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

Saturday, February 22 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

MYP Volunteer Project
Emerson Point Preserve
5801 17th St W.
Palmetto, FL 34221

Come and be part of a dedicated group of individuals who are passionate about Emerson Point Preserve. Volunteers will work on whatever is needed, from cleaning up marine debris and removing exotic invasive plants, to making enhancements to the butterfly garden.

For more information click here.

Wednesday, February 26 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

MYPower Networking
Texas Roadhouse
5710 Ranch Lake Blvd.
Bradenton, FL 34202

Come enjoy a lovely lunch while connecting with other young professionals! MYPower Luncheons are a wonderful way to promote your business through a unique one-on-one networking experience. Cassandra Burns of Dignity Memorial will be presenting our Ten-Minute Tip on Career Transitions.

For more information click here.

Saturday, March 7 | 10:00 AM

Climb to New Heights - Exclusive Offer for MYP Members
TreeUmph! Adventure Course
21805 E State Rd 70
Bradenton, FL 34202

Fly through the trees with MYP while making new friends! Join us on March 7 for an adventurous morning and make new connections along the way.

TreeUmph! Adventure Course has offered MYP an incredible deal - only $40 for MYP Members to climb through the entire course (up to 4-5 hours of fun!).

For more information click here.

Thursday, March 12 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

MYPower Networking
3 Keys Brewing & Eatery
2505 Manatee Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34208

(First 25 attendees receive a free pint glass)

Are you looking to grow your business network, make new friends, become involved in the community, or maybe just enjoy happy hour? Come to this month's networking social and connect with other local young professionals in a casual after-hours setting. Join us any time during the event and our MYP Leadership Committee members can introduce you to others and share information on how you can become more involved with MYP and your community. Appetizers, drink specials, door prizes, and new connections are all included! The first 25 attendees will also receive a free 3 Keys pint glass!

For more information click here.