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Forte Awards Night 2019 (Small Business of the Year)

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Name: Forte Awards Night 2019 (Small Business of the Year)
Date: January 24, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Join the Fort Worth Chamber for the inaugural "Forte Awards Night" honoring the Small Business of the Year Category Winners on Thursday, January 24th!

The new Forte Awards will celebrate how small businesses come together to excel.

Forte: (noun)
*     a person's strong suit, or most highly developed characteristic, talent, or skill; something that one excels in.

We will celebrate all things "small business" in Fort Worth and will announce the category winners of the 2019 Small Business of the Year Award.  So, let's have some fun and join us for this first time event!  Heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served.

The Fort Worth Chamber’s Annual Small Business of the Year Award 2019 is presented by Bank of Texas. This annual event series provides the opportunity to recognize outstanding small businesses in our community. Read about the 12 finalists here.

Small Business of the Year Award Categories:
  • Emerging Business (businesses less than 3 years old)
  • Consumer/Retail
  • Manufacturing/Distribution
  • Professional Services (construction, accounting, law, etc)
Event Agenda:
  • 6 - 6:30pm: Check in, networking
  • 6:30 - 8:00pm: Small Business of the Year Awards Presentation
  • 8 - 8:30pm: Networking, event ends
Event AttireSnappy Casual (Business Casual)

Sponsorships available:

Exclusive Industry Sector Sponsors and Award Naming Rights $7,500 - one sponsor for each category
  • Logo recognition on all collateral materials, email invitation and online calendar
  • Reservations for (8) eight at the SBOY Party Honoring Finalists and Announcing Category Winners 
  • Opportunity to speak at the SBOY Party Honoring Finalists and Announcing Category Winners 
  • Reserved table for (10) ten at the Mayor’s State of the City Address and announced from the podium
  • (10) Ten guests at the SBOY MEET & GREET prior to State of the City Address
  • Two guests to attend the March 2019 IYB Lunch – “Best Practices from SBOY Winners” (with opportunity to speak)
  • First right of refusal to renew sponsorship each year
        Industry Task Force Benefits
  • Up to Two seats on the Sponsored Industry Sector Task Force and opportunity to host an Industry Summit
  • Naming rights on the Sponsored Industry Category

Platinum Sponsor $4,000 - total available 4
  • Logo recognition on all collateral materials, email invitation and online calendar
  • Reservations for (8) eight at the SBOY Party Honoring Finalists and Announcing Category Winners 
  • Opportunity to speak at the SBOY Party Honoring Finalists and Announcing Category Winners 
  • Reserved table for (10) ten at the Mayor’s State of the City Address and announced from the podium
  • One seat on the SBOY Task Force (2019-2020)
  • Two guests to attend the March 2019 IYB Lunch – “Best Practices from SBOY Winners” (with opportunity to speak)

Gold Sponsor $2,500 - total available 4
  • Name recognition on all collateral materials, email invitation and online calendar
  • Reservations for (8) eight at the SBOY Party Honoring Finalists and Announcing Category Winners 
  • Reserved table for (10) ten at the Mayor’s State of the City Address
  • (10) Ten guests at the Small Business of the Year Reception prior to State of the City Address
  • One seat on the SBOY Task Force (2019-2020)
  • Two guests to attend the March 2019 IYB Lunch – “Best Practices from SBOY Winners” (with opportunity to speak)

For questions about sponsorships, please call or email Jennifer Vuduris (Director of Development):
jvuduris@fortworthchamber.com
817-338-3335
Event Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Media Sponsor

Location:
The 4 Eleven
411 South Main Street
Fort Worth, 76104
Date/Time Information:
Starts: 6:00 p.m.
Ends: 8:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
Brittany Brookens, 817-338-3311
Fees/Admission:
$45 Standard Members
$40 Upper Tier
$90 Non-Members
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