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.

As of Thursday January 12th, the 79th Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony is SOLD OUT! Click here to be added to our Wait List.

October 19, 2016   (CHICO, CA) Reservations are now open for the Chico Chamber of Commerce’s 79th Annual Dinner & Business Awards Ceremony.  The event, celebrating “A Beacon for Chico – 110 years of guiding progress, 1907-2017” within Chico’s business community, will take place Thursday, January 19, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in The Big Room, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company.

This prestigious and historic event brings Chico business leaders together for an evening of celebration and recognition, to showcase accomplishments in 2016 and set the tone for the organization’s focus in 2017. The event features a reception, silent auction, dinner, installation of Officers and Directors, business and community awards, and scholarship presentations.  In addition to providing a once-a-year opportunity to network with business leaders and local officials in this setting, the event provides unparalleled business and professional visibility for attendees.   Outstanding individuals and business leaders who dedicated time and energy to building a stronger community and local economy in 2016 will be honored.

Cost to attend is $100 per guest. Seating is limited.  Reserve seats by January 12, 2017.  Reservations will not be available at the door. 

Thank you to our Legacy Presenting Partners Allevity HR & Payroll, Golden Valley Bank, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company and Tri Counties Bank. And to our Visionary Presenting Partners Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc., California State University, Chico, California Water Service Company, ComcastEnloe Medical Center, Five Star Bank, Healthy Solutions Insurance Services, LRT Graphics, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Recology Butte Colusa Counties, Transfer Flow, Inc., and Walmart.

For more information, to reserve seats or tables, to sponsor the event, or to donate to the silent auction please visit or call the Chico Chamber of Commerce directly at 530.891.5556.

Click here for additional Annual Dinner details!

Reception Sponsored By Morrision & Company.



Advanced Body Dynamics

Almendra Winery & Distillery

Artful Engravings

Azad's Martial Arts Family Center

Banner Bank

Canyon Oaks Country Club

California Olive Ranch

Chico Chai

Chico Chamber Young Professionals Organization Committed Leaders

Chico Heat Baseball

Chico Velo Cycling Club

Chloe and Isabel

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


Ramada Chico

Office of Brad Jacobson, Farmers Insurance

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


Presenting Partners:

Legacy Partners

Visionary Partners

Steward Partners

Banner Bank | The Hignell Companies | Stratti Work Training Center

Media Partners