Special to Iredell Free News

Tickets are available for the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce’s 2024 SAGE Awards & Annual Meeting, which is slated for February 15. The event will be held at 6 p.m. at the Statesville Civic Center.

This event is an evening of celebration, recognition, and community spirit. Denso, a global leader in advanced automotive technology, systems, and components, is sponsoring the event.

“We are excited to partner with Denso for the 2024 SAGE Awards & Annual Meeting. Their commitment to excellence and community development resonates with the values of the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce,” said Shannon Viera, president & CEO of the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce. “This event will not only recognize outstanding individuals and businesses but also highlight the collective efforts that make the Statesville area thrive.” 

A vibrant pre-meeting mingle starts at 6 p.m. Award nominees, the distinguished guests of the evening, will be treated to an exclusive VIP room experience preceding the main event.

The SAGE Awards will honor excellence in various categories that underscore the exceptional achievements across Statesville and the surrounding area. Members in good standing with the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce may nominate their organization, or another member with the chamber.

The awards include:

● Citizen of the Year;
● Business of the Year (both large and small enterprises);
● Ambassador of the Year; and
● Community Impact (Nonprofit) of the Year;

New award categories include:

● Partners in Education Excellence;
● Innovator of the Year;
● Volunteer of the Year;
● Launch SAGE Award for New Businesses; and
● Leader in Advocacy


Tickets are available through the Chamber’s website for members and non-members at StatesvilleChamber.org/annual-meeting/.