Recognizing the Businesses and People
involved in the Santa Clarita Valley

The Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal hosts several events throughout the year to
recognize businesses and the people involved with them who make contributions to the area economy.

Upcoming Events

Professional Advisors

April 4, 2019

The event recognizes the valued work of local professional specialists.

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Leadership in Business

September 19, 2019

The event honors the Santa Clarita Valley’s top business professionals and companies.

Submit a Nomination

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Past Events

Women in Business

February 22, 2018

Small Business: Kim Kurowski, Patrice Rifkind, Teresa Todd

Entrepreneurs: Tania Mulry, Denise Redmond, Lindsay Schlick

Rising Stars: Kyanna Isaacson, Maggie-Mae Laufman, Melanie Meyer

Business Owners of the Year: Jeanna Crawford, Mitzi Like, Laina McFerren

Mentor Awards: Sue Reynolds Buckley, Cheri Fleming, Kathy Norris

Community Involvement: Ingrid Blanco, Pam Ingram, Rhona Jukes

Non-profit Leaders: Amy Daniels, Tami Edwards, Marlee Lauffer

CEOs of the Year: Nancy Gump, Tamara Gurney, Holly Schroeder

Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Dianne Van Hook

Sponsored By: LBW Insurance and Financial Services

Technology Awards

May 3, 2018

Tech Company of the Year: Stratasys

Excellence in Engineering: NTS

Excellence in Creativity: Swihart Studios

Excellence in Innovation: Kaiser Permanente

CEO of the Year: Scott Capistrano (Status Not Quo)

On The Cutting Edge: Gamma Alloys

Visionary Excellence: Alfred Mann Foundation

Techie of the Year: Jeremy Stepan (Resurgence IT)

Sponsored By: SCVEDC, CalArts, SOS Entertainment, & Kaiser Permanente

Top Businesses

December 6, 2018

Company of the Year: FivePoint Holdings LLC and Landscape Development Inc

Employer of the Year: Scorpion

CEO of the Year: Kathy Norris, Valley Industrial Association 

New Business of the Year: Brian and Lindsay Schlick, SchlickArt

Ad Campaign of the Year: Valencia Acura “SCV Points of Interest”

Growth Leader: Carousel Ranch “Ready to Work Program”

Best Community Impact: Valencia Auto Center

People’s Choice Awards: Valencia Acura, Marston’s Restaurant

Sponsored By: Mission Valley Bank