The Chamber’s Annual Dinner
Typically held in November, this event is the premier Chamber event of the year. It features highlights of what’s new at the Chamber and in our area, outstanding networking and marketing options, and an opportunity for the Chamber to recognize the Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Pride of Place and Healthy Workplace awards.
At this annual event, the Chamber honors people and organizations that make a difference in the Greater Wilkes-Barre community and make it a better place to live, work, and learn. Awards include the ATHENA Award, Volunteer of the Year, and Innovator of the Year Awards.
Young Professional Awards
At the Young Professional Awards, the rising stars of our community are honored for a night of networking and special recognition. Awards include Young Professional of the Year and the Young Professional Development Award, which is awarded to a company that has dedicated resources to developing our feature community and business leaders.
This interactive annual event gives Chamber members an opportunity to meet with our PA legislative delegation to ask questions and to discuss key business and community issues in an open forum format.
Women's Network Events
These quarterly events provide an opportunity to share information and hear presentations on topics and issues of importance. The largest event of the year is the “Shop for a Cause." The event features a fashion showcase and a silent auction of great Chamber member products. Other events include ATHENA Panel Discussions, educational workshops, and interactive networking events.
Young Professionals Network Events
These quarterly events give our Young Professionals Network the opportunity to bring the whole community together to support a great cause through fun, team building events. Past events have included the Young Professionals Kickball Tournament, Pins for Nonprofits, Snowtubing, and much more! All of these events have a charitable purpose and give back to the local community.
Chamber Dine Outs
The Chamber Dine Out program is a reoccurring event that gives members the opportunity for a more focused networking experience. Groups of about 10-15 people meet at a variety of Chamber member restaurants for this casual dining experience.