The Beaufort Digital Corridor is the response to a request by the City and the citizens of Beaufort to grow a high-wage economy while further diversifying her economy.
The following represent a few milestones in the development of the Beaufort Digital Corridor.
January 19 - First Beaufort Digital Corridor Foundation Board meeting
February 13 - BDC announces Board of Directors
February 17 - First CODEcamp class commences, Intro to Web Development
March 2 - 1212 Design - Web design company locates to BASEcamp
April 6 - First BASEcamp Gallery event
April 10 - First Tech Profile (based on Leadership Profile series)
May 2 - First Google Partners hosted event
May 4 - Free Wi-Fi upgrade/expansion ribbon cutting with Hargray and City of Beaufort
May 25 - Board Chairman, Kevin Klingler interview with South Carolina Business Review
June 4 - PollPit - entrepreneurial students from the College of Charleston ImpactX Accelerator locates to BASEcamp for pilot live/work/mentorship program
July 10 - First member-driven series geared towards local businesses, Sip and Learn Social - Tech for the Rest of Us
July 14 - Pilot program AppX - app creation geared towards those who learn differently with Dr. Chris Starr and Jill Striebinger
July 21 - First appearance at the annual Beaufort Water Festival Non-Profit Expo
August 1 - Wave Sciences - Audio technology company locates to BASEcamp
August 27 - Board Chairman, Kevin Klingler and Program Manager, Shelley Barratt interview with The Tech Life with Rich Conte, Silicon Harbor Radio
September 1 - Mindflint - Digital marketing/design company locates to BASEcamp
September 29 - Featured article on the Business page of The Post and Courier, "In a tide of stagnant economic growth, Beaufort is betting on the tech sector"