Red Carpet Rolled Out for Business Partnership Dinner
Washington, IA–Walt Disney said, “Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again, and bring their friends.” At the Greater Washington Business Partnership Annual Dinner we will explore how being thoughtful in our busy world can create an experience to bring your clients, vendors, and customers back again and again.
The red carpet will be rolled out for the dinner on Monday, March 9 presented by the Washington Chamber of Commerce, Main Street and the Washington Economic Development Group (WEDG). The event will be held from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Riverside Casino and Golf Resort in Riverside, IA. Tickets are available online or at the Chamber of Commerce office at 205 West Main Street in Washington for $40 each.
The featured speaker for the evening will be Dr. Eric D. Olson of Iowa State University. He joined the ISU Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management as an assistant professor in August of 2014, bringing with him more than a decade of experience with organizations such as the Walt Disney Company. He quickly became Iowa State’s events management program manager. The Washington County Hospital and Clinics is the speaker sponsor of the event.
A number of local individuals and businesses will be recognized at the event. WEDG will present the Harvey Holden Special Service Award. The Chamber will name the Business of the Year and Citizen of the Year Awards. Main Street will name the area’s Volunteer of the Year.
The presenting sponsor is Riverside Casino. Attendees may have one free beverage courtesy of sponsors L.J. Roth Restoration Service and Farm and Home Mutual Insurance Association. Jazz music will be performed by University of Iowa musicians.