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Los Angeles Business Events You Can’t Afford to Miss

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Apr 22, 2013

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LA business eventsIn Los Angeles, business events are much like any other big event, and companies and executives get their own awards season. Even if you or your company has not been nominated, attending the awards ceremonies can be a very lucrative idea. Here is where you will meet the biggest and best in your industry. By taking some time to network with other business professionals in the Los Angeles area, you can build lasting relationships that could parlay into excellent partnerships.

Take a look at the upcoming business events in Los Angeles to see if any fit your interests and industry.

Women Making a Difference Awards – May 14

In the 21st year of this awards ceremony, Los Angeles seeks to honor the top women in business. The beauty of this event is that all the women recognized are nominated by the public, which means those most deserving are awarded. If you’d like to make plans to attend, keep in mind a single ticket is $100. If you’d like to reserve a table for ten, your company can pay $900.

This is an important event for empowering women in the workplace, but it’s also a smart way to rub elbows with executives from local and national companies. If you’re free between 11:00 am and 1:30 pm on May 14, consider attending the Women Making a Difference Awards.

J.W. Marriott at L.A. Live

900 West Olympic Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

 

CIO Awards – June 5

Technology executives are often the last ones recognized when companies experience big victories. But as more and more businesses rely on technology, this trend is changing. With the CIO Awards, Chief Technology and Chief Information Offers get their chances to shine. Not only are the executives honored, but directors and managers are, too. There is even an award for outstanding IT teams. Of course, everyone must stay to see who wins the Lifetime Achievement Award, too.

For anyone in the IT industry, this gathering is a must. If you attend on your own, the tickets are $95. Your IT department can purchase a table for ten for $800. The event takes place in the evening, between 6:00 and 8:30 p.m. on June 5, so clear your calendars now.

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza

2025 Avenue of the Stars

Los Angeles, CA 90067

 

Nonprofit and Corporate Citizen Awards – June 19

Those working hard to keep nonprofit companies afloat deserve their day in the sun, too. That’s why the Nonprofit and Corporate Citizen Awards is such an important part of the L.A. business calendar. If you’re unfamiliar with the nonprofit companies in your area, this is a great way to learn. You can also make friends with corporations that are trying to make a positive impact on L.A. and the country as a whole.

Attending this event means you and your company will have a chance to meet some great world-changers. You may even develop partnerships that will benefit you and a nonprofit company for years to come. If you’d like to attend, the event takes place on June 19th. Keep your calendar open so you can see generosity of spirit get its just reward.

The Millennium Biltmore Hotel

506 South Grand Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90071

 

As you can see, there are many game-changers in the L.A. area. You can lead the charge in your own company by attending these events to see what these leaders are doing differently. Every business event is a chance to grow and learn, and an awards ceremony just means you’ll get instruction from the very best.

If you attend on your own, consider traffic and parking restraints before you go. An L.A. sedan service would be an excellent way to avoid any of the irritation you might experience. For groups traveling to the events, larger vehicles are also available. You’re likely to save a lot of time and money by joining forces to reserve an SUV or even a limousine. What awards ceremony is complete without a limousine?

 

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