24th Anniversary Gala & Annual Economic Vitality Awards

Please join the Monterey County Business Council as we honor remarkable organizations for their contribution to our economic vitality.

2019 Honorees

Agriculture:   Indus Holdings, Inc.

Creative & Technology:  Monterey Bay Drone, Automation & Robotics Technology Team

Defense:  Center for Homeland Defense & Security/Naval Postgraduate School: Research on School Shooter Database

Health & Wellness:  The Ohana Project by Montage Health

Higher Education & Research: Hartnell College: Dr. Willard Lewallen

Hospitality & Tourism:  Monterey Bay Aquarium

Sustainable Building & Design: City of Monterey: Monterey Conference Center

President’s Award: Scheid Vineyards



Sun-Dried Pear Salad, Belgian Endive & Mizuna, Marcona Almonds, Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Slow Roasted Filet Mignon, Potatoes Boulangeres, Seasonal Vegetables & Cabernet Sauce


Yukon Gold Potato & Portabella Wellington
Rainbow Chard, Goat Cheese, Onion Veloute

Meyer Lemon Pudding Cake

Sponsorship opportunities available:



Special thanks to the County of Monterey for its ongoing support of the Monterey County Business Council’s efforts for economic development and education.


June 29, 2019
6:00 pm
Monterey Plaza Hotel
400 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940