Chamber Signature Events
Annual Membership Gala - January 19, 2023
The Chamber's 2023 "Annual Membership Meeting & Gala" will be hosted at the Doyle Convention Center in Texas City on Thursday, January 19.
The theme will be "Some Enchanted Evening" as we salute outgoing chairman Ron Assad, Gallant Industrial.
The Board of Directors and staff of the Texas City–La Marque Chamber invite all members and community partners to celebrate on this adventure-filled night with colleagues and friends, delicious food and drinks, festive entertainment and prestigious awards.
At this year's event, the outgoing Chair of the Board, Ron Assad, will pass the gavel to the 2023 Chair, Dr Warren Nichols, College of the Mainland.
The banquet program includes the installation of new Chamber officers and directors, as well as naming the Outstanding Citizen of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year and the Jimmy Hayley Community Service Award winners.
Business Showcase & Taste of the Town - March 23, 2023
At this expo, attendees will visit with companies that promote the quality of life on the Mainland in Galveston County – from personal services to home furnishings to real estate, fashion, finance and more. There will also be a “Taste of the Town Zone” with food and drink samples from local restaurants and caterers. Attendees enjoy free admission to the Business Showcase and lots of door prizes!
Industrial Trade Show - April 25, 2023
This annual Industrial Trade Show is where deals are made! Held at the Doyle Convention Center, there will be over 80 vendors and approximately 600 attendees. It provides a great day for business connections and network building.
Women in Leadership Awards - May 10, 2023
At a time when all businesses are looking for ways to recruit and retain employees, the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce offers an exciting program for businesses to recognize and reward valued female workers.
To recognize women who are vital to the success of local organizations, the Chamber coordinates the annual "Women in Leadership Awards." (W.I.L.A.).
Community-Wide Shrimp Fest - August 12, 2023
This is a huge tradition in Texas City! The annual Shrimp Fest is held in mid-August on the historic Downtown 6th Street, Texas City. Hundreds of people gather to say good-bye to Summer and welcome the beginning of Fall.
There will be zesty Cajun boiled shrimp and jambalaya, cold drinks, Kid Zone featuring bounce houses and face painting, shopping, and live music!
Jimmy Hayley Golf Classic - September 27-28, 2023
This two-day event hosts over 400 golfers and two dozen hospitality tents to create an amazing networking and social atmosphere! This year’s tournament will consist of 3 flights: Wednesday PM and Thursday AM & PM. The Thursday AM flight has sold out but there is still room on the other flights.
Bayou Fest in La Marque - October 21, 2023
This family-friendly live music festival is held the second Saturday in October at Mac MacGaffey Highland Bayou Park in La Marque. There is a huge barbecue cook-off, free children's activities including a fishing tournament, mutton bustin' and pumpkin carving/decorating. There are several live music concerts in the afternoon and evening. Plus crafts vendors, festival food trucks, bounce houses and fireworks! Bayou Fest is fun for all ages!