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Karen Riordan speaks from podium to crowd at 2023 Annual Meeting

April 25, 2024

Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort
10,000 Beach Club 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 member companies and outstanding individuals in our community.

Business and Individual Awards

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the creativity, ingenuity, diversity and achievements of the local business community with our annual awards to be presented at the 2024 Annual Meeting on April 25. 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.

2024 Annual Awards Finalists

  • Business Innovation presented by CRM Services
    Native Sons, Project Golf, Ripley’s Crazy Golf
  • Champion of Diversity
    Adam Hayes, Akeem Hemingway, Eric Shultz
  • Small Business of the Year presented by Carolina Limousine & Coach
    Benjamin’s Bakery, Cafe & Coffee Roasters, Stunning & Brilliant Events, The Lovely Law Firm
  • Nonprofit of the Year presented by United Bank
    Barnabas Horse Foundation, Project Golf, Waccamaw Community Foundation
  • Community Service Award presented by The Soto Sawyer Crosby Group at Merrill Lynch
    Pet Wants South Myrtle, Spann Roofing & Sheet Metal, Winslow Law
  • Entrepreneur of the Year presented by Truist Bank
    Weston Dowell, Michael Sokolik Jr., Sara Pope
  • Hospitality Employee of the Year presented by Best Western Ocean Sands Resort
  • Ambassador of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year presented by The Lovely Law Firm
  • Citizen of the Year presented by A&I Fire and Water Restoration
  • Ashby Ward Pioneer of the Year presented by Carolina Cool

The chamber also will honor the winner of the 2024 Ann DeBock Leadership Award and the Grand Strand Young Professionals’ 2024 Ambassador of the Year and YP of the Year.


Member: $75
Nonmember: $85

The Annual Meeting is SOLD OUT!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

BlueCross BlueShield of SC Santee Cooper Logo a and i logo Carolina Cool  HTC  The Lovely Law firmBest Western Ocean Sands Beach Resortmybeach vacationsCarolina LimoSoto Sawyer Crosby Group of Merrill LynchTruist CRM ServicesBoys and Girls ClubBrookgreenCarolina Trust Federal Credit Union Dayton House Resort  Golf Tourism Solutions Hickey's Interactive Adventures HGTC FoundationKingOne Properties Marriott Resort Project Golf  Synovus BankTidelands Health Waccamaw Community Foundatonmyhorrynews.com       coastal engravers

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

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TD Bank is excited to sponsor the chamber’s Educated Voices On Leading and Valuing Equity (EVOLVE) series as we seek ways to better understand and respect one another. We are committed to demonstrating strong and sustained action to support diverse colleagues, customers and communities to contribute to meaningful, measurable change.

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Jada Hudson Joins Myrtle Beach Area Chamber as Public Policy Coordinator

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jada Hudson as the new Public Policy Coordinator.