Local Chambers Of Commerce Recognized For Media and Communications Excellence
Bastrop, TX — Local Chambers from across the state of Texas convened Monday night June 25, 2012 for the TCCE Annual Excellence Awards. The awards honor organizations for exceptional efforts in marketing, communications and media outreach. Awards are judged in 7 separate categories: Outstanding Chamber Map, Outstanding Brochure, Outstanding Magazine or Directory, Excellence in Print or Electronic Newsletter, Outstanding Chamber Website, Excellence in Social Media Marketing and Communications, and Outstanding Marketing Campaign.
In the category of Marketing Campaigns the Galveston Chamber of Commerce was honored as the best in Texas, winning first place.
“This is an extremely tough competition,” said Bruce Partain, TCCE Media Awards Chairman. “Rest assured that the chambers that won these awards faced stiff competition from their fellow chambers of commerce. It truly means [Insert Chamber] is the best in 2012 in [Insert Category].”
The overall competition had more than 200 entries from which the best were judged by panels of experts. “This prestigious honor demonstrates the phenomenal work done by the Galveston Chamber of Commerce organizationally and in the community” said Matt McCormick, 2012 TCCE Board Chairman and President/CEO of the Lewisville Chamber of Commerce.
“One of the primary responsibilities for a chamber is to promote the organization, community and that chamber’s members,” said Beth Journeay, TCCE Incoming Chair and President of the Angleton Chamber of Commerce. “By winning this award the Galveston Chamber of Commerce can be held up as an example of the best at promoting the chamber, its businesses and providing excellent information to people in Galveston.”
The Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE) is the professional society of chamber of commerce executives and professional staff in the state of Texas. Established in 1908, TCCE remains a strong, viable organization and the longest standing association of chamber of commerce professionals in the nation.
As a private not-for-profit 501 (c)(6) TCCE operates with the primary goal of serving its membership by providing excellence in professional development, networking, resource and idea exchange opportunities and grassroots advocacy information and coordination. Through its publications and other resources TCCE provides operational guidance and leadership to chambers across the state.