Annual Banquet presented by State Farm Insurance - Clint Allen is Jan 26, 2023 at The Base!

 
This signature event is a popular event with an average attendance of 400 or more, which begins with live music, a catered dinner and plenty of time for networking. Our event will be hosted at The Base and will include the President’s annual report, a brief speech from the incoming Chamber president, and award recognition for Business of the Year, New Member of the Year, Ambassador of the Year, and Volunteer of the Year awards. The scholarship presentation is then followed by the keynote speaker, Chip Wilson with 360 Solutions.  Reservations required.

Where is the banquet held?

Jan 26, 2023 | The Base| 4601 Bosque Blvd., Waco, TX 76710

Is the banquet open to everyone? What is the cost to attend?

Yes, members and visitors alike are welcome to attend! Greater Hewitt Chamber members may purchase tickets for $75 each or a table of 8 with reserved seating for $550. Elected Official Visitor tickets are $75 and non-member Visitor tickets are available for $85 each (open seating). Visitor tables available at $650.

What is the dress code?
The banquet dress code is business casual. Many of our attendees come straight from work to the event.
What is the menu?

Chopped Steak with new potatoes, green beans, mixed salad, French silk pie and New York Cheesecake, tea, water roll, coffee upon request. Cash bar available.

Regarding tickets: Your online reservation confirms your seat (no tickets will  be mailed for the banquet). Attendee names are on the reservation list alphabetically by business and number of seats. 

Vendor spots available! 10% donation back to the chamber for member vendors, 15% donation back to the chamber for non-members. Vendors responsible for supplying table and table cover.

2023 Speaker: Chip Wilson

Founder & CEO, 360 Solutions

Chip Wilson is the founder and CEO of 360 Solutions, a leadership and organizational development firm focused on building high performing organizations. From its inception in 1998 Chip has grown his organization to over 600 offices in the US with additional offices in 14 other countries. He is frequently called upon for his knowledge as an entrepreneur, consultant and speaker. While he is easy-going by nature, there is no doubt he is passionate about helping others start, build and run purpose-driven organizations.
Currently, besides overseeing the day-to-day operations of 360 solutions, Chip develops organizational curriculum, authors books, has a weekly podcast and sits on the board of for- profit and nonprofit organizations. His continuous effort to develop leaders is the cornerstone of what drives him.

2023 Banquet Luxury Raffle – Details To Come!

Purchase a raffle ticket to enter for a chance to win one of our luxury packages! 

Packages are valued at $500+. Tickets are available for $20/each or six for $100, and proceeds benefit the Greater Hewitt Chamber Scholarship Fund. Winners will be drawn at the end of the banquet on Jan. 26, 2022 (need not be present to win).

 

Event Schedule

5:30 p.m.

Doors / Vendors open | Live music by JP with Jon Fox | Cocktails & Raffle Tickets on Sale

6:00 p.m.

Invocation | Presentation of Colors | Pledge of Allegiance | Dinner is served

6:40 p.m.

Business Awards & Scholarship Awards Presentation

7:05 p.m.

A Year at a Glance Chamber Video | Incoming President Speech

7:20 p.m.

Keynote Speaker 

7:55 p.m.

Luxury Raffle Winners Announced | Closing Remarks

2023 Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships available to Greater Hewitt Chamber members only. To become a member, please visit www.hewittchamber.com/join.

Presenting: $3,300 - OPEN TO 1 - SOLD TO STATE FARM INSURANCE - CLINT ALLEN

Banquet Invitation, program, slideshow, social media, publications, photo booth, Exclusive logo/signage on stage backdrop, logo on entrance signage and chamber website – Full page ad in Express Magazine of Choice ($520 value)

*Invitation print rec. deadline Dec. 7, 2022; Sponsorship includes 16 tickets (2 tables); VIP Meet and Greet with Speaker ($1040 ticket value)

Beverages: $2,200 - OPEN TO 1

Banquet Invitation, program, slideshow, social media, publications, photo booth, entrance signage and chamber website – ½ Page ($385 value) in Express Magazine of choice; one e-mail blast

*Invitation print rec. deadline Dec. 7, 2022, 8 tickets, ($520 ticket value) Front row seating

Diamond: $1900 - OPEN TO 4

 Banquet Invitation, program, slideshow, social media, publications, photo booth, entrance signage and chamber website – ½ Page ($385 value) in the Winter Express Magazine; *Invitation print rec. Dec. 7, 2022, 8 tickets, ($650 ticket value) Front row seating

Gold: $795 - OPEN TO 5

Banquet Invitation, program, slideshow, social media, publications and chamber website – *Invitation print recognition deadline Dec. 7, 2022; Sponsorship includes 6 tickets, reserved seating and signage on table ($390 ticket value)

Scholarship Recipients: $690 - OPEN TO 3 - PENDING TO MR. ELECTRIC and MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Banquet Invitation, program, slideshow, social media, publications and chamber website – *Invitation print recognition deadline Dec. 7, 2022

4 tickets, recognition on scholarship slide during presentation, reserved seating and signage on table ($260 ticket value)

Business Awards: $690 - OPEN TO 3 - PENDING TO DIGITAL MEDIA BUTTERFLY AND AWARD SPECIALTIES

Banquet Invitation, program, awards slideshow, social media, publications and chamber website – *Invitation print recognition deadline Dec. 7, 2022

4 tickets, recognition on scholarship slide during presentation, reserved seating and signage on table ($260 ticket value)

Silver: $437- OPEN

Banquet Invitation, program, slideshow, social media, publications and chamber website, 3 tickets, reserved seating and company signage on table ($195 ticket value)

Bronze: $330 - OPEN

Banquet Invitation, program, slideshow, social media, publications and chamber website, 2 tickets, Company signage on table ($130 ticket value)

Thank you 2023 Committee!

Co-Chairs Regina Martinez and Lori Robb and Members: Cassie Thomas, Kim Giles, Donna Muhlman, Michael Wyatt, Gregg Dungan and Jeanne Rieger.