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63rd Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards

Saturday, May 7, 2022 (6:00 PM - 11:00 PM) (MST)



Thank you to all of those who are supporting this year's event!

63rd Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards

The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the longest-running formal gala in the state. Our 63rd Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards promises to deliver a spectacular evening at the Arizona Grand on Saturday, May 7, 2022. The event is capped off with business awards featuring the Man, Woman, Corporation, Entrepreneur, Advocate of the year, as well as our coveted Legacy Award recognizing lifetime achievement.

The AZHCC will present awards six total categories:

  • Entrepreneur of the Year – Lorena Valencia, Founder and CEO, Fizz Technologies
  • Woman of the Year – Lori Higuera, Assistant General Counsel, Freeport-McMoRan
  • Man of the Year – Ricardo Carlo, President, Associated Minority Contractors of Arizona (AMCA)
  • Corporation of the Year – Arizona Coyotes
  • Advocate of the Year – Vince Roig, Founding Chairman, Helios Education Foundation
  • Legacy – Tony Astorga, Owner/Principal, AZTOR Health Management Strategic Advisors | Retired SVP & CFO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

This year promises to be another successful and sold-out event. 

🎭 Noche De Comedia

  • Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
  • Time: Reception at 6:00pm–7:00pm | Dinner & Awards from 7:00pm–9:00pm | After Party from 9:00pm–12:00am.
  • Location: Arizona Grand Resort & Spa, 8000 Arizona Grand Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85044

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

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. To reserve your stay, click here! You may also reserve via phone, call at (877-800-4888). 

We look forward to your participation in this year's Black & White Ball!

Arizona Grand Resort
8000 Arizona Grand Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85044 United States
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Elizabeth Flores
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Saturday, May 7, 2022 (6:00 PM - 11:00 PM) (MST)

Reception 6:00pm-7:00pm  

Dinner & Awards 7:00pm-9:00pm  

After-Party 9:00pm–12:00am

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