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The SVO's Annual Member Celebration 2017

| May 1, 2017 | Parties

On Thursday, April 20th, The Silicon Valley Organization (SVO) celebrated their signature event, the Annual Member Celebration, at the San Jose Marriott Hotel in downtown San Jose. The biggest SVO business event of the year brought together 1,400 members from all across Silicon Valley for a night of networking and celebrating the achievements of the organization. Event goers sipped on red and white wine from the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, whose partnership with the event was thanks to the relationship with Silicon Valley magazine. The annual Distinguished Business Awards were presented in conjunction to the event. Now in its sixth year, the Distinguished Business Awards aim at honoring those business leaders from within The SVO’s organization. The eight award and awardees were: Distinguished Business Leader: Bert George, Joseph George Fine Wines; Business Man of the Year: Mike Blach, Blach Construction; Business Woman of the Year: Lara Lee, Orchard Supply Hardware; Business Advocate of the Year: Johnny Khamis, San Jose City Councilman, D-10; Small Business of the Year: Sushi Confidential; Non-profit of the Year: Bay Area Tutoring and Volunteer of the Year: Cosme Fagundo, Silicon Valley IDEA.. For more information about The SVO please make sure to visit their website.

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