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.
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
2023-2024 Leadership Gulf Coast Board of Trustees Applications
Applications for the Leadership Gulf Coast Board of Trustees for 2023-2024 are now available. The deadline is October 16, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.
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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 open and will close on Wednesday, September 27, 2023.
Biloxi Seafood Festival Vendor Applications
Biloxi Seafood Festival Art Contest : Rules & Requirements
The 42nd 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. The deadline for submissions was on May 09, 2023.
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. It will be presented at Breakfast with the Mayor that is held on October 10, 2023 at the University of Southern MS Gulf Park Campus in Hardy Hall. Nominations for this award are due on September 8, 2023.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants
Applications are now closed All applications were due on May 19, 2023.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce and its divisions – Biloxi, Gulfport, Long Beach and Pass Christian Chambers of Commerce – accepted applications for their respective small business development grant programs.
Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Re-Occupancy Grants
Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Re-Occupancy Grants are available January-December, as funds are available.
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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.
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Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Scholarships
Biloxi Chamber of Commerce scholarships are closed. Applications were due March 24, 2023.
Coast Young Professionals Small Business Grant Programs
Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce and its division – Coast Young Professionals – are taking applications for their small business development grant program. Grants ranging from $250 up to $1,000 will be awarded to Coast Young Professional members selected by a judging committee who meet the specified criteria and provide adequate documentation supporting their grant request. The deadline to apply for these grants is by 12 p.m. on Friday, July 28, 2023
Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Teacher Grants
Teacher Grant applications are open. Teacher Grants are awarded to educators with innovative or imaginative programs that directly benefit students and foster cooperation between the community and school district.
Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Scholarships
Gulfport Chamber of Commerce scholarships are closed. Applications were due on March 24, 2023.
Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Teacher Grants
Teacher Grant applications are open. Applications are due by 1:00 PM on September 15, 2023. Teacher Grants are awarded to educators with innovative or imaginative programs that directly benefit students, as well as foster cooperation between the community and school district.
Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Scholarships
Long Beach Chamber of Commerce scholarships are closed. Applications were due on March 24, 2023.
Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce Scholarships
Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce scholarships are closed. Applications were due on March 24, 2023.
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 hold 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 2023 event was held on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at the Beau Rivage Resort Casino.
Nominations are now closed.
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 August 3, 2023.
Applications are now closed
To view a listing of Past BTBJ Forever Young Award Recipients, click here.
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 2023 was held on Thursday, January 25, 2023 at the Biloxi Visitor’s Center.