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State of Your Kingsport Chamber Holiday Breakfast set

From staff reports • Nov 7, 2019 at 10:00 PM

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Chamber will host its State of Your Kingsport Chamber Holiday Breakfast on Friday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 a.m. at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center.

“The State of Your Kingsport Chamber Holiday Breakfast continues to grow each year and is a very popular event to end our year and celebrate our award-winning programs and the tremendous impact they make on our community,” said Miles Burdine, Kingsport Chamber president and CEO. “It’s also a great opportunity for us to say thank you and to show our appreciation to our many outstanding members, volunteers and sponsors who continue to support their Kingsport Chamber in numerous ways and who make Kingsport a great place to do business, visit, live and raise a family.”

The Kingsport Chamber’s most prestigious honor, the Lifetime Member Award, will be presented at the event.

Outgoing Kingsport Chamber Chair Lori Arnold, financial controller and human resources director with GSM, will showcase some of the organization’s many achievements from the past year. Incoming Kingsport Chamber Chair Eric Deaton, chief operating officer with Ballad Health, will preview the organization’s plans and goals for 2020.

There is no cost to attend for Kingsport Chamber members but an RSVP is required. To RSVP, contact Nora Davis, Kingsport Chamber communications and events coordinator, at 392-8827 or ndavis@KingsportChamber.org by Nov. 20.

The event is sponsored by ABC Tri-Cities; Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union; Appalachian Power; ARO; BAE Systems; Ballad Health; Bank of Tennessee; BB&T; Bristol Motor Speedway; Carter-Trent Funeral Homes; Cary Street Partners; Chef’s Pizzeria; Cigna; Citizens Bank; Cooper Standard; Domtar; East Coast Wings Grill; Eastman; Eastman Credit Union; Elite Manufacturing & Professional Services; First Horizon Bank; Food City; GRC Construction/CainRashWest Architects; GRIFOLS; GSM; Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes; Honda Kingsport; Hunter Smith Davis; J.A. Street & Associates; Kingsport Times News; Mattern & Craig; Meade Tractor; News Channel 11; Powell Valley National Bank; Prendergast Construction; Regions Bank; Rodefer Moss & Company; Sharp Business Systems of Tennessee; S&ME; Tele-Optics; The Birthplace of Country Music; The Blake at Kingsport; The Regional Eye Center; Toyota of Kingsport/Lexus of Kingsport; Tri-Cities Center for Cosmetic Dentistry; VIPSeen Magazine; Watauga Orthopaedics; Weichert Realtors-Saxon Clark; WorkSpace Interiors; and Worley.


The Kingsport Chamber is composed of two nonprofit organizations: the Kingsport Chamber Foundation 501(c)(3) and Kingsport Chamber of Commerce 501(c)(6).

The Kingsport Chamber 73rd annual dinner is Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, at 6 p.m. at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center.

Tickets will go on sale in January.