Events & Registration
What does the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce do?
The chamber is a nonprofit organization committed to promoting, protecting and improving business on the Grand Strand. The chamber serves Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach, Little River, Atlantic Beach, Garden City Beach, Loris, Conway, Aynor, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach, Pawleys Island, Socastee and Carolina Forest. For more, click here.
How can I join the chamber?
We welcome you to join the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. You can find applications to join here. If you have questions about joining or the application, contact either our North Strand Business Development Manager, Pam Wright, by calling (843) 916-7220 or emailing Pam.Wright@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or South Strand Business Development Manager, Scott Head, by calling (843) 916-7277 or emailing Scott.Head@VisitMyrtle Beach.com.
What is the cost of joining the chamber?
The cost varies based on the type and size of a business. Contact our North Strand Business Development Manager, Pam Wright, by calling (843) 916-7220 or emailing Pam.Wright@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or South Strand Business Development Manager, Scott Head, by calling (843) 916-7277 or emailing Scott.Head@VisitMyrtleBeach.com for exact dues.
My company is part of the chamber, am I?
Yes. As an employee of a chamber investor, you have access to all the benefits offered by the chamber.
My company is an investor with the chamber, can I attend events?
Yes. All employees of chamber investor businesses have full access to the chamber benefits including events. We encourage you to register for and attend networking events and education classes. A full list is available here.
How do I register for events?
Click the register button on the event page to launch the registration form. Complete the registration contact information. Click "Select Items" to adjust the quantity as needed. Click "Attendees" to update additional attendee information. Finish by clicking "Submit Registration." If you need help, contact Amanda Blomquist, Business Development Executive Coordinator, by calling (843) 916-7238 or mailing Amanda.Blomquist@VisitMyrtleBeach.com.
Can my business host a chamber networking event?
Hosting events is a great way to introduce your business to fellow chamber members. If you want more information or want to schedule a Business Before, During or After Hours or a Behind-the-Scenes, contact our Business Development Programs Manager Kema Parsley by calling (843) 916-7276 or emailing Kema.Parsley@VisitMyrtleBeach.com.
I’m not receiving emails from the chamber. What should I do?
Make sure you’ve signed up for eNews by submitting this form. Be sure to check spam or quarantine folders. If you’re still not seeing emails, contact our Business Development Executive Coordinator Amanda Blomquist, by emailing Amanda.Blomquist@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or calling (843) 916-7238.
I’m a member at another Grand Strand area chamber. Does that mean I also am a member at the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce?
No. Though the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce often holds events in conjunction with other area chambers, membership is separate for each chamber.
I am an investor business with the chamber. How can I get my login for the member’s only portal?
Contact our Business Development Executive Coordinator Amanda Blomquist, by emailing Amanda.Blomquist@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or calling (843) 916-7238 to retrieve your login information.
I am an investor. How can I update my contact information?
Login to the member’s only portal and click “Update your contact information.” Or, contact our Business Development Executive Coordinator Amanda Blomquist, by emailing Amanda.Blomquist@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or calling (843) 916-7238.
I am an investor. Do you have a chamber logo I can use on my website?
Yes. You’ll find the necessary coding you need in your member’s only portal by clicking “Web Stickers.” Or you may contact our Business Development Marketing Manager, Kori Hippe, by emailing Kori.Hippe@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or calling (843) 916-7205.
I am an investor. How do I submit coupons for my online membership listing?
All coupons should be entered through the member's only portal by clicking “Coupon Admin.” Member-to-Member coupons can be submitted with this form. For troubleshooting, contact Business Development Executive Coordinator Amanda Blomquist for coupons, Amanda.Blomquist@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or (843) 916-7238, or Kasey Harkins for Member-to-Member Discounts, Kasey.Harkins@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or (843) 916-7285.
My company is an investor. Am I allowed to use Member-to-Member Discounts?
Yes. If you need additional Member-to-Member Discounts cards, contact Kasey Harkins by emailing Kasey.Harkins@VisitMyrtleBeach.com, or calling (843) 916-7285.
I am an investor. How can I become more involved in the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce?
Here at Myrtle Beach Area Chamber, we oﬀer members and their employees a range of opportunities to share their expertise and enthusiasm with fellow chamber investors and the community. We strongly encourage our investors to become familiar faces at the chamber’s events, committee meetings and programs. Join a chamber committee or the ambassador program, host or sponsor an event, or teach an educational class. Get involved by visiting our Engagement Opportunities page.
Can I have a list of investor emails?
No. The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce values the privacy of our stakeholders and does not share email addresses. To get information about purchasing a Member-to-Member Email, contact Scott Head, Business Development Manager-South Strand, by emailing Scott.Head@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or calling (843) 916-7277.
How do I contact other chamber investors?
Chamber mailing lists are available for purchase. Contact Scott Head by emailing Scott.Head@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or calling (843) 916-7277 for more information. If you are interested in another businesses products or services, we encourage you to contact them through the information provided in our Business Directory. Our networking events also are a great way to connect.
I am a member of gsSCENE. Am I a member of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce?
No, but gsSCENE members are welcome to attend chamber networking events and Chamber Academy classes.
My company is interested in sponsorships. What opportunities are available at the chamber?
Several affordable sponsorship opportunities are available. View our sponsorship booklet or contact Cindy Gettig, Director of Business Development, by emailing Cindy.Gettig@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or calling (843) 916-7271 for more information.
Is the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce part of the S.C. Chamber of Commerce or the U.S. Chamber of Commerce?
Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce investors with 10 or fewer full-time employees can enjoy free membership with the South Carolina Chamber Alliance. As a small business member of Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, you can enjoy complimentary membership in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with access to small business toolkits, discounts and much more.
How can I advertise on the chamber's website or in one of the chamber’s publications?
Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce offers investors a variety of ways to market their business, including banner ads on the MyrtleBeachAreaChamber.com and Grand Strander Express e-newsletter. Plus investors can advertise in our monthly, the Grand Strander. Learn about all these marketing tools and more here.
How do I do business with Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce?
If your company is interested in doing business with Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, please visit the Vendor Registration Portal. Please complete the form to register your company and provide a specific area of interest with your qualifications. MBACC accepts proposals on an ongoing basis for a variety of products and services, including printing, promotional items, trade show exhibits and more. MBACC entertains bids for services from time to time based on the needs of the chamber. When there is a match for our business need and your commodity based on the information and capabilities you provide, we will contact you directly.
Can I use the chamber's conference rooms to host my own meetings?
No. We encourage you to search our business directory for members who have meeting facilities.
Can all investor employees take advantage of chamber benefits?
Yes. All employees have access to chamber benefits as long as the business remains an investor.
How do I find out if a business is a chamber investor?
Search for the business in our directory. Using the advanced search function, queries can be completed with a company name, city, state, website and/or phone number. If that fails, but you think the business is an investor, contact Amanda Blomquist, Business Development Executive Coordinator, by emailing Amanda.Blomquist@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or calling (843) 916-7238.
If you have a question not listed above, please contact us.