The Bloomington Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala is a signature event that generates revenue for the Bloomington Chamber to support our programming and allows us to reinvest in our community. With a cocktail reception, silent auction, formal dinner, live entertainment, dessert auction and over 250 attendees, this is a great opportunity for your company to get involved and support the Chamber!
Click here to view photos from our 2014 Annual Gala: Vegas Baby!
Schedule (subject to change)
6:00 p.m. – Reception and Silent Auction Opens
7:00 p.m. – Doors Open
7:45 p.m. – Dinner
8:45 p.m. – Live Dessert Auction
9:00 p.m. – Entertainment
Show Chamber of Commerce members, volunteers and leadership your company's commitment to quality business and become a sponsor of the Bloomington Chamber Annual Gala! By sponsoring this event you will be promoting your company to a group of people who are very loyal to their sponsors, as well as to the many area professionals who will be in attendance. Companies like yours make available the resources that enrich our business community and keep it strong - and for that we are grateful.
There are many sponsorship opportunities available – click here to learn more.
A contribution of a product, a service or a monetary donation will help to make our Gala successful. Your contribution and support will be appreciated and well publicized. All of the money raised is used to support and enhance Chamber programs which serve our members and their clients and promote our business community. Some of the proceeds from last year's event went to the Normandale Community College Foundation, Bloomington Heritage Days, the City of Bloomington's SummerFete and the Bloomington Future Leaders 2013-2014 Scholarship Program benefitting students from Jefferson and Kennedy High Schools.
For more information on item donations, click here.
Thank you to the hotels and restaurants who have donated delicious desserts to our auction!
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. - Key Lime Pie
Crave - Elvis's Pink Cadillac Cake
Cupcake - Assorted Cupcakes
Denny's 5th Avenue Bakery - Snowflake Mocha Cake
Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington Hotel and Bloomington ChopHouse - Flourless Chocolate Torte
Jax Café - Bailey's Irish Cream Torte
McCormick & Schmick's - Coconut Cream Pie
McCormick & Schmick's - Dark Chocolate Mocha Pound Cake
Pittsburgh Blue - Red Velvet Cake
Radisson Blu - Dark Chocolate Truffle Tart
Radisson Blu - Maple Bourbon Pumpkin Tart with Praline Crumble
Sheraton Bloomington Hotel - Opera Cake
Woolley's Steakhouse - Carrot Cake with Buttercream Frosting