BEC EVENTS

The BEC hosts several dinner programs annually along with other special events, including two members' socials and youth outreach programs.
 
Our monthly dinner meetings provide a congenial atmosphere for executive education, discussion and connecting with other successful business executives in the business community.
 

Virtual Dinner Event

Preventing & Reacting to Public Scrutiny

Must do’s & Never do’s in any PR crisis

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The Business Executives Council: Virtual Dinner Event, April 8, 2021 has an exciting speaker lined up! This is a fundraiser in support of the UC San Diego Mitochondrial Disease Research Fund.

How do we respond in a PR Crisis? Discover with David Oates the three Must do's & three Never do's in any PR crisis.

 

David Oates is a Crisis PR practitioner with more than 25 years of experience in the field who has a wealth of first-hand knowledge in dealing with a broad range of issues, including mass layoffs, large-scale accidents, product recall, inappropriate acts by executives and more.

100% of the proceeds go to the UC SAN DIEGO MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE RESEARCH FUND, an organization dedicated to finding the cure for mitochondrial dysfunction, affecting millions of people worldwide.


Price:
VIP TICKET - $75 (last day to register March 31)
Virtual Attendance ONLY - $45

 

Click here to book your ticket.

When:
Thursday, April 8th 2021, 4 PM

Agenda:
4:00 PM to 4:15 PM - Introductions
4:15 PM to 4:45 PM - Program
4:45 PM to 5:00 PM - Q&A

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Speed Networking in Virtual Rooms

Where:

The innovative virtual platform Teeoh is where the event is hosted, an avatar-based virtual event platform that connects passion with professional and enterprise communities, as if they were sitting in the same room.

 

*Please note membership benefits have changed effective September 1st 2019. You may speak with our Membership Chair Greg Khan for more information on how to renew: admin@businessexecutives.org

David Oates - Accredited Public Relations specialist

David Oates is a Crisis PR practitioner with more than 25 years of experience in the field. Starting his career as a U.S. Navy Public Affairs Officer and later as the communication head of several for-profit entities, he has a wealth of first-hand knowledge in dealing with a broad range of issues, including mass layoffs, large-scale accidents, product recall, inappropriate acts by executives and more. David is an Accredited Public Relations specialist who received his master’s degree in business administration from San Diego State University and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Maryland. He is also the Chairman of the San Diego Rotary Foundation, the charity arm of the fourth largest Rotary club in the world.

*Please note membership benefits have changed, effective September 1st 2019. You may speak with our Membership Chair Greg Khan for more information on how to renew: admin@businessexecutives.org  

Questions about registration? Email admin@businessexecutives.org

Vino For Good

A Wine & Cheese Pairing for Philanthropy

2021 Economic Forecast with Ray Major

from San Diego’s Regional Planning Agency

 
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A FUNDRAISER FOR THE UC SAN DIEGO MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE RESEARCH FUND

 

The event is an intimate wine & cheese pairing with thought-provoking conversations and networking opportunities and ideas, with CEOs and executives from the San Diego area.

 

Ray Major from San Diego’s Regional Planning Agency will be speaking on the 2021 economic forecast.

 

Hand-crafted cheese boxes paired with wines will be delivered directly to your door the day of the event by community volunteers. 

 

“And NO it’s Not Zoom!” The innovative virtual platform Teeoh is where the event is hosted, an avatar-based virtual event platform that connects passion with professional and enterprise communities, as if they were sitting in the same room.

 

100% of the proceeds go to the UC SAN DIEGO MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE RESEARCH FUND, an organization dedicated to finding the cure for mitochondrial dysfunction, affecting millions of people worldwide.

 

Price:

VIP TICKET — $75 (last day to register Jan 7)

Virtual Attendance ONLY — $45

 

Click here to book your tickets. 

 

When:

Thursday, January 14, 2021, 4 PM

 

Where:

The event will be held on a new innovative virtual platform Teeoh.


