The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce their 2019 Annual Gala and Awards Celebration will be held Friday, February 1, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa with a roaring 1920’s theme. The black-tie optional 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 1920’s theme and try their luck at the black jack tables. The main dinner event will begin promptly at 6 p.m. The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce CEO, Megan Harrison, will be the nights Master of Ceremonies as the community is invited to celebrate the successes of 2018, 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 2019 Board of Directors, including incoming chairman, Allison Smith from Herbafex, installing the 2019 Young Professionals of Walton County’s 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 January 18. 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 and live entertainment. Guests will also be able to commemorate the evening in the photo booth provided by Epic Photo Co. and participate in a silent auction. For information on how to reserve a table, become a sponsor or purchase tickets, please visit 2019 Walton Area Chamber Annual Gala - Feb 1, 2019 - Walton Area Chamber of Commerce - Events or contact Gabrielle Woods at firstname.lastname@example.org call (850) 892-3191. The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce was established in 1925 and provides leadership for a healthy business community. As the area’s leading voice of business, the more than 800-member organization represents the interests of business with government, promotes the local community and provides business education and networking opportunities toward building a strong Walton County economy.For more information, visit www.waltonareachamber.com or call 850-267-0683.