Walton Area Chamber of Commerce to Host 2020 Annual Gala

The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce their 2020 Annual Gala and Awards Celebration will be held Friday, January 31, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa.

The black-tie optional Masquerade Gala, presented by Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception where guests will have the opportunity to socialize with other attendees including elected officials, dignitaries, business owners, Chamber members and guests. Attendees are encouraged to dress in line with the masquerade theme and wear a mask. The main dinner event will begin 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 2019, while looking toward the future and how the Walton County area will move forward and continue to prosper.

The night’s festivities will include naming the Chamber’s 2020 Board of Directors, including incoming chairman, Juliet Milam, installing the Young Professionals of Walton County’s 2020 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, Ambassador of the Year and finally, the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year. Award nominations are being accepted online until January 18 at www.waltonareachamber.com/annual-gala.

A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available for area businesses. Dependent on the level, sponsorship includes event signage, logo inclusion, valet passes, a drink token, reserved seating and social media mentions.

Cost to attend is $75 for individual Chamber members and $95 for non-members. Cost includes a welcome reception beverage, dinner, live entertainment by Dream World The Band, and a special performance by Luna Ballroom. Guests will also be able to commemorate the evening in the photo booth provided by Epic Photo Co. and participate in a silent auction and wine pull with bottles ranging in value up $100.

For information on how to reserve a table, become a sponsor or purchase tickets, please visit http://bit.ly/2019WACCGala or contact Gabrielle Woods at gabrielle@waltonareachamber.com or call (850) 892-3191.