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Wearing a mask is recommended at some locations throughout the Grand Strand. Please practice patience as many businesses are not fully staffed yet and are doing their best to take care of every guest. Read More

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Leadership Grand Strand Accepting Applications for Class 42

Leadership Grand Strand, a program of Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, is now accepting applications for Class 42. The 10-month program begins August 2021 and seeks to develop a corps of informed, committed and qualified individuals capable of providing dynamic leadership for the Grand Strand. 

The leadership program explores topics such as Grand Strand history, tourism and economic development, government and politics, education, law enforcement, human services and the arts. Alumni serve on community boards and commissions and in key decision-making positions throughout the Grand Strand.

View 2021-22 Class/Event Schedule

Application Deadline: June 30, 2021

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(application will download to the bottom of computer screen)

We belong at the beach muralLGS Class 41 painted the “We Belong At The Beach” mural as a beautification project in coordination with the City of Myrtle Beach Downtown Development Office. The LGS class also installed additional lighting in the area for safety and ambiance. Check out Good Morning Carolinas with Amanda Kinseth promoting LGS and the Class 41 beach mural. 


Learn more about LGS from this webinar with LGS Executive Director Diana Greene as she takes you through the details of LGS from class sessions to community service projects to how to apply.

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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. 

June 14, 2021

Free Webinar Library

Did you miss a live webinar? The webinars are available to watch free at any time.

June 10, 2021

Monarch Roofing Named June Leading Business of the Month

Monarch Roofing is our June 2021 Leading Business of the Month sponsored by South State Bank.