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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

Visit www.ManateeChamber.com/COVID-19 & www.recovermanatee.com for up-to-date information and resources for our community.

Upcoming Virtual & In-Person Events:

Wednesday, September 30, 11:45 AM-1:00 PM - MYPower Networking Lunch
The GROVE Restaurant, Patio, & Ballroom

September's MYPower Networking Lunch will be held in-person at The GROVE Restaurant, Patio, & Ballroom in Lakewood Ranch. Kendall Lewis with Sokos Social will be providing the 10-Minute Takeaway, speaking on "Communicating with Empathy During Uncharted Times". Attendees are invited to give a one-minute commercial on their business while getting to know fellow young professionals.

The format of this event will require masks upon entry, sitting immediately at your table, and social distancing as much as possible.

Hosting this as an in-person event is subject to change based on CDC and Florida Department of Health guidelines. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we proceed carefully with the reintroduction of these events.
This event is $15 for MYP Members, $25 for Non-Members.

Thursday, October 8, 5:00-6:00PM - Virtual MYP Social

Join us virtually in October to get ready for Fall! All attendees can give an introduction and quick promotion for their business.
This event is FREE for current MYP Members and $5 for Non-Members.

Register for any of these events at business.manateechamber.com/events/catgid/6 or email CaitlynH@ManateeChamber.com.

As soon as we are able to return to our regular schedule, we will have monthly MYPower Networking Lunches, MYP Socials, Volunteer Projects, Professional Development Seminars, and other fun activities for our Members!

Interested in becoming a member? Contact Caitlyn at 941-748-4842 ext. 117 or CaitlynH@ManateeChamber.com for more information.