LABJ Annual Awards Programs & Calendar of Events

        
The Los Angeles Business Journal hosts a series of high profile events that bring together decision makers and business owners from all industries. Drawing in attendance from 250 to 1,500 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 Department at (323) 549-5225.

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. 2017 sponsorship opportunities are available for each of the events.

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2017 Commercial Real Estate Awards    

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Advertising Feature: January 30, 2017
Post Event Recap: February 27, 2017

2017 CTO Awards    

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Advertising Feature: March 13, 2017
Post Event Recap: March 27, 2017


2017 Business Hall of Fame

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Post Event Recap: April 24, 2017





2017 Healthcare Leadership Awards


For photos from the 2017 Healthcare Leadership Forum & Awards event, please visit the Los Angeles Business Journal Events Facebook page – Click here

Post Event Recap: May 29, 2017

2017 Women’s Summit

Women’s Summit & Awards
Friday, June 23, 2017
Forum 7:00am – 11:00am | Awards Luncheon 11:00am – 1:30pm
JW Marriott Los Angeles
900 W Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90015

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to announce the 25th annual Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2017 Women’s Summit & Awards. This event is designed to recognize and honor outstanding professional women who have made significant contributions to their organizations, their professions and the Los Angeles community as determined by our selection committee. This year the Business Journal will curate an exciting forum discussion that will begin with a series of dynamic speakers in the morning. Our attendees will have an opportunity to be empowered and inspired by local women executives sharing their expertise. The afternoon portion will be highlighted by an awards luncheon where we will be honoring outstanding achievements by women who make a difference throughout the Los Angeles community highlighted with a keynote speaker. The nominations are closed.


Panels for the Summit

1. The Greater Good. Moderated by tbd How to give back throughout different stages of life. Whether you are a new graduate from college to a successful career woman, finding ways to stay connected with your passions and interests in your philanthropic efforts.

2. Leadership, Building the Next Generation. Moderated by Dean Judy Olian, UCLA Anderson School of Management. A panel of women business leaders will discuss leadership qualities and best practices for mentorship and building the next generation of entrepreneurs, CEOs, and other strong business leaders. Identifying important leadership tools you’ve learned from those above you or from your own experience as a leader. Best tricks and tools for recruiting and maintaining smart, young talent as well as best practices for mentoring entry-level professionals and the younger.

3. Success Through Values in Business. Lead by Dr. Betty Uribe, California Bank and Trust.

4. Scale Your Business, Build Your Future. Moderated by Tracy William, Olmstead Williams & Communications. Our CEOs and executives have successfully scaled their businesses, challenges they have faced and adapting to new technology forms and ever changing consumer market.

5. What does real perseverance look like? Moderated by Stacy Phillips, Blank Rome. Successful women overcoming challenges and sharing experiences in different stages of life from multiple industries.

6. #BeMore, Creative, Social, Bold, Mindful. Moderated by Mari Anne Kehler, Green Hasson Janks. A panel of successful women will discuss their journey and best practices related to learning to #BeMore without doing it all. Conversation will discuss how to leverage tools, say “no” and learn to focus on priorities. Our speakers will touch upon tips for self-care and how to pay it forward.




Nominations are closed.


Advertising Feature
  • Advertising Feature: June 5, 2017
  • Space Reservation: May 25, 2017
  • Artwork Due: May 26, 2017
Post Event Recap
  • Post Event Recap: July 10, 2017
  • Space Reservation: June 29, 2017
  • Artwork Due: June 30, 2017

Platinum Sponsors:
                       
                 

Gold Sponsors:
                                       

Events Manager, Jessica Kwok at 323.556.8303 or email: jkwok@labusinessjournal.com.
Sponsorships and advertising opportunities, please click here.

2017 Diversity & Inclusion Summit    Click Here To Register

Summit
Monday, July 24, 2017
7:00am – 11:45am
OMNI Los Angeles Hotel
251 S. Olive St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

Join the Los Angeles Business Journal for a morning of panel discussions featuring companies and individuals who have shown an exceptional commitment to promoting practices that advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace and in business leadership. You will have the opportunity to learn from the managers and executives who have shown the ability to develop and lead an increasingly diverse workforce and client base to achieve company goals.

Panel Topics Include:

CEO Commitment: This panel will consist of CEO’s sharing their views on challenges and opportunities when building and measuring a culture of diversity and inclusion within their organizations; and the effects it has on productivity

Human Capital: Forward thinking companies will share their perspectives on the best practices for recruitment, hiring, retention and mentorship of employees in a diverse work environment as well as the legal considerations that should be of concern.

Supplier Diversity: Influential executives will help to define supplier diversity, and talk about the strategies used by successful businesses to procure minority contracts and secure access to capital.

Leadership: This panel will discuss how managers can improve communication, manage conflict, and create a vision that will raise the effectiveness of a company in a diverse and inclusive environment.

Building a Diverse Team: Top business leaders will share the issues that need to be considered when building a diverse team and how that correlates to productivity, profitability, business growth and morale.


Post Event Recap
  • Post Event Recap: July 31, 2017
  • Space Reservation: July 20, 2017
  • Artwork Due: July 21, 2017

Platinum Sponsor:
     

Gold Sponsor:
     

Events Manager, Jessica Kwok at 323.549.5225 or email: jkwok@labusinessjournal.com.
Sponsorships and advertising opportunities, please click here.


