Orange County Business Journal


The Orange County Business Journal hosts several major awards programs throughout the year:
CFO OF THE YEAR, EXCELLENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP, WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS, FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS, INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR, and GENERAL COUNSEL AWARDS. These programs are designed to recognize those individuals and organizations whose accomplishments positively impact the OC business community.


Download the 2015 OCBJ Editorial Calendar (pdf)

Download the 2015 OCBJ Events Calendar (pdf)

*Order tickets for an event by clicking on its Event Name or [REGISTER ONLINE] button.
*Nominate for an award by clicking on the [NOMINATE] button for the appropriate event, below.

 

2015 EXCELLENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARDS  


LUNCHEON & AWARDS PROGRAM
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Registration (all attendees): 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
VIP Reception (Sponsors and Nominees only): 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Luncheon & Program: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Hotel Irvine, Jamboree Center
17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine, CA 92614

Tickets*: $150 / Table for 10: $1500
Price includes self-parking. Tickets are non-refundable. Ticket price* includes a one-year subscription to the Orange County Business Journal (*$30 allocated to the subscription). New subscribers only. Current subscribers may gift the subscription to a colleague.

TICKET SALES FOR PREFERRED SEATING ENDS AT 12:00 NOON (PACIFIC) MARCH 6, 2015. Day-of-event ticket sales will be available March 18, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at Hotel Irvine (open seating only; limited number of seats available).


    Professional Biography  
THE EXCELLENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARDS program is designed to recognize individuals who exemplify the American entrepreneurial spirit – individuals who, by their creativity and determination, have established and nurtured successful business ventures. This is the perfect opportunity to recognize clients or business associates who have distinguished themselves by their foresight, determination and accomplishments.


2015 WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS  

LUNCHEON & AWARDS PROGRAM
June 23, 2015
Registration (all attendees): 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
VIP Reception (Sponsors and Nominees only): 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Luncheon & Program: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92614

Tickets*: $150 / Table for 10: $1500
Price includes parking. Tickets are non-refundable. Ticket price* includes a one-year subscription to the Orange County Business Journal (*$30 allocated to the subscription). New subscribers only. Current subscribers may gift the subscription to a colleague.

TICKET SALES FOR PREFERRED SEATING ENDS AT 12:00 NOON (PACIFIC) JUNE 12, 2015. Day-of-event ticket sales will be available June 23, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at Hotel Irvine (open seating only; limited number of seats available).


    Professional Biography  
The Twenty-First Annual Women in Business Awards Luncheon & Program honors five exceptional business and professional OC women. The Women in Business special supplement, publishing in May 25, 2015, will preview the program, featuring profiles and photos of this year’s nominees plus articles of interest from Women in Business sponsors and advertisers. Self-nominations are welcome.




2015 FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS AWARDS  



LUNCHEON & AWARDS PROGRAM
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Registration (all attendees): 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
VIP Reception (Sponsors and Nominees only): 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Luncheon & Program: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine, CA 92614


The Orange County Business Journal is proud to announce the Sixteenth Annual FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS AWARDS. Family operations are a powerful economic force, accounting for 50 percent of the gross domestic product. Family firms represent the full spectrum of American companies, from small businesses to large corporations – 35 percent of Fortune 500 companies are family companies! Family businesses are responsible for 60 percent of the nation’s employment and 78 percent of new jobs created (www.gaebler.com, 8/7/2014).

The FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS AWARDS is the perfect opportunity to recognize clients, colleagues and friends whose Orange County-based family owned firms have distinguished themselves via their business accomplishments and contributions to the local community. Self-nominations are encouraged. To qualify, company must have at least 2 family members actively involved in the business.


    Professional Biography  


PREVIOUS OCBJ EVENTS



2014 CFO OF THE YEAR AWARDS  


DINNER & AWARDS PROGRAM
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Hotel Irvine, Jamboree Center
17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine, CA 92614

The CFO OF THE YEAR AWARDS are presented to area financial professionals for outstanding performance as corporate stewards for the preceding fiscal year. Awards are presented in five categories: Outstanding CFO of a Public Co.; Outstanding CFO of a Private Co.; Outstanding CFO of a Not-for-Profit Organization; Rising Star and Lifetime Achievement.


VIEW the 2014 Gallery of photos from this event here >>



Professional Biography 

2014 FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS AWARDS  

LUNCHEON & AWARDS PROGRAM
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Hotel Irvine, Jamboree Center
17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine, CA 92614


The Orange County Business Journal is proud to announce the Fifteenth Annual FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS AWARDS. Family operations are a powerful economic force, accounting for 50 percent of the gross domestic product. Family firms represent the full spectrum of American companies, from small businesses to large corporations – 35 percent of Fortune 500 companies are family companies! Family businesses are responsible for 60 percent of the nation’s employment and 78 percent of new jobs created.

The FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS AWARDS is the perfect opportunity to recognize clients, colleagues and friends whose Orange County-based family owned firms have distinguished themselves via their business accomplishments and contributions to the local community.


VIEW the 2014 Gallery of photos from this event here >>


   Professional Biography 

2014 GENERAL COUNSEL AWARDS  

DINNER & AWARDS PROGRAM
Tuesday, September 23, 2014


The 2014 General Counsel Awards will be presented at a gala dinner celebration to GCs who have made significant contributions to the success of their companies and to the profession. For consideration in the Public Company and Privately Held Company categories, nominees must be GCs based in Orange County. Nominees for the Rising Star Award are not limited to GCs; senior level in-house counsel may be considered.


VIEW the Gallery of photos from this event here >>



   Professional Biography 

2014 WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS  

LUNCHEON & AWARDS PROGRAM
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The Twentieth Annual Women in Business Awards Luncheon & Program honors five exceptional business and professional OC women. The Women in Business special supplement, publishing May 26, 2014, will preview the program, featuring profiles and photos of this year’s nominees plus articles of interest from Women in Business sponsors and advertisers.

Zee Allred winner of the 2014 Women in Business Lifetime Achievement Award.
See Slide-show >>>


VIEW the Gallery of photos from this event here >>



    Professional Biography 


    Professional Biography 

2014 EXCELLENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARDS  

LUNCHEON & AWARDS PROGRAM
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center
17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92614

The Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards program is designed to recognize individuals who exemplify the American entrepreneurial spirit – individuals who, by their creativity and determination, have established and nurtured successful business ventures. This is the perfect opportunity to recognize clients or business associates who have distinguished themselves by their foresight, determination and accomplishments.


VIEW the Gallery of photos from this event here >>



   Professional Biography 

For information about sponsorship and advertising opportunities, please contact Carly Caumiant, Advertising Coordinator,
949-833-8373 ext. 223 (), or your Account Executive.

For information about nominations or reservations, please contact Jayne Kennedy, Senior Events Manager,
949-833-8373, ext. 209 ( ).