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Standing Up for Business

As part of its mission, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to helping influence legislation and public policy to benefit our community and your business. MBACC investors are encouraged to participate in the investor-driven Advocacy Council, which is comprised of MBACC investors engaged in the public policy arena. Each year, the council unveils its legislative priorities, which are based on survey results of investors' concerns and issues for the upcoming legislative session.

2024 Legislative Priorities

  • Affordable Insurance
  • Infrastructure
  • Transportation
  • Workforce and Education
  • Public Safety
  • Family-Friendly Tourism
  • Energy

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Find a bill

Stay up to date on the latest developments as bills move through the legislative process at both the state and federal levels. Gain greater awareness of legislative issues impacting the Grand Strand through TrackBill.

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Connect with civic leaders and officials

Take advantage of our special events to connect with lawmakers and stay abreast on the policy issues impacting your business and our city. 

Legislative Reception LogoGrand Strand Legislative Reception

Every year, we travel to Columbia to meet with members of the S.C. General Assembly to show appreciation to the state senators and representatives for the time they spend working on the many issues impacting Grand Strand businesses. Don't miss your chance to talk about issues important to our area and help educate the legislators about the significant impact the Grand Strand has on the state's economy.

This event is held annually in February.

Save the Date for the 2025 Grand Strand Legislative Reception!

Tuesday, Feb. 25
6-9 p.m.

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln St., Columbia


Legislative Luncheon

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber’s Legislative Luncheon is your chance to connect with elected representatives from across the Grand Strand. Members of the Horry-Georgetown Legislative Delegation are invited for a panel discussion on the upcoming session and issues of importance to the business community. This event is held annually in the fall.

Save the Date for the 2024 Legislative Luncheon
Nov. 19
Noon – 2 p.m.
Dunes Golf & Beach Club


Find Your Representative

See a list of local, state and federal elected officials.

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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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June 24, 2024

Jada Hudson Joins Myrtle Beach Area Chamber as Public Policy Coordinator

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jada Hudson as the new Public Policy Coordinator.