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64th Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards

Saturday, May 6, 2023 (6:00 PM - 11:59 PM) (MST)


64th Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards - Vegas Night!


We thank all of our event sponsors and corporate partners for helping make it another sold out event!

The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (AZHCC) is proud to host the longest-running formal gala in the state. Our 64th Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards promises to deliver a spectacular evening at the Arizona Grand on Saturday, May 6, 2023. 

This year's theme is Vegas Night! Attendees will enjoy a night of celebration, networking, and fun, Vegas style!

The event is capped off with business awards featuring the Man, Woman, Corporation, Entrepreneur, and Advocate of the year. This year promises to be another successful and sold-out event.

The AZHCC will present awards five total categories:

  • Woman of the Year - Carla Vargas Jasa, President & CEO, Valley of the Sun United Way 
  • Man of the Year - Alex Meruelo, Founder, Meruelo Group, LLC 
  • Entrepreneur of the Year - Imelda Hartley, Founder, Happy Tamales 
  • Corporation of the Year - Bank of America 
  • Advocacy Award - Lorenzo Sierra, Vice President Growth Strategies, Terros Health 

This is a black-tie affair; tuxedos for men and evening gowns for women are appropriate attire.

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

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
Event Contact
Adriana Acedo-Campillo
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Saturday, May 6, 2023 (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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