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 - Wednesday, April 29  from 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM at Rosedale Golf & Country Club. 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 for more information and/or to register. Last day to RSVP is Monday, April 27. 

MYP Thirsty Thursday Night with the Marauders - Thursday, April 30, gates open at 5:30 PM. Join other local young professionals at this Special monthly MYP networking social that offers the sights, sounds, and tastes of the ballpark with great networking. Special pricing for all MYP members and guests: $5 includes networking social and a game ticket. Food Vouchers are available to purchase for $7. You must reserve by Monday, April 27. Tickets will be placed at Will Call. Social will be held at the Kona Bar in right field. To purchase tickets please Click here

MYP Community Service Project - Join fellow MYPers during the week of May 4 to serve the dinner meal at the Salvation Army. We need volunteers from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm to serve dinner and clean up after. Please contact Kimberly Kramer at 941-748-4842 ext. 139 or KimK@ManateeChamber.com if you would like to volunteer

MYP Networking Social - Thursday, May 14, 2015. Young professionals are invited to join Manatee Young Professionals (MYP) members and guests for casual business networking in a great social setting. The May MYP Networking Social will be hosted by Tarpon Pointe Tiki Bar and Grill from 5:00-7:00 PM. Enjoy casual business connections and a cash bar from 5:00-7:00 pm. This event is FREE for paid members of MYP or $5 for all others. Join on-the-spot and the event fee will be waived. Bring lots of business cards and bring a friend! No RSVP necessary.

MYPower Networking Lunch - Wednesday, May 27  from 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM at The Beach Bistro. 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, May 25.