MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its 2015 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel.

Admission for the event is $35 for chamber members and $45 for non-members. Registration is available online at

The keynote speaker is Ross Shafer, a six-time Emmy award-winning comedian, writer and TV host of such shows as "The Match Game" and "Day's End" on ABC and "The Late Show" on FOX.

Shafer is also the author of the business books "Nobody Moved Your Cheese!," "Are You Relevant?," "Grab More Market Share" and "Absolutely Necessary: How to Keep Yourself in High Demand."

The annual meeting will also feature a number of educational sessions including a Grand Strand economic forecast, a Grand Strand real estate update and forecast and a discussion on sports tourism.

Sponsors for the 2015 Annual Meeting are: Fahlgren Mortine; Corinthian Media; BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina; Visit Media; Myrtle Beach Mobile; Visibility and Conversions; Carolina Cool; The Ripken Experience; Santee Cooper; Coastal Distribution; The Carolina Opry; Oceana Resorts; The Jackson Companies; CresCom Bank; HTC; WBTW News 13; WPDE News Channel 15; South State Bank; Three Ring Focus; and Brookgreen Gardens.

A complete meeting agenda can be found at For more information, call (843) 626-7444.