The 20th Annual Historymakers Awards Gala

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The Chinese American Museum’s Annual Historymakers Awards Gala represents the vision of pioneers, dedication of volunteers, and continuous community collaboration over the years since its inception in 1997. Prominently recognized as one of the premiere Chinese American events in Southern California, the Gala honors the achievements of extraordinary individuals who or organizations that have made significant impact or lasting contributions towards the advancement of the Chinese American community and beyond.

WHEN
Thursday, September 15, 2016

4:00pm Press Conference
4:30pm President’s Reception
5:00pm Registration Begins
5:00pm Silent Auction Opens
6:30pm Program and Dinner

WHERE
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles
404 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Honorees

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International Corporate Award
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Excellence in Entertainment Award
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Dr. Dan S. Louie Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award
 HEADSHOT Susanna & Evans Lam
Judge Ronald S.W. Lew Visionary Award
 Kent Wong Head Shot (2) Kent Wong
Excellence in Law and Justice Award
 Esther Woo headshot Esther Woo Jan
Excellence in Community Services Award

Honorary Dinner Chair

Lisa See
Credit: Patricia Williams
Lisa See, international best-selling author

 

Sponsors

EVENT SPONSOR

We are fortunate to welcome Singpoli as our event sponsor.

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PLATINUM SPONSOR

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DIAMOND SPONSORS
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  GOLD SPONSORS

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Madison Media Mgmt

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Robert and Esther Louie Henry

Jim & Lily Jang

Lai Y. Lillian Lee Jang

Susanna & Evans Lam

Mr. & Mrs. Bing Liu

Charles W. Wong, AIA

Gay Q. Yuen, Ph.D.


SILVER SPONSORS

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Al & Bibiana Y. Soo-Hoo

Drs. James Bok Wong and Betty KC Yeow


PARKING INFOMATION

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Sponsorship Opportunities

The Historymakers Awards Gala raises funds and awareness for the Chinese American Museum. Your support will make it possible for the Museum to expand its services to the public as an educational resource center on the history and experiences of the Chinese in America and is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.

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Platinum Sponsor ($50,000)

  • Logo on step & repeat background
  • Two (2) tables of ten (10) guests each
  • Invitation for twenty (20) guests to private, pre-Gala President’s VIP Reception
  • Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor in the Historymakers Awards Gala printed program book
  • Acknowledgment by emcees during dinner program
  • Listing in event-related press releases, CAM’s electronic newsletter, and other pre-event promotional materials
  • Name and logo on CAM’s website (www.camla.org) with link to sponsors’ website
  • Name and logo displayed in the continuously running slide show at the Gala
  • One (1) full page color ad in the program book
  • Click here to reserve now!

Diamond Sponsor ($25,000)

  • One (1) table of ten (10) guests
  • Invitation for ten (10) guests to private, pre-Gala President’s VIP Reception
  • Recognition as a Diamond Sponsor in the Historymakers Awards Gala printed program book
  • Acknowledgment by emcees during dinner program
  • Listing in event-related press releases, CAM’s electronic newsletter, and other pre-event promotional materials
  • Name and logo on CAM’s website (www.camla.org) with link to sponsors’ website
  • Name and logo displayed in the continuously running slide show at the Gala
  • One (1) full page color ad in the program book
  • Click here to reserve now!

Gold Sponsor ($10,000)

  • One (1) table of ten (10) guests
  • Invitation for ten (10) guests to private, pre-Gala President’s VIP Reception
  • Recognition as a Gold Sponsor in the Historymakers Awards Gala printed program book
  • Acknowledgment by emcees during dinner program
  • Listing in event-related press releases, CAM’s electronic newsletter, and other pre-event promotional materials
  • Name and logo on CAM’s website (www.camla.org)
  • Name and logo displayed in the continuously running slide show at the Gala
  • One (1) full page black & white ad in the program book
  • Click here to reserve now!

Silver Sponsor ($5,000)

  • One (1) table of ten (10) guests
  • Recognition as a Silver Sponsor in the Historymakers Awards Gala printed program book
  • Name and logo on CAM’s website (www.camla.org)
  • Name and logo displayed in the continuously running slide show at the Gala
  • One (1) half page black & white ad in the program book
  • Click here to reserve now!

Table Sponsor ($3,000)

  • One (1) table of ten (10) guests
  • Recognition as a Table Sponsor in the Historymakers Awards Gala printed program book
  • Click here to reserve now!

Individual Tickets $350/person

To be a sponsor, click here →

Silent Auction

A donation from your company, store, and/or restaurant to the Gala’s Silent Auction will help support CAM while serving as a great advertisement for your business. Personal donations are also welcomed and greatly appreciated.

For Silent Auction information, click here.

Volunteer

Join the 2016 Historymakers volunteer team!

Your time and assistance is valuable to the success of the Gala. Become a volunteer and get a behind-the-scenes experience of our annual dinner! Volunteer opportunities vary from pre-event preparations, event-day assistance and post-event wrap up.

For Volunteer information, click here.

Past Awards

For information on 2015’s 19th Annual Historymakers Awards Gala, click here.
For a complete list of our past honorees, click here (pdf).

Gallery

View images from the event on flickr