Leadership Opportunities

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

2017 - 18 Leadership Manatee Applications

Applications for the 2017-18 Leadership Manatee program will be available April 3 on the Chamber web site. Young professionals are encouraged to apply. The final application deadline is May 26.

Leadership Manatee exposes business and community leaders to the opportunities and challenges facing Manatee County while honing their leadership skills to make a difference in our community.

For more information, please contact Jahna Allen at 941-748-4842, ext. 172 or email her at JahnaL@ManateeChamber.com.

MYP Networking Social

Aprl 13, 2017| 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Motorworks Brewing, 1014 9th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34205

Young Professionals are invited to join Manatee Young Professionals (MYP) members and guests for casual business networking in a great social setting. There is no cost to attend for paid MYP members or for those who join on-the-spot. Cost is $5 for all others.

MYP Community Service Project - Stand Down for Veterans

April 22, 2017| 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The annual Stand Down for Veterans event provides counseling, substance abuse referrals, healthcare services, housing resources, legal services and wellness activities for homeless veterans and their families.

MYP volunteers will provide assistance with set-up, registration, event guides, and clean-up.

MYPower Networking Lunch

April 26, 2017| 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Sweetberries, 4500 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, FL 34209

This casual networking luncheon allows young professionals to make valuable business connections and provides an opportunity to share a 30-second "commercial" about what you do and who your ideal client would be to the group as a whole.

Register Online, cost to attend is $15 for paid MYP members and $20 for all others.