Let's Celebrate Together!
You're invited to a Bruncheon - this year's Annual Celebration & Award Ceremony - where we'll be celebrating our accomplishments from 2021 and early 2022, recognizing our annual award winners, and begin our 125th Anniversary celebrations!
We are pleased to host an in-person event with award winners and guests, Board and staff, for our first time back to Emerson Suites at Ithaca College.
Menu to include brunch-themed entrees with meat, vegetarian, and vegan/GF options; baked goods; make-your-own mimosas, and coffee/tea. Networking reception/registration begin at 11:00 a.m.; brunch and main event from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Congratulations to this year's award winners!
Entrepreneur of the Year - Salt Point Brewing Company
Not for Profit of the Year - Paleontological Research Institute (PRI)
Distinguished Business of the Year - Cayuga Health System
Noel Desch Key Person of the Year - Aly Evans
Howard Cogan Tourism Award - Finger Lakes Land Trust
Thank you to the following event sponsors:
Cayuga Medical Center, Presenting Sponsor
Tompkins Community Bank, Presenting Sponsor
Cornell Business & Technology Park, Attendee Gift Sponsor
Sciarabba Walker, Award Winner Recognition & Table Sponsor
Well Said Media, Media Sponsor
Damiani Wine Cellar, Wine Sponsor
CFCU Community Credit Union
Chemung Canal Trust Company
M & T Bank
Tompkins Cortland Community College
Your support of the Chamber & CVB is as important as ever, and we're so grateful to our members and tourism partners.
Sponsorships are available for this wonderful community celebration, please contact Jennifer Tavares at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Featured Annual Events
The Tompkins Chamber presents key local issues impacting local businesses and developers, policy issues impacting the business community, and local insights from participants in a national economic outlook survey. Partnering with Ithaca Area Economic Development (IAED), the event includes important updates about our economy, workforce, upcoming projects, and strategies to move forward and achieve a sustainable economic recovery.
Annual Dinner & Awards
One of the premier business community events of the year, the Annual Meeting highlights the Chamber community and previews the goals and initiatives for the coming year. Come and celebrate the success of our business community and economic development with hundreds of local leaders and elected officials! Join us as we raise a glass to the companies, not-for-profits, and volunteers who partner with us to help our community thrive.
This day on the green combines top-notch golf with valuable networking and advertising opportunities. Held at one of the County’s finest and professionally-rated golf courses. Staggered start golf tournament with several prizes, including skins. Lunch and beverages provided.
Great Big Chamber Auction
See and be seen by the region’s top business executives and small business owners. The Great Big Chamber Thank You & Auction holds tremendous value to our sponsors, donors, and attendees as it is one of our most highly publicized and attended events. The Great Big Chamber Auction portion helps underwrite the events and programs that support our Chamber members. Traditional silent and live auction, networking, and nonprofit recognition awards.