The Salem Chamber of Commerce's 99th Annual Celebrate Salem Awards Dinner will take place in the beautiful Atrium of the Peabody Essex Museum on the evening of Wednesday, May 3, 2023.
The program of the evening will include the presentation of the ?Celebrate Salem Awards? in 7 categories. The process for the nominations and selection of winners is a two phase process. In the first period businesses and people were nominated, after which the Awards Committee selected 6 nominees per category. In the second phase the voting, open to both businesses and residents, will take place to select the winners (opening March 20 and ending April 10). If you have not voted yet, please click here.
The evening will include a special presentation of the Salem Chamber Presidents Award to Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll for her outstanding job as Mayor of Salem.
The theme for this year?s dinner is ?Spirits: Tsherin Sherpa with Robert Beer, based on a current PEM exhibit. Spirits is an exhibition that explores the forces of tradition and innovation through the work of two leading figures in Himalayan art. Nepalese-born Tibetan American artist Tsherin Sherpa and Welshman Robert Beer ? lauded as the first Westerner to study Tibetan Buddhist thangka painting and one of the tradition?s greatest and most respected masters. ? reveal the strict forms, symbols and motifs from which Sherpa draws inspiration.
Tickets for the event are $125 per person and include a welcoming drink during the networking reception and a delicious sit down dinner. We are looking for sponsors for the event and sponsorship options can be found on the reservation and sponsorship form.
The event takes place on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 6:30PM until 9:30PM
The beautiful new wing, outdoor garden and atrium of the Peabody Essex Museum
Individual ticket prices are $125. Sponsorship levels are available, starting at $500 (individual sponsorships), all the way up to the Reception and Table Sponsorships ($2,500). For more information please click here.