Los Angeles Business Journal

        
Throughout the year, the Los Angeles Business Journal hosts a series of high profile events that bring together decision makers and business owners from all industries. These programs are designed to recognizing businesses and individuals who positively impact the LA business community.

Drawing in attendance from 300 to 1,000 attendees, these programs provide local and regional firms with the opportunity to reach a target audience face to face. To find out more information on these upcoming events, please call our Events and Partnerships Department at (323) 549-5225.

Awards and networking programs also provide tremendous visibility for event sponsors. We offer unique opportunities for companies to promote their goods and services directly to readers and event attendees—the movers and shakers in Los Angeles’ most important industries. 2016 sponsorship opportunities are available for each of the events at Presenting, Platinum and Gold levels.

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Download: 2016 Events Schedule (pdf) > >



2016 Economic Forecast & Trends Breakfast     Click Here To Register


Tuesday, February 16, 2016
8:00 – 10:30AM
Omni Hotel Los Angeles
251 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
$45 per person
(Space is limited, includes breakfast)

Please join the Los Angeles Business Journal as we host a discussion on economic trends and forecasts for Los Angeles County and Southern California. Our panel of regional experts will share their insights on the biggest headlines and where the market is going in 2016. Our program also includes Christopher Thornberg, PHD. He is the founding partner of Beacon Economics. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the conversation, meet industry leaders and get informed.


Panel Sponsors:
                 

For more information, please contact Events Manager, Adrienne Toumayan at 323.549.5225 ext. 253 or email: atoumayan@labusinessjournal.com


2016 Commercial Real Estate Awards     Click Here To Register


Tuesday, February 23, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Majestic Downtown
650 S Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014


The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to announce the 21st Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards. We are accepting nominations for the biggest, best and most notable commercial real estate projects of 2015. We’ll be honoring the developer, architect, and general contractor of each award winning project. In addition, we’ll recognize the most successful broker/broker teams in the market. Winners will be announced at the Commercial Real Estate Awards and published within the Business Journal in February 29, 2016.



The nomination deadline has passed.
2016 AWARD CATEGORIES
PROJECTS OF THE YEAR

  • Hospitality
  • Industrial
  • Medical
  • Mixed-Use
  • Multi-Family
  • Office
  • Public Redevelopment
  • Retail
  • Sustainable
  • Tenant Improvement
BROKERS OF THE YEAR
  • Best Office Sale & Lease
  • Best Industrial Sale & Lease
  • Best Retail Sale & Lease
  • Best Medical Sale & Lease
  • Best Multi-Family Sale
  • Best Land Sale
  • Rookie of the Year
  • Broker of the Year

Platinum Sponsor:
     

Gold Sponsors:
W. L. BUTLER
Hudson Pacific Properties

For more information, please contact Events Manager, Adrienne Toumayan at 323.549.5225 ext. 253 or email: atoumayan@labusinessjournal.com

The Power of W     Click Here To Register


Speaker: Leura Fine, Founder and CEO of Laurel & Wolf

February 29, 2016
6:30pm-9:30pm
Maker City LA
1933 S Broadway, 11th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Tickets $25

Recognizing the power of this group, the Los Angeles Business Journal has partnered with StilettoGal, a women’s professional networking group, to form a monthly speaker series with L.A.’s most dynamic and influential women. Leura is also featured on the Forbes 2016 30 under 30 list.


For more information, please contact Events Manager, Ashley Gibson at agibson@labusinessjournal.com


2016 Business Hall of Fame     Click Here To Register


Business Person of the Year
Peter Guber, Executive, Entrepreneur, #1 NYT Bestselling Author

Luncheon and Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
11:00am – 1:30pm
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Tickets $125/Corporate Tables of 10: $1,000

Please join us at our 15th annual Business Hall of Fame Event to honor the 2016 Business Person of the Year, Peter Guber, and our Five Industry Power Players selected by the Publisher of the Los Angeles Business Journal.


For more information, please contact Events Manager, Ashley Gibson at agibson@labusinessjournal.com


2016 Healthcare Leadership Forum Awards    


Friday, April 15, 2016
8:00 – 10:30am
Omni Hotel Los Angeles
251 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to announce the 5th Annual Healthcare Leadership Forum Awards. We are accepting nominations for individuals and organizations that have made strides in helping Angelenos receive better healthcare. In order for patients to receive superior care, all parts of the organization must be operating efficiently and effectively. We will recognize leaders that make an impact to both lines: those leading the frontlines of healthcare and those protecting the bottom lines.


CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT THE HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP AWARDS NOMINATION FORM
Nomination Deadline: Friday, February 19, 2016
2016 AWARD CATEGORIES
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS:
  • Hospital CEO
  • Hospital Executive (CMO, CNO, CRO, etc)
  • Insurance CEO
  • Medical Group CEO
  • Healthcare Manager
  • Research Executive
  • Lifetime Achievement

ORGANIZATION AWARDS:
  • Community Clinic
  • Community Outreach Program
  • Hospital/Medical Center
  • Institutional/Educational Program
  • Safety Net Provider

Presenting Sponsors:
           

For more information, please contact Events Manager, Ashley Gibson at agibson@labusinessjournal.com


2016 Women Making a Difference Symposium & Awards    


Monday, May 23, 2016
7:00am – 1:30pm
JW Marriott at LA Live
900 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Speaker Symposium: 7:00am – 11:00am
Awards Luncheon: 11:00am – 1:30pm

The Los Angeles Business Journal is excited to host the 3rd Annual Los Angeles Women Making a Difference Symposium and Awards. Building off of the success and popularity of the Women Making a Difference Awards held for 23 years, this year the Business Journal will introduce a half-day symposium that will begin with breakfast and progress through a series of nine guest speakers. Our attendees will have an opportunity to be inspired by local women executives sharing their expertise on wealth creation, wellness and wisdom. The afternoon portion of the event will be highlighted by the Women Making a Difference Awards luncheon, where we will be honoring the outstanding achievements in business by women throughout Los Angeles County.
We invite you to nominate an associate, client, co-worker or acquaintance that you believe is an outstanding candidate for our Women Making a Difference Awards!


CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT THE WOMEN MAKING A DIFFERENCE AWARDS NOMINATION FORM
Final Nomination Deadline: Friday, March 25, 2016
2016 AWARD CATEGORIES
  • Business Owner/CEO of the Year
  • Executive of the Year
  • Rising Star
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Philanthropist of the Year
  • Corporate Advocate

Presenting Sponsors:
     

For more information, please contact Events Manager, Adrienne Toumayan at 323.549.5225 ext. 253 or email: atoumayan@labusinessjournal.com


2016 CIO Awards    


Awards Reception
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Date & Location TBD

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to announce the 2016 CIO Awards. The CIO Awards will honor Chief Information Officers, or more broadly, those in the top information technology positions within their organizations (VP, Director, etc). These important individuals and teams play vital roles in making Los Angeles businesses, institutions and nonprofit groups successful. Together with their CEOs, their decisions impact all aspects of the businesses including their company’s growth, profitability, functionality and competitiveness in the marketplace. We are currently accepting nominations.


Click here to fill out the CIO AWARDS nomination form
Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
2016 AWARD CATEGORIES
  • Emerging Business
  • Corporate
  • Cybersecurity
  • Enterprise
  • Nonprofit/Government/Institution/Public
  • IT Team (internal)
  • IT Service Partner (external)
  • Lifetime Achievement

For more information, please contact Events Manager Adrienne Toumayan at 323.549.5225 ext. 253 or email: atoumayan@labusinessjournal.com


2016 Nonprofit & Corporate Citizenship Awards    


Awards Luncheon
11:00am - 1:30pm
Date & Location TBD

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to present a tribute to the nonprofits of Los Angeles. We will honor those professionals and organizations that continue to make a positive impact on the community and do so under difficult financial constraints. Equally as important are the efforts of the corporations supporting these nonprofits. Many corporate executives volunteer time on boards and lend support through financial donations and sponsorships. These awards recognize both equally important groups. We are currently accepting nominations.


Click here to fill out the NONPROFIT & CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP AWARDS nomination form
Nomination Deadline: Friday, April 29, 2016
2016 AWARD CATEGORIES
Nonprofit Organizations, Leadership & Support Team Awards

  • Organization of the Year (Small, Medium & Large Categories)
  • Leadership Excellence
  • Nonprofit Team
  • Project Collaboration
  • Social Enterprise


Corporate Citizenship Awards
  • Corporate Partner of the Year
  • Leadership Excellence
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • In-Kind Supporter

For more information, please contact Events Manager, Ashley Gibson at 323.549.5225 ext. 203 or email: agibson@labusinessjournal.com


2016 Mid-Year Economic Forecast & Trends    


Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Venue: TBD

Please join the Los Angeles Business Journal and San Fernando Valley Business Journal as we present our 2016 Mid-Year Economic Trends and Forecast. Our panel of regional experts from key industries in Southern California will take a look back at the first half of 2016, discuss the economic trends affecting the remainder of the year, and share their insights on where they feel the market is headed. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the conversation.


