The Latin Business Association,

in partnership with the


was once again proud to present
the Los Angeles Business Journal’s


which took place

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

11:00am to 1:30pm

at the



506 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Tel: (213) 624-1011

The 5th Annual Latino Business Awards

The Latin Business Association, recognized as the premier Latin Business Trade Organization in California, is proud to have been selected as a Community Partner for the third consecutive year by the Los Angeles Business Journal in presenting the 2014 Latino Business Awards. As we celebrate the 5th annual awards, we will recognize businesses within the Latino community “Who Are Setting an Example for Excellence Throughout Los Angeles County!

Announcing the Finalists!

The following companies were selected as finalists for consideration for the 2014 Latino Business Awards:

    Agile Sourcing Partners; Aura Toner Supplies, Inc.*; Azteca International Corporation; Barrio Planners, Inc.; Boemba*; CA Latino Legislative Caucus Institute for Public Policy; Cummins Real Estate Services; Eco Rico Entertainment, LLC; Eddie’s Tickets; E.L.L.A.S.- Embracing Latina Leadership Alliances**; Giselle Fernandez; Golden Financial Insurance Services, Inc.*; Hit Mobile; HSG Professional Window Cleaners; Kadima Security Services, Inc.; La Amapola, Inc.; Latin Inspired Designs; Law Offices of Juan J. Dominguez; Live, Inspire, Train; Los Altos Food Products, Inc.; Madalyn’s Cupcakes*; Meruelo Group; MAOF- Mexican American Opportunity Foundation**; MABA- Mexican American Bar Association; Mixed Up Clothing, Inc.; OneSource Supply Solutions; Power Woman Business Center; PromoShop Inc.; Quaintise; R2F Investment Bankers, LLC; Revo Payments; Reyes Winery*; Ruiz Strategies; Sazon Latin Fusion; Sensis; Sotomayor & Associates, LLP; SEWO- Southeast Women’s Organization**; The Grande Law Firm; TIG/m, LLC Modern Street Railways; Traffic Management, Inc.; Transit Systems Unlimited, Inc.; USMCC- United States Mexico Chamber of Commerce; Vaco Los Angeles

*Member of the Latin Business Association (LBA)
** LBA Community Partner


2014 Latino Business of the Year Honorees

    Maria Bastian Thompson
    Frank Villalobos
    Mauro Martinez
    Carlos Galvan
    Alvaro Villa
    Chris Spano

2014 Latino Advocate Award

    Martin Castro

…and for the first time…The 2014 Latino Icon Award


The Latin Business Association joins the Los Angeles Business Journal in applauding these very special honorees and finalists that were celebrated at the 5th Annual Latino Business Awards!

Each week, the Los Angeles Business Journal reaches 68,000 of the most influential Business Leaders in Los Angeles County. The Alliance of Area Business Publications (AABP) has named the Los Angeles Business Journal the “Top Business Publication in the Nation” for 4 out of the past 5 years. LABJ readers trust the editorial content of the Journal to help them make important business decisions.

Latino Business Awards Finalists will be listed in both the issue that is dedicated to the top Latino Businesses in Los Angeles, as well as the Los Angeles Business website (in addition to LBA eNewsletters leading to the luncheon, which reach over 12,000 subscribers, and permanent representation on the LBA website, which averages over 200,000 hits per month)- combined exposure which places nominee businesses in front of the types of people they want as customers! All nominees are invited to attend the awards ceremony as guests of the paper where they will enjoy the opportunity to network with all of their peers.

Latino Business Awards Special Ad Supplement

In addition, within 30 days following the Awards Luncheon, the Los Angeles Business Journal publishes a special edition containing the Latino Business Awards Ad Supplement, which includes:

  • detailed coverage of the Awards Luncheon
  • extensive profiles of honorees and profiles of all finalists
  • and the creative ways they have made prestigious names for themselves

Together, the Latino Business Awards and the special supplement are designed to share honorees’ and finalists’ outstanding success stories and contributions to Los Angeles business as a whole.

Download the 2014 Latino Business Awards Supplement!

For additional information, contact Amy Khudoyan at (323) 549-5225 ext. 213 or via email at:

Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities

The 5th Annual Latino Business Awards represents an excellent opportunity to showcase your business and support the Latino Business Community. For advertising and sponsorship information, contact your account representative at (323) 549-5225.

Read about the honorees, and the highly-successful event that was, The 4th Annual Latino Business Awards, which took place January 22, 2013 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, CA.

Read about the elegant 3rd Annual 2012 Latino Business Awards Luncheon, which took place January 24, 2012 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, CA.

About the

Each week, the award-winning Los Angeles Business Journal examines the many ways that the L.A. economy operates. First-rate editorial and research teams provide in-depth analyses of the community’s dynamic business and economic scene.

Regular departments include Up Front, highlighting stories of importance featuring L.A.’s entrepreneurs and the businesses they’re creating; News & Analysis, examining local business’ actions and decisions; and Investment & Finance, where L.A.’s many public companies are profiled and analyzed.

LABJ Lists provide comprehensive data and statistics on top-ranked Los Angeles companies across all industries. Each of these surveys is then compiled into the Los Angeles Business Journal’s invaluable resource – the annual Book of Lists.

Read more about The Los Angeles Business Journal and their related publications:

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal,

The Orange County Business Journal

and The San Diego Business Journal.


LBA Partners

Since 2012, the Los Angeles Business Journal has been an LBA Community Partner. As of Friday, November 1, 2013, the Latin Business Association is especially pleased to welcome the Los Angeles Business Journal as our newest LBA Media Partner! We are proud to have this excellent organization join our media team, and encourage you take advantage of the information and resources available for the growth of your business, and subscribe to the Los Angeles Business Journal!