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

July 12, 2018 | 5:30 - 8:30 PM
MYP Networking Social - Night with the Marauders
LECOM Park, 1611 9th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34205

Enjoy an evening at the ball park as the Marauders take on the Lakeland Flying Tigers. Gates open at 5:30 PM and game starts at 6:30 PM.

Tickets are $10 for MYP members and $15 for guests and include a Marauders baseball hat, a free 32 oz. souvenir cup with one fountain drink fill up and select $1 draft beers. RSVP is required and must be received by July 9th to receive promotional items.

Register Here

MYP3D: Finance   Investing: Beyond Your 401k

May 16, 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

MYPower Networking Lunch

June 27, 2018 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
MaCallister's Grill & Tavern, 8110 Lakewood Main St., Lakewood Ranch 35202

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 Williams Wealth Management will speak on "How to Select your Financial Advisor."

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

Registration will close Monday, June 25th at noon.