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

Monthly Networking Social – Gecko's Grill and Pub 'Braden River Plaza'

July 14, 2016 | 5:00 - 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 July MYP Networking Social will be hosted by Gecko's Grill and Pub located at 4310 SR 64 E., Bradenton, 34208 on Thursday, July 14 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM.

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 Hot Topic Lunch - Meet the Candidates

July 21, 2016 | 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Manatee Tiger Bay is hosting all qualified candidates in contested County Commission and School Board races with an August primary.

Following introductions, candidates will be put on the spot with a rapid fire question and answer session.

Cost to attend is $20 for members of MYP, $25 for all other guests.

Click here to RSVP Online or call Kimberly, 941-748-4842 ext 139 to sign up, be sure to have payment ready.

MYP Community Service Project – Snooty's Birthday Bash at the South Florida Museum

July 23, 2016 | 7:00 AM - 400 PM

Volunteers are needed to help out at Snooty's 68th Birthday Bash & Wildlife Festival. Family and friends 15 years and older are invited to volunteer too!

Click here to sign up online or contact Kimberly for more imformation.

MYPower Networking Lunch – Sonny's BBQ hosted at the Manatee Chamber of Commerce Lakewood Ranch Office

July 27, 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. Following lunch, you will share a 30-second "commercial" about what you do and who your ideal would be.

Click here to RSVP online. Last day to RSVP is Monday, July 25. Cost to attend is $15 for members of MYP, $20 for all other guests.

MYP Community Service Project – Kiwanis Christmas in August

August 6, 2016 | 7:00 - 11:00 AM

This annual event provides school supplies and other services to over 500 homeless children. Volunteers are needed to play games and entertain children in attendance.

Click here to sign up online or contact Kimberly for more imformation.