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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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​​​​Quality Business Solutions Payroll Partnership

Quality Business Solutions (QBS) offers an integrated solution to remove the weight of payroll administration from your plate, allowing you to focus your time and resources on growing your business.

Chamber investors receive exclusive pricing on payroll management services. The QBS secure online system provides you and your employees with access to vital payroll information allowing you to run reports, print W-2s and view pay stubs all in one place, any time.

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Congrats Susan Giaquinto
December 9, 2022

Susan Giaquinto Promoted to Controller of Finance Division

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) and Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is pleased to announce that Susan Giaquinto has been promoted from Accounting Manager to Controller of the Chamber’s Finance Division.

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December 9, 2022

Myrtle Beach KOA Resort Sponsors Winter Wonderland at The Beach

The City of Myrtle Beach in partnership with the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) and Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) are pleased to announce Myrtle Beach KOA Kampground Resort as a bronze-level sponsor of Winter Wonderland at The Beach festival.