Congratulations to our 2016 Award Winners!

Thank you again to all who attended our 79th Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony! Help us congratulate the below 2016 Award Winners. All photo's from the event are available for viewing on the Chico Chamber of Commerce Facebook page. Pictured from left to right: Katie Simmons CEO & President of the Chico Chamber of Commerce, Mark Francis with Golden Valley Bank recipient of the Business Advocate of the Year,  Pat Conroy with Conroy Construction recipient of the Community Service Award, Samuel Brenden-Rohde recipient of the 2016 Business & Professional Advancement Scholarship, Rosalie Thomas recipient of the Ted Hubert Memorial Scholarship, Brett Sanders with the Office of Brad Jacobson, Farmers Insurance recipient of the 2016 Ambassador of the Year Award, Toni Scott with Morrison & Company our 2016 Chair of Board, Valerie Reddemann with Hero CMO recipient of the Jeanne Posey Business Woman of the Year Award, Rick Anderson with YP our 2017 Chair of the Board, Cheif O'Brien with Chico PD recipient of the Chairman's Award, Brooke Smith with Courtyard & Residence Inn by Marriott recipient of the 2016 Young Professional of the Year Award, Holly Christine Sitton & Judy Sitton accepting for Gary Sitton of California State University, Chico Bi-Tech Software recipient of the J. Pat Lappin Award for Business Excellence.

79th Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony

Thursday, January 19, 2017 in The Big Room, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. 

Reception Sponsored By Morrison & Company.

The Chico Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony draws Chico business leaders together each January. The event features a reception, silent auction, dinner, installation of Officers and Directors, business and community awards, and scholarship presentations. 

We look forward to celebrating with you “A Beacon for Chico - 110 Years of guiding progress, 1907 - 2017" in The Big Room, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. as we recognize the outstanding 2016 individuals and businesses who help make Chico so special. 

$100 per guest

Dinner Choices (include salad and dessert): Chicken Cordon Bleu  or  Flat Iron Steak Au Poivre  or  Vegetarian Ravioli with Sage Butter Sauce.

For limited table reservations or any other questions please call: (530) 891-5556.

In lieu of tickets, reservations will be confirmed by e-mail or phone.

**The Chico Chamber of Commerce must maintain a cancellation policy for events in order to properly plan for catering, venue expenses and marketing efforts. Unless stated otherwise, Chamber reservations must be cancelled 5 days prior to the event to be eligible for a refund. All refunds will be issued 10 days after the event. No refunds will be issued for non-attendance. You are welcome to send another member of your staff in your place


Advanced Body Dynamics

Almendra Winery & Distillery

Artful Engravings

Azad's Martial Arts Family Center

Banner Bank

California Olive Ranch

Canyon Oaks Country Club

Chico Chai

Chico Chamber Young Professionals Organization 

Chico Chamber Young Professionals Organization Committed Leaders

Chico Heat Baseball

Chico Velo Cycling Club

Chloe and Isabel Jewelry

Deer Creek Broadcasting

Dog Creek Cellars

Fifth Sun

Gateway Science Museum

Golden Valley Bank

Happy at Home

Healthy Solutions Insurance Services

Hotel Diamond

Klean Kanteen

Long Creek Winery and Ranch

Lundberg Family Farms

M & T Ranch

Matson & Isom Technology Consulting

Members 1st Credit Union

North Valley Ag Services

Oakland Raiders

Office of Assemblyman James Gallagher

Office of Brad Jacobson, Farmers Insurance


Ramada Chico

Recology Butte Colusa Counties

San Francisco Giants

Smucker Natural Foods, Inc.

Summit Funding, Inc.

Sustainability Management Consulting

The Hignell Companies

Theatre on the Ridge

Transfer Flow, Inc.

Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Two Twenty Restaurant


Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now!

Please contact Heather Ugie, Member Services & Events Manager, for more information.


Interested In Donating To Our Silent Auction? 

All contributions go towards the Chambers mission of “Moving Chico Forward” and the valuable work on a 10 year Community Vision. In exchange for your donation, your business will be recognized on, social media, event presentation screen, and silent auction table. Click here to download the donation form today!


Nominations Now Being Accepted For Our Annual Dinner Awards and Scholarship!

See below nomination forms (December 2, 2016 deadline):

Business & Professional Advancement Scholarship Form 

2016 Ambassador of the Year Award Nomination Form (Sponsored by Recology Butte Colusa Counties)

2016 Business Advocate of the Year Award Nomination Form (Sponsored by Transfer Flow, Inc)

2016 Community Service Award Nomination Form (Sponsored by California State University, Chico)

2016 Jeanne Posey Award Nomination Form (Sponsored by Golden Valley Bank)

2016 J. Pat Lappin Award Nomination Form (Sponsored by Enloe Medical Center)

2016 Young Professional of the Year Award Nomination Form (Sponsored by Five Star Bank)


Press Release

10/19/16 Press Release - Chico Chamber's 79th Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony



Click here for a full list of Annual Awards history!

Presenting Partners

Legacy Partners:


Visionary Partners:


Steward Partners: 

Banner Bank | The Hignell Companies | Stratti | Work Training Center

Media Partners: