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 Networking Social - Thursday, April 9, 2015. Young professionals are invited to join Manatee Young Professionals (MYP) members and guests for casual business networking in a great social setting. The April MYP Networking Social will be hosted by Motorworks Brewing 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.

MYP Community Service Project - Saturday, April 18, 2015. Volunteer with MYP to be a Baseball Buddy! These 'buddies' will assist and cheer on Miracle League players throughout the game. The Miracle League of Manasota is an organization dedicated to providing an opportunity for all children to play baseball, regardless of their ability. We are in need of 30 volunteers from 7:15 am - 1:15 pm, you must be able to stay for the entire shift. Friends and family over the age of 15 are welcome to participate. Please contact Kimberly Kramer at 941-748-4842 ext. 139 or KimK@ManateeChamber.com if you would like to volunteer. 

MYPower Hot Topic Lunch - Join us for a robust discussion with the City of Bradenton and Realize Bradenton on housing for young professionals and how YPs can become effective advocates on issues important to them. Monday, April 20  from 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM at the Chamber Office in downtown Bradenton.  Lunch catered by the Chicken Kitchen. Cost is $10 for MYP members and $15 for guests. RSVP is required and registration will close on Thursday, April 16 at NOON. Click here for more information and/or to register. 

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