2019 Los Angeles Business Awards and Calendar of Events

The Los Angeles Business Journal events connects business decision makers and business owners from all industries. 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 at (323) 549-5225.

Los Angeles Business Journal's 2019 events are listed below and in our 2019 Events Schedule. Sponsorships opportunities and tickets sales are available for each event. Please call us at 323-549-5225 for more information.

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2019 Los Angeles Business Journal Events Schedule

February

Commercial Real Estate Awards

Monday, February 25
4:30pm-9:00pm
Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites
404 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles CA 90071

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Nomination deadline: February 8

Nominate Projects:

The CRE Awards dinner is where we will honor the most successful brokers and broker teams in Los Angeles. We will also be honoring the developer, architect, and general contractor of each award-winning project. Prior to our awards dinner we will be hosting a Commercial Real Estate Outlook and Trends panel. Our panel of experts will weigh in on the latest developments and how the LA market will be impacted this year.

Commercial Real Estate Outlook & Trends
Advisors:
Jim Kruse, CEO (DPI Retail)
John Forry, Managing Director (CBIZ MHM)
Ray Haj, Vice President (Swinerton)
Dan Gura, Director of Business Development (MVE Partners)
Blake Christian, Tax Partner (HCVT)
Monica Zhang, Vice President (City National Bank)

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Tickets to this event are open seating. If you’re interested in group seating, please discuss partnership opportunities with our marketing team by calling (323) 549-5225 or email us.


March

Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Wednesday, March 20
8:30am-11:30am
City Club LA
555 S. Flower Street, 51st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

The Diversity and Inclusion Summit consists of morning panel discussions featuring companies and individuals who have shown an exceptional commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace and in business leadership. Executives will explain the importance of leading and developing a diverse workforce, and how they achieve company goals.

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Tickets to this event are open seating. If you’re interested in group seating, please discuss partnership opportunities with our marketing team by calling (323) 549-5225 or email us.


April

Health Care Leadership Forum & Awards

Friday, April 19
11:00am-1:30pm
Loews Hollywood Hotel
1755 N Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028

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The Health Care Leadership Forum & Awards will bring together L.A.’s most elite industry officials for a panel discussion about the state of health care, delivery of care, and the overall impact to businesses in Southern California. We will also highlight the accomplishments of individuals and organizations that have made great strides in providing better quality of health care.

Nomination deadline: February 22

Tickets to this event are open seating. If you’re interested in group seating, please discuss partnership opportunities with our marketing team by calling (323) 549-5225 or email us.


May

ICONS

Friday, May 17
7:30am-11:30am

The Los Angeles Business Journal will host an inspiring morning with the ICONS of Los Angeles. Distinguished speakers will share their expertise and passion with other influential leaders of our community.

Tickets to this event are open seating. If you’re interested in group seating, please discuss partnership opportunities with our marketing team by calling (323) 549-5225 or email us.


June

Women’s Council & Awards

Thursday, June 20
7:00am-1:30pm
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live
900 W. Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Nomination deadline: February 28

The Women’s Council & Awards is a half day event of inspiration, education and recognition. The top business women in Los Angeles will share their wisdom through a series of keynote speeches and dynamic panels. The afternoon portion will be highlighted by a luncheon awards program where we will be honoring outstanding achievements by women who make a difference throughout Los Angeles.

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Panelist: Dara Castle, RSM US LLP

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Tickets to this event are open seating. If you’re interested in group seating, please discuss partnership opportunities with our marketing team by calling (323) 549-5225 or email us.


August

Best Places to Work Awards

Friday, August 9
11:00am - 1:30pm
LA Grand Hotel
333 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

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The 13th annual Best Places to Work awards will unveil the rankings of the 100 companies that are setting trends for redefining the employee experience. This list of companies comes from top local employers that participated in a detailed survey conducted by Best Companies Group. The survey ranks small, medium and large companies on subjects such as leadership, corporate culture, communications and much more.

Register your company:

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Tickets to this event are open seating. If you’re interested in group seating, please discuss partnership opportunities with our marketing team by calling (323) 549-5225 or email us.


September

CFO of the Year Awards

Monday, September 23
6:00pm-8:30pm
LA Grand Hotel
333 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

The 13th annual CFO Awards recognize L.A. County finance professionals for their ongoing efforts and contributions to their organizations. 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 Nonprofit Organization.

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Tickets to this event are open seating. If you’re interested in group seating, please discuss partnership opportunities with our marketing team by calling (323) 549-5225 or email us.


October

Leaders in Law Awards

Tuesday, October 22
6:00pm-8:30pm
LA Grand Hotel
333 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

The Leaders in Law Awards recognize the significant role that in-house cousel play in the success of a business enterprise, and will also acknowledge the accomplishments of leading attorneys and their 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 and for contributions to the Los Angeles community at large.

Nominate In-House Counsel:

Nominate Attorney:

Tickets to this event are open seating. If you’re interested in group seating, please discuss partnership opportunities with our marketing team by calling (323) 549-5225 or email us.


November

Fastest Growing Private Companies

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to reveal the rankings of the top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies. This 23rd annual event will host the CEOs and executives of those private companies that are exhibiting the highest revenue growth in the Los Angeles area.

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Tickets to this event are open seating. If you’re interested in group seating, please discuss partnership opportunities with our marketing team by calling (323) 549-5225 or email us.


December

Fashion & Beauty Awards

Thursday, December 12
6:00pm-8:30pm
LA Grand Hotel
333 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

The Fashion & Beauty Awards will recognize the top apparel and beauty companies that drive tremendous economic growth in our region and make Southern California a major force in the business of fashion and beauty. This event will bring together industry leaders, recognize leading brands and highlight their accomplishments.

Tickets to this event are open seating. If you’re interested in group seating, please discuss partnership opportunities with our marketing team by calling (323) 549-5225 or email us.


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January

Economic Forecast and Trends

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
8:00am-11:00am
City Club LA
555 S. Flower Street, 51st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

The Los Angeles Business Journal hosted a discussion on economic trends and forecasts. Our panel of regional experts shared their insights on the biggest headlines and where the market is going in 2019. Conversation topics included tax reform, new policies, real estate, financial investments and much more.

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Tax Reform Update
Moderator: Michael Amerio, Lucas Horsfall
Panelist: Dean Joaquin, RSM US LLP • Craig Morris, KPMG • Kenneth Tindall, CBIZ MHM • David Erard, Armanino LLP

Real Estate
Moderator: Jim Kruse, DPI Retail
Panelist: Martin Griffiths, KPMG • James Malone, Colliers International • Laurie Lustig-Bower, CBRE

Economic Markets & Access to Capital
Moderator: Jennifer Post, Thompson Coburn LLP
Panelist: Paul Rahimian, Parkview Financial • Brent Williams, City National Bank • Todd J. Walklett, CFA, CFP, Covington Capital Management

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Tickets to this event are open seating. If you’re interested in group seating, please discuss partnership opportunities with our marketing team by calling (323) 549-5225 or email us.