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

MYPower Networking Lunch

March 27, 2019 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Riviera Dockside
102 Riviera Dunes Way
Palmetto, FL 34221

MYPower Networking Luncheons give young professionals the opportunity to promote your business products and services. Come willing to share a fun fact about yourself with attendees, pick up tips on professional and personal development and enjoy one-on-one networking. Cost is $15 for paid MYP members and $20 for all others. Register here.

MYP Networking Social

April 11, 2019 | 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Longhorn Steakhouse of Bradenton
4502 14th St. W.
Bradenton, FL 34207

The April MYP Networking Social will be hosted by Longhorn Steakhouse of Bradenton on Thursday, April 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. Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar are included. No RSVP necessary. Bring your business cards and bring a friend!

For more information click here.

MYP Volunteer Project

April 18, 2019 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cat Depot
2542 17th St.
Sarasota, FL 34234

Manatee Young Professionals (MY) volunteers are needed from 5:00 - 7:00 PM to help organize hurricane rescue supplies and equipment. Following the project, there will be time to socialize kittens. Please dress for manual labor and wear closed-toe shoes.

For more information click here.

MYPower Networking Lunch

April 24, 2019 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Eliza Ann's Coastal Kitchen
5325 Marina Dr.
Holmes Beach, FL 34217

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 Jamie Schindewolf with Manatee County Government and Longboat Key Turtle Watch. She will speak on "Sea Turtles 101: What You Need to Know".

Cost: $15 for paid MYP members, $20 for all others.

For more information click here.