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Photo of the 2019 Annual Meeting award winners

April 1, 2021

10000 Beach Club Dr., Myrtle Beach

The 2021 annual meeting will honor both 2020 and 2021 business and individual award recipients. 
Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will follow recommended guidelines from the CDC and the state and local health officials to reduce viral spread of COVID-19. We are committed to providing a safe, quality event and appreciate your trust and understanding.

Celebrating Grand Strand Strong

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber's annual meeting, sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, 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: $45
Non-Investors: $55

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5:30 p.m. - Dinner | Chamber Update | Awards Presentation
Dress is business attire.

Program Advertisement

Get your organization's name and message in front of more than 450 attendees at the annual meeting and awards celebration by advertising in this year's full-color 8 1/2 x 11 annual meeting program. 
1/2 page - $150
Full page - $250

Download program advertisement contract

Sponsorship Opportunities

Table Sponsor - $300 
Includes table of six guests at the awards dinner; logo listed as table sponsor on marketing materials including signage on table, meeting agenda, program handout, and on event website; list of all annual meeting attendees; and a membership mailing list.
Contact Pam Wright, sales manager, at 843-916-7220 or Pam.Wright@VisitMyrtleBeach.com

View sponsorship packet

Business and Individual Awards

Your Myrtle Beach Area Chamber is celebrating the diversity, creativity and ingenuity of the local business community through the annual business awards. 

During the event, MBACC will present the Citizen of the Year sponsored by WPDE ABC15, Ashby Ward Pioneer of the Year sponsored by Carolina Cool, Community Service Award sponsored by Maguire Law Firm, Business Innovation Award, Champion of Diversity Award, Nonprofit of the Year sponsored by The Jackson Companies, Small Business of the Year sponsored by A&I Fire & Water Restoration, Chamber Volunteer of the Year, Hospitality Employee of the Year, and new for 2020, the Entrepreneur of the Year, and new for 2021, the Innovation and Resilience Award recognizing innovative and creative business ideas during COVID-19. 

During the evening celebration, your chamber also will recognize the MBACC 2020 and 2021 Ambassadors of the Year, 2020 GSYP Young Professional of the Year Samantha Huff, 2020 GSYP Ambassador of the Year Olivia Elswick, and Leadership Grand Strand’s Ann DeBock Leadership Award 2020 and 2021 recipients Mary Jo Rogers and Ozell J. Newman.

2020 Nomination Deadline was March 13, 2020
2021 Nomination Deadline was Feb. 14, 2021

View listing of past award winners

Thank You to Our Sponsors

BlueCross BlueShield of SC logo
WPDE ABC 15 logo Carolina Cool Logo
Maguire Law Firm A&I Fire & Water Restoration
Tidelands Health Philanthropist.com
QBS Synovus

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Coastal Engravers Logo
Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union South Atlantic Bank



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Sponsorship provides our investors the opportunity for recognition and publicity. For some events, sponsorship will also include tickets to the event, the opportunity to speak to attendees or to distribute promotional items. Check out the Investment and Sponsorship Program and stretch your marketing budget. 

March 1, 2021

Leadership Grand Strand Accepting Applications for Class 42

The 10-month program begins August 2021 and explores topics such as Grand Strand history, tourism and economic development, government and politics, education, law enforcement, human services and the arts.

February 26, 2021

World Chili Organizers Invite Grand Strand Businesses To Participate In A Spicy Challenge

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