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GSYP 

GSYP is comprised of young professionals in the Grand Strand area with the purpose of engaging and connecting existing and future young professionals.

Our goal is to provide members with exclusive networking activities, workshops, and resources that foster their personal and professional development, thus empowering and enriching the Grand Strand business community by attracting and retaining young professionals. GSYP is led by a steering committee and has ambassadors who help the organization.

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Check out all upcoming GSYP events

Signature Events

GSYP CornamentJoin us for a cornhole tournament benefiting Substitutes for Santa, an annual charity event that will ensure 120 local children have gifts under the tree this Christmas.
 

 

 


Logo for Grand Strand Young Professionals Oyster RoastEach February we host an oyster roast in Murrells Inlet with all you can eat oysters and live music. Chicken bog also is served. All proceeds benefit Substitutes for Santa.

 

 


Logo for Grand Strand Young Professionals Anniversary

We celebrate our anniversary each summer. GSYP was originally formed as gsSCENE for Young Professionals in 2008.

 

 


 

Each year we honor outstanding young professionals who are nominated by fellow GSYP members and our GSYP ambassadors.

 

 


Subs for Santa

Held each December in partnership with SOS Care, Substitutes for Santa provides a magical Christmas experience for more than 100 underprivileged children in Horry County. The children are first taken to Fun Warehouse for games and pizza, then they are taken to Walmart to buy Christmas presents. Each child also is sent home with a bag of necessary household items.

Click here to download the 2021 donation form.

Volunteer slots will open October 2021. Join the waitlist to be notified when registration opens!

 

 

 

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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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