Tia Gemmell

Back Photographer

Her business, Riverview Media Photography lets Tia set her own hours. “The flexibility is wonderful. I meet new people all the time”. She photographs events for nonprofits like the Sacramento Metro Chamber and other chambers, and seen around town at high end events—going out to the clients’ businesses and shooting environmental photographs. Her big loves are old cars and boats. Her artful photographs can be found (and purchased) online at phototia.com.

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Sacramento Economic Forum

The Sacramento Economic Forum was held at the Sacramento Convention Center on May 13, 2016 and featured a keynote address by Sacramento native and President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Dr. John C. Williams. The event also featured a panel discussion focused on the economic challenges, opportunities and trends impacting and influencing the Sacramento region. 

Jun 6, 2016 Tia Gemmell

CFMA 5th Annual Dinner and Awards

The Construction Financial Management Association held its 5th annual dinner and awards at Arden Hills Club and Spa on April 21.

May 23, 2016 Tia Gemmell

Make-A-Wish 29th Annual Wine and Food Fest

The 29th Annual Wine and Food Fest, benefiting Make-A-Wish, hosted more than 1,200 guests at the Sacramento Convention Center on April 23. More than 100 restaurants, wineries breweries and other fine spirit establishments provided tastings.

May 23, 2016 Tia Gemmell

WEAVE Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

On April 23, 950 men participated in WEAVE’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event raising awareness and more than $315,000 to support survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and sex trafficking. 

May 23, 2016 Tia Gemmell

Power Inn Alliance Annual Luncheon

The Power Inn Alliance held their 23rd annual luncheon on March 24, honoring a coalition of over 1,300 businesses and property owners in the Power Inn area of Sacramento, California. The Alliance advocates for business, transportation and community through advocacy, beautification and networking.

Apr 15, 2016 Tia Gemmell

KVIE Downton Abbey Party and Fundraiser

The sold-out Downton Abbey fundraiser, benefiting KVIE Public Television and celebrating the finale of Downton Abbey on MASTERPIECE, was held on Feb. 21 at the home of Russ and Patti Solomon.

Apr 15, 2016 Tia Gemmell

MetroEdge Emerge Summit

More than 600 young professionals gathered at Memorial Auditorium on March 18 for the third annual MetroEDGE Emerge Summit. National in scope and local in focus, the summit is created for and by young professionals to inspire action in their cities, communities and careers.

Apr 15, 2016 Tia Gemmell

NAWBO Entrepreneur’s Edge

The National Association of Women Business Owners Sacramento Valley Chapter held their annual Entrepreneur’s Edge symposium on Feb. 18 at downtown Sacramento’s Sutter Club. This annual event brings together women business owners in the community to learn and enhance skills, gain insights and help businesses thrive.

Apr 5, 2016 Tia Gemmell

NAWBO Entrepreneur’s Edge 2016

Entrepreneur’s Edge was held February 18, at the Sutter Club. Guests enjoyed multiple, interactive, round-table conversations between attendees and Sacramento area Women Business Owners, across multiple professions and areas of expertise. 

Feb 18, 2016 Tia Gemmell

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Dinner & Awards

The 2016 MLK Celebration Event at the Sheraton Grand Hotel Sacramento was held on February 6, 2016, and was enjoyed by more than 540 attendees. Keynote speakers Judy and Dennis Shepard, cofounders of the Matthew Shepard Foundation. The MLK Committee recognized an outstanding Sacramento Citizen, Chet P. Hewitt, CEO of the Sierra Health Foundation, with the 2016 Robert T Matsui Community Service Award. 

Feb 6, 2016 Tia Gemmell

Sacramento Metro Chamber Board and Member Mixer

The Sacramento Metro Chamber held their Board and Member Mixer on Feburary 2 at CBRE.  The quarterly event was held for attendees to expand their networks and strengthen relationships with other business, government and community leaders.

Feb 2, 2016 Tia Gemmell

Metro Chamber 121st Annual Business Awards

The Sacramento Metro Chamber held their 121st Annual Dinner & Business Awards at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento on January 29. It is the Sacramento Metro Chamber’s longest running event. The celebration included distinguished honors and awards including Sacramentan of the Year, Businessman and Businesswoman of the Year and the Business Hall of Fame Awards.

