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Chamber Academy/Education Programs

Arm yourself with the skills, knowledge and resources to support your business, your employees, and yourself. Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a myriad of workshops and presentations to assemble your professional toolbox.


Chamber Academy

Chamber Academy features a wide range of seminars for businesses – marketing workshops, customer service seminars, small business forums and more. These free classes are taught by fellow chamber investors and held in the chamber’s boardroom.

Register for Chamber Academy

Interested in teaching a workshop?

Contact Caroline Yahnis, business development programs manager, at 843-916-7234 or Caroline.Yahnis@VisitMyrtleBeach.com.


Workforce Development

Horry Georgetown Technical College logoMBACC is proud to partner with Horry Georgetown Technical College Workforce Development to bring chamber investors more choices for classes at discounted prices! All classes are held on HGTC's Grand Strand CampusTo receive the discount, call 843-477-2020 and mention "chamber member discount."

international culinary institute of myrtle beach logoThe International Culinary Institute at HGTC offers an accredited culinary arts program that received exemplary status from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. The institute offers associate degrees in culinary arts technology and baking and pastry arts as well as certificates in kitchen and food preparation techniques and professional cooking.

Continuing Education/Job Training at HGTC
While all academic programs at HGTC provide job training, there are a number of additional job training options for local companies, industrial prospects, and individuals who do not wish to enroll in college but need job training for immediate employment. 

Click here to see available classes


Galen College of Nursing, located on the campus of Grand Strand Medical Center, provides nursing degree programs from experienced faculty offering hands-on learning and student support.

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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. 

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FEMA Aid Available for Hurricane Ian
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FEMA Aid Now Available to Horry and Georgetown Counties Following Hurricane Ian

 At the request of Governor Henry McMaster, the President has declared a disaster exists in South Carolina as a result of Hurricane Ian. Residents who suffered damage in Charleston, Georgetown and Horry counties may now register for disaster assistance through FEMA.