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**NEW DATE** 62nd Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards

Saturday, September 18, 2021 (6:00 PM - 11:59 PM) (MST)



A Night Around The World

The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the longest-running formal gala in the state. Our 62nd Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards promises to deliver a spectacular evening at the Arizona Grand on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The event is capped off with business awards featuring the Man, Woman, Corporation, and Entrepreneur of the Year as well as our coveted Legacy Award recognizing lifetime achievement.


Due to high demand for this year's event, we have officially SOLD OUT for in-person tickets! However, you can still participate and view a Livestream of the awards ceremony. Register today to view the event live on September 18th!

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. To view our current sponsorships visit If you are interested in a sponsorship or have questions please contact Elizabeth Flores at

2020/2021 Awardees:

  • Man of the Year – David Adame, President & CEO, Chicanos Por La Causa
  • Woman of the Year – Maria Lacal, EVP and Chief Nuclear Officer, APS 
  • Entrepreneur of the Year – Omar Alvarez, President, TPQ Foods
  • Corporation of the Year – AAA
  • Legacy – Sharon Harper, President & CEO, Plaza Companies

Dress Code for In-Person Guests: Cultural Formal

We encourage all attendees who will be attending in-person to dress in formal attire with a flair for one's own culture or celebrate other cultures! This is a black-tie affair; tuxedos for men and evening gowns for women are appropriate attire. We look forward to seeing you there!

Discount Hotel Rate:

Book your hotel stay at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa for a special rate of $159 a night. To reserve your stay, click here! You may also reserve via phone, call at (877-800-4888). 

Let’s celebrate together with the sights and sounds as we travel around the world!

8000 Arizona Grand Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85044 United States
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Elizabeth Flores
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Saturday, September 18, 2021 (6:00 PM - 11:59 PM) (MST)


  • Reception 6:00pm-7:00pm  
  • Dinner & Awards 7:00pm-9:00pm  
  • After-Party 9:00pm–12:00am
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