Henderson Chamber, City of Henderson to recognize local business successes at 16th annual event Nov. 19
HENDERSON – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce and the city of Henderson’s Economic Development/Redevelopment division will host Henderson’s 16th Annual Economic Development and Small Business Awards from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Cocktail hour will take place from 6 to 7 p.m., and dinner and the program will begin at 7 p.m.
Tickets for the dinner program are $75 and can be purchased online at hendersonchamber.com. Ticket price includes two drinks and dinner.
The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will highlight members who are making a difference in the small business community in eight categories: Customer Service; All in the Family; Business on the RISE; Innovation; Outstanding Community Service; Outstanding Nonprofit; Green Business; and the Noble Award, established in name of longtime chamber member Laird Noble Sanders.
“Small business is the foundation of our local business community. It’s important to recognize their efforts,” said Scott Muelrath, president and CEO of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce.
Nevada State Bank is the exclusive sponsor for the small business awards.
Henderson Chamber members nominated their favorite local businesses; finalists in each category will be voted on by the chamber membership. Votes will be collected electronically through the chamber website, and winners will be announced at the Nov. 19 event.
Categories for the economic development awards, which recognize significant contributions and investments in Henderson in the last 12 months, include the Economic Development Project of the Year, Expansion Project of the Year, and Redevelopment Project of the Year. The Private Sector Person of the Year Award and the O’Callaghan Public Sector Person of the Year, named for former Gov. Mike and Carolyn O’Callaghan, recognize individuals in the community.
“This event will give us the opportunity to spotlight the projects and the people that have made an impact in the community,” said Barbra Coffee, director of economic development/redevelopment for the city of Henderson. “This is a great way for us to celebrate the jobs that have been created and the investments that have been made over the last year.”
Economic Development Awards sponsors include: City of Henderson, R&O Construction, Harsch Investment Properties, Southwest Gas, Wells Fargo Bank, Trosper Communications, Republic Services, NV Energy, The Korte Company, Kitchell, Sansone, Galleria at Sunset, Touro University, Emerald Island Casino, American Nevada Company and Panattoni Development Company.
The Henderson Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, professional organization committed to promoting and supporting member businesses.
For more information regarding the event, call the Henderson Chamber of Commerce at 702-565-8951 or visit hendersonchamber.com.