King Banerjee takes over as Chairman of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

King Banerjee was acknowledged and launched as 2023 chairman on the annual Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Gala on Friday, January 27 on the Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond.

The proprietor of the Large Frog Customized T-Shirts & Extra location in Sugar Land celebrates 4 years in enterprise this month whereas concurrently taking the reins as chair of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce.

King Banerjee’s journey is a traditional story of following a dream. King was born in Alberta, Canada, shortly after his father, a geophysicist by career, immigrated from India together with his spouse looking for higher alternatives in 1970. They moved to Southern California the place King spent most of his youth, graduating from faculty at College of California, Santa Barbara. He relocated to Sugar Land in 1998 the place he married his spouse, Deborah, and has raised three kids. He was primarily homebased whereas touring the nation working in gross sales for greater than 20 years for software program firms.

“Going out by myself and changing into an entrepreneur has allowed me to get again the core of who I’m,” Banerjee mentioned. “I’m a enterprise proprietor who actually needs to construct relationships regionally and make a distinction in my neighborhood,” Banerjee mentioned.

Large Frog, a full-service customized attire adorning store specializing in “un-frog-ettable” Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printing, is a high-tech, mild manufacturing retail garment adorning boutique that makes a speciality of no-minimums, no setup charges, free design assist, and quick turnaround together with a 24-hour activate in-stock clothes. The model helps full immersion within the native communities the place retailers do enterprise by supporting native organizations by way of Large Frog’s many give-back initiatives and a sturdy on-line fundraising platform that permits non-profits to reap massive rewards.

Since Banerjee opened the doorways to his roughly 1,100 sq. foot store on Lexington Blvd. within the suburb west of Houston, he has helped neighborhood organizations just like the Fort Bend Training Basis, Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels, George Ranch Historic Park, and the Houston Museum of Pure Sciences. King has labored with greater than 40 native private and non-private colleges together with close by increased educational establishments with spirit put on and varied fundraising booster applications.  He has additionally served as a previous government committee member of Unite & Encourage, a corporation connecting younger volunteers with give again alternatives.

Over the previous few years, Banerjee has labored notably carefully with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, serves on the manager board and has been named the 2023 chair. When COVID hit in 2020, he was chair of the enterprise {and professional} division.

“Throughout that pandemic interval, the Fort Bend Chamber’s companies had been key to synthesizing and disseminating very important data so we might all entry correct details about a myriad of crucial subjects like navigating the SBA’s Cost Safety Program, receiving updates on well being and security protocols, and extra,” Banerjee mentioned. “I used to be honored to have the ability to assist my fellow businesspeople in and round Fort Bend County and supply an actual sense of neighborhood throughout a really unsure time for all of us.”

Large Frog of Sugar Land is positioned at 16535 Lexington Blvd. Ste. 150, Sugar Land, TX 77479. The store is open from 9 a.m. to six p.m. weekdays, Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and closed Sunday. For different data, contact the store by cellphone at 832-532-5577, by electronic mail at [email protected] or on-line at 

Domestically owned and operated, Large Frog Customized T-Shirts & Extra, specializing in Directto- Garment (DTG) printing and in clear and inexperienced attire printing know-how and customized attire, has a wide array of companies together with display screen printing, embroidery, vinyl, and Extremely Print (warmth press).

Established in 2008 by co-founders Leeward Bean, Tina Bacon-DeFrece and Ron DeFrece, the franchise model has since expanded to just about 100 places in 25 states and Canada.

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