Jan 29, 2016 Tia Gemmell

CASA Sacramento Crab Feed 2016

The 23rd Annual CASA Crab Feed was held on January 16. Guests brought their boots, chaps and cowboy hats and joined in supporting Sacramento’s foster youth at the “Wild West” themed event. 

Jan 21, 2016 Tia Gemmell

State of Downtown 2016

A sold-out audience of approximately 700 business and community leaders attended the 2016 State of Downtown breakfast on January 12, 2016 at the Memorial Auditorium. 

Jan 18, 2016 Tia Gemmell

BIA Installation of Officers Banquet

BIA Northstate Building Industry Association held their annual Installation of Officers Banquet January 15 at the Hyatt Regency in Sacramento. The event was held to honor special award recipients and to witness the 2016 Board of Director members taking their oath of office. 

Jan 18, 2016 Tia Gemmell

Crocker Ball 2015

The Crocker Ball, was held December 5. The black-tie fundraiser gathered over 400 philanthropists and community leaders from Sacramento, San Francisco, and the Napa Valley. Funds raised from the Crocker Ball support exhibitions and education programs that serve more than 250,000 people each year. For more than five decades, the Ball has helped the Museum connect people with art, ideas, each other, and the world around them.

Dec 15, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Region Rising 2015

Region Rising, a collaborative conference designed to inspire thinking, was held Nov. 20 at the Sacramento Convention Center. 

Dec 2, 2015 Tia Gemmell

An Evening with Lyn St. James: Women in the Winner’s Circle

Presented by the California Auto Museum

On November 13 the California Auto Museum held an event honoring the achievements of women in sports and the business community. The evening was spent celebrating one of the most respected women in racing, Lyn St. James; the first woman to win Rookie of the Year at the Indy 500. Guests enjoyed a red carpet VIP reception, farm-to-fork dinner, cocktails, a silent auction and live entertainment. 

Nov 23, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Sacramento Metro Chamber Perspectives on Innovation

The Sacramento Metro Chamber continued its tradition of bringing together influential voices to share experiences that motivate and inspire action on November 10 at Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. Perspectives on Innovation featured entrepreneurial leaders offering their personal insights on what it takes to be innovative today. Speakers shared their experiences and ideas in a TED Talk format on three of our region’s expanding industries. 

Nov 23, 2015 Tia Gemmell

McDonald’s & Ronald McDonald House Charities Fundraiser

McDonald’s and Ronald McDonald House Charities held a fabulous dinner on November 11 to support the families of Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern California. Mulvaney’s B&L of Sacramento hosted the event featuring the exquisite cooking of Patrick Mulvaney and his talented staff using McDonald’s-sourced farm-fresh ingredients.

Nov 11, 2015 Tia Gemmell

An Evening with the STARS 2015

The San Juan Education Foundation held An Evening with the STARS October 16 at Arden Hills Resort Club & Spa to celebrate excellence in education and support our schools.

Oct 20, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Convergence

Presented by the Sacramento Metro Chamber and NextEd

Convergence was hosted by The Sacramento Metro Chamber and NextEd on October 16 at the Double Tree Hotel in Sacramento and is Northern California’s only ongoing forum showcasing the issues that intersect education, workforce development and the economy.

Oct 20, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Region Business BBQ in the Vineyards

Over seven hundred people attended the BBQ in the Vineyards event, the signature annual event of Region Business. Hosted by their Political Action Committee, the BBQ at the Sugarmill in Clarksburg, was an evening with elected officials from throughout the region, hundreds of leaders from the building industry, wine, beer, food, cigar bar, and a silent auction.

Oct 20, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Hometown Heroes Parade

Hundreds of people lined the streets in Downtown Sacramento on September 11 to honor three men — Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone — during the Sacramento Hometown Heroes Parade. The three men are hailed as heroes for helping stop a terrorist plot on Aug. 21 aboard a Paris-bound train. 

