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4/13/2017 General
Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 Annual Meeting to be held April 18

For Immediate Release

April 13, 2017

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Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce/CVB

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 Annual Meeting to be held April 18

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its 2017 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes.

The annual meeting will highlight the success of the past year, look ahead to next year, and present awards to some very deserving chamber member companies and outstanding individuals in our community.

During the annual meeting, the chamber will applaud the Citizen of the Year Mike Wooten and Ashby Ward Pioneer of the Year Neyle Wilson. Coastal Carolina University’s Gary Gilmore will be awarded the Chairman’s Award of Excellence.

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce also will announce winners of the Champion of Diversity Individual award, Champion of Diversity Business award, Hospitality Employee of the Year, Chamber Volunteer of the Year, Chamber Ambassador of the Year, Community Service award, Business Innovation award, Nonprofit of the Year, and Small Business of the Year.

During the evening event, the chamber also will recognize the gsSCENE Young Professional of the Year Woody Goff, gsSCENE Ambassador of the Year Casey Dornhecker and Leadership Grand Strand's Ann DeBock Leadership Award recipient Carla Schuessler.

Sponsors for the 2017 annual meeting are: Fahlgren Mortine; Corinthian Media; Visibility + Conversions; Coastal Distribution; BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina; Santee Cooper; Carolina Cool; WPDE ABC 15; A&I Fire & Water Restoration; Wells Fargo; Double Tree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront; CresCom Bank; Three Ring Focus; Anderson Brothers Bank; HTC; Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union;; WBTW News 13; South State Bank; Oceana Resorts; Ripley’s Attractions; Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand; Brookgreen Gardens; Com-Connect; and Aiplanners.

A complete meeting agenda can be found at For more information, call (843) 626-7444.

About The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
Since 1938, the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce has stood as the unified voice of the Grand Strand's business community. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has awarded the MBACC its five-star accreditation, one of only several chambers in South Carolina to earn this distinction. The MBACC serves Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach, Little River, Atlantic Beach, Garden City Beach, Loris, Conway, Aynor, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach and Pawleys Island. For more information, visit The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is the proud recipient of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives’ “2015 Chamber of the Year” award.