• Signature Events

    For more information on any of these events, including sponsorship opportunities, email Sarah Tate, Senior Director of Events & Marketing.

    •    Membership Awards Celebration

      Each February, Business High Point - Chamber of Commerce recognizes its most important asset...its members! The Celebration honors member businesses anniversaries of 50, 75 and 100 years in business and awards the Small Business of the Year, Business of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, Community Organization of the Year, and Vision Investor of the Year, which comprise the Chamber Awards Series. Also awarded at the event are the prestigious Volunteer of the Year and Distinguished Citizen of the Year. 


  •    Golf Tournament

    Each May, Business High Point - Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Robert McInnis Memorial Golf Tournament. This Captain's Choice tournament is named in honor of Robert McInnis who was President and Chairman of High Point Bank until his untimely death in 2002. To commemorate his service and legacy, this tournament is held annually in his honor. The tournament serves as an opportunity for members to network on the course. The tournament is open to all members and their guests. 


  •    State of the City

    Established in 2017, the annual State of the City provides an insider's view into High Point. At the event, a highlight presentation is given by a community leader about an upcoming and exciting project for High Point. The Mayor then gives a State of the City address summarizing the year's accomplishments and the next year's goals. To conclude the event, Business High Point - Chamber of Commerce presents the Chamber Hero award to a City of High Point employee(s) who has been invaluable in helping us achieve our goals of bringing High Point to prominence.


  •   Women’s Business Luncheon

    Held each September, this event gathers local businesswomen and men to honor all professional women in our community and presents one especially -deserving woman the Businesswoman of the Year award. An insightful keynote speaker and unforgettable entertainment are also traditions at this luncheon, making it impossible to leave this event without a smile. 



  •   Candidates Forum

    Hosted each election year, the Candidates Forum gathers all candidates for mayor, at-large and ward representatives for High Point City Council. At the Forum, candidates have a chance to share their platform through participation in one of four panels. There are panels for mayoral candidates, at-large candidates,  wards 1 - 3 and wards 4 - 6. In support of our Government Advocacy Strategic Initiative, this event is always free and open to the public. A survey is sent to our members and the candidates from which the Forum questions are created. 


  •   Christmas Open House

    Each December, Business High Point - Chamber of Commerce and the High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau join together, opening our doors to welcome members, vendors and friends to say thank you for their year-round support. This is an evening during which no volunteers or sponsors are needed because our staff members are serving you. We invite you to bring either a company ornament or a business card to hang on our community Christmas tree!