OCBJ Annual Awards Programs & Calendar of Events Archive

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

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2021 COMPANIES THAT CARE AWARDS

The Orange County Business Journal will recognize five caring winners in a Special Report to be published on December 13, 2021. (NO EVENT).

2021 GENERAL COUNSEL AWARDS

DINNER & AWARDS PROGRAM

November 18, 2021
Dinner & Program: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Location: Irvine Marriott
18000 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92612

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The Orange County Business Journal congratulates nominees and winners for the 12th annual GENERAL COUNSEL AWARDS. The annual program is designed to recognize the significant role in-house counsels play in the success of businesses within our community.

2021 WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS

LUNCHEON & AWARDS PROGRAM
October 28, 2021
Luncheon & Program: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Location: Irvine Marriott
18000 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92612

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The Women in Business Awards Luncheon & Program honors five exceptional business and professional OC women. The Women in Business Special Report, publishing September 13 will feature profiles and photos of this year’s nominees plus articles of interest from Women in Business sponsors and advertisers. Self-nominations are welcome.


Patty Arvielo Bio 

2021 CFO of the YEAR AWARDS

DINNER & AWARDS PROGRAM
September 28, 2021

Location: Irvine Marriott
18000 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, CA 92612

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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 (Nominees for the Rising Star Award are not limited to CFOs; senior-level financial professionals may be considered)
  • Lifetime Achievement (open to past CFO Award winners of other categories)


Daniel Lubeck Bio –>

2021 INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR AWARDS

LUNCHEON & AWARDS PROGRAM:
September 9, 2021
Location: Irvine Marriott
18000 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92612

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The Orange County Business Journal’s seventh annual INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR AWARDS honor, recognize and celebrate individuals and their organizations who are creating game-changing products and services, and demonstrate brilliance and leadership in innovation.

2021 FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS AWARDS

LUNCHEON & AWARDS PROGRAM
August 26, 2021

Irvine Marriott, 18000 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, CA 92612

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The Orange County Business Journal is proud to announce the 22nd annual FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS AWARDS. This awards event 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.

2021 EXCELLENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP VIRTUAL AWARDS

FREE Virtual Awards Program
May 6, 2021

The Orange County Business Journal is proud to announce the 20th annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards. This event 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. Self-nominations are welcome.

2020 WOMEN IN BUSINESS VIRTUAL AWARDS

The Women in Business Awards Program honors five exceptional business and professional OC women. The Women in Business Special Report, publishing October 5, 2020 will feature profiles and photos of this year’s nominees plus articles of interest from Women in Business sponsors and advertisers.

2020 EXCELLENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP VIRTUAL AWARDS

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.

2020 INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR VIRTUAL AWARDS

The Orange County Business Journal’s sixth annual INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR AWARDS honor, recognize and celebrate individuals and their organizations who are creating game-changing products and services, and demonstrate brilliance and leadership in innovation.

2020 FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS VIRTUAL AWARDS

The Orange County Business Journal is proud to announce the 21st annual FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS AWARDS. This awards event 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.

2020 CFO of the YEAR AWARDS  

DINNER & AWARDS PROGRAM
January 30, 2020
Dinner & Program: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Hotel Irvine, 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 (Nominees for the Rising Star Award are not limited to CFOs; senior-level financial professionals may be considered)
  • Lifetime Achievement (Only open to past CFO Award winners of other categories)