North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce Prepares Local Businesses for the Holiday Season with NMBe Local Event

Published Thursday, November 5, 2015 10:00 am

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Nov. 5, 2015 – When competing with holiday sales and bargain prices, local businesses need an edge that helps them win during the year’s busiest shopping season. In order to provide businesses in North Myrtle Beach insight and ideas on how to do just that, the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce has announced it will host NMBe Local – a two-hour seminar featuring international business speaker, expert and retail consultant Barbara Wold.

In her presentation, she will speak on “The Power of Buying Local,” in preparation for the holiday season. Wold will share information on the topic of building business success through a customer-driven strategy that focuses on getting your community to shop locally, by featuring “knock-your-socks-off” customer service.

Wold is an internationally known speaker and authority to the retail, consumer and tourism industries. She has more than 40 years of experience in the industry and her expertise include customer care, marketing strategy, consumer buying patterns, image, sales and service quality, public relations, redevelopment and tourism.

“We are pleased to welcome Barbara to the Chamber to speak on the vital topic of encouraging shoppers to shop local this holiday season,” Marc Jordan, president and CEO of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitors Bureau, said. “We are thankful for the opportunity to offer this event to our community businesses and look forward to seeing its effects on individual businesses and the North Myrtle Beach economy throughout the holiday season.”

The event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 7:45 to 9:45 a.m. at the North Myrtle Beach Chamber Building (1521 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC). Both chamber members and non-members are invited to attend. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for non-members. To purchase tickets or for more information on the event, visit the Chamber’s website or call 843-361-3045.

About the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitors Bureau

The North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitors Bureau, an accredited five-star Chamber and qualifier for the 2014 Chamber of the Year, has been serving the local community for the past 13 years. The mission of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is to be recognized as the premier business organization serving the North Myrtle Beach area and its business members by providing quality products, programs, and services while influencing issues that enhance the economic prosperity and the sustainable development of our community. The Chamber recently committed to enhanced regional and national travel industry promotion and advocacy through reorganization of its Convention and Visitors Bureau division. For additional information about the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, visit or

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