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 Networking Social

April 12, 2018 | 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Central Cafe 906 Manatee Ave. E. Bradenton, FL 34208

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!

MYP3D Finance & Investing Part One

April 19, 2018 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Manatee Chamber of Commerce at the McClure Center 4215 Concept Court Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211

Join us for a special MYP3D hot topic lunch focused on you and your financial success - Personal Finance for Young Professionals: What You Need to Know Beyond Your 401k.

Derek Williams, CFP, Williams Wealth Management, will be our speaker. He'll cover the basics and share strategies every young professional should consider in addressing their personal financial goals.

The MYP3D series gives MYP members the chance to connect over topics that will help young professionals grow personally and professionally.

Register Here

MYP Community Service Project

April 20, 2018 | 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Feeding Empty Little Tummies 936 14th Street W., Bradenton, FL 34205

Volunteers are needed to help stuff backpacks with non-perishable food that will then be distributed to children in Manatee County.

Register Online to Volunteer

MYPower Networking Lunch

April 25, 2018 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Cleveland Kitchen 2539 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Lakewood Ranch, 34211

MYPower Networking Luncheons give young professionals the opportunity to promote your business products and services. Each month a guest speaker will give a 10 minute take-away followed by attendees giving their "30-second commercial".

This month Chris Scott with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management will speak on "How to choose your financial planner."

Register here, cost to attend is $15 for paid MYP members and $20 for all others.

Registration will close Monday, April 23 at noon.