Sep 17, 2015 Tia Gemmell

NAIOP Annual Development 2016

On September 2 NAIOP Sacramento Valley held their Development 2016 and Project Tour. Attendees enjoyed a hosted discussion of projects and development in our region from the developers and the plans to support growth and development in 2016 and beyond. 

Sep 4, 2015 Tia Gemmell

2015 Pride Awards

The Sacramento LGBT Community Center held the 2015 Pride Awards on August 18 to celebrate successes and recognize acts of leadership and everyday heroism that make a difference in the LGBT community. The evening reception included an awards presentation emceed by Rob Stewart from Rob on the Road, hosted appetizers and entertainment featuring Supervisor Phil Serna’s band “UnSupervised.”

Aug 20, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Entrepreneur’s Edge

The Sacramento Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners held Entrepreneur’s Edge with the theme “Level Up” at the historic Sutter Club on July 23.

Jul 28, 2015 Tia Gemmell

July Metro Edge Mixer

Metro EDGE recently hosted an interactive mixer at Blue Prynt in which attendees were able to network with other young professionals while playing “Guess Who!?” Each attendee received a character name that was placed on their back and they had to walk around and ask yes or no questions to try and figure out who they were. The room was full of energy as the game provided a fun and creative way to make new connections!

Jul 15, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Comstock’s VIP Customer Appreciation Night

Comstock’s held a VIP Customer Appreciation on night on June 23, beginning with food and libations at the always terrific Tequila Museo Mayahuel Restaurant, and then followed by watching dinosaurs chew people to bits in the latest installment of the Jurassic Park series: Jurassic World in 3D on the 6-story Esquire IMAX screen.

Jun 25, 2015 Tia Gemmell

5th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

The 5th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes benefiting WEAVE was a record-breaking effort, exceeding the organization’s #1000MenStrong goal.

May 27, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Photos: Metro Edge Emerge Summit

The 2nd annual Emerge Summit brought more than 600 attendees together at the Crest Theatre to to empower, motivate and showcase young professionals.

Mar 31, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Broker of the Year Awards

On March 19th, the Association of Commercial Real Estate gathered at the Hyatt Regency Grand Ballroom to celebrate their top achievers. More than $200,000 was raised for Lilliput Children’s Services. 

Mar 24, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Social Venture Partners Fast Pitch

On March 6th Social Venture Partners of Sacramento held their 1st annual SVP Fast Pitch. The event took place at UOP McGeorge. Ten nonprofits, all with an educational component to their programming, took the stage to present their 3-minute pitch on impact, innovation, and what they need to take their work to the next level of regional impact.

Mar 11, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Metro Chamber 120th Annual Business Awards

On January 30th, more than 900 local business and community leaders attended the Sacramento Metro Chamber’s 120th Annual Awards and Installation Dinner.

Feb 4, 2015 Tia Gemmell

Alliance Holiday Mixer

On December 11, the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce once again merged to host their annual Alliance Mixer. 

Dec 18, 2014 Tia Gemmell

SMPS Holiday Mixer

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) hosted their annual holiday party at The Mix Downtown on December 9, 2014.

Dec 16, 2014 Tia Gemmell

2014 Developer’s Showcase

Hundreds of guests gathered at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Thursday, November 20 for the 2014 Developer Showcase. The Association of Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) and Commercial Real Estate Development Association of Sacramento (NAIOP) co-hosted the annual event.

Nov 25, 2014 Tia Gemmell

SACTO Fall Membership Celebration

On Thursday, November 13, SACTO hosted it’s annual Fall Membership Celebration at Il Fornaio in downtown Sacramento. 

Nov 18, 2014 Tia Gemmell

North State BIA 2014 Regional Housing Forecast

The North State BIA hosted its 2014 Sacramento Regional Housing Forecast on Thursday, November 13 at the Double Tree Hotel in Sacramento.This year’s featured speakers were Dr. Sanjay Varshney of California State University, Sacramento; Greg Paquin of The Gregory Group; and David Crowe, Chief Economist, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Nov 18, 2014 Tia Gemmell