EVENTS W H A T ' S H O T A N D W H A T ' S
MANHATTAN BEACH SIGNATURE EVENTS STATE OF THE CITY The annual State of the City address is held in February of each year. The Mayor and community leaders recap highlights of the previous year and share what to expect in the year ahead.
ECONOMIC FORUM The annual Manhattan Beach Economic Forum showcases leading experts in developments, initiatives, and programs that have an impact on the local economy. Trends, tips and behind the scenes facts, theories and knowledge are shared with attendees.
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BITE AT THE BEACH A delicious outdoor craft beer and gourmet food-pairing event in August, held on New York Street and the back lot of the Manhattan Beach Studios Media Campus. More than forty food and beverage choices, live music, entertainment and more are offered. Local breweries with ice-cold craft beer creations bring their very best and are paired with a perfect food option for guests to sample and enjoy.
YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS ACADEMY A seven-month educational program offered to local students grades sixtwelve that have an entrepreneurial mindset. Idea development, branding, plan development, pitch skills and funding plans are all taught by and mentored by local entrepreneurs and leaders in the business community.
STREET FOOD CINEMA MOVIE NIGHTS
The Chamber partners with Southern California’s most popular outdoor movie company, Street Food Cinema, and the Westdrift hotel to bring three blockbuster family outdoor movie nights for everyone to enjoy between June – September. Food trucks, entertainment, live music and a movie classic are shown under the stars on the beautiful golf course at the Westdrift.
BEST OF MANHATTAN AWARDS The annual awards ceremony held in OCTOBER at the Westdrift hotel recognizes the very best in the Manhattan Beach business community. Fifteen awards are handed out including the best Women-Owned Business, Chamber Member of the Year, to the overall Best of Manhattan award… it’s a night full of celebration and recognition for those that make Manhattan Beach the BEST!
CHAMBER PROGRAMS New Business Ribbon Cuttings & Anniversary Celebrations, Business Education Seminars, Networking Mixers and a weekly live blog talk radio show called MB 360 are just a few of the other programs offered by the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce.
SIGNATURE ANNUAL EVENTS MANHATTAN BEACH WINE AUCTION
AVP GOLD SERIES/ MB OPEN VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT
This four day world class volleyball tournament attracts the volleyball elite, Olympic champions and aspiring pro athletes to the sand of Manhattan Beach. The winners each year receive a plaque on the MB Pier Volleyball Walk of Fame https://avp.com/ news/2019-mbo-pierceremony/
More than 1500 locals gather each June at the Manhattan Country Club to raise in excess of 1 Million dollars for the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation. World-class wineries and local restaurants bring their A-game in an all out tasting event, supporting the schools in Manhattan Beach. More information at MBEF.org
For more information on our chamber events visit: manhattanbeachchamber.com For more information on city events visit:citymb.info
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