MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is keeping busy in May with a wealth of events to benefits its members and the community at large.

Below is a list of dates, times and events for May 2014. All will be held at the chamber's main office, located at 1200 N. Oak St., in Myrtle Beach, unless otherwise noted:

  • May 5 - Real Estate and Relocation Update - 9 a.m. - Myrtle Beach Convention Center - located at 2101 N. Oak St., in Myrtle Beach
  • May 5 - Marketing Update - 1 p.m. - Myrtle Beach Convention Center - located at 2101 N. Oak St., in Myrtle Beach
  • May 6 - Seven Secrets of Effective Online Marketing for Local Businesses - 9 to 10:30 a.m.
  • May 8 - Public Speaking - 12 to 1:30 p.m. - lunch available for purchase
  • May 13 - Create A Personal Leadership Blueprint - 12 to 3 p.m. - lunch available for purchase
  • May 15 - Common Core Forum: Hosted by Legislative Policy Council - 1 to 3 p.m.
  • May 15 - West of the Waterway Council Business After Hours - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - held at Coastal Carolina University's HTC LeForce Hospitality Suite
  • May 20 - Sixty Minutes to Success: Managing Performance - 8 to 9 a.m.
  • May 20 - Leadership Luncheon - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - luncheon held at Pine Lakes Country Club, located at 5603 Granddaddy Drive in Myrtle Beach
  • May 21 - B-to-B Connects - 8 to 9 a.m.
  • May 22 - Candidates Forum - 4:30 to 7 p.m. - forum held at Sam Snead's Oak Grill and Tavern, located at 1004 Glenforest Road in Myrtle Beach
  • May 27 - gsSCENE Community Project: Beach Sweep - 5:30 to 7 p.m. - meet at the corner of Waccamaw and Yuca drives in Garden City
  • May 28 - South Strand Membership Breakfast - 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. - breakfast held at Inlet Affairs Banquet and Catering, located at 4024 U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet
  • May 28 - Business Success Seminar: Business Intelligence - 12 to 1:30 p.m. - lunch available for purchase
  • May 28 - Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Webinar - 2 to 2:45 p.m.
  • May 29 - Business After Hours: Coastal Holistics - 5 to 7 p.m. - located at 2020 Oakheart Road in Myrtle Beach - this is a members-only event

Go to www.MyrtleBeachAreaChamber.com for more information on all these events and to register.