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Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to help you build your network and grow your business. With options for small gatherings or large after hours celebrations, we’re here to help you make connections across the Grand Strand.

kema parsleyWant to host an event? Interested in being a featured speaker? Have event questions? Contact Kema Parsley, business development director of events, by calling 843-916-7276 or emailing Kema.Parsley@VisitMyrtleBeach.com.

 


B2B Speed NetworkingB2B Speed Networking

We understand networking can be time-consuming, that’s why we’re breaking out the timers and cuttin’ to the chase!

We’ve revamped our popular B2B Connects program as B2B Speed Networking for 2023. A limited number of participants will still have the opportunity to share their business and network with other business professionals, but the new twist allows for more meaningful conversations.

B2B Speed Networking, sponsored by Chick-fil-A Seaboard Commons, is held every other month, is free to attend and is limited to 32 people.

Register for B2B Speed Networking


Business Before, During or After Hours

For networking in a fun, relaxing atmosphere, look no further than a Business Before, During or After Hours.

Business After Hours is the premier networking event for business professionals. This program gives individuals the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. This networking event for professionals is held monthly at various locations throughout the Grand Strand area. All investor businesses and their employees are invited to this free monthly gathering.

Can My Business Host?

Chamber investors in good standing are eligible to host an event! Most commonly, these events are held as after hours events beginning between 4 and 5:30 p.m. and lasting two hours. They are held at various chamber investor business locations with anywhere from 75-300 attendees. Food and beverages are provided by the sponsor business along with door prizes. In return, you receive free promotion in our emails to stakeholders and on the event calendar on our website and can receive a free one-month banner ad on our website and a membership mailing list if requested.

If your business is too small for a large crowd, consider hosting a Business Before or During Hours or you may contact another chamber investor with a larger facility to co-host an event.

Interested in hosting a Business Before, During or After Hours? Submit an online host contract form

Register for Business After Hours


men and mugs mondayMen and Mugs Monday

Men and Mugs Mondays, launched in February 2022, is a quarterly networking and education event for men. This networking event offers a relaxed environment where participants can connect and share ideas with fellow professional men. Each event will feature a guest speaker who will discuss their professional experiences and information about their business.

Men and Mugs Mondays are free to attend.

Register for the next Men & Mugs Monday


Women & Wine Wednesdays

women and wine wednesdaysYou asked for women’s only networking events. We heard you!

We have partnered with Duplin Winery to host these intimate opportunities to share ideas, discuss trending topics and build business networks with other professional women.

Each event will feature a guest speaker who will share professional experiences and information about their business.

Join us for a fun-filled evening of complimentary wine and light appetizers. The event is free and limited to 50 attendees.

Register for Women & Wine Wednesdays

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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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