Get details about awards and tickets to all of Baton Rouge Business Report’s 2018 events
Since 1982, Baton Rouge 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 2018. 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 for small business owners and those poised for leadership positions in their company. Participants are selected through an application process. Get the details.
NOMINATIONS: Applications are accepted year-round. Get the form.
EVENT: Fall 2018
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. 23, 2018
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: The nomination period has ended.
BUSINESS REPORT SPECIAL EDITION: March 27, 2018
EVENT: April 12, 2018, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Get tickets. See video highlights from our 2017 celebration.
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: Make nominations for Influential Women in Business here. The deadline is Friday, Feb. 23.
BUSINESS REPORT SPECIAL EDITION: May 22, 2018
EVENT: June 6, 2018. See video highlights from our 2017 celebration or check out our 2017 photo gallery.
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.
REGISTER: Click here to register.
BUSINESS REPORT SPECIAL EDITION: Sept. 25, 2018
EVENT: Sept. 25, 2018
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: Sept. 25, 2018
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.
BUSINESS REPORT SPECIAL EDITION: July 31, 2018
EVENT: Sept. 25, 2018. Get tickets.
Business Report honors the Capital Region’s young rising stars from the private, public and nonprofit sectors.
NOMINATIONS: Aug. 1-31, 2018
BUSINESS REPORT SPECIAL EDITION: Nov. 20, 2018
EVENT: Dec. 4, 2018