Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner 2023

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Name: Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner 2023
Date: January 27, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Registration is Closed for tonight's dinner.  See you there!

The Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to our Annual Business Awards Dinner - Friday, January 27, 2023 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

These awards honor businesses and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in service to the community, entrepreneurship, business leadership, and lifetime achievement.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor - 



Richard Fournier - Norbert X Dowd Award
Our most prestigious honor recognizes a member of the business community whose commitment of time, resources and talent has made the Bangor region a better place to pursue one's livelihood and dreams.  

WS Emerson - Large Business of the Year  
This award recognizes a business operating in our region that has set an example in leadership, innovation and quality, and/or has provided noteworthy economic opportunity to the people of the Bangor Region.

Rebecca's Gift Shop - Small Business of the Year
Small businesses account for approximately 80% of the Bangor Region Chamber’s total membership and we do everything possible to ensure their success.  This award recognizes a business (with less than 25 full or part-time employees) for their tireless work and embodiment of the spirit of enterprise.

Tanya Emery - M. Jane Irving Community Service Award  
This recognition goes to an individual who has advanced the cause of economic opportunity and has made the Bangor Region's quality of life better, either by helping others directly or by enhancing community or regional assets that add to that quality of life.

Eastern Area Agency on Aging - Non-Profit of the Year  
This award is given to a non-profit agency that has made a notable difference in the lives of the people who live in the Bangor Region.

Devil's Half Acre Distillery - Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award
Recognizing a newer business whose innovation and creativity have succeeded in opening new economic opportunities for our region.  

Collins Center for the Arts - “Spirit of the Region” Cultural Award
This award seeks to recognize an individual, business or organization that has made significant contributions to the arts, entertainment and cultural opportunities in the Bangor region.

Kristen McAlpine - Sarah Dubay Professional Service Award  
This award recognizes an individual who embodies Sarah's generous spirit, donating over an extended period of time his or her expertise to both the Chamber and the community at large.  

Tentative Schedule for the Evening:
4:30 - Reception Starts in Ballroom
6:15 - Move into Arena
6:30 p.m. Dinner in Arena
6:50 p.m. PRESENTING SPONSOR VIDEO Machias Savings Bank

7:00 p.m.  Program 
Welcome - Cross Insurance Center
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award
Non-Profit of the Year Award
President’s Remarks
Chair Remarks
Sarah Dubay Professional Service Award
M. Jane Irving Community Service Award
Small Business of the Year Award
Large Business of the Year Award
"Spirit of the Region" Culture Award
Norbert X. Dowd Award

Event Sponsors:
  • Penquis
  • Bangor Savings Bank
  • Somic America Inc
  • Heart of Maine United Way
  • Rollie's Remote Catering
  • City of Bangor
  • Darling's Corporate
  • ABC7-Fox22
  • Katahdin Trust Company
  • Maine Savings Federal Credit Union - Hamp
  • AARP Maine
  • Versant Power
  • K & A Engineering Consulting, P.C.
  • Northern Light - Foundation
  • Northern Light - Acadia Hospital
  • Maine Distributors
  • BerryDunn
  • R.H. Foster Energy, LLC
  • Residence Inn by Marriott
  • Mainebiz
  • C&L Aviation Services
  • Lynch Logistics
  • Waterfront Concerts
  • Bangor Letter Shop & Color Copy Center
  • Key Bank N.A. - Bangor Mid Mall
  • TD Bank - Exchange St.
  • Machias Savings Bank-Bangor
  • Eaton Peabody
Cross Insurance Center
515 Main Street
Bangor, ME  04401
Date/Time Information:
Friday, January 27, 2023
Contact Information:
Single Guest $100
Table of Ten $1,000

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