Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet Awards Reception

November 17, 2016 | 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Nominations open! Do you know of a government program that eliminates barriers and red tape to economic growth? OCBC is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet Awards, which acknowledges the good work local government can do in tough times. CLICK HERE to submit a nomination today!

Save the date to celebrate! We’ll honor the programs and agencies on Wednesday, November 18, at the fifth annual Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet Awards Reception, sponsored by Chase. OCBC will present awards in various categories to OC’s public agencies for programs that cut through red tape and open the door for business growth and success. Since its inception five years ago, the program has been replicated by other organizations throughout California, and has been recognized by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, “Streamlining Superstars,” and California Association for Local Economic Development’s annual “Awards of Excellence,” programs.

The Center Club
650 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Map & Directions

5:00 p.m. – Registration
5:30 p.m. – Program
7:30 p.m. – Adjourn

Sponsorships are available! Contact Jocelin Jimenez, Economic Development Specialist, for more information at or 949-794-7245.

Submit a Nomination  


For more information, contact Sabra Ritter, Director of Events, at or 949.794.7241.



Posted on August 10, 2016

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