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 Massive 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 basic story of following a dream. King was born in Alberta, Canada, shortly after his father, a geophysicist by occupation, immigrated from India along with his spouse looking for higher alternatives in 1970. They moved to Southern California the place King spent most of his early life, graduating from school at College of California, Santa Barbara. He relocated to Sugar Land in 1998 the place he married his spouse, Deborah, and has raised three youngsters. He was primarily homebased whereas touring the nation working in gross sales for greater than 20 years for software program firms.

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

Massive 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 focuses on 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 outlets do enterprise by supporting native organizations by way of Massive Frog’s many give-back initiatives and a strong on-line fundraising platform that enables 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 group 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 larger 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 company connecting younger volunteers with give again alternatives.

Over the previous few years, Banerjee has labored significantly carefully with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, serves on the chief 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 providers had been key to synthesizing and disseminating important data so we might all entry correct details about a myriad of essential matters 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 group throughout a really unsure time for all of us.”

Massive Frog of Sugar Land is situated 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 telephone at 832-532-5577, by electronic mail at [email protected] or on-line at 

Domestically owned and operated, Massive 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 big selection of providers together with display 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 almost 100 areas in 25 states and Canada.