2017 Celebration of Business

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Name: 2017 Celebration of Business
Date: June 24, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

Presented by

Celebrate the best and brightest of San Diego County's business community.

Highlighting achievements in corporate and individual categories, we will present the Business Achievement Awards in eight prestigious categories.

This event is a true celebration of doing business successfully, doing business responsibly, and doing business in the spirit of San Diego North.


2017 Finalists


Lifetime Achievement Award

Richard D. Marks, RDM Management Group
Bob McClure, San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Fred Nasseri, Unicorn Jewelry
Adrienne Streeter, Streeter Printing
Steve Wagner, Stone Brewing


Business Leaders of the Year

Philip Arnold, Brandman University
Peter Callstrom, SD Workforce Partnership
Thomas Daugherty, Klinedinst PC
Brian Davey, Brian Davey DDS Inc
Chuck Gourley, Money Mailer of San Diego
Lynelle Lynch, Bellus Academy
Elizabeth Madrid, CA Coast Credit Union
Ric Militi, InnoVision
Arthur Moreau III, Klinedinst PC
Virginia Morrison, Second Chance Beer Co.
Sheri Nasim, Center for Executive Excellence
Fred Nasseri, Unicorn Jewelry
Tina Ngo-Bartel, SD Workforce Partnership
Selena Roberts, Bernardo Winery
Marshall Tanneberger, SD Metropolitan Credit Union
Jerry Van Leeuwen, CA Center for the Arts
Ioana Vladescu, Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Ken Walker, SABIA Inc

Emerging Leaders of the Year

Nathan Clookie, American Cancer Society
Mariel Estigarribia, Klinedinst PC
Christian Fonss, Klinedinst PC
Lauren Lek, Academy of Our Lady of Peace
Amanda Lopez, USS Midway Museum
Virginia Morrison, Second Chance Beer Company
Lindsay Pfeffer, I-Ortho San Diego 
Eric Ritchson, Glanbia Nutritionals
Andi Seaboch, Bellus Academy 
Beau Swanson, Harrah's Resort Southern California
Robbie Van Kippersluis, Glanbia Nutritionals
Ioana Vladescu, Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Business of the Year

Brian Davey DDS Inc
Harrah's Resort Southern California
Laughing Pony Rescue 
San Diego Metropolitan Credit Union
Scripps Clinic Medical Group
Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers
Stone Brewing

Think Local First Champion of the Year

Koi Zen Cellars Craft Winery
Point Loma Credit Union
Unicorn Jewelry

Healthiest Business of the Year

California Coast Credit Union
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. 
San Diego County Credit Union

Thank You Partners


Presenting Partners

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Gold Partners
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Bronze Partners

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park
15500 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido 92027

Parking: Please mention that you are attending the Celebration of Business and you will be given complimentary parking.
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, June 24
6:00 pm Cocktail Hour
7:00 pm Awards Dinner
Contact Information:

Before June 9, 2017

Members - $110 (discount taken at check out)
Members - Dedicated table of 10 - $1,500
Non-Members - $145

After June 9, 2017

Members - $160
Members - Dedicated table of 10 - $2,000
Non-Members - $195