The Annual Historymakers Awards Gala

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

WHEN
Thursday, September 13, 2018

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

Center Theatre Group
Excellence in the Arts

Los Angeles Chinatown Corporation
Excellence in Community Leadership

Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco
Excellence in International Partnerships

Hong Kong Schools Alumni Federation Scholarship Foundation
Excellence in Philanthropy

Dr. Kang L. Wang 
UCLA Professor, World Leader in Semiconductor and Nano-electronics
Dr. Dan S. Louie Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award

Winston and Joanne Young
President and Vice President of Young Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc
Judge Ronald S.W. Lew Visionary Award

Honorary Dinner Chair

Dr. Evans Lam
Managing Director – Wealth Management Senior Portfolio Manager

 

Event Chair

Paula Madison
Author of Finding Samuel Lowe

 

Sponsors

EVENT SPONSOR

We are fortunate to welcome UBS FINANCIAL SERVICES as our event sponsor.

DIAMOND SPONSORS

 


GOLD SPONSORS

Robert & Esther
Louie Henry
Dr. Carl K. Moy and Linda C. Moy
Family Foundation

Jim & Lily Jang

Lai Y. Lillian Lee Jang

Susanna and Evans Lam Paula Madison (Lowe Xiao Na)
Madison Media Management LLC
Wah Lam Wong Gay Q. Yuen, Ph.D.

 


SILVER SPONSORS

Leo & Ivy Chu Vincent & Fannie Lee
Al & Bibiana Y. Soo-Hoo
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Winston and Joanne Young

Photos from the Event

For photos of the gala, please click here.

For step and repeat photos, please click here.

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 →

 

Volunteer

Join the 2018 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.

To volunteer, please email volunteers@camla.org

Past Awards

For information on 2017’s 21st Annual Historymakers Awards Gala, click here.
For information on 2016’s 20th Annual Historymakers Awards Gala, click here.
For information on 2015’s 19th Annual Historymakers Awards Gala, click here.
For information on 2014’s 18th 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

 

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