We are officially less than two weeks out from our 2019 Annual Gala, and you are cordially invited to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Thursday, December 5, for a magical night of celebration and recognition of the people and values that have kept us advocating for San Antonio’s business community since 1894. Now is the time to make plans to reserve your place and add your business to our esteemed list of sponsors. Your sponsorship guarantees your seat at the table and recognition at one of the largest celebrations in town. For registration, sponsorships, and questions, visit our 2019 Gala event page.
Join us as we commemorate our 125th anniversary, pay tribute to our 2019 leadership team and the more than 1,000 volunteers who have worked to make 2019 an impactful year, and honor our legendary former chairs who have given their time and talents to move our great city forward.
During the Gala program, you will be treated to a one-of-a-kind, exciting, and interactive awards show, recognizing some of the Chamber’s major accomplishments throughout our history. As an attendee, you will witness the bestowing of awards in the categories of:
- Most Impactful Military Accomplishment,
- Most Impactful State Legislative Win,
- Best Committee Accomplishment
- Greatest Economic Impact Project.
In addition, attendees have the opportunity to vote for Best Chamber Spin-Off Organization from nominees that include:
- The Fiesta San Antonio Commission
- San Antonio Economic Development Foundation
- San Antonio Mobility Coalition (SAMCo)
- San Antonio Sports
- The South Texas Medical Foundation
And, finally, you will help us welcome our 2020 Chair of the Board Adam Hamilton, President and CEO of Southwest Research Institute, and the 2020 leadership team. Adam will share his vision as chair for 2020 and a list of priorities the Chamber will champion on behalf of San Antonio’s business community.
We are also delighted to welcome our 2020 Chair-Elect Hope Andrade. Hope is Partner of GO RIO Cruises. Not only is Hope a lifelong entrepreneur, but her experience with transportation, workforce, and economic development will be vital as we look forward to our next 125 years. Help us congratulate and welcome and Hope to the Chamber family during the gala.
Catch up and connect with your fellow members and staff before and after the gala festivities with our pre-gala Cocktail Reception and the President’s After Party. It is because of the hard work of members like you that we have much to celebrate, and we would be honored for you to join us.