28th Annual Installation and Awards Banquet

Presented by the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce

Back Event Dec 5, 2013 @ 6 pm

Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce Presents “Success and Leadership – Excellence Pays.” The Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 28th year of advocating for and promoting African American businesses in the Greater Sacramento area. There will be 600+ business owners, corporate and community leaders attending this event. The annual dinner allows the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation to provide programs and services that assist in bolstering the long-term economic strength and quality of life of the African American business community. Receiving the Trailblazer Award and the Keynote Speaker for this year’s event will be Scott Syphax, President/CEO of the Nehemiah Companies. Nehemiah is a Sacramento, CA based social enterprise and real estate development firm. Scott leads the development team of Township 9 – a 3,000 unit master-planned, smart-growth community in downtown Sacramento. As CEO of Nehemiah, he manages the Nehemiah Community Reinvestment Fund, which has leveraged over $880 million in projects to spur development in low-income and underserved communities. Through Nehemiah Corporation of America’s former flagship program, The Nehemiah Program, Nehemiah provided more than $1.5 billion in downpayment assistance gift funds to help over 320,000 families achieve their dream of homeownership. During his tenure as CEO, the Nehemiah Social Enterprise has been studied by organizations as diverse as the Milken Institute and Bridgespan Group for its achievements in social innovation and asset development in low-income communities throughout the United States.

Individual tickets and Sponsorship Opportunities are available. There will also be a live auction presented by David Sobon Auctions. For more information please call the chamber at (916) 231-0416 or email info@sacblackchamber.org.

Visit the event website here: http://www.sacblackchamber.org/events/annual-installationawards-banquet

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