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GulfStream stages award-winning signature events that tie-in with existing brands and advertising and sponsorship campaigns. For further details, contact Director of Special Events Naomi Russell.

Charleston Fashion Week

Showcasing emerging designer and model talent across the East Coast, Charleston Fashion Week®; has fast become one of the premier fashion weeks in North America since its founding in 2007. Held March 18-22nd, 2014 under the tents in Marion Square in Charleston, SC, this five-night celebration will feature more than 35 runway shows, the Emerging Designer Competition: East, the Spring Bridal Show, and the Rock the Runway Model Competition™. Accredited with launching the careers of numerous up-and-coming fashion designers and models, this true multimedia event presents high-end runway shows, interactive entertainment, chic after-parties, and press events. Charitable partners for 2013 are still being finalized, but previous partners have included Darkness to Light and and MUSC Children's Hospital.

Charleston Gives Back: Calendar & Giving Back Awards

First presented in 2003, the annual Giving Back Awards were created by Charleston magazine and Coastal Community Foundation to celebrate the philanthropic spirit of the Lowcountry.

For the 2013 awards, a call went out to the public in June for nominations in the following categories: Volunteer, Business, Community Catalyst, Creative Talent, and Jerry Zucker Lifetime Achievement Awardand Nonprofit of the Year. All nomination letters that fulfill the criteria will be distributed to our panel of judges, who scored the nominations. The top three scores in the Volunteer, Business, Community Catalyst, and Creative Talent categories will represent our 2013 nominee finalists; the winner of each of these categories will be revealed on Friday, November 15 at the Giving Back Awards show.