• Division/Program Applications

  • Coast Young Professionals Coast Young Professionals

    Coast Young Professionals is designed to develop leaders along the Mississippi Gulf Coast by connecting its network of over 250 diverse and dynamic young professionals throughout the region. 

    To become a member of Coast Young Professionals, Click Here.  

    Click Here to learn more about CYP's Program of Work and benefits of being involved.

    Military One Coast Military One Coast

    Military One Coast (formerly known as Coast Centurions) is dedicated to the retention of the Coast’s military installations and presence. For more information call 228-604-0014 or email LaWanda@mscoastchamber.com

    To become a member of Military One Coast, CLICK HERE.

    Coast Young Professionals 2024 Board of Directors Coast Young Professionals 2024 Board of Directors

    Applications for the Coast Young Professionals 2024 Board of Directors are NOW OPEN! 

    Click Here for the 2024 CYP Board of Directors Application.

     

    Applications are due by Friday, July 12th at 12PM NOON.

     

    Please send completed applications to shilah@mscoastchamber.com or mailed or dropped off to 11975 Seaway Road, B-120, Gulfport, MS 39503.

    No late applications can be accepted.

    Questions? Call (228) 604-0014.

     

    All Divisions Board of Directors Application Form All Divisions Board of Directors Application Form

    Thank you for your interest in serving as a member of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Serving on the board is a rewarding experience and an opportunity for professional growth. Completing this form will help you understand this leadership position's skills and time/resource commitments. All applicants must be a member in good standing to be considered to serve on any of the Board of Directors.

    Applications are now closed. 

     

    Biloxi Seafood Festival Vendor Applications Biloxi Seafood Festival Vendor Applications

    Please read all details carefully.

     

    We are excited to announce the upcoming Biloxi Seafood Festival! However, there is a new step that must be completed to participate in this year's event. The City of Biloxi now requires a Special Event Vendor Permit for participation in all festivals and events within the city.

     

    To be eligible to participate in the Biloxi Seafood Festival, you must:

    Complete the Biloxi Seafood Festival Vendor Application and/or Arts&Crafts/Non-Seafood Vendor Application.

    Obtain the City of Biloxi Special Event Vendor Permit.

    Permits are valid for one year. If you already possess a valid City of Biloxi Special Event Vendor Permit, please submit a copy along with your Biloxi Seafood Festival Vendor Application.

    Vendor applications close on August 5th.

    The festival is September 14th, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. 

     

    MAIL APPLICATIONS AND CHECK TO: BILOXI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 11975 SEAWAY ROAD, B120 GULFPORT, MS. 39503

    Any questions regarding vendors at the Biloxi Seafood Festival can be directed to lawanda@mscoastchamber.com. Ashley Scurrah with the Biloxi Police Department can be reached at ascurrah@biloxi.ms.us for information about the City of Biloxi Special Event Vendor 

    Biloxi Seafood Festival  Art Contest : Rules & Requirements Biloxi Seafood Festival Art Contest : Rules & Requirements

    The 43rd Annual Biloxi Seafood Festival will be held in September at Biloxi Town Green, Biloxi. The theme of the Biloxi Seafood Festival is a celebration of the history and heritage of the seafood and maritime industry. Event organizers include the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce and the City of Biloxi.

     

    Applications are NOW CLOSED.

     

     

    Long Beach Aline Doherty Citizen of the Year Award Long Beach Aline Doherty Citizen of the Year Award

    This award is presented annually to a resident or business owner of Long Beach, who through the commitment to the community and through the spirit of volunteerism, has improved the quality of life in Long Beach and the Gulf Coast.

    2024-2025 Leadership Gulf Coast Class Applications 2024-2025 Leadership Gulf Coast Class Applications

    The 2024-2025 Leadership Gulf Coast Applications are closed. 

    The deadline to apply was May 9, 2024.

     

  • Grant/Scholarship Applications

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Scholarships Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Scholarships

    The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce consistently supports education within its area, understanding that the health of a community goes beyond successful businesses. Offering students support as they pursue their educational aspirations is the privilege of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber of Commerce Connects, Informs, Advocates, and Develops through an extensive program of work conducted by the Biloxi, Gulfport, Long Beach, and Pass Christian Chambers of Commerce.

    Scholarship Application deadline was February 29th, 2024 at 4 PM.

    Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants

    Applications  were due on May 1, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.

    Completed applications may be emailed to info@mscoastchamber.com or dropped off/mailed to: Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, 11975 Seaway Road, Suite B-120, Gulfport, MS 39503.

    Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce and its divisions – Biloxi, Gulfport, Long Beach and Pass Christian Chambers of Commerce – accept applications for their respective small business development grant programs.

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Re-Occupancy Grants Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Re-Occupancy Grants

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Re-Occupancy Grants are available April-December, as funds are available.

    Click Here to apply today.

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Grant Program Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Grant Program

    The grant application process is now open. Businesses applying must be a member in good standing of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce. Completed applications may be dropped off in person or mailed to: Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Grant, 11975 Seaway Road, B120, Gulfport, MS 39503.

    Click Here to apply.

     

    Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Teacher Grants Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Teacher Grants

    Teacher Grant applications are closed and will re-open August, 2024. Teacher Grants are awarded to educators with innovative or imaginative programs that directly benefit students and foster cooperation between the community and school district. 


     

     

    Military One Coast Small Business Grants Military One Coast Small Business Grants

    Military One Coast Small Business Grant applications are now closed. Applications were due on May 1, 2024. 

     

  • Award Applications

  • One Coast Awards Nomination Application One Coast Awards Nomination Application

    The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc., in conjunction with the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, and Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce, holds the One Coast Awards each year. These awards, formally the Roland Weeks Hall of Fame, are The Sun Herald Top 10 Under 40 and Community Leader Awards. The 2024 event will be on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at 8 A.M. at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino. 

    Nominations are now closed!

    CYP Black Tie & Blue Jeans Forever Young Award Nominations CYP Black Tie & Blue Jeans Forever Young Award Nominations

    Forever Young Awards are presented to 10 influential mentors each year at Coast Young Professionals Annual Black Tie and Blue Jeans Gala. This year's gala will be held at the IP Casino Resort Spa on June 27, 2024. 

     Applications are now closed.

     

     

    CYP MVP/Hall of Fame Awards CYP MVP/Hall of Fame Awards

     

    The CYP MVP/Hall of Fame Awards are presented annually at CYP Launch (previously known as CYP Annual Meeting) to persons who are devoted members of CYP, foster growth for the organization and serve as an advocate.

    Applications for nominations are now closed.

    To view past recipients of these awards, CLICK HERE.

    The CYP Launch 2024 was held on February 29, 2024 at the Biloxi Visitor’s Center.