For over 20 years, over 300 business, elected officials, non-profits and education professionals join together at the Oracle Conference Center to honor San Mateo County companies as they receive Innovator Awards at San Mateo County Economic Development Association’s annual Innovators: SAMCEDA Awards of Excellence luncheon.
SAMCEDA believes, that innovation is fundamental to our region’s economy and ability to compete and maintain its economic leadership into the future. We are committed to working to both sustain and drive this innovation through our efforts on multiple fronts. Whether it is through economic studies, public policy discussions, or events that showcase what business provides to our communities we will continue our efforts to position San Mateo County as a great place to live and work, to grow and prosper.
The Event Showcases:
- A Keynote Speaker
- Innovator Award - Six prestigious awards are handed out, honoring various companies located within San Mateo County, who are recognized for their innovation.
- David D. Bohannon Award - This prestigious award is dedicated to the memory of David D. Bohannon, Founder and Past President of SAMCEDA. The Award was established in 1995 and is presented to an individual for his or her demonstrated significant leadership and success in business, contributions towards building the local economy, and enrichment of the quality of life of San Mateo County through community service and philanthropy.