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Governor Henry McMaster talks at the chamber office
January 20, 2022

Governor McMaster Calls For Funding Interstate 73 During State Of The State Address

McMaster called I-73 one of the state’s “highest-priority” infrastructure projects and noted that the state’s surplus revenue and American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding provided “a once in a lifetime opportunity” to make “big, bold and transformative” investments like constructing the...

New MBACC Logo
January 18, 2022

MBACC Unveils New Logo

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) today unveiled a new logo that embraces a more modern and vibrant brand identity all while honoring the organization’s 83-year commitment to representing the region’s businesses.

twinkle lights make the shapes of santa in a sleigh and reindeer
January 17, 2022

Winter Wonderland at The Beach Draws More Than 20K Attendees

More than 20,000 people attended Myrtle Beach’s inaugural Winter Wonderland at The Beach festival, which ran Nov. 26, 2021, through Jan. 2, 2022, and included a 50-by-70-foot real-ice skating rink and a walk-through light show with more than 10,000 lights.

jason toy and hope wofford
January 14, 2022

2022 Young Professional of the Year

Grand Strand Young Professionals named Jason Toy the 2022 Young Professional of the Year and Hope Wofford the 2022 YP Ambassador of the Year during the annual celebration Jan. 13.

January 11, 2022

Getting to Know 2022 Board Chair Alex Husner

Alex Husner was elected to serve as the 2022 Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Board Chair. She took some time to answer our questions helping to get to know her better.

chalkboard reading MBACC Educational Foundation Accepting Applications for 2022 Scholarships
January 7, 2022

Scholarship Applications Available for Area High School Seniors

Each year, the MBACC Educational Foundation awards college scholarships to graduating seniors from 14 local high schools. Selected students demonstrate consistently superior achievement inside and outside the classroom. Applications are due Feb. 3, 2022.

myrtle beach bowl logo imposed over sunny day at the beach
December 16, 2021

Myrtle Beach Bowl Presented By Tax Act To Offer College Football Fun, Boost To Local Economy

As college football fans know, it’s bowl season and for the second year, Coastal Carolina University’s (CCU) Brooks Stadium will host the Myrtle Beach Bowl presented by Tax Act on Monday, Dec. 20 at 2:30 p.m.

Myrtle Beach International Airport at night
December 16, 2021

Myrtle Beach International Airport Sets New Passenger Traffic Records

Myrtle Beach International Airport has broken all previous records for passenger traffic consecutively from June through November this year.

blue and orange sunset over myrtle beac
December 15, 2021

City of Myrtle Beach Passes Resolution Committing to I-73 Funding

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Karen Riordan responds to Myrtle Beach City Council Passing a resolution committing to I-73 funding.

drummers walk in parade with skywheel behind them
December 14, 2021

Registration Opens for 2022 MLK Drum Major Parade

The 2022 MLK Drum Major Parade will be held Sat. Jan. 15 as part of Grand Strand Freedom Week. The parade was previously held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day - celebrated on a Monday - to the Saturday to boost participation.

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