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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.

2022 Legislative Priorities

  • Infrastructure, Energy & Environment
  • Tourism
  • COVID-19 Long Term Impacts
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Workforce
  • Public Safety
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

 

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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. 

Grand Strand Legislative ReceptionGrand 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. Complimentary transporation is available.

Save the Date

2023 Grand Strand Legislative Reception
Feb. 15, 2023 | 6-9 p.m.
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center


Legislative Luncheon

2022 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.

Nov. 1, 2022 | Noon-2 p.m.
Dunes Golf & Beach Club
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See a list of local, state and federal elected officials.

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Webster University Named August Nonprofit Of The Month

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The 43rd Class Of Leadership Grand Strand Graduates

Leadership Grand Strand (LGS) will hold a graduation ceremony for its 43nd program class and bestow 33 Grand Strand residents with a coveted LGS diploma.