The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce has announced that Eddie McBride, President/CEO of the Lubbock Chamber, has received the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE) Marvin Hurley Award.

The announcement was made following the annual TCCE Conference in League City on June 22nd.

The Marvin Hurley Award is the highest honor and award that is presented annually by TCCE. It is presented to individuals who have demonstrated excellence over their career with respect to individual chamber-related career accomplishments, excellent service to their community and exceptional contributions to the Chamber of Commerce profession as a whole.

Under McBride’s direction since 1999, the Chamber has received numerous awards and recognitions. The Chamber was twice awarded the prestigious 5-Star accreditation recognition by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 2009 and 2014 and won the 2008 and 2012 Chamber of the Year Award, the best Chamber in the nation in its dues category awarded by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. He also received the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Distinguished Service Award in 2011.

The award is named after Marvin Hurley, a former Texas chamber professional who served as CEO of the Houston Chamber and is still considered one of the greatest chamber executives to serve in Texas and the nation.

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce represents over 2,000 businesses and over 79,000 employees on the South Plains which accounts for over $2 billion in annual household earnings in Lubbock and West Texas. The Chamber has twice earned the distinguished 5-Star Accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and is a two-time Chamber of the Year recognized by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.