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

May 10, 2018 | 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Ed's Tavern 10719 Rodeo Dr. Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

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: 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

May 30, 2018 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Demetrios' Pizza House 1720 Cortez Rd. West, Bradenton, 34207

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 Cassandra Burns with Wagner Realty will speak on "Home Buying: Know before you Buy."

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

Registration will close Monday, May 28th at noon.