We want to celebrate you!

Join us for an evening to celebrate Cabarrus County’s resilient hospitality industry and the incredible efforts you put forth not only as our hospitality Partners but also the role you played in getting Cabarrus County through the pandemic.


$30 per person


Registration deadline is Tuesday, November 23.

Cocktail attire is requested.


If you did not receive an email invitation via, please contact Gayle Love Lee at


Hearts of Romaine Salad
tomato, artichoke & roasted red pepper garnish, fresh mozzarella, dark balsamic & caesar dressings

Braised Short Rib
red wine demi glaze, paired with breaded pork cutlet with basil caper cream sauce
lemon chive risotto, roasted multi-color cauliflower & carrots

Fresh Rolls

Coffee & Iced Tea

Raspberry Cheesecake
chocolate garnish

(select during registration)

Grilled Vegetable Stack
portabella mushrooms, zucchini, yellow squash & sautéed spinach with vegan ancient grains pilaf


If you have ADA accommodations or allergies, please contact Gayle Love Lee at

Golden Helmet Awards

Join us as we recognize The Golden Helmet Award nominees and winners!

Each year, Cabarrus County Partners are able to nominate persons within their organization or the community that have gone beyond the call of duty to wow guests and do their part in strengthening our destination’s reputation.

Nominated individuals are involved with the community and the industry on many levels and often receive rave reviews from clients and visitors.

Golden Helmet Award Winners

Award Categories

Restaurant of the Year

Hotel of the Year

Attraction of the Year

Small Business of the Year

Outstanding Ambassador

Unsung Hero

Hospitality Professional of the Year

Join Us

Embassy Suites & Concord Convention Center

5400 John Q. Hammons Dr NW
Concord, NC 28027

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