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Excellence in Business Awards

Nov 07, 2018

The premier business awards program in the Bay Area

The Excellence in Business Awards (Ebbies) is San Francisco’s preeminent celebration of the Bay Area’s visionary entrepreneurs, business leaders, and exemplary corporate citizens. Each fall, the SF Chamber recognizes businesses in several categories during an evening of networking and celebration.

This years theme of “Applauding the Arts” celebrates the San Francisco’s diverse community, with featured performances by local artists hosted by our Femcee Countess Katya Smirnoff-Skyy.


Featured Performances




Date and Time

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 5:30-8:30 pm

5:30 pm – Reception in Veteran’s Building Lobby 
Enjoy delicious appetizers and drinks.
Attire – Business/Cocktail

7 pm – Award Ceremony Begins in Herbst Theatre
Hosted by Femcee Countess Katya Smirnoff-Skyy


Herbst Theatre
San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building
401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94102


$95 for members
$140 for non-members
Tickets are non-refundable, but are transferable. 

Click here to view the 2018 Ebbies finalists!

View the Ebbies Hall of Fame

Sponsorship Opportunities

Limited award sponsorships are still available! If you are interested in sponsoring an award, contact anigam@sfchamber.com.

Our event sponsorships put your business in the spotlight. These packages include pre-event marketing opportunities, recognition at the event, and digital advertising. To learn more, click here or contact anigam@sfchamber.com.

Past Events


2017 Ebbies Winners

Excellence in Business Award sponsored by United Airlines: Lyft
Building San Francisco Award sponsored by Hathaway Dinwiddie: Mercy Housing
Businesswoman of the Year Award sponsored by Bank of America: Jamie Gentner, Center Hardware
Economic Development Award sponsored by Kaiser Permanente: SPUR
Innovation through Technology Award sponsored by Visa: SafeBreach
Small Business of the Year Award sponsored by American Express: Zebra Awning Company, Inc.
Sustainability Award sponsored by Recology & Alaska Airlines: Omni San Francisco Hotel


Here are our finalists for the 2018 Ebbies!

Click here for a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the Ebbies nomination process.

Click here for the full list of this year’s award categories!

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Step & Repeat Sponsors

Leader Sponsors

AccentureBlackRockBPMCahill Contractors LLCCity National Bank • Clear Channel Outdoor • Comcast • Deloitte • Delta Dental of California • Dignity Health • Farella Braun + Martel LLP • Gensler • Golden Gate University • Golden State Warriors • Hanson Bridgett LLP • Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum • JPMorgan Chase & Co. • KPMG LLP • LinkedIn • McCalls Catering & Events • Microsoft • NBC Bay Area • PG&E • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP • Presidio Bank • PricewaterhouseCoopers • San Francisco 49ers • San Francisco Giants Baseball Club • San Francisco State University • Shorenstein Company LLC • Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP • Turner Construction • U.S. Bank • Union Bank • Walgreen Company • Webcor Builders • Wells Fargo

Supporter Sponsors

Drew Altizer • Duane Morris LLP • Gumas • Lockton Insurance Brokers LLC • MacKenzie Communications, Inc. • Macy’s • PIER 39 • SD Mayer & Associates, LLP • SnapFiesta

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