98th Annual Chamber Awards Gala

Host Klamath County Chamber
Location Ross Ragland Theater, 218 N. 7th Street
Date Jan 19, 2019
Time 05:30 pm - 11:30 pm

98th Annual Chamber Awards Gala

On January 19th, 2019, the Chamber will recognize businesses and individuals who are making a difference in our community.

Tickets to the Gala are on sale now!

This glamorous Hollywood-style awards show complete with entertainment will be held at The Ross Ragland Theater. The annual awards gala is a great opportunity for networking, socializing, and celebrating. It's also a great way promote a business and play a role in honoring our outstanding members, individuals, and businesses.

Nominations are now CLOSED for Gala 2019. Want to see who won? Grab your ticket today!

Tickets include complimentary drinks and hors d'ouevres, entry into the awards show as well as access to our first ever Casino Night following the awards ceremony.

Featured awards include:

Big IDEA Innovation Award
Sponsored by the Klamath Community College Small Business Development Center, this will be awarded to an organization in any industry that employs new ideas or approaches to doing business. Innovation could fill an unmet need, create attention, be different or better than existing products, exceed market expectations, achieve financial success, or improve business systems.
Environmental Leadership Award
Awarded to any organization in any industry that demonstrates an alignment with clean energy or clean technology practices.
Commitment to Community Award
Sponsored by Ken's Body & Paint, This will be awarded to any organization in any industry that demonstrates a successful approach to corporate social responsibility and can show a positive impact on the community.
Best Place to Work Award
Two categories: 15 or less employees and 16 or more employees. Both categories sponsored by Klamath Basin Home Builders Association, this award will be presented to an organization that, through its innovation and dedication, provides employees with an outstanding positive, healthy and productive workplace.
Spirit of Entrepreneurism Award
Sponsored by Klamath IDEA, this will be awarded to an individual who exhibits an entrepreneurial spirit, originality, personal integrity, and influence. Awarded to an individual who has taken risks in business (could be started a new venture, expanded into a new area, taken on a difficult project, demonstrates “outside the box” thinking, or demonstrate a vision for the future).
Lifetime Achievement Award
Sponsored by Sky Lakes, this will be awarded to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional business achievement and outstanding commitment to Klamath’s business community over their lifetime. Must be a business leader in Klamath County and be a member of the Chamber. Must have participated in the Klamath business community for a minimum of 20 years.
Pathfinder Award
Sponsored by Waste Management, this will be awarded to presidents, principals or chief executive officers for devoting time and energy to strengthen and transform the organization that they lead. This includes specific situations or initiatives where the recipient's insight, discernment and ability to lead and inspire have guided their organization to a new level of growth, achievement and recognition. This individual should: actively support advancement of their organization, create a vision and inspire others, establish a positive image for his or her business while leading it to higher levels of success, encourage innovation and risk-taking among employees, and give back to the community.

And this year for the first time ever... the Business Supporting Education Award sponsored by the Klamath Promise!


Special thank you to our title sponsor, U.S. Bank.


Casino Night sponsored by Avista Utilities


Complimentary drinks sponsored by Diamond Home Improvement


More sponsorships are available. Call Heather at 541-884-5193.