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

MYPower Networking Lunch

October 31, 2018 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Anna Maria Oyster Bar Landside /Halfway Lounge 6906 14th Street W. Bradenton, FL 34207

MYPower Networking Luncheons give young professionals the opportunity to promote your business products and services. Come willing to share a fun fact about yourself with attendees and enjoy one-on-one networking. Cost to attend is $15 for paid MYP members and $20 for all others. Register here

MYP Community Service Project

November 5, 2018 | 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
PACE Center for Girls 3508 26th Street W. Bradenton, FL 34205

PACE Center for Girls is hosting a Career Fair on November 5 from 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM and Manatee Young Professionals (MYP) members will be there to share with students tips for interviewing, the importance of dress for success as well as salary ranges and education requirements for their specific industry. RSVP is mandatory. For more information click here.

MYP Networking Social

November 8, 2018 | 5:00 - 7:00 PM
The Capital Grill
The Mall at University Town Center 180 University Town Center Dr. Sarasota, FL 34243

Young Professionals are invited to join Manatee Young Professionals (MYP) members and guests for casual business networking in a great social setting.

Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar are included.

There is no cost to attend for paid MYP members or for those who join on-the-spot. Cost is $5 for all others.

No RSVP necessary. Bring your business cards and bring a friend!

MYP Community Service Project

Saturday, December 1 , 2018 | 2:30 - 8:00 PM
Manatee County Agricultural Museum & Palmetto Historical Park
1015 6th Street W. Palmetto, FL 34221

Manatee Young Professionals (MYP) volunteers are needed to help with Palmetto's Christmas in the Park. Volunteers will be assigned a craft/activity area and will be helping guests experience an old fashioned Christmas with reindeer games, snow sledding and hands-on crafts. There are two shifts available for this fun day of volunteering: 2:30-5:30 PM or 5:30-8:30 PM. RSVP is mandatory. For more information click here.