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October 18, 2021

Visit Myrtle Beach Welcomes Chris Mowder As Associate Creative Director

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. –Visit Myrtle Beach, the tourism marketing arm of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau, is pleased to announce Chris Mowder has joined the marketing division as the new Associate Creative Director.

“Chris is an award-winning designer with nearly 20 years of experience in journalism, tourism and marketing,” said Diane Charno, Vice President of Brand and Communications for Visit Myrtle Beach. “As Associate Creative Director, he’ll join Visit Myrtle Beach’s award-winning marketing team to bring The Beach brand experience to life through creative design and storytelling across all channels.”

Chris most recently worked as a senior designer at Archetype SC. Past roles include front-end developer for Jegs High Performance; web administrator for Ohio.org; lead designer for MyrtleBeach.com; founder of ListenUp MyrtleBeach; and illustrator, artist and editor at various newspapers, including The Sun News and Myrtle Beach Herald.

“I’m honored to have joined the talented group of people at Visit Myrtle Beach who share my passion for this destination and all that it has to offer visitors from near and far,” Mowder said.

Chris lives in Myrtle Beach with his family.




About Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau:

Since 1938, the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) has stood as the unified voice of the Grand Strand's business community — serving Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Little River, Loris, Atlantic Beach, Carolina Forest, Conway, Aynor, Socastee, Surfside Beach, Garden City Beach, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach and Pawleys Island. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has awarded MBACC its five-star accreditation — one of only a few chambers in South Carolina to earn this distinction. The Myrtle Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and its destination marketing arm Visit Myrtle Beach promote tourism through various partnerships and initiatives to advance the economic success of the Grand Strand. For more information, visit MyrtleBeachAreaChamber.com, MyrtleBeachAreaCVB.com and VisitMyrtleBeach.com.

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