Annual Awards Dinner2018-09-21T15:17:32+00:00

Annual Awards Dinner presented by First Federal

Every year we honor businesses and professionals that stand out above the rest. On Thursday, December 6, we will celebrate the successes of our member businesses and highlight their contributions to the community.

This celebration is for you, our members!

Join us on Thursday, December 6 for the Annual Awards Dinner at the Four Points Sheraton in Bellingham.  We’ll be awarding the Large Business of the Year, the Small Business of the Year, Tourism Business and Nonprofit Organization of the Year in addition to the Woman of the Year, Man of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, CEO of the Year, Chamber Ambassador of the Year and the Young Professional of the Year.

Nominations were accepted through August 17, 2018 at which point the Annual Award Committee  evaluated the nominations and determined the three finalists for each award.  Finalists will be announced on September 10, 2018.  Award winners will be announced on Thursday, December 6th at the Annual Awards Dinner.

Man of the Year
  • Josh Burdick, Veritas Media Productions
  • Keith Coleman, Springhill Suites by Marriott
  • Kevin Coleman, WhatcomTalk
Woman of the Year
  • Lynn Murphy, Puget Sound Energy
  • Nicole Burdick, Waddell & Reed
  • Stacee Sledge, WhatcomTalk
CEO of the Year:
  • Aaron Nelson, 2020 Solutions
  • John Barron, Barron Heating
  • Lori Reece, RE/MAX of Whatcom County
Small Business of the Year:
  • Bob Wallin Insurance
  • FizzPOP Media
  • Salish Wealth Management
Large Business of the Year
  • Bank of the Pacific
  • RE/MAX of Whatcom County
  • Signs Plus
Nonprofit of the Year
  • Lighthouse Mission
  • Lydia Place
  • Secret Harbor

Join us for the ceremony!

Thursday, December 6
5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Four Points by Sheraton
714 Lakeway Dr., Bellingham WA

Tickets are $75 for members, $85 for non-members
$800 for Table Sponsors (available to members only) Seats 8, includes table signage, included in event program.  We also have tables for 6 for $700 and tables for 10 for $900.

A full refund will be given to cancellations within 14 days of the event. Cancellations after November 16 will not by refunded.

It’ll be a night to remember!  Click here to RSVP!

2015 Annual Awards Dinner. Photo by Radley Muller Photography

2015 Annual Awards Dinner. Photo by Radley Muller Photography

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2015 CEO of the Year – Mike Hammes of RAM Construction. Photo by Radley Muller photography.

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2015 Annual Awards Dinner. Photo by Radley Muller Photography

2015 Annual Awards Dinner. Photo by Radley Muller Photography

2015 Annual Awards Dinner. Photo by Radley Muller Photography

Reserve your seat or table today!
Previous Award Winners

What?
Annual Awards Dinner

When?
Thursday, Dec., 6
5:30-9 p.m.

Where?
Four Points by Sheraton
714 Lakeway Dr., Bellingham

Cost?
$75 Members
$85 Non-members
$800 Table Sponsors (8 per table) Available to members only.

Thank you to our 2018 presenting sponsor:

First Federal

Chairman’s Club member – First Federal

Thank you to our 2018 award sponsors:

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First Federal

Chairman’s Club member – First Federal

Chairman’s Club member – Salish Wealth Management

Chairman’s Club member – Bank of the Pacific

Our Exclusive Photography sponsor:

Radley Muller

And Our Exclusive Video sponsor:

Thank you to the reception partners:

Chairman’s Club member – Springhill Suites by Marriott

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