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Karen Riordan speaks at podium at 2022 Annual Meeting.

Celebrating 85 years of service in the Grand Strand.

April 13, 2023

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes
8400 Costa Verde Dr., Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber's annual meeting, highlights the success of the past year, looks ahead to the next year, and presents awards to some very deserving chamber investor companies and outstanding individuals in our community.


Investors: $75

Non-Investors: $85

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5:30 p.m. |  Cocktail Hour

6:30 p.m. | Dinner

7 p.m. | Chamber Update

7:30 p.m. | Awards Presentation

Dress is business attire.

Business and Individual Awards

The awards have been created to honor community efforts that reflect the mission of the chamber of commerce, which is to promote and protect a positive and vital economy and improve those unique qualities which are good for tourism and business. These awards celebrate the diversity, creativity and ingenuity of the local business community. Awards will be presented during the 2023 Annual Meeting, April 13, 2023.

2023 Finalists

Business Innovation

SOS Care

Champion of Diversity presented by TD Bank

Adam Hayes
Dr. Tiffany Hollis
Rev. Timothy McCray

Small Business of the Year

Bark in Style
Benjamin’s Bakery Cafe & Coffee Roasters
Carolina Limousine & Coach

Nonprofit of the Year presented by South Atlantic Bank

Barnabas Horse Foundation
Children’s Recovery Center
Ground Zero

Community Service Award presented by Merrill Lynch

Brittain Resorts & Hotels
Monarch Roofing
SkyWheel Myrtle Beach

Hospitality Employee of the Year presented by Best Western Ocean Sands

Liliana Gallitto
Bradley Hatoway
Mohamed Niyasdeen

Entrepreneur of the Year presented by Truist

Sarah Pope
Bill Stanton
Lee Zulanch

We also will present awards for our Ambassador of the Year, Chamber Volunteer of the Year, Citizen of the Year, and Ashby Ward Pioneer of the Year presented by Carolina Cool. The chamber will honor the winner of the 2023 Ann DeBock Leadership Award and the Grand Strand Young Professionals’ 2023 Ambassador of the Year and YP of the Year.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

BlueCross BlueShield of SCSantee CooperCarolina CoolTruistShibumiBest Western Ocean SandsMerrill LynchSouth Atlantic BankTD Bankcoastal engraversbenjamins bakerykingone propertiesmyhorrynews.comMyrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation LogoRipley's Aquarium Sloth Valley logoskywheel myrtle beachthe jackson companies

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities. Contact Pam Wright to learn how to become a sponsor. Email Pam.Wright@VisitMyrtleBeach.com or call 843-916-7220.

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