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    Join the Lancaster Chamber and Duke University’s Coach K at the 152nd Annual Dinner

    In a rapidly evolving world, Lancaster County is a game-changer in innovation, leadership, vision, and business. That’s why the Lancaster Chamber is thrilled to host the 152nd Annual Dinner, an extraordinary evening of inspiration where Lancaster’s local leaders join in to celebrate business’ impact on Lancaster County’s success. The Chamber invites you to be part of an evening that promises to spark inspiration, forge new connections, and celebrate the transformative power of visionary leadership, including this year’s incredible keynote speaker from Duke University’s Coach K.


    About Coach K

    As the head coach of Duke University Men’s Basketball Team, and who also led Team USA to three Olympic gold medals, Mike Krzyzewski (known by fans as “Coach K”) is a master motivator—not only of teams but of individuals and organizations, spurring them on to succeed beyond even their own expectations.


    Named the most accomplished basketball coach in history, Coach K’s journey in the sport was unparalleled in many ways as he accumulated these career milestones:


    • Most NCAA Division Men’s Basketball Victories
    • Most Final Fours
    • Most Olympic Gold Medals as a Head Coach
    • Most World Championship Gold Medals as Head Coach
    • Most NCAA Tournament Victories
    • Most Seasons as No. 1 Team in the Country by a Coach
    • Most ACC Tournament Championships
    • Most NBA Draft Selections


    “Coach K’s career exemplifies the transformative impact of teamwork, highlighting its pivotal role in both sports and business success,” said Heather Valudes, President & CEO of the Lancaster Chamber. “We’re excited to bring that energy to our business community and feel Coack K is the right person to deliver that message this year.“


    About the Keynote: Victory Through Teamwork and Leadership

    Using the insights, inspirations, and proven principles he has applied to his legendary teams and coaching career, Coach K will share clear, passionate guidelines on reaching for and achieving success. As a coach, his goal has been to instill motivation where every individual gets to a positive state of mind, utilizes their abilities to the fullest, and are not afraid to fail. Coach K will detail the keys to his success—motivational techniques, leadership skills, powerful teamwork strategies, steps for building confidence, the vital impact of trust and communication—that can be applied to every level of personal and professional endeavor.


    The Lancaster Chamber’s 152nd Annual Dinner will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2024, at the Lancaster County Convention Center from 4PM–9PM. Tickets are on sale now! Learn more at


    Who is the Lancaster Chamber?

    The Lancaster Chamber is a nonprofit business organization representing Lancaster County—nearly 1,400 companies and 120,000 employees—from large and small businesses across all segments and industries of the Lancaster County business community. Members support the Chamber to ensure a vibrant business environment, as they believe the success of the business community is directly linked to the success and prosperity of the broader community.


    Through the involvement and support of members and funds generated from programming and events such as the Annual Dinner, the Chamber mobilizes efforts of many diverse stakeholders to grow and strengthen the economy, to build a community that maximizes creativity and innovation, and to work toward building a strong and sustainable future for both businesses and the community.