The Annual Awards Banquet is held in mid January. Three major awards are presented to the Manufacturer of the Year, Large Business of the Year and the Chairman's Award. At the banquet the gavel is passed to the new Chairman of the Board and the new Board of Directors is announced. Traditionally the banquet features a high impact speaker. Proceeding the banquet it the popular welcome reception which features some new and long-time members with table displays promoting their businesses.
The Salute to HealthCare Awards Luncheon awards three healthcare leaders through individual or collective actions that have made an extraordinary impact in the Gregg County healthcare community. The award winner’s acts of service represent a dedication to excellence in their area of expertise beyond the scope of everyday employment and a commitment to their profession and community. The annual luncheon is held in March.
The Small Business Awards recognizes four remarkable small businesses in the Longview trade area. The award winners demonstrates success through sales and profit, potential for long-term success, their commitment to the community along with several others measurements. The award winners set a great example for other small business in the community through their achievements and contributions to the community. The annual luncheon is held in May.
The State of the City Annual Luncheon is held for community leaders and business professionals as Longview’s Mayor celebrates the city’s accomplishments and its future. The annual luncheon is held in September or October.
The Emerging Leaders Awards Luncheon highlights and honors three outstanding leaders under the age of 40 who have made exceptional contributions to the Longview community. These honorees have demonstrated a passion to serve as an inspiration to others in an effort to improve the quality of life in our city. The annual Luncheon is held in December.