Welcome to the South's Tech Hub

The network & knowledge you need to succeed.

Who is Dig South for?

DIG SOUTH is the South's Tech Hub. It's a powerhouse community of innovators: founders, executives, entrepreneurs, creators, coders, inventors, investors and experts. We connect, swap ideas, build cool stuff and raise capital to grow and scale our companies – and ourselves. Join Dig Nation today and level up with us.

The Benefits You Get from Dig Nation

Contacts – Courses – Content – Capital
  • A TRUSTED COMMUNITY:  A private group of successful professionals & experts.
  •  EXCLUSIVE COURSES:  Mastermind courses, live & virtual events, videos & more.
  •  EXPERT ADVICE:  Top-level speakers, masterminds, mentorship, actionable tips.
  •  EXPOSURE:  Publish courses, expert posts, press releases, jobs, events & more.
  •  REVENUE:  Meet decision-makers, boost sales and find funding.

Why We Love Dig South

Partners & Affiliates 

Dig Team: Cheers to you!

Launched on July 4, 2012, DIG SOUTH is the first and foremost brand dedicated to growing the South’s tech and entrepreneur ecosystem.

Dig South was founded by Stanfield and Sunny Gray. Named one of Time magazine’s “31 People Changing the South,” Stanfield is a Liberty Fellow in the Aspen Global Leadership Network, and has 3x been named one of Charleston’s “50 Most Influential Leaders" by Charleston Business magazine. He consults on startup-related projects and sings in the rock band, The Speed of Sound. 

Sunny has launched multiple businesses, including Essentially Charleston, a curated collection of gift boxes and products from Charleston makers, artisans and designers, and, The Little Black Book for Every Busy Woman, a referral-based directory franchised to 8 cities.

Join us in the Dig Nation community to make good things happen and grow the South's tech and entrepreneur ecosystem together.

Dig South Tech Summit: where leading brands meet the most scalable startups

Don't miss the live and in-person DIG SOUTH Tech Summit, April 26-27, 2023, in beautiful Charleston. The purpose is simple: introduce the top mid-market companies and leading brands to the South's most scalable startups to get deals done.

Featuring top-shelf executives and sessions on the cutting edge of new tech – EVs, Web3, AI – the Summit features tracks in emerging tech, digital marketing and business growth – plus pitch events featuring the South's top startups. 

The Summit was founded in 2012 as the first and foremost event dedicated to growing the South's tech and entrepreneur ecosystem. Eleven years later, the Dig South membership is the natural extension of our powerhouse network.

Become a Member: Get 2 Free Badges to Dig South Tech Summit

Current & new members who renew or join by April 26 will receive 2 badges to Dig South Tech Summit. Claim yours by choosing the annual plan below. Summit badges do not come with the monthly membership options. Visit digsummit.com for exhibitor, sponsor and badge bundle opportunities. Purchasing a badge for the Summit only does not include Dig South membership.