Business Awards … Influential Women in Business … Louisiana Business Symposium … Get the details about all of Baton Rouge Business Report’s 2017 events
Since 1982, Business Report has been instrumental in establishing and hosting unique business events that have recognized excellence and created opportunities for business development. The Business Awards & Hall of Fame, Influential Women in Business and Top 40 Under 40 are some of the most anticipated annual events of the business community.
Here’s our calendar for 2017. Please note that nominations for awards will only be accepted during the nomination period, and only those nominations submitted through the online form will be considered.
The Business Report Leadership Academy offers the best of personal development, professional growth, leadership exposure and civic outreach through discovery sessions and top guest CEO speakers. High performers are nominated by their CEO or others to participate in this exclusive program for advancing professionals poised for leadership positions within their organizations. Participants are selected through a nomination process.
NOMINATIONS: SOLD OUT
EVENT: Spring 2017
Leadership Power Breakfast
A gathering of top executives in the Capital Region; key decision-makers provide insight on the trends and issues in the year to come.
EVENT: Jan. 24. SOLD OUT.
Presented by Business Report and Junior Achievement, this event pays tribute to remarkable individuals and companies in the local business sector. Honorees are selected for the Hall of Fame, Businessperson of the Year, Young Businessperson of the Year, Company of the Year (100 or more employees) and Company of the Year (fewer than 100 employees).
NOMINATIONS: Ended Oct. 28, 2016
BUSINESS REPORT SPECIAL EDITION: March 14
EVENT: March 16 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. See our 2017 celebration.
Influential Women in Business
Business Report honors female leaders in a wide variety of fields who are making the Capital Region a better place to live through their work in the private, public and nonprofit sectors.
NOMINATIONS: Ended Feb. 10.
BUSINESS REPORT SPECIAL EDITION: May 9
EVENT: May 17 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Get tickets.
Best Places to Work Breakfast
A celebration of the Best Places to Work in our community, as ranked by the independent national firm Best Companies Group.
REGISTRATION FOR PARTICIPATION IN BEST PLACES TO WORK SURVEY: Feb. 6 through May 5. Register here.
BUSINESS REPORT SPECIAL EDITION: Oct. 10
EVENT: Oct. 11 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Tickets sales to be announced.
Louisiana Business Symposium
Join us for a series of free morning seminars on some of the most critical issues in management and employee engagement.
EVENT: Oct. 11 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Schedule and ticket availability to be announced.
Top 100 Private Companies Luncheon
Join us as we honor the Top 100 private companies in the Capital Region, ranked by revenue. Keynote speaker for the event will be the accurate and irreverent LSU economist, Dr. Loren Scott. He will once again unveil his economic trends forecast for Louisiana and Baton Rouge, delivered in a style of homespun humor known as “economic comedy.” He is on the 50-member National Business Economic Issues Council, which meets quarterly to discuss issues of state, national and international interest. Dr. Scott is co-developer of the Louisiana econometric model, a model used for providing annual forecasts of the Louisiana economy.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING YOUR COMPANY’S TOP 100 SURVEY: May 15
BUSINESS REPORT SPECIAL EDITION: July 19
EVENT: Oct. 11 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Ticket availability to be announced.
Business Report honors the Capital Region’s young rising stars from the private, public and nonprofit sectors.
NOMINATIONS: Aug. 8 through Sept. 9.
BUSINESS REPORT SPECIAL EDITION: Nov. 21
EVENT: Dec. 5 at L’Auberge Casino + Hotel. Ticket availability to be announced.