Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce named Outstanding Chamber of the Year for 2017 by the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE)

(L to R) Mark Owens, President and CEO of the Greer Chamber and President of the CACCE Board; Cindy L. Gettig, MBACC Director of Membership; Diana Greene, MBACC Executive Vice President of Membership Programs & Services; Henry McMaster, SC Governor.

At their Annual Management Conference on October 12, 2017, the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) recognized the 2017 Outstanding Chamber of the Year (for a chamber with 700 or more members).

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce was honored as the recipient of the prestigious award.

The CACCE Outstanding Chamber of the Year Award primarily focuses on acknowledging one or more significant achievements / accomplishments that a chamber has initiated, stimulated, and/or led in its respective service area at some point during the past 18 months. The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce offers a wide-variety of high-visibility marketing opportunities to help build brand awareness with the chamber member network and beyond. In early 2017, the Myrtle Beach Chamber’s new mobile visitors center took its first ride. The van is outfitted with brochures from advertising partners and equipped with a TV which plays marketing videos.

According to Diana D. Greene, Executive Vice President of Membership Programs & Services at the MBACC, the mobile visitor’s center project was to “market the welcome” to potential visitors in key and potential feeder markets. It came about as a personal way to support the efforts of the chamber’s many outreach marketing facets.

CACCE is the professional development organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities for chamber of commerce executives and staff members in North Carolina and South Carolina. CACCE equips chamber of commerce professionals with leadership skills and tools to build innovative chambers. The organization was formed in 1994 when the North Carolina and South Carolina state chamber associations merged. For more information on CACCE, or any of CACCE’s conferences or programs, contact Tiffany Fulmer Ott at (404) 312-0524.

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About the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
Since 1938 the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce has stood as the unified voice of the Grand Strand's business community. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has awarded the MBACC its five-star accreditation, one of only a few chambers in South Carolina to earn this distinction. The MBACC serves Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach, Little River, Atlantic Beach, Garden City Beach, Loris, Conway, Aynor, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach and Pawleys Island. For more information, visit MyrtleBeachAreaChamber.com.