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GVCC Annual Dinner: Officer Installation and Business & Leadership Awards


A Kentucky Derby themed banquet presented by the Port of Vancouver USA

Board Chair Ben Hoskins of You Move Me and 1-800 Got Junk ( is handing over the reins of GVCC leadership to returning champion Eric Sawyer of BBSI.

Join us in your finest derby attire as we honor the work of our Board of Directors, welcome new members, and celebrate the winners of our Business & Leadership Awards.

The second half of our evening will be dedicated to our 2017 "Business & Leadership Awards" program. There will be six awards given in the following categories:

  • Business of the Year (large)
  • Business of the Year (small)
  • Start-up to Watch (first five years in business)
  • Statesman of the Year
  • Community Champion
  • John S. McKibbin Leadership Legacy Award

Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. for a cocktail hour featuring signature mint juleps and live music by the Vancouver String Quartet. Do not miss this opportunity to mingle with Vancouver's movers-and-shakers.

4:30 PM-5:30 PM Cocktail Hour
5:30 PM-7:00 PM Program & Awards

$75.00 per person or a VIP Table for $900.00
Email to reserve your table.

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