WINSTON- SALEM CHAMBER REVEALS NEW BRAND AND WEBSITE AT THE 133RD ANNUAL MEETING
On Wednesday afternoon, the Winston Salem Chamber celebrated its 133rd Annual Meeting by revealing a new brand and a new digital front door to the community via its website, winstonsalem.com. New collateral is attached to this email. Beyond the new look, the Chamber is issuing a commitment to the community through the tagline, Together.
The Winston-Salem Chamber was formed in 1885 in part to assist in joining together the cities of Winston and Salem. As a membership organization, togetherness remains an integral part of the organization’s identity.
Remarks by Mark Owens, President and CEO, encouraged those in attendance to focus on collaborations and engaging in conversations as we strive together as a community towards a prosperous and successful future for all of our businesses and citizens.
The event also featured the presentations of awards for the Duke Energy Citizenship and Service Award, the Truliant Small Business Awards, and two inaugural awards: the Allegacy Innovator of the Year and the Womble Bond Dickinson Collaborators of the Year.
Dr. Gary Green, the retiring president of Forsyth Tech, was awarded the Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award for his accomplishments during his 17 year tenure as head of the college.
The Truliant Small Business of the Year is At Work Personnel Services, and the Truliant Independent Small Business of the Year is Docsmore.
The Chamber awarded the Inaugural Innovator of the Year award to Alan Shelton, Founder and Executive Director of WS Mixxer Makerspace.
The Inaugural Collaboration of the Year award was presented to Don Flow and the educational institutions located at 500 West Fifth, for bringing students together in a shared space of learning and growth.
The Annual Meeting luncheon is supported by Title Sponsor: Wells Fargo, and Supporting Sponsors: Cook Medical, Duke Energy, and Truliant Federal Credit Union.
ABOUT THE CHAMBER
The mission of the Greater Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce is to provide and advocate for the best environment for businesses of all sizes– because when businesses succeed, the community thrives. The Chamber represents nearly 1,200 businesses and organizations, convening the community to work together, create together, learn together, and grow together. The Chamber’s initiatives include economic development, advocacy, workforce development, career readiness, and small business support.
The Chamber is an independent nonprofit organization with a history dating to 1885. For more than 130 years, the Chamber has been integral in the evolution of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Through collaboration, creating connections, and sparking conversations, the Chamber continues to drive the vision of Winston Salem’s future, together with our members and the community.