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LEILA™ FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Date and Setting

Q: When and where will the 2021 LEILA™ Awards take place?

A: The awards banquet will take place on Saturday, October 29th, 2021, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport, Ontario, CA.  

Q: Is there a discounted guest room block available at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport?

A: Yes, a block of discounted rooms is available to 2021 LEILA™ attendees.  Bookings may be made on our website here:  https://nlbwa-ie.com/Hotel-Reservations

Q: Are we required to stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport if we come to Ontario, CA for the event?

A: No, you are not required to stay at this hotel.

Costs to Attend, Deadlines, and Benefits

Q: How much will it cost to attend the 2021 LEILA™ Awards?

A: Here are the ticket prices and deadlines: https://nlbwa-ie.com/event-4417052

REGISTRATION

  • 1. Member (Early-Bird) – $100.00
    Available until September 18.
    $120 after this date

  • 2. Non-Member (Early-Bird) – $130.00
    Available until September 18
    $150 after this date

  • 3. LEILA™ Ticket & Annual Membership (Early Bird) – $160.00
    Gala ticket + Annual Business Entrepreneur membership
    $190 after September 18

  • A. LEILA™ Table Sponsor – $1,000.00
    10 Tickets to LEILA™ Event
    Business Cards size ad for LEILA™ and Latina BizCon™ program

Q: How may we purchase tickets for the event?

A: LEILA™ attendees may purchase tickets on the NLBWA-IE website.

Q: What will ticket purchasers receive?

A: Each ticket holder will be entitled to attend the reception, the dinner, the awards presentations and the dance!.

Q: Bundle opportunities that include annual membership

A: Bundle opportunities are available for those who want a LEILA™ Ticket & Annual Entrepreneur membership (Early Bird) – $160.00 and $190 after September 18, 2021.

Q: Early bird rate due date 

A: September 18, 2021


Nominations and Honorees

Q: When is the deadline to submit a nomination?

A: Sep 17, 2021 on our website: https://form.jotform.com/212135079471049

Q: Are LEILA™ Award winners required to attend the event?

A: No, LEILA™ Award winners are ENCOURAGED, but not required to attend the October 29th, 2021 awards gala in Ontario, CA. Winners who cannot attend will be shipped their awards after the event.

Q: Which awards will be presented?

A: We are very excited to share with you the 4 categories:


  • COURAGE AWARD

Business is 51% Latina owned. This business owner was challenged by the unique disruptions in 2020 due to the pandemia. She pivoted and evolved rapidly, while maintaining her core values. She embraced the continuous challenges, reinvented herself & her business, supported the community and Blossomed!

  • LATINA OWNED BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Business is 51% Latina owned. She's been in business for over 3 years and has at least 1 employee. She is established with a track record of business success, community responsibility, and evidence of sustainability long term. She exhibits business success and growth in the number of employees. Evidence of distinct competitive advantage in her industry going forward /long term.

  • LATINA OWNED EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Business is 51% Latina owned. She's been in business for 2 years. She is established with a track record of business success and community responsibility. She exhibits business success and revenue growth. Evidence of distinct competitive advantage in her industry going forward /long term.

  • LATINA EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD

A Professional Latina Executive who is "Entrepreneurial" inside her company. This is demonstrated by leadership in new programs and projects that enhance the outcome of their company and their community. She conducts business or works within the Inland Empire county area. She demonstrates creativity, leadership and provides mentorship, and/or serves as an advocate for Latina/o business owners or professionals.

Awards Banquet

Q: What is the attire for the banquet?

A: The requested attire is formal.

Q: Are tickets required for the banquet?

A: Yes, all attendees must have purchased tickets for admittance.

Q: How will we receive our purchased tickets?

A: All tickets will be emailed to you prior to the event.


Creating a Safe Environment

Q: What are we doing to keep you safe at the LEILA event?

A: The safety of our sponsors, partners, staff, affiliate members, volunteers, and event attendees is a top priority for NLBWA-IE. In order to provide a respectful and mindful environment, as well as to keep our event safe and compliant with CDC regulations, we ask that all attendees follow the following guidelines at our in-person events:

  • Wear CDC/ WHO-recommended face coverings while indoors. For reference, here is a CDC guide to masks.

  • Present proof of COVID-19 vaccination. You may do so by uploading a picture of your vaccination card when completing your registration

Q: Do I need to wear a facemask?

A: Yes, face masks are required throughout the entire event.

Q: Is full vaccination required?

A: Yes, we require everyone to upload a photo of their vaccination cards in order to register.

Q: Would I get a refund if the event is cancelled?

A: If NLBWA-IE has to cancel this event, you will get a 100% refund.


Photography and Videography


Q: Will there be still photographers at the October 29th, 2021 event?

A: We will have two still photographers at the event. They will take candid photos during the pre-dinner reception and dinner.  One photographer will photograph all on-stage awards presentations. The other photographer will work on the red carpet area all evening, photographing LEILA™ Award winners with their awards.

Q: When and how will photographs of the event be made available?

A: The photographs will be uploaded to the LEILA™ Awards' webpage. The photographs will be freely available and may be used however you'd like. When available you'll find a link to the photographs on this page.

Q: When and how will video clips of the event be made available?

A: The video clips of the on-stage awards presentations will be combined with the short films we produced about the winners represented at the October 29th, 2021 event. These combined clips will then be published on the LEILA™ Awards' YouTube channel. When available you'll find a link to the clips on this page.

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Q: What sponsorship opportunities are available for the awards gala?

A: Sponsored Tables (for 10 guests) are available for the awards banquet. Your Sponsored Table will include 10 tickets, corporate branding of your table, corporate branding on stage, and a full-page ad in the awards banquet program. The reservation deadline for a sponsored table is October 15th, 2021. You may reserve a sponsored table here: https://nlbwa-ie.com/event-4417052


Q: What advertising opportunities are available for the awards gala?

A: There are opportunities to (a) advertise in the awards gala program book for $250.00 for a quarter page and/or (b) advertise in awards gala program book $100 for a business card size. October 15th, 2021  is the deadline to reserve advertising placement.



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