2017 Best Places to Work     Click Here To Register

Awards Luncheon
Monday, August 7, 2017
11:00am – 1:30pm
Sheraton Grand Los Angeles
711 South Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

The 11th 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 2017 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.


Post Event Recap
  • Post Event Recap: August 21, 2017
  • Space Reservation: August 10, 2017
  • Artwork Due: August 11, 2017
Events Manager, Jessica Kwok at 323.549.5225 or email: jkwok@labusinessjournal.com.
Sponsorships and advertising opportunities, please click here.

2017 CFO Awards    

Awards Reception
Monday, September 18, 2017
6:00pm – 8:30pm
The L.A. Hotel Downtown
333 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to present the 10th annual CFO Awards. Through this prestigious Awards program, we will honor LA county finance professionals for their ongoing efforts and contributions. Given the challenging and ever-changing economic climate, CFOs serve as essential members of a company’s core leadership team. Nominations are submitted for Public Company, Small Private Company, Large Private Company, and Non- Profit Organization.


CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE
Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Advertising Feature
  • Advertising Feature: September 4, 2017
  • Space Reservation: August 24, 2017
  • Artwork Due: August 25, 2017
Post Event Recap
  • Post Event Recap: September 25, 2017
  • Space Reservation: September 14, 2017
  • Artwork Due: September 15, 2017

Diamond Sponsor:
     

Platinum Sponsors:
                 
                   

Gold Sponsors:
           

Silver Sponsors:
                 

Events Manager, Jessica Kwok at 323.549.5225 or email: jkwok@labusinessjournal.com.
Sponsorships and advertising opportunities, please click here.

2017 Leaders in Law Awards    

Awards Luncheon
October 2017

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to announce the expansion of the 2017 Leaders in Law to recognize general counsel and firm attorneys. The Los Angeles Business Journal will acknowledge the significant role that general counsel plays in the success of a business enterprise and recognize accomplishments of leading attorneys and firms within the Los Angeles business community. Candidates in each category will be recognized for exceptional legal skill and achievement across the full spectrum of 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 NOMINATE INDIVIDUAL ATTORNEYS
CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE GENERAL COUNSEL
Nomination Deadline: Monday, July 10, 2017

Advertising Feature
  • Advertising Feature: October 2, 2017
  • Space Reservation: September 21, 2017
  • Artwork Due: September 22, 2017
Post Event Recap
  • Post Event Recap: October 30, 2017
  • Space Reservation: October 19, 2017
  • Artwork Due: October 20, 2017

Diamond Sponsor:
     

Platinum Sponsor:
     

Events Manager, Jessica Kwok at 323.549.5225 or email: jkwok@labusinessjournal.com.
Sponsorships and advertising opportunities, please click here.


2017 Fastest Growing Private Companies    

Cocktail Reception
October 2017

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to reveal the rankings of the top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies. This 21st annual event will host the CEOs and executives of those private companies that are exhibiting the highest revenue growth in the Los Angeles Area. Come join us for an evening of networking and cocktails with the companies that are shaping the future of tomorrow.

Post Event Recap
  • Post Event Recap: November 6, 2017
  • Space Reservation: October 26, 2017
  • Artwork Due: October 27, 2017

Diamond Sponsor:
     

Gold Sponsors:
                 

Events Manager, Jessica Kwok at 323.549.5225 or email: jkwok@labusinessjournal.com.
For more information about the Fastest Growing Private Companies list, please contact Research Director David Nusbaum at dnusbaum@labusinessjournal.com.
Advertising opportunities, please click here.

2017 Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Awards    

Symposium & Awards Dinner
November 2017

The Los Angeles Business Journal is excited to host the 2017 Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Symposium and Awards. Building off of the success and popularity of the Patrick Soon- Shiong Innovation Awards held for seven years, the Business Journal will host half-day symposium that will begin with breakfast and progress through a series of 10-12 finalist speakers. The symposium has been designed to create a venue to showcase, remind and inform Angelenos of why Los Angeles is the world center of Innovation, as well as educate business leaders on how innovative ideas can affect company profitability and the end user experience. Our attendees will have an opportunity to be inspired by local innovators sharing their expertise on innovation in California.

CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE
Nomination Deadline: Friday, August 4, 2017

Advertising Feature
  • Advertising Feature: November 6, 2017
  • Space Reservation: October 26, 2017
  • Artwork Due: October 27, 2017
Post Event Recap
  • Post Event Recap: November 27, 2017
  • Space Reservation: November 16, 2017
  • Artwork Due: November 17, 2017

Gold Sponsor:
     

Events Manager, Jessica Kwok at 323.549.5225 or email: jkwok@labusinessjournal.com.
Sponsorships and advertising opportunities, please click here.

2017 Fashion Awards    

Awards Reception
November 2017

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to announce the annual Fashion 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.

CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE
Nomination Deadline: Friday, August 11, 2017

Advertising Feature
  • Advertising Feature: November 13, 2017
  • Space Reservation: November 2, 2017
  • Artwork Due: November 3, 2017
Post Event Recap
  • Post Event Recap: December 11, 2017
  • Space Reservation: November 30, 2017
  • Artwork Due: December 1, 2017

Diamond Sponsor:
     

Platinum Sponsors:
           

Events Manager, Jessica Kwok at 323.549.5225 or email: jkwok@labusinessjournal.com.
Sponsorships and advertising opportunities, please click here.