Awards & Events

Upcoming Awards & Events

AZ Big Media presents special events & award receptions throughout the year! We want to put you in front of the perfect audience. Interested in being an AZ Big Media event sponsor? Please email

Upcoming Events

  • 2023 Most Admired Companies Awards

    October 5, 2023 at 5:00 PM
    Az Big Media, In partnership with BestCompaniesAZ presents Arizona’s Most Admired Companies (MAC), a business awards program designed to recognize the contributions and impact all Arizona employers bring to our great state. Based on five pillars, this is the most comprehensive and prestigious company-based business award program in Arizona. FIVE PILLARS OF MAC: Leadership Excellence, Workplace Culture, Corporate and Social Responsibility, Customer Opinion and Innovation. Honorees and spotlight award winners will be celebrated in-person event 5:00-8:30 p.m., Thursday, October 5 at Chateau Luxe at 1175 E. Lone Cactus Drive, Phoenix, 85024. The event theme is "Mardi Gras." Attire is business or cocktail in Mardi Gras colors of purple, gold and green.
  • 2023 CFO of the Year Awards

    November 8, 2023 at 5:00 PM
    Since 1931, Financial Executives International has been recognized globally as the leading organization for senior-level financial executives. FEI AZ is proud to present the 2023 CFO of the Year Awards. This event is the most prestigious financial executive awards in Arizona and the one not to miss! We will celebrate the finalists 6:00-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 8 at Chateau Luxe. NOMINATIONS ARE CLOSED. Tickets will be on sale soon.
  • 2024 Edition People and Projects to Know (PTK) Magazine Launch Party

    November 9, 2023 at 4:00 PM
    WE'RE RAISING THE ROOF! We'll celebrate ALL the People & Projects to Know chosen for the 2024 PTK magazine at an exciting magazine launch party, 4:00-7:00 p.m. November 9, at The Grove, at 4300 E. Camelback, Phoenix. It's a rooftop soiree with limited tickets available!

Open Nominations

  • 2024 AZBIG 100

    Nominate until October 1, 2023 at 11:59 PM
    October 1, 2023 at 11:59 PM
    The AZBIG 100 includes people and companies that will help shape Arizona's business environment in 2024. Nominate a person or company that is making an impact in Arizona's business landscape. The editorial board for Az Business/AZRE magazine will meet with Arizona industry leaders to then identify the 100 people and companies that will be recognized in the January/February 2024 issue of Az Business. There is no event taking place with this recognition. NOMINATIONS CLOSE OCTOBER 1, 2023. 
  • 2024 RED Awards

    Nominate until December 22, 2023 at 11:59 PM
    March 14, 2024 at 5:30 PM
    The Real Estate and Development (RED) Awards — which are considered the Academy Awards of Arizona’s commercial real estate industry — honor the year’s top architects, contractors, developers and projects. We will celebrate all finalists at an in-person awards event 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2024 at a location TBD.  Attire is business or cocktail. NOMINATIONS OPEN THROUGH DECEMBER 22, 2023.
  • 2024 Arizona Corporate Counsel (ACC) Awards

    Nominate until November 24, 2023 at 11:59 PM
    March 28, 2024 at 5:00 PM
    In partnership with the Association of Corporate Counsel and the State Bar of Arizona, Az Business magazine will recognize the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays at the 2024 Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards. Finalists represent the finest legal expertise across all industries in the private and public sectors. We will celebrate the finalists and winners at an in-person awards event 5:00-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2024 at Chateau Luxe. NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN through Friday, November 24, 2023. 
  • Let’s give Arizona a hand up Award nomination

    Nominate until February 4, 2024 at 11:59 PM
    May 16, 2024 at 11:00 AM
    The "Let's give Arizona a hand up Award" is a co-branded award between AZ Big Media and Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona. This is a progressive, exciting and hands-on business spotlight award that will be given at the upcoming Champions of Change Awards event at the Doubletree Scottsdale on May 16, 2024. We encourage ALL companies to submit the unique story of how your corporate giving and community volunteer activities are building a brighter future for Arizona nonprofits and making a direct and quantifiable impact.    This is a business award that will be announced and presented at the 2024 Champions of Change event taking place at Doubletree Scottsdale, Thursday, May 16. NOMINATIONS CLOSE FEBRUARY 4, 2024. 
  • 2024 Champions of Change Awards

    Nominate until February 4, 2024 at 11:59 PM
    May 16, 2024 at 11:00 AM
    Champions of Change will recognize those dynamic innovators and trailblazers who are changing Arizona's business landscape through leadership, visionary thinking and philanthropy to earn the right to be called a Champion of Change. Champions of Change will honor both individuals and organizations. We will celebrate all finalists and honorees 11:00-1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2024 at a venue TBD. NOMINATIONS CLOSE FEBRUARY 4, 2024.
  • 2024 Most Influential Women in Arizona (MIW) Awards

    Nominate until March 18, 2024 at 11:59 PM
    August 22, 2024 at 5:00 PM
    Az Business/AZRE magazine, a publication of AZ BIG Media, will celebrate and honor the publication's lists of the 2024 Most Influential Women in Arizona. The award will only be given to a woman once in her lifetime and incorporates women in real estate, business, nonprofits and other leadership or influential roles. Honorees will be recognized on the cover of the July/August 2024 AZ Business/AZRE issue, in its pages and at an awards ceremony to be held 5:00-8:30 p.m. Thursday, August 24, 2024 at Chateau Luxe, at 1175 E. Lone Cactus Drive, Phoenix, 85024. NOMINATIONS CLOSE MARCH 18, 2024.

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