As the leading voice of business in the North Myrtle Beach area, the Chamber works to create and sustain a favorable business environment in which all businesses can grow and prosper. From improving transportation and infrastructure, to supporting education and workforce development, the Chamber is working to create a better North Myrtle Beach.
The North Myrtle Beach Chamber develops public policy and takes positions on local, state and federal issues impacting business. Our member-driven advocacy efforts are helping to ensure full economic prosperity and quality of life for the area.
Chamber members work together with elected officials and industry leaders to develop new public policy and recommend Chamber positions on various issues of interest. The Public Policy Council which is comprised of members representing every sector so that all aspects of the Chamber's membership are represented and that everyone has a fair and equal voice.
The Chamber organizes annual advocacy trips to Columbia, SC and Washington, D.C. Each year, these trips help connect businesses with policymakers and elected officials on the issues that matter most.
ENDORSEMENTS & POSITIONS
The Chamber offers many advocacy programs providing opportunities for members to meet and mingle with policy makers and engage civic leaders in meaningful dialogue surrounding key business issues.
The Chamber's BizUnite Political Action Committee actively supports business friendly candidates and makes political contributions to key initiatives at the local level.
The Public Policy and Organizational Priorities of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, CVB support and advocate two distinct strategies:
- Grow our North Myrtle Beach Visitor and Destination Market
- Diversify the North Myrtle Beach Economy
Each year, the Public Policy Council, a Program Council of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, CVB review objectives for the new year. The objectives are added to each legislative agenda and reviewed by the chamber’s Board of Directors. The 2018 Legislative Agendas have been reviewed and approved by the Board of Directors for the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, CVB.
The following are standing positions taken through the chamber’s business advocacy process. All positions have been adopted by the chamber Board of Directors.
Click the link to view the State Legislative Priorities.