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 Social

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 5:00 - 7:00 PM
GROVE Restaurant, Patio & Ballroom
10670 Boardwalk Loop
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

The July MYP Networking Social will be e hosted by GROVE Restaurant, Patio & Ballroom on Thursday, July 11, 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 necessary. Bring your business cards and bring a friend!

For more information click here.

MYP Professional Development Series

Friday, July 19, 2019 | 7:30 - 9:00 AM
Keiser University
6151 Lake Osprey Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34240

Want to be your own boss but not ready to leave your full time job? Looking for a side gig?

Join the Manatee Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Council and Manatee Young Professionals (MYP) for a continental breakfast and panel discussion led by Rick Bisio, Owner, The Educated Franchisee, on the pros and cons of franchising.

Nick Choat, Owner | Sport Clips Haircuts of Bradenton
Jason Evans, Owner | Total Reporting
Karen Medford, Owner | Sirius Day Spa
Steve Sherman, Owner | Culver's Restaurant Lakewood Ranch

For more information click here.

MYPower Networking Lunch

Wednesday, July 31 , 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Heritage Harbour Golf Club & Eatery
8000 Stone Harbour Loop
Bradenton, FL 34212

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 Cassandra Burns. She will speak on "Home Buying; How it Works".
Cost is $15 for paid MYP members, $20 for all others.
For more information click here.