The 8th Annual Awards Gala

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When: Friday, October 11, 2019

Where: 1 W Exchange St, Providence, RI 02903

Time: 6:00pm cocktail reception - 7:00pm Awards Gala

You are cordially invited to attend our 8th Annual Awards Gala which benefits the Scholarship Fund and helps make college dreams come true for some of Rhode Island most deserving students. In addition, you are supporting community/small business development and job creation. Sign on as a sponsor or corporate sponsor, purchase tickets or reserve your table. 

Since our inception in 2011, we have held an Annual Awards Celebration to honor small business owners, local leaders, volunteers and organizations while celebrating another successful year. Honorees are not simply small business owners and supporters of RIBBA. They are driving job growth, committed to the community and embody our mission of empowering others. The event showcases the high achievements and volunteerism of our members, partners and supporters. The entertaining evening includes a keynote address, awards/scholarship presentations, silent auction, dinner, networking and much more.


Corporate sponsors are recognized for their investment in the future of our community.


Keynote Speaker: Donna Bunch Coaxum, Esq. CPA is a dynamic speaker who inspires others to reach their fullest potential.Ms. Bunch Coaxum directs all aspects of the legal and compliance functions that support a nearly $7 Billion global consumer products food manufacturer comprised of 50+ entities, 50+ manufacturing facilities, and 19,000+ employees in 17 countries spanning 4 continents.  She also heads the corporate crisis team where she helped to develop a mobile crisis application. She will offer inspiring and timely remarks to our guests. 




Congratulations to all our 2019 Awards Honorees.