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Representing the interests of business on a local, state and federal level

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.

Join us for the 2024 Grand Strand Legislative Reception!

Tuesday, Feb. 27
6-9 p.m.

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln St., Columbia

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Legislative Luncheon

2023 LEGISLATIVE LUNCHEONMyrtle 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.


Find Your Representative

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

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PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS IN A POWERFUL WAY!

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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welcome new members
February 26, 2024

Welcome New Members - February 2024

Please consider these new stakeholders the next time you have a need for products/services.

63rd annual can-am days march 9-17 2024
February 23, 2024

63rd Annual Can-Am Days to Welcomes Canadian Visitors March 9-17

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) and Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), and the City of Myrtle Beach, are pleased to roll out the red carpet again for Canadian visitors during 63rdĀ Annual Can-Am Days, happening March 9-17, 2024.