THE SOUTHERN C(ity) GUIDE 2 Charleston with Molly Waring

Nov 10 2015

by Cheri Leavy

At The Southern C, our demographics span the entire South, from large cities to small towns, each with their own unique blend of Southern culture. This mix is a large part of what makes The Southern C special.

We want to promote this mix by having members in different cities peel back the curtain on the way they conduct business in their town. We are calling this “The Southern C(ity) Guide”, which will be promoted across three TSC platforms–Instagram, Pinterest, and here on our website.

Our first Southern C(ity) Guide was brought to you by me and I spotlighted the two spots I reside in the Golden Isles and Athens, Georgia on Pinterest and the blog.


This week, Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau’s  Assistant Director of Media Relations Molly Waring will share her favorite spots in Charleston on an instagram Tuesday Takeover, on a pinterest board and here …

{just in time to remind everyone how excited we are to return to the Holy City for 2016 Summit}

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Describe your brand/business and how it got started:

The mission of the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is to unify and lead the local travel industry in marketing the Charleston area as an individual, meeting, incentive and group destination to both the domestic and international markets.



The sights, sounds, flavors, people and traditions of Charleston, SC


#1 skill needed to be an entrepreneur:



Role model:

My Dad


Favorite social media:


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Most used emoji:



Favorite quote:

“Dream more, learn more, care more, be more.” – Dolly Parton


Biggest risk that paid off:

Grad School


Interesting tidbit about you or your business:

I don’t think most people realize the range of things that Explore Charleston does to increase visibility of the Charleston area from air service to national advertising campaigns, we’re always working to make Charleston a top travel destination.


Theme song:

Proud Mary


Favorite book or author:

I love historical fiction, but my all time favorite is Pride & Prejudice.



Travel, Reading, Family and Friends


Favorite charity:

Trident United Way


Favorite session at the Summit:

Editors Panel

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What you love most about your town:

The people and traditions that make Charleston so special.


Charleston Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau shares more Charleston favorites

here on the pinterest board.


The Southern C(ity) Guides:

Cheri Leavy of The Southern Cotherie in the Golden Isles and Athens, GA

Whitney Long of The Southern Coterie in the Golden Isles, GA

Holly Phillips of The English Room in Charlotte, NC

Kelly Shatat of Moon and Lola in Raleigh, NC

Cassie Kelley of Womanista in Nashville, TN





Cheri Leavy View More Blog Posts from this Author

Cheri Leavy is a connector, cheerleader and marketing consultant for fellow entrepreneurs.
Building rapport and strengthening a sense of community:
• A community of female entrepreneurs through the The Southern Coterie and The Southern C Summit
• The faces and places of Athens that make our city so vibrant through guide2athens
• A community of devoted football fans through Bulldawg Illustrated
- Contributing editor to Coastal Illustrated, Executive Board Member of the UGA Alumni Association

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