The Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 44th annual “Salud” Business Awards Gala on was on Feb. 27 at the Doubletree Hotel. The keynote speaker this year was Antonio Villaraigosa, the former mayor of Los Angeles.
Local celebrities and fashion-lovers alike walked the red carpet at the 10th annual Sacramento Fashion Week, held Feb. 21-27, in multiple locations across Sacramento. Models showcased the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter collections of more than 25 local and emerging designers.
Photography: Kondrya Photography, Glenn Jones and Oscar Vasquez
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.
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.
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.
McClellan Conference Center’s LEAP event, held on Feb. 29, celebrated the MCC’s new brand and highlighted its recent separation from the neighboring Lion’s Gate Hotel.
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Phoebe Verkouw, stylist, The Dress Fiend
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.
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.
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.
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.
Local executives and professionals from the commercial real estate and AEC industries enjoyed a pre-opening sneak peak of the new RailBridge Cellars & Company in the historic Elks Tower at the RECON Nexus Mixer on January 29.
Blue Heart International held their 2nd Annual Snowflake Ball on Jan. 23, at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. Guests enjoyed great food, drinks, a local celebrity lip sync, and live auction by David Sobon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Region Rising, a collaborative conference designed to inspire thinking, was held Nov. 20 at the Sacramento Convention Center.
The Sacramento Metro Chamber, NextEd and the Northern California World Trade Center joined forces to kick off the annual holiday season on Dec.1 at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria. The mixer featured delicious dishes and seasonal spirits from Metro Chamber member caterers, restaurants and wineries and breweries.
Local executives and professionals recently hosted the Inaugural “Charity Bike Battle” event on November 13 at the LAB Fitness Studio in Folsom as a benefit for Leukemia Lymphoma Society of Sacramento and Boys and Girls Club of Sacramento. The participants raised more than $5000 while burning thousands of calories.