Leadership Program GovAffairs Business Awards Ambassadors

November 7, 2019

The Chamber Annual Meeting & Business Awards Dinner is a reception open to all businesses in the area.  Featuring a finely prepared, all inclusive dinner, the event is an evening of celebration and networking among the business community. Mark your calendars for November 7th!

A look back at 2018!

The Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the award recipients for the 2018 Annual Meeting and Business Awards Dinner, proudly presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, that took place November 8 in the event center of the Little River Casino Resort. We had a fantastic number of attendees at the event. The attendees participated in the LIVE vote during the program which determined the winners.   

The recipients are as follows:

Business of the Year - Little River Casino Resort

Small Business of the Year - The Outpost of Manistee

Business Person of the Year - Dan Bathrick of Snyder’s Shoes

Community Action Award - Manistee Area Leadership Class 2017 2018

We also presented two other awards, Ambassador of the Year recipient Matt Knizacky, and in the theme of the event which was Lights, Camera, Appreciation the recipient of our Member Appreciation award to our longest standing member PNC Bank who has been a member since 1916 (originally called Manistee County Savings Bank at the time).

We’d like to express our gratitude to everyone who attended the dinner, the wonderful staff at Little River Casino Resort who helped the event run smoothly, all of the nominees, and our sponsors. There are photos from the event on the Chamber’s facebook page, if you see any of yourselves feel free to download them!

Event Sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Video Sponsor - MS Creative
Cocktail Hour & Signature Drink Sponsor Bob's Roofing Co.Ludington Beverage CompanySeng's Marina
Invitation Sponsor - Jackpine Business Center
Food Station Sponsors - Accident Fund, Honor Bank
Music Sponsors - Alliance BeverageConsumers EnergyFab-LiteIron Fish DistilleryOrshal Construction
Photographer Sponsor - 4Front Credit UnionConsumers Energy
Award Sponsors - Blarney Castle Oil & PropaneBoyer Insurance AgencyDr. Shrink, Inc.Watson's Manistee ChryslerWest Shore Community College 

SBDC Business Workshops

Accident Fund Program

DATE: September 12
TIME: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
LOCATION: Portage Point Inn/Lahey's Pub


Edward Jones - Jeff Reau

Deb Rohn
Marketing Representative

Being a Member of the Manistee Chamber and Ambassadors is a great opportunity to network and make lasting business relationships and friendships. I am privileged to work and market in beautiful Manistee and the surrounding areas.

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