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4/20/2016 General
Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce 2016 Annual Meeting to be held April 26

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce 2016 Annual Meeting to be held April 26

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its 2016 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 26, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel.

Admission for the event is free for chamber members. Registration is available online at

This year’s special guest is Chris Mead, senior vice president of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, an organization representing 1,200 local, state and regional chambers of commerce. He is responsible for sponsorship, advertising, membership and development. Mead will re-present Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce with the 2015 Chamber of the Year award, the association’s most prestigious and competitive annual award.

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. At this year’s event, the chamber will also celebrate its 2015 Chamber of the Year award.

During the annual meeting, the chamber will applaud the Citizen of the Year Grant Kuhn, Ashby Ward Pioneer of the Year Mary Canty, Hospitality Employee of the Year, Chamber Volunteer of the Year, Chamber Ambassador of the Year, Community Service, Business Innovation, Nonprofit and Small Business. During the evening event, the chamber also will recognize the gsSCENE Young Professional of the Year Todd Setzer, gsSCENE Ambassador of the Year Tyson Blount and Leadership Grand Strand's Ann DeBock Leadership Award recipient Marjorie Thompson.

Sponsors for the 2016 Annual Meeting are: Fahlgren Mortine; Corinthian Media; BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina; Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand; Springmaid Beach Resort; Visibility + Conversions; Carolina Cool; Santee Cooper; Coastal Distribution; Tidelands Bank; South Atlantic Bank; The Jackson Companies; Myrtle Beach Pelicans; CresCom Bank; HTC; Oceana Resorts; WBTW News 13; WPDE ABC 15; South State Bank; Three Ring Focus; and, Brookgreen Gardens.

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