Leadership Opportunities

Welcome to Manatee Young Professionals

A program of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce

Manatee Young Professionals (MYP) provides business, social and community resources for young professionals in Manatee County. Our programming is geared towards young professionals aged 21-40.

MYP Offers:

  • Networking Opportunities and Exposure for Professionals
  • Educational and Knowledge-Based Professional Development
  • Community Awareness and Volunteer Opportunities
  • Recruitment and Retention Resources
  • Linkage to more than 1,600 young professionals

» Click here for a full list of MYP Membership benefits

MYP MVP Awards

MYP MVP Awards

The inaugural MYP MVP Awards Luncheon will be held on Friday, October 18 at PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering. Join us as we celebrate professionals in Manatee County ages 21-40 who demonstrate initiative and excellence in their careers, volunteerism and leadership. In addition, an employer in Manatee County who implements creative, and intentional initiatives to attract and retain young talent to our region will be honored.

Tickets are $35 for MYP members, $45 for future MYP members; $40 for Chamber members and $50 for future Chamber members. Table sponsorships of eight are available for $500, or four for $250. Tickets may be purchased at ManateeChamber.com/MYPAwards.

MYP Social

Thursday, September 12, 2019 | 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Speaks Clam Bar
8764 E. State Rd. 70
Bradenton, FL 34202

The September MYP Networking Social will be hosted by Speaks Clam Bar on Thursday, September 12, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM. There is no cost to attend for paid MYP members or for those who join on-the-spot. Cost is $10 for all others. No RSVP is necessary. Bring your business cards and bring a friend!
For more information click here.

MYPower Networking Lunch

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Seafood Shack Marina, Bar & Grill
4110 127th St. W
Cortez, FL 34215

MYPower Luncheons give young professionals the opportunity to promote your business products and services. Come willing to share a fun fact about yourself, pick up tips on professional and or personal development, enjoy a great lunch and one-on-one networking. This month's ten-minute tip speaker is Jacki Dezelski, President & CEO Manatee Chamber of Commerce. She will speak on leadership.
Cost is $15 for paid MYP members, $20 for all others.
For more information click here.