San Diego Business Journal




Throughout the year, the San Diego Business Journal hosts a series of high profile events that bring together decision makers and business owners from all industries. These programs are designed to recognize businesses and leaders who positively impact the San Diego County business community.

Drawing in attendance from 300 to 1,000 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 Audrey Marlow at 858.277.6359 ext. 3145 or email

Awards and networking programs also provide tremendous visibility for event sponsors. We offer unique opportunities for companies to promote their goods and services directly to event attendees—the movers and shakers in San Diego’s most vibrant industries. Sponsorship opportunities are available for each event at Presenting, Title and Gold levels.







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Ticket price includes a 26-week subscription to the San Diego Business Journal ($15 allocated to the subscription). New subscribers only. Current subscribers may gift their 26-week subscription to a colleague.

2016 Best Places to Work Awards

The San Diego Business Journal salutes companies that are dedicated to providing a great workplace for their employees. Best Places to Work winners prioritize best practices that include: rewarding hard-working employees; investing in employee training; offering wellness and fitness programs; social activities; and providing opportunities for team-building.

Thursday, August 11, 2016, 4-7 p.m.
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
1404 Vacation Road, San Diego, CA 92109

Networking 4 to 5 p.m.
Awards Program 5 to 6 p.m.
Networking 6 to 7 p.m.
Special Awards Reception with hosted
hors d'oeuvres and no-host bar







NOMINATIONS
NOW OPEN




Ticket price includes a 26-week subscription to the San Diego Business Journal ($15 allocated to the subscription). New subscribers only. Current subscribers may gift their 26-week subscription to a colleague.

2016 Manufacturing Awards

Manufacturing is critical to the San Diego region because it represents jobs and accounts for tens of billions of dollars in annual sales in the county. The manufacturing industry has a strong presence in our local economy and has continuously shown its dedication to our communities. This event will honor San Diego County's best leaders and companies with a prestigious awards event and special supplement to showcase the winners and finalists.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4240 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla 92037

Networking 4 to 5 p.m.
Awards Program 5 to 6 p.m.
Networking 6 to 7 p.m.
Special Awards Reception with hosted
hors d'oeuvres and no-host bar





Ticket price includes a 26-week subscription to the San Diego Business Journal ($15 allocated to the subscription). New subscribers only. Current subscribers may gift their 26-week subscription to a colleague.

2016 SDBJ FORUM
Diversity & Inclusion

Join the San Diego Business Journal for a discussion 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. The most successful companies know that their leadership team, their suppliers and their workforce must reflect the larger community in which we work. The face of business is ever-changing, making the way you approach what is diverse more broad than ever before.

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Rancho Bernardo Inn
17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr., San Diego, CA 92128

Registration / Networking 7:00-7:30 a.m.
Breakfast 7:30-7:50 a.m.
Keynote Speaker and Panel Discussion 7:50-9:45 a.m.








Ticket price includes a 26-week subscription to the San Diego Business Journal ($15 allocated to the subscription). New subscribers only. Current subscribers may gift their 26-week subscription to a colleague.

SDBJ Forum 2016: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity touches nearly every industry and plays an important role in our daily lives. Today’s cyber attackers are sophisticated and intrusions are inevitable. Cybersecurity is a classic people-process-technology problem, and organizations often lack the data management and analytics strategies and processes for putting security data to work.
Join the San Diego Business Journal and a panel of experts for a discussion on current, emerging, and future challenges, technologies, projects, solutions, and research in trusted computing, security automation, and information sharing.
Who should attend? Management and IT officers, experts in the cybersecurity industry, government officials, law enforcement officers and academics.
Ensure your cybersecurity efforts can rise to the challenge. Register today!

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Rancho Bernardo Inn
Bernardo Ballroom
17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr., San Diego, CA 92128

7:00 to 7:30 a.m. Registration/Networking
7:30 to 7:50 Breakfast
7:50 to 9:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker and Panel Discussion







NOMINATIONS
NOW OPEN



Ticket price includes a 26-week subscription to the San Diego Business Journal ($15 allocated to the subscription). New subscribers only. Current subscribers may gift their 26-week subscription to a colleague.

2016 Women Who Mean Business Awards

Each year, the San Diego Business Journal recognizes dynamic women business leaders who have contributed significantly to San Diego’s businesses. Now in the 23rd year, the San Diego Business Journal applauds these women by hosting our biggest and most anticipated reception and awards program to honor the winners and guests. Celebrity emcees, a keynote speaker and the awards program are staples of this landmark event. Honor your colleagues by submitting nominations for the 2016 Women Who Mean Business Awards.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Town and Country Resort & Convention Center
500 Hotel Circle North

Registration 11 a.m.
Luncheon and Awards 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Special Awards Luncheon with no host bar






Ticket price includes a 26-week subscription to the San Diego Business Journal ($15 allocated to the subscription). New subscribers only. Current subscribers may gift their 26-week subscription to a colleague.

SDBJ Forum 2016:
Family-Owned Businesses

Join the San Diego Business Journal and area owners and leaders for advice and insight into navigating the complex issues related to growing a successful and sustainable family-owned business. It’s your opportunity to learn and network with others who are on the same journey as they strive to build wealth and create a lasting legacy.

Hear from a dynamic line up of keynote speakers and panelists as they share real life examples of what separates success stories from failures.

• The succession process: navigating the challenges facing family firms as they transition to the next generation

• Financial planning: understanding trusts, estates and giving, and putting your wealth to worthy use

• Wealth management: investment office, legacy assets and new opportunities, governance

Thursday, December 8, 2016
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
Vicino Ballroom
3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92122

7:00 to 7:30 a.m. Registration/Networking
7:30 to 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 to 10:45 a.m. Program/Keynote Speaker
9:00 to 9:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions I
10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions II