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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.

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 About Leadership Grand Strand

Interested in learning more about Leadership Grand Strand? Get an up-close program overview during these free webinars. 

Webinar: Learn About Leadership Grand Strand - Join Diana Greene, LGS executive director, as she takes you through all the details of the program from class sessions to leadership training to community service projects. Diana is going to bring along a few guests to give you their firsthand experience with LGS.  

Choose a date and register today!
May 4, 9 a.m. 
June 3, 3 p.m. 

Can’t wait to learn more! Check out last year’s webinar from 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. 

April 2, 2021

2020-2021 Business Awards

MBACC took to the stage and applauded some of the best businesses and individuals in our Grand Strand community during our 82nd annual meeting.

April 16, 2021

Horry County Students Virtual Job Fair

Find a great summer job! Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association and Horry County Schools are hosting a Virtual Job Fair for Horry County students.