South Coast Business & Technology Awards

The 2022 Awards
Date: Thursday, June 16
Time: 4 pm
Location: Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
(subject to change)

Presenting Sponsor:


Initiated in 1995 by local business and industry executives, the South Coast Business & Technology Awards honor individuals and companies who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to ensuring the economic vitality of Santa Barbara County’s South Coast.

Past honorees include some of the community’s most notable and effective business and technology leaders.

To nominate an individual or company (not your own!) for a South Coast Business & Technology Award, please click here.

The 2020-2021 Honorees:

  • Direct Relief: Excellence in Service
  • James Rogers: Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Patricia Bragg Holdings: Company of the Year
  • Sherry Villanueva: Executive of the Year
  • Bill Parrish: Pioneer Award
  • Rising Stars: The Final Company, Nomad, and Well Health

Each year, scores of corporate sponsors participate in the county’s premier networking event that draws approximately 700 people to the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort and gives them the opportunity to celebrate the best in our local economy.

Since 2001, proceeds from the South Coast Business & Technology Awards have benefited the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. The funds are granted to local students studying business and technology at Santa Barbara City College, UC Santa Barbara, Westmont College, CSU Channel Islands, Allan Hancock College, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. To date, almost $2.5 million has been granted to more than 900 students.

Sponsorships are available. For more information, contact Nicole Jones, Associate Director of Development.