For more details visit https://vinoforgood.eventbrite.com to learn more and register

 

ABOUT RAY MAJOR, SANDAG - San Diego’s Regional Planning Agency

https://www.sandag.org/

 

As the Chief Economist and Chief Data and Analytics Officer for SANDAG, Ray Major leads the Office of Data Science and Analytics. He is responsible for agency-wide utilization of empirical information as a regional asset.

 

Ray supports many regionally significant initiatives including the 2021 Regional Plan (5 Big Moves); the San Diego Grand Central Station and Airport Connectivity project; and the Otay Mesa East Port of Entry project. 

 

Ray has over 20 years of private sector experience as a senior executive serving in a variety of leadership roles in private industry including Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Nielsen and CEO at Halo Business Intelligence where he focused on data, analytics, and business intelligence applications to help fortune 500 companies gain insights and make better use of data through advanced analytics.

 

Ray is currently serving as a San Diego East County Economic Development Council Board member; an Industry Fellow for the Halicioğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI) Industry Fellows Program, University of California, San Diego; and a member of the San Diego Union Tribune Econometer Panel.

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*Please note membership benefits have changed, effective September 1st 2019. You may speak with our Membership Chair Greg Khan for more information on how to renew: admin@businessexecutives.org  

Questions about registration? Email admin@businessexecutives.org

Virtual Dinner Event

Preventing & Reacting to Public Scrutiny

Must do’s & Never do’s in any PR crisis

Funds from this event will be donated to our charity of the month 

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Funds from this event will be donated to our charity of the month 

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The Business Executives Council: Virtual Dinner Event, October 29, 2020 has an exciting speaker lined up! This is a fundraiser in support of Sackcloth & Ashes.

How do we respond in a PR Crisis? Discover the three “Must do’s” & three “Never do’s” in any PR crisis with David Oates.

 

David Oates is a Crisis PR practitioner with more than 25 years of experience in the field who has a wealth of first-hand knowledge in dealing with a broad range of issues, including mass layoffs, large-scale accidents, product recall, inappropriate acts by executives and more.

Sackcloth & Ashes' mission is to highlight grassroots organizations that are creating solutions for helping the homeless. Proceeds from this event will be donated to them.

Price:
VIP TICKET - $75 (last day to register Oct 28)
Includes:
- Dinner digital gift certificate for 1 household
- Donation to Sackcloth & Ashes
- BONUS invite for 5 team members (Dinner not included)

Virtual Attendance ONLY - $45
Includes:
- (Dinner not included)
- Donation to Sackcloth & Ashes
- BONUS invite 1 team member (Dinner not included)

Donate To Charity ONLY - $95

When:
Thursday, October 29th 2020, 4 PM

Agenda:
4:00 PM to 4:15 PM - Introductions
4:15 PM to 5:45 PM - Program
4:45 PM to 5:00 PM - Q&A

5:00 PM to 5:30 PM - Speed Networking in Virtual Rooms

Where:
The event will be held on TEOOH.

Stop in for help to set up your Teooh Avatar - October 29, 2020 at 3:30 PM. 


We've also left a room open so you can explore the Teooh platform at your own convenience: https://www.teooh.com/event/67mkxw

David Oates - Accredited Public Relations specialist

David Oates is a Crisis PR practitioner with more than 25 years of experience in the field. Starting his career as a U.S. Navy Public Affairs Officer and later as the communication head of several for-profit entities, he has a wealth of first-hand knowledge in dealing with a broad range of issues, including mass layoffs, large-scale accidents, product recall, inappropriate acts by executives and more. David is an Accredited Public Relations specialist who received his master’s degree in business administration from San Diego State University and a bachelor’s of arts degree from the University of Maryland. He is also the Chairman of the San Diego Rotary Foundation, the charity arm of the fourth largest Rotary club in the world.

*Please note membership benefits have changed, effective September 1st 2019. You may speak with our Membership Chair Greg Khan for more information on how to renew: admin@businessexecutives.org  

Questions about registration? Email admin@businessexecutives.org

Optimizing Operations & Navigating Landmines

During Challenging Times

Expert Advice on

How to Navigate Your Business in a Crisis.

