The National Association of Minority Contractors-Southern California Chapter (NAMCSC) will present the 2015 Legislator of the Year Award to Councilman, Curren Price, 9th District Friday, October 23, 2015 at its 16th Annual Awards Ceremony. The Gala will be held at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel in Los Angeles. The evening begins at 6:00 PM with a reception, followed by dinner and the award ceremony. “Diversity in Construction Builds a Better Tomorrow” the dynamic theme this year, pays tribute to the exceptional men, women and companies or organizations that continue to blaze trails and expand the mission and goals of NAMCSC.
The 2015 Honorees are: Legislator of the Year – Councilman Curren Price; Minority Contractor of the Year – Ryan Tittsworth, President, RBT Electric Inc.; Minority Business Advocate – Ingrid Merriwether, President/CEO, Merriwether & Williams; Major Corporate Partner – Swinerton Inc.; and Spirit Award – John L. Reamer, Jr., Director, Bureau of Contract Admin., Department of Public Works.
NAMC is a national, non-profit trade association established in 1969 dedicated to serve the advocacy, training and business development needs of over 5000 minority contractors in America. As one of twenty-eight affiliates across the United States, the Southern California Chapter of NAMC, established in 1990 has blazed trails and expanded the mission and goals of minority contractors by addressing local issues and opportunities in their communities.
The Southern California Chapter has been recognized for their exemplary efforts in the development and execution of quality, meaningful programs and for building strong strategic relationships with the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, the Black Business Association of Los Angeles, the National Minority Supplier Development Council, the Small Business Administration and the Minority Business Development Agency, among others.
Over 300 large and small contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, state and local government agencies and industry professionals are expected at this year’s dinner. Proceeds from this event support the organization’s education and advocacy programs—including construction industry-related scholarships—which strengthen the competitiveness of the minority contractor.
For tickets or further information, please contact Sharon Coleman, Dinner Chair, (323) 295-5484 or email [email protected]