2019 Annual Banquet featuring Daymond John of Shark Tank, Sponsored by PayneWest Insurance

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn of Missoula

The Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors are pleased to announce our featured speaker for the 2019 Annual Banquet on Wednesday, October 9th as top business and motivational speaker, founder and CEO of FUBU Clothing, Shark Tank Reality TV Judge and Best Selling Author, Daymond John!

Daymond teaches audience members how to apply his successful methods to a wide range of businesses today. He shares winning tips for negotiating and negotiating for women, boosting sales, improving employee morale, increasing productivity, and optimizing staff talents. Daymond’s pragmatic advice resonates with everyone from students and entry-level employees to small business owners and corporate CEOs. Each will walk away with invaluable tools to incorporate into their professional endeavors.

As a motivational speaker, Daymond’s quintessential rags-to-riches success story of sacrifice, hard work, and perseverance as well as the unique and charismatic way he communicates it, will inspire any audience. Much more than a business advisor, Daymond shares his unique goal setting and achieving strategies, which will empower audience members to make positive changes in every aspect of their lives for immediate and long-term success. “The Shark” Daymond John, will reveal how you too can live the American Dream.

We invite you to join us. Tickets are on sale now by clicking below. Thank you to our membership and the Missoula business community for their support in securing him as our guest speaker this year! We can't wait for you to join us!

VIP Table for 10: $2,000

The VIP Table for 10 includes:

10 seats for dinner.

Access to VIP Lounge for Meet and Greet with Lara Logan prior to dinner.

Front of house seating.

10 seats reserved in the room for Journalism / Media students to attend the presentation. Dinner not included for student guests.


Level 2 Table: $1,750

Level 2 Table for 10 includes:

10 seats for dinner.

Front of house seating.

5 seats reserved in the room for Journalism / Media students to attend the presentation. Dinner not included for student guests.


Level 3 Table: $1,250

Level 3 Table for 10 includes:

10 seats for dinner.

Middle of the house seating.


Level 4 Table: $1000

Level 4 Table for 10 includes:

10 seats for dinner. 

Back of house seating.


Individual Tickets

Chamber Member: $200

Non Member: $250


Circle of Excellence Award

  • The Circle of Excellence Award is the Chamber's most prestigious award given to a business which meets high standards of community involvement and social responsibility.
  • To nominate a business, CLICK HERE
  • Past winners of the Chamber Circle of Excellence Award include:
  • Territorial Landworks, 2018
  • Neptune Aviation, 2017
  • DoubleTree by Hilton, 2016
  • PayneWest Insurance, 2015
  • Blackfoot Telecommunications, 2014
  • Northwestern Energy, 2013
  • Montana Rail Link, 2012
  • D.A. Davidson, 2011
  • Community Medical Center, 2010
  • Mountain Water Company, 2009
  • ALPS Corporation, 2008

George Award

  • The George award is the Chamber's highest award given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the community. 
  • Past winners of the George Award include:
  • Steve McArthur, 2018
  • Tom Severson, 2017
  • Faye Hanson Warren, 2016
  • Gary Hughes, 2015
  • Bruce Buchmann, 2014
  • John Brauer, 2013
  • Jack Chambers, 2012
  • Dirk Visser, 2011
  • Scott Burke, 2010
  • Bob Homer, 2009
  • Max Bauer Jr., 2008

Stories & Highlights

  • The 127th Annual Banquet was dedicated to Missoula's First Responders. The Keynote speaker, Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown, is one of the most widely respected law enforcement officials in the country.
  • A video was created for this event to recognize and thank Missoula area first responders. Watch the video.
  • Read the full Missoulian article.