17th Annual Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust

The 17th Annual  TORCH AWARDS  

for Marketplace Trust 

2014 Presentation Banquet was hosted by the Better Business Bureau®

Tuesday Evening, May 6, 2014

 Beaumont Civic Center

 Silent Auction & Reception at 5:30 PM   

Meal, Program & Presentations at 7:00 PM


 2014 Torch Award Winners

Large For-Profit Category Winner: Entergy Texas, Inc.

Small For-Profit Category Winner: Classic Forms & Products, Inc.

Not-For-Profit Category Winner: Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas


 Special Presentations

 A fresh collaboration of local business and thought leaders, all practitioners and models in the area of workplace ethics, offered a unique presentation to those who seek to integrate ethical standards of excellence with solid business practices.  Keynote presenters emphasized the importance of principle-centered leadership.

Presentation of finalists and winners of the Torch Award for Marketplace Trust, in the for-profit and non-profit categories

 Revenues from the Banquet and Auctions benefit the endowed BBB Scholarships at Lamar University College of Business, Lamar Institute of Technology, Lamar State College Orange, and Lamar State College Port Arthur and the BBB Consumer Education Foundation, Inc.


  Thank you to our Torch Award Diamond partners: 

Conn's HomePlus

Neches Federal Credit Union

 Newtron

 Twin City Honda Nissan

 Universal Coin & Bullion, Ltd.