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As the leading advocate for business in the Myrtle Beach area, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber provides leadership and takes action on the issues important to business. We serve as the collective voice for business in the area and are actively involved in supporting legislation and public policies that generate a sustainable business climate.

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IMPROVING THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

Your Myrtle Beach Area Chamber monitors legislation and works closely with local government, General Assembly and congressional leaders in Washington, D.C. to ensure that interests of the business community are well-represented in public policy decisions. We focus on the political issues facing business, so you can focus on running your business.

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Advocacy Videos

Jimmy Gray, MBACC's government relations director, shares legislative updates.

Legislative UpdateHalf-Way Through Legislative Session - Accomplishments – What's going on in the state legislature so far this session? 

 

Advocacy AgendaWhat's Ahead in 2019 – Learn about your Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce's top three legislative priorities for 2019.

 

Interstate 73 Update
I-73 Update
 – What's going on with I-73? Jimmy Gray, our director of government affairs, has an update for you.



 

Beach RenourishmentBeach Renourishment – Learn what beach renourishment means for the Grand Strand 


 


Voter Information

We encourage investors and community residents to exercise their right to vote. Creating positive change in the Myrtle Beach area starts with you.

  • Voter Registration – Register to vote, find polling places and get absentee applications.

Resource Center

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

  • U.S. Chamber Policy Priorities – U.S. Chamber advocates on issues that strengthen our economy, support our communities, and better Americans’ lives.
  • How They Voted – U.S. Chamber ranks members of Congress for key business votes.
  • U.S. Chamber Membership – Small business investors of Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce can enjoy complimentary membership in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. 


S.C. Chamber of Commerce

  • S.C. Chamber Competitiveness Agenda – Year in and year out, S.C. Chamber’s goal is to fight for policies that make South Carolina the best place in the nation to live, work, and do business.
  • Legislative Scorecard – S.C. Chamber of Commerce's annual scorecard on how state legislators cast their votes on business issues. 
  • S.C. Chamber Membership – Any MBACC investor with 10 or fewer full-time employees can enjoy free membership with the South Carolina Chamber Alliance.

Contact Us

Jimmy Gray

Jimmy Gray
Director of Government Affairs
843-916-7230

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February 20, 2020

MBACC Hosts Leap Year Pet Adoption Event

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a pet adoption event Feb. 28 at the chamber from 2-5 p.m. with the Grand Strand Humane Society and Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux.

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February 12, 2020

Freedom Readers Named February Nonprofit of the Month

A simple mission to help kids read better led Tracy Bailey to launch Freedom Readers in 2010. It started with just two sites and 40 scholars and students. Today, Freedom Readers serves 20 sites with about 230 children.