Category - Meetings & Conventions

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After careful consideration and event attendee analysis with officials in Myrtle Beach, SC., the organizers of chili’s biggest annual event have announced the rescheduling of its 54th world championship to the fall of 2021. The new dates for the World Championships Chili Cook Off (WCCC) will now be September 17-19, 2021. “We know chiliheads are eager to get back to cooking after such a long year of postponements and inactivity as a result of the pandemic,” said Mike McCloud, President/CEO of…

The American Youth Cooperative for Esports (AYCE) and analytics firm Harena Data have partnered with tourism board Visit Myrtle Beach to launch an esports recruitment initiative. The ‘Golden Dragons’ programme will reward young American players with scholarships, jerseys, and a family vacation to Myrtle Beach, a popular tourist destination in South Carolina. Bill Dever, Chairman of AYCE, commented in a release: “Myrtle Beach is one of the nation’s first cities to adopt an esports initiative of this calibre and quality. We’re honoured that Visit…

Myrtle Beach, SC, November 5th, 2020 – The Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) is proud to announce its latest accomplishment in earning GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC). MYR is just the 8th airport in the world, and the only airport in the Carolinas and Georgia, to achieve this coveted accreditation. GBAC STAR™ is the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation for facilities and is the new gold standard for cleanliness. The program is performance-based…

Myrtle Beach Convention Center has announced that it has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, Myrtle Beach Convention Center has implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in its facility. As the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation, GBAC STAR TM helps organizations establish…

Award Highlights Importance of Group Sales in Tourism Promotion MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau (MBACVB) has been presented with a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award from ConventionSouth . MBACVB is one of 380 CVBs, meeting facilities, and hotels across the South to receive this year’s award and one of only 19 in the state of South Carolina. This is the ninth time MBACVB has received this award since the award’s inception in 2001. Nominations for the Readers’ Choice Awards are made by meeting…

When you’re ready—to meet again. Virtual meeting apps like Zoom, Google Hangouts and GoToMeeting have been valuable tools during the Covid-19 pandemic. And while we certainly appreciate having those tools, it has become quite obvious that nothing can replace the impact of face-to-face meetings. Humans need interaction. Meeting in person allows energetic exchange, more flexibility with conversation time, and more generous exchanges between people who want to learn, connect, or do business. While we are willing to forego handshakes and mouth…

With its amazing blend of restaurants, attractions, meeting facilities, lodging options, and of course, that 60-mile long beach, the Myrtle Beach area is an ideal place for groups and meetings! With such a vast area and so many entertainment options, you can be sure to find many activities that easily allow proper social distancing. Give your group plenty of space, and check out these Grand Strand attractions: 1. Broadway at the Beach Experience 350 acres of dining, shopping, attractions, and nightlife! Broadway at the Beach is South Carolina’s…

What’s New for Meeting in Myrtle!

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The Myrtle Beach Area of South Carolina proves to be an ideal location for group meetings due to its wide, sandy beaches, amazing culinary options, boutique shopping, and multiple attractions that are sure to entertain individuals of any age. One of the best things about the Grand Strand? It is always evolving, so from year to year, you’ll find exciting new projects that keep the location fresh and interesting. Here are some of the latest new developments: Activities & Attractions Cultural Arts Center in Downtown Myrtle Beach The City of Myrtle…

Let’s Meet at the Beach! How many times have you been in a meeting and wished you were at the beach? Yes, we’ve all been there. Now, when we can’t be at the beach, we’re bringing the beach to you. Have some fun with your next virtual meeting, happy-hour, or group chat with custom Myrtle Beach backgrounds for Zoom. Here’s how to change your background in Zoom: Pick out your favorite Myrtle Beach virtual video of photo backgrounds from the options below and download the files to your computer or device. (Tip: make sure you have the latest Zoom…