Annual Meeting Celebrates Business Community


Your Myrtle Beach Area Chamber's annual meeting is still a month away, however, we are already hard at work preparing for this must-attend event. Register early for the 2019 annual membership meeting as we applaud the successes of our investors with the presentation of business and individual awards and highlight the chamber’s accomplishments for 2018.

The annual meeting will take place Tuesday, April 9, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort. All chamber investors and their staff are invited. There is a $35 charge for member-investors and a $45 cost for nonmembers. Register online.

This year, your Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will present the Citizen of the Year, Ashby Ward Pioneer of the Year, Community Service Award, Business Innovation Award, Champion of Diversity Award, Nonprofit of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Chamber Volunteer of the Year, Hospitality Employee of the Year, and Chamber Ambassador of the Year. Nominations were due Feb. 28.

During the evening event, the chamber also will recognize the Grand Strand Young Professional of the Year, Abby Smith, Grand Strand Young Professionals' Ambassador of the Year, Kristen Saurini, and Leadership Grand Strand's Ann DeBock Leadership Award recipient Ian Maguire.

This year’s festivities include a cocktail reception from 5:30-6:30 p.m. followed by a dinner, chamber update and awards presentation. 


For a low-cost way to show support for the finalists, the chamber and promote your business, advertise in the 8 1/2 x 11 full-color event program. Ads start as low as $150. Table sponsors are also being recruited. You will receive an upfront reserved table for 10 along with your company being promoted in all annual meeting marketing material plus a number of other perks. Visit here for information on both these cost-effective advertising options.