It's time to honor the top businesses and business people in Bossier City again! The Bossier Chamber of Commerce 72nd Annual Awards are being presented Tuesday, January 21st at an event so big, it has to be held at the CenturyLink Center!

Here's the latest from the Bossier Chamber thanks to Jessica Hemmingway:



 On Tuesday, January 21, the Bossier Chamber of Commerce will honor top business and community leaders at the 72nd Annual Gala. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. and will host hundreds of business professionals at the CenturyLink Center for the area’s largest networking event.

Each year, the Chamber takes time to celebrate the successes of the previous year while sharing plans for the year ahead. Outgoing Chairman of the Board Patrick Gullatt, CEO of Barksdale Federal Credit Union, will pass the reins to incoming Chairman of the Board Barry Regula, General Manager of Margaritaville Resort Casino. Incoming board members will be recognized and the coveted awards of Business of the Year and Business Person of the Year, presented by our award sponsor the Willis-Knighton Health System, will be announced. This year’s nominees are a group of leaders who excelled in the areas of leadership, growth and involvement.

 Business Person of the Year nominees

Mark Crews, Allegiance, LLC

Beau Hays, BeauxJax Crafthouse

Roy Walters, Live Oak Environmental

Business of the Year nominees

Bossier Parish Community College

CHRISTUS Bossier Emergency Hospital

Citizens National Bank

Prevot Design Services

Ruby Shore Software

Simply Chic Boutique

This year, our theme is to “Illuminate” our member businesses as we celebrate the successes of the past decade and look forward to a vision of a prosperous next decade, beginning in 2020.

Tickets and corporate tables are still available at or by calling (318) 746-0252.

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