For more information, please contact the Events Team at (323) 549-5225.


2016 Asian Business Awards    


Wednesday, August 2, 2016
Venue: TBD

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to announce the 2016 Asian Business Awards. Please join us as we honor businesses within the Asian American business community who are setting the example for excellence throughout Greater Los Angeles. The 2016 finalists and winners will be revealed at an exciting awards luncheon and published within the Los Angeles Business Journal in July.


Nomination Deadline: May 4, 2016
For more information, please contact the Events Team at (323) 549-5225.


2016 Best Places to Work Awards    


Date:TBD
Venue: TBD

The 10th annual Best Places to Work in Los Angeles Awards will honor top local employers that participated in a detailed survey conducted by Best Companies Group. Results from the extensive survey ranked small, medium and large companies on subjects such as leadership, corporate culture and communications and much more. Take advantage of this opportunity to get involved with the 2016 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles Awards that will bring together the leading companies in the Los Angeles county. The Top 100 companies will be revealed at the award ceremony and in the supplement.


Nomination Deadline: May 4, 2016

Presenting Sponsor:

For more information, please contact the Events Team at (323) 549-5225.


2016 CFO of the Year Awards    


Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Venue: TBD

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to announce the 10th Annual CFO of the Year Awards. This event honors finance professionals in the Los Angeles region for their ongoing efforts as outstanding financial stewards. Given the economic times and ever-changing climate, CFOs serve as essential members of a company’s core leadership team. Together with their CEOs, their decisions affect all aspects of the business. Please help us recognize the very best that Los Angeles has to offer.


Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, June 26, 2016

Presenting Sponsor:


Gold Sponsors:
Montage Insurance Solutions
Moss Adams

For more information, please contact the Events Team at (323) 549-5225.


2016 Corporate Counsel Awards    


Friday, October 14, 2016
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071

The role of in-house counsel has never been more important or more visible as companies face increasingly complex legal and regulatory challenges. The Los Angeles Business Journal would like to acknowledge the significant role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business enterprise and recognize the accomplishments of leading in-house attorneys within the Los Angeles business community. Candidates in each category will be recognized for exceptional legal skill and achievement across the full spectrum of in-house responsibility, exemplary leadership as evidenced by the highest professional and ethical standards, and for contributions to the Los Angeles community at large.


CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT THE CORPORATE COUNSEL AWARDS NOMINATION FORM
Nomination Deadline: Friday, August 12, 2016
2016 AWARD CATEGORIES
  • Public Company
  • Private Company
  • Nonprofit Company
  • Government/Municipal/Public Sector
  • Rising Star

For more information, please contact Events Manager, Ashley Gibson at 323.549.5225 ext. 203 or email: agibson@labusinessjournal.com


2016 Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Symposium    


Symposium & Awards Dinner
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Venue: TBD

The Los Angeles Business Journal is excited to host the 3rd Annual Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Symposium and Awards. We are excited to host a half-day symposium that will begin with breakfast and progress through a series of several guest speakers. Our attendees will have an opportunity to be inspired by local innovators sharing their expertise on innovation in California. The evening portion of the event will be highlighted by the Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Awards dinner, where we honor and acknowledge the people and organizations that continue to stretch the boundaries and have proven to be leaders in innovation. We are proud to have a partner in Dr. Soon-Shiong who shares our vision and who himself, is a true innovator.


Nomination Deadline: August 11, 2016
For more information, please contact the Events Team at (323) 549-5225.

Awards Reception: For more information, please contact the Events Team at (323)549-5225

2016 Southern California Apparel Awards    


Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Venue: TBD

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to announce the second annual 2016 Southern California Apparel Awards. After last year's highly successful event, we will continue to acknowledge the top apparel companies that drive tremendous economic growth in our region and make Southern California a major force in the business of fashion. Don't miss this chance to learn more about and network with dynamic leaders representing exciting apparel, denim, active-wear, couture, swimwear, accessories, retail and e-commerce companies that are based in Southern California.


Nomination Deadline September 8, 2016
For more information, please contact the Events Team at (323) 549-5225.