Friday, March 31
4000 South Sandestin Boulevard
Miramar Beach, Florida
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (February 6, 2023) – The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce will host their 2023 annual gala and awards celebration on Friday, March 31 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa to honor and recognize local businesses and individuals in the community and celebrate the success of the past year in Walton County.
The black-tie optional, “Whimsical Wonderland” Gala, presented by Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception followed by the main dinner event beginning promptly at 6:15 p.m. The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce CEO, Megan Harrison, will be the night’s master of ceremonies as the community is invited to celebrate the successes of 2022, while looking toward the future and how the Walton County area will continue to grow and move forward.
The night’s festivities will include naming the Chamber’s 2023 Board of Directors, installing the Young Professionals of Walton County’s 2023 Board of Directors, and several awards nominated by the community. The distinguished awards that will be handed out are Young Professional of the Year, Small Business of the Year – North Walton, Small Business of the Year – South Walton, Large Business of the Year, and finally, the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year. Award nominations are being accepted online until Friday, March 3 at bit.ly/WACCGala2023.
The Chamber would like to thank the local businesses who are sponsoring this year’s event, including Presenting Sponsor: Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa; Photo Booth Sponsor: Renasant Bank; Platinum Sponsors: CHELCO and Clark Partington Attorneys at Law; Gold Sponsors: Hotel Effie, Lifeview Group, MetroPower, Northwest Florida State College, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, and The St. Joe Company; and Beverage Napkin Sponsor: Okaloosa Gas District. A variety of other sponsorship opportunities are also available for area businesses. Depending on the level, sponsorship includes event signage, logo inclusion, valet passes, a drink token, reserved seating and social media mentions. Those interested in sponsoring this year’s event, please email [email protected].
Cost to attend is $150 for individual Chamber members and $200 for non-members. Cost includes a welcome reception beverage, dinner, and live entertainment.
For information on how to reserve a table, become a sponsor or purchase tickets, please visit bit.ly/WACCGala2023 or contact Gabrielle Hamilton at [email protected] or call (850) 892-3191.