Annual Awards Luncheon

The NorthSide Shore Chamber of Commerce is celebrating 120 years of service

Join us to celebrate local people and businesses making a difference in our community

  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017
  • Priory Grand Hall
  • 11:00 - noon Registration
  • Noon - 12:30p Luncheon
  • 12:30p - 1:30p Speakers and Awards Presentations

Master of Ceremonies Rick Sebak

The changing face of the North Side community over the last 120 years has been influenced by great historical figures such as Henry Heinz and Andrew Carnegie, as well as artists like Mary Cassatt and Andy Warhol. We are excited to welcome a trio of keynote speakers helping to continue that legacy. All three are current visionaries and innovators who are evolving the North Side into the next generation of trendsetters and dreamers.

Keynote Speakers

  • John Graf Priory Hospitality Group
  • Craig Clark Rivers Casino
  • Henry Reese City of Asylum/Pittsburgh


Sponsorships Available

Visionary $5,000

Premier Seating for two tables of 8; Corporate Logo on Program Cover as Naming Sponsor; Full-color, full-page advertisement in Program; mention on NS/NSCC Website; Prominent Signage and a one minute slide show about the history of your company Podium Acknowledgement at Event with Opportunity to Address Crowd

Innovator $3,000

Preferred Seating for one table of 8; Full-color, full-page Advertisement in Program; Prominent signage and/or marketing display at event; Podium Acknowledgement at Event

Trendsetter $2,000

One Table of 8; Half Page Advertisement in Program Book; Acknowledgement at Event

Dreamer $1,000

One Table of 8; Logo in Program Book

The cost for an individual ticket is $75.Non-members $85.

For Tickets or single table, CLICK HERE

We will need a verbal commitment from you by April 21 to ensure inclusion in all related materials. Please call my office at 412-231-6500, or email me at to confirm your participation.

A portion of the event proceeds will benefit a local North Side non-profit organization

The NS/Shore Chamber of Commerce 2017 Awards Categories and Nominees


  • Citizens Bank
  • First National Bank
  • Huntington National Bank
  • Slovak Bank
  • Wesbanco


  • Beer Heads
  • Chateau Café & Cakery
  • Grille 565
  • James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy
  • Max’s Allegheny Tavern
  • Modern Cafe
  • Penn Brewery
  • The Priory
  • Young Brothers Bar

Entertainment/Cultural Venue

  • Bicycle Heaven
  • Children’s Museum
  • Johnny Angel’s Ginchy Stuff
  • Mattress Factory
  • National Aviary
  • Pittsburgh Pirates - PNC Park
  • PSSI Stadium LLC – Heinz Field
  • Photo Antiquities
  • Rivers Casino
  • Warhol Museum

Non-profit organization

  • Allegheny Center Alliance Church
  • Brothers Brother Foundation
  • Carnegie Library
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Light of Life Mission
  • Northside Common Ministries
  • Northside Community Development Fund
  • Northside Leadership Conference
  • Pittsburgh Community Television PCTV
  • Providence Connections Inc.
  • Riverside Center for Innovation
  • St. Vincent DePaul
  • Urban Impact Foundation
  • Western PA Humane Society

Most Visible Professional (MVP) Attendees based on On-line Registration

  • Wayne Alling Alling Insurance
  • Dave Burns 3E Studios
  • Terri Hammond ThistleSea
  • Sam Jesse Law offices of Sam H. Jessee
  • Charles McHenry McHenry Insurance
  • Diane Mercer NorthSide Community Development Fund
  • Colleen Myers Citizens Bank
  • Rachel Roszman Heartland Payroll
  • Gloria Wainwright FNB Bank

Two additional presentations:

Longest Operating Chamber Member

Lifetime Achievement Award




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