Building North Myrtle Beach 2.0 Launch
The North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, Convention and Visitors Bureau commenced the second phase of the sustainable growth and prosperity initiative, “Building North Myrtle Beach 2.0” to business leaders in the North Myrtle Beach area at a launch event May 31 at Duplin Winery in North Myrtle Beach.
Marc Jordan, president and CEO of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, CVB and Jim Smith, president and CEO of Sandhills Bank and campaign chair of Building North Myrtle Beach 2.0, provided updates on the accomplishments of the initial Building North Myrtle Beach initiative, as well as presented goals and introduced cabinet members for Building North Myrtle Beach 2.0, which include: Smith; Jeri McCumbee, Access Medical Center; Ed Horton, Anderson Brothers Bank; Benjy Hardee, A.O. Hardee & Son, Inc.; Laura Crowther, Coastal Carolinas Association of Realtors; Jonathan Fussell, Duplin Winery; Rick Elliott, Elliott Beach Rentals; William Griste, Jr., Grand Strand Dining Group; Fred Richardson, Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority; Brent Groome, HTC; Neil James, Santee Cooper; and Mendel Bell, Southern Tide Media & Touch MedSpa.
North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, CVB leadership stated the goal of the Building North Myrtle Beach 2.0 campaign as $3.6 million over a five-year period.
Additional goals for the phase two of the campaign include:
Accelerate growth with the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, CVB, “S.M.I.L.E.” Marketing Co-op.
Diversify the North Myrtle Beach economy.
Equip and sustain the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, CVB as an effective “front door” for visitors, and to serve Chamber members and investors as a capable advocate.
For more information about Building North Myrtle Beach 2.0 and how your business can become a partner in supporting this initiative, contact Claire Yoder, Vice President of Resource Development and Member Engagement, at (843) 361-3040 or Claire@northmyrtlebeachchamber.com.