Annual Meeting

Previous Award Winners

James M. Pugh Small Business of the Year

  • 2018 - Southport Graphics
  • 2017 - Alpaca Peruvian Charcoal Chicken
  • 2016 - Shiloh Animal Hospital
  • 2015 - United Drug Supply, Inc.
  • 2014 - Carolina Office Xchange
    & Tower Indian Restaurant
  • 2013 - Alpha Marketing
  • 2012 - Triangle Rock Club
  • 2011 - Primrose School
  • 2010 - iContact
  • 2009 - Instant Imprints
  • 2008 - Atlantic Tire & Service

Jeremiah Morris Community Steward of the Year

  • 2018 - CrossTimbers Apartments
  • 2017 - CEI: The Digital Office
  • 2016 - Fidelity Bank
  • 2015 - Coastal Credit Union
    & Firewurst
  • 2014 - Triangle Rock Club
  • 2013 - Lenovo
  • 2012 - The Chef's Academy

Ambassador of the Year

  • 2018 - Mark Clark, CEI: The Digital Office
  • 2017 - Mark Clark, CEI: The Digital Office
  • 2016 - Lindsey Chester, CaryCitizen
  • 2015 - Lindsey Chester, CaryCitizen
  • 2014 - Mike Windley, Bridge Community Church
  • 2013 - Mike Windley, Bridge Community Church
  • 2012 - Karen Monna, Cary YMCA
  • 2011 - Colleen Sullivan, Branch Banking & Trust Co. - RTP
  • 2010 - Mike Windley, Bridge Community Church
  • 2009 - Michael Washington, Action Coach Business Coaching
  • 2008 - Robert Mouro, Merrill Lynch
  • 2007 - Mica Parekh, Prime Pay
  • 2006 - Sally Nottingham, Staybridge Suites
  • 2005 - Julie Pounds, Gurkin Construction
  • 2004 - Mark Latu, Amerisuites
  • 2003 - Wendy Waring

The Annual Meeting is one of the Chamber’s signature events, an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the Chamber. Typically held in late January or early February, expected attendance for this event is 400. For sponsorship opportunities, download the Sponsorship & Marketing Opportunities brochure below.

Highlights of the event:

  • Signature event drawing more than 400 members, elected officials, and guests.
  • Keynote speaker
  • Review of the previous year’s accomplishments and a look at the year ahead
  • Installation of the new chair of the Board of Directors
  • Award presentations

 

The following awards are presented:

  • James M. Pugh Small Business of the Year
    In the late 1800's, James Pugh was a wealthy merchant and one of Morrisville's most successful businessmen. There are many challenges, responsibilities, and rewards that come with being a business owner. Small businesses are the fabric of our community and we are proud to honor a small business member with this award. To apply or nominate a business, please click here: James M. Pugh Small Business of the Year
  • Jeremiah Morris Community Steward of the Year
    Jeremiah Morris, for whom Morrisville was named, contributed property for the railway in the mid-1800's which triggered the economic beginnings of the town. In the spirit exemplified by Mr. Morris, the Morrisville Chamber is proud to present this award each year to a deserving community steward.  To apply or nominate a business, please click here: Jeremiah Morris Community Steward of the Year
  • Ambassador of the Year
    Our Chamber ambassadors work tirelessly to help propel local business and expand the Chamber's relevancy in the marketplace. Our success is due, in large part, to our dedicated ambassadors and we are proud to recognize them for their commitment to the Chamber and to the local business community.

 

Who should attend this event:

  • Anyone interested in celebrating the accomplishments of the Chamber and learning about plans for the year ahead
  • Those looking for high-level networking with some of the area’s top c-suite employees.
  • Those interested in networking with reputable small business owners

 

Visit our calendar of events to learn more.