Laredo, Texas – (October 16, 2013) – Laredo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and members of the Chamber’s Customer Service Committee recently announced details of their annual 5 Star Service Awards Dinner and Ceremony, which recognizes local area business for providing superior customer service.

The event is slated for Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at the Laredo Country Club.

This year’s ceremony will feature a phenomenal keynote address by nationally recognized team building expert Mike Jones, who has been featured on NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America and Oprah, among others.

The Five Star Service Awards are open to the public, and nominations are currently underway. The 8 categories for this year’s awards are

  • Financial Services
  • Wellness and Medical Services
  • Hospitality and Entertainment Services
  • Non-profit Community Services
  • Professional Business Services
  • Best Restaurant
  • Retail Services
  • Media and Communication Services.

Nominations for the Five Star Service Awards are open to any local area business, and is currently taking place. Nominations can be submitted to  until November 22, 2013.

“Customer service is a key element to business success, and the Chamber of Commerce has been very active not only in providing customer care seminars to local businesses but also in recognizing those businesses that provide excellent service” said Javier Moctezuma, Chairman of the Laredo Chamber of Commerce.

Sponsorships and tickets for the event are available by calling the Laredo Chamber of Commerce at (956) 722-9895.