Greg Parker, president and CEO of the Parker Companies, will speak at the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce's small-business awards ceremony May 21.
The luncheon begins at noon at the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort.
Award categories include startup of the year and the area's top young professional, according to a news release.
The awards are part of the chamber's small-business week.
Other events include a free barbecue for members from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 19 at the chamber's Hilton Head office.
A networking event is scheduled for May 22 at the chamber's Bluffton office. It begins at 5:30 p.m. and will feature food, drinks and live music, the release said.
The luncheon costs $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers. The networking event is $10 for members and $20 for nonmembers.