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 2016 Kick Off Party - iHeart Media Conley Buick Garage

January 14, 2016| 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Young professionals are invited to join Manatee Young Professionals (MYP) members and guests for our first ever KICK OFF PARTY! Hosted at the iHeart Media – Conley Buick Garage, this party will include live music, complimentary appetizers and a cash bar provided by The Ranch Grill.

Bring lots of business cards and bring a friend! No RSVP necessary.

MYPower Networking Lunch - Fratello's of Bradenton

January 27, 2016| 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

This young professional event offers attendees the chance to promote your company and make business connections with other young professionals. Following lunch, you will share a 30-second "commercial" about what you do and who your ideal would be. Click here to RSVP. Last day to RSVP is Monday, January 25.

MYP February Networking Social - O'Bricks Irish Pub & Martini Bar

February 11, 2016 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Young Professionals are invited to join Manatee Young Professionals (MYP) members and guests for casual business networking in a great social setting. The February MYP Networking Social will be hosted by O'Bricks Irish Pub & Martini Bar in downtown Bradenton on Thursday, February 11th from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. Thank you to O'Bricks for being a MYP Sponsor!

There is no cost to attend for paid MYP members or for those who join on-the-spot. Cost is $5 for all others. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar are included. No RSVP necessary. Bring your business cards and bring a friend!

MYP Night with the Lightning

February 16 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

MYP Night with the Lightning is back!

MYP will Be the Thunder as we head up to Amalie Arena on Tuesday, February 16, to cheer on the Lighting as they face off against the San Jose Sharks.

Tickets include game admission and access to the 312 Party Area. Ticket price includes all-inclusive food, beer, wine, soda and water. To purchase tickets please contact Brian Boksen, 813-301-6704. Be sure to tell him that you are with Manatee Young Professionals!

MYPower Networking Lunch - The Ranch Grill

February 24, 2016| 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

This young professional event offers attendees the chance to promote your company and make business connections with other young professionals. Following lunch, you will share a 30-second "commercial" about what you do and who your ideal would be. Click here to RSVP. Last day to RSVP is Monday, February 22. Cost to attend is $15 for members of MYP, $20 for all other guests.