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BAMIES Awards Gala

October 25, 2018

 The Palace San Francisco 
2 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Reception starts at 5:30PM

Doors open for dinner at 7:00PM

Afterglow ends at 11:00PM

Join your Meeting industry colleagues as we celebrate the best and brightest at the fastest growing hospitality awards celebration: The Bay Area Meeting Industry Excellence Awards.   With its increasing popularity and Last year’s sold out status, we have chosen a location that is one of San Francisco’s most beautiful historical icons.  BAMIEs Masquerade at The Palace San Francisco promises to impress, entertain, and energize all while you mix and mingle–wine in hand.  The BAMIEs is a time to commemorate who we are, what we stand for and where we are going.

Celebrate with us!    

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Congratulations to our Nominees!

Sustainability Champion Award

Pat Swan – MVS Event Production Services

Jeff Chase – Freeman

Christine Russo-Robertson – Monterey Bay Aquarium

Sustainability – Autodesk

Member of the Year Award

Samantha Brown – Off the Grid

Adrienne Fisher – About Face Productions, Inc.

Anthony Mancuso – San Francisco Travel Association

Darold Parcon – Flix in Motion

Resa Gaal – Stub Hub

Bonnie Hoag – One10 Marketing

Supplier of the Year Award

Rick Hud – San Francisco Travel Association

Robert Leyva – American Furniture Rentals – AFR

Jaime Jang – Hotel Nikko San Francisco

San Francisco Giants Enterprises – Giants Enterprises

Marykay Lui – Long Beach CVB

Rhanee Palma – Visit Oakland

Planner of the Year Award

Robin Lockett – TTI/Vanguard

Jill Stark – Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Alison Soberanis – Salesforce

Heather Frietsch – California Teachers Association

Debbie Brewer – Salesforce

Rising Star Award

Desiree Bruce – Hotel Nikko San Francisco

Dynason Tran – Freeman

Zoe Moore – Cultivate Event A&D

Legend Award

Jeanne Ferrari – Hotel Nikko San Francisco

Nancy Horner – Freeman

Heather Shatz – Hilton Worldwide Sales

Rose Stanton – Wine Country Destinations

About our Community Partner:

Founded in 1985, Wardrobe for Opportunity (WFO) works in partnership with the community to assist low-income individuals in their efforts to Find a Job, Keep a Job, and Build a Career. WFO is a 501c3 non-profit organization that empowers low-income individuals from across the Bay Area with acquiring interview skills, professional clothing and the career support they need to become economically self-sufficient. They have served over 30,000 low-income individuals referred from over 40 partner social service and job-training agencies across the Bay Area.

Event Pricing:

  • Planner $150
  • Supplier $175

Table Sponsors:  Sponsorship Opportunities 

  • Signature Sponsorship:  $5,000  SOLD OUT!
  • Premier Sponsorship:  $2,750  SOLD OUT!
  • Champion Sponsorship (Unlimited available):  $1,750

*On-site registration will not available for this event.

** Planner Scholarships Available! If you are a planner and are interested in receiving a scholarship to attend this event, please email Carolynn Santos.



October 25, 2018


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