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 Fall Funk - a Networking and Live Music Event

November 10, 2016 | 5:00 PM - Networking 6:00 PM - Live Music

In partnership with Realize Bradenton, Ace's Live and Darwin Brewing we are hosting a FALL FUNK networking and live music event.

We've lined up funk-flavored rock-soul infused Holey Miss Moley.  Their high-energy sound is reminiscent of old school 70's funk melded with elements of Disco, Jazz, Soul and Hip-hop creating a superb fusion that delights and energizes the crowd getting people up and dancing all night!

$5 - pre-registration includes admission and a free Darwins Brewing beer. Must register before NOON on Wednesday, November 9

$5 - day of the show

Ace's is a 21+ NON-SMOKING venue.

MYP Community Service Project - Boys & Girls Club Christmas Tree Lot

November 30, 2016 | 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Volunteers are needed to work the Boys & Girls Club Christmas tree lot. Volunteers will assist with tree sales, stump trimming, wrapping (netting) trees, and the tie-down of trees to vehicles.

Two shifts to choose from:
Shift 1 - 3:00 - 5:30 PM
Shift 2 - 5:30 - 8:00 PM

Bring your own gloves and wear close toed shoes!
Click here to sign up online and make sure to indicate what shift you would like to work

MYPower Networking Lunch - catered by Chicken Kitchen

December 2, 2016| 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

This young professional event offers attendees the chance to promote your company and make business connections with other young professionals. Join us for a catered lunch by Chicken Kitchen at the Manatee Chamber of Commerce Bradenton Office on Friday, December 2 from 11:45 am - 1:00 pm.

Following lunch, you will share a 30-second "commercial" about what you do and who your ideal client would be. After lunch, you will have the opportunity to meet and network with other young professionals.

Registration will close Wednesday, November 30 at noon.