to say that the 5thT, CIC, and GIC are here for you, especially when COVID-19 is affecting so much of daily life. We want to make sure communication is easy, convenient and available to you whenever and wherever you need it.

Co-Work Space Now Available

 Co-work Space Now Available to the Public at the Conway Innovation Center. Conway, SC- October 24, 2019–The 5th T Innovation Group, operator of the Conway Innovation Center, is pleased to announce additional business services starting at Conway Innovation Center.  The Center will begin offering co-working space to entrepreneurs, freelancers and remote workers on November 4, 2019.   Coworking […]

5thT Hosts Entrepreneur Showcase

The 5thT Innovation Group hosted their 2nd Entrepreneur Showcase November 2018. The event showcased six different entrepreneurs that are local to the Grand Strand and have worked with either the Conway Innovation Center or Georgetown Innovation Center.  The event was one that community members did not want to miss, with around 200 people in attendance […]

Disaster Relief Business Loans Available Locally

CommunityWorks of Greenville, SC, and local business coaching partners, the Conway Innovation Center and the Georgetown Innovation Center, are pleased to announce a new small business loan product for local business owners struck by Hurricane Florence and its aftermath. Loans are available in amounts up to $10,000 for small business owners in areas affected by […]