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100% of the funds from this event will be donated to the food bank PLUS we're delighted to announce that our funding partner will match every contribution to make an even greater impact.

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*Please note membership benefits have changed, effective September 1st 2019. You may speak with our Membership Chair Greg Khan for more information on how to renew: admin@businessexecutives.org  

Help us feed San Diego by joining the LIVE virtual discussion as we dine with Doug Winter, CEO of Seismic, and Marie Burke Kenny Procopio's Employment Law Practice Leader and Partner as we discuss what it takes to optimize operations and navigate potential landmines during changing times. 

 

100% of the revenues for this event will be going to the San Diego Food Bank to help with the increased demand for food during this crisis. In addition to your gift, Crest Insurance Agency will be matching dollar for dollar 

     

Price:

Virtual Attendance Donation: $25

Virtual Dinner Donation: $75 (includes $35 dinner delivery voucher)

Virtual VIP Donation: $95 (includes voucher + preferred virtual seating)

When:

Thursday, June 4th 2020

Agenda:

4:00 PM to 4:10 PM - Introductions

4:10 PM to 4:50 PM - Program

4:50 PM to 5:00 PM - Q&A

5:00 PM to 5:30 PM - Speed Networking in Virtual Rooms 

 


 

Where:

ZOOM Webinar

*Please note membership benefits have changed effective September 1st 2019. You may speak with our Membership Chair Greg Khan for more information on how to renew: admin@businessexecutives.org  

Doug Winter - Seismic

Doug Winter is CEO and co-founder of Seismic, the market leader for sales enablement platforms. A veteran entrepreneur, Winter is also a co-founder of Objectiva Software Solutions. Doug served as COO and general manager at EMC Document Sciences until founding Seismic in 2010. He holds a MSEE and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BSEE from Virginia Tech. Doug has been recognized by the San Diego Business Journal and San Diego Union Tribune for his leadership skills. In 2019, he was named one of the 10 Best CEOs of Small/Mid-Size Companies in the

U.S. by Comparably.

Marie Burke Kenny - Procopio

Marie is the Leader of the Firm’s Labor and Employment practice group. She was named Business Woman of the Year in 2018 by the San Diego Business Journal, is ranked by Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers in the category of Employment Law, and in 2015 was named one of the Top 100 Women Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal. She works with employers to develop strategies to prevent employment claims and create effective defenses to litigation.

Questions about registration? Email admin@businessexecutives.org

SPIRE, BEC and Around The Box Events

Golf Outing

  • Shotgun start is at 1 pm, but all players will need to be in their carts at 12:50 pm

  • Sign up ends: June 15th at 12 Noon

  • Cost: Green fees are $85 for 18 holes and include the cart fee

  • Details: 44 players (11 foursomes) and each group will be comprised of one foursome

Business Leaders Unite:

SoCal's Biggest Virtual Mixer

Join us again for one of the LARGEST virtual mixers that include members from Business Executives Council (BEC), Connected Women of Influence (CWI), Conscious Capitalism, SPIRE (formerly Corporate Alliance), Sales & Marketing Leadership Alliance (SMLA),  and more! Join us with a few hundred colleagues and business associates! Register now!

How bout' them Padres?

How about asking President  Erik Greupner what the direction of team looks like in 2020 yourself at the Petco Park Auditorium?

 

Join us as we learn what it takes to run a professional Major League Baseball team from newly promoted San Diego Padres President Erik Grepner. In this discussion, Erik will be sharing his perspective on managing business operations for a professional baseball team post COVID-19 as well as the strategy for the Padres in 2020 and beyond. 

Price:

Members: $70*

Non-members: $95

When:

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Agenda:

5:00 PM to 5:30 PM - Networking

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM - Dinner

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Program & Q&A 
 

Where:

Petco Park/ 100 Park Blvd,

San Diego, CA 92101

*Please note membership benefits have changed effective September 1st 2019. You may speak with our Membership Chair Greg Khan for more information on how to renew: admin@businessexecutives.org  

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