LEILA™ FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
A: The awards banquet will take place on Saturday, October 29th, 2021, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport, Ontario, CA.
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
A: No, you are not required to stay at this hotel.
A: Here are the ticket prices and deadlines: https://nlbwa-ie.com/event-4417052
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
A: LEILA™ attendees may purchase tickets on the NLBWA-IE website.
A: Each ticket holder will be entitled to attend the reception, the dinner, the awards presentations and the dance!.
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.
A: September 18, 2021
A: Sep 17, 2021 on our website: https://form.jotform.com/212135079471049
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.
A: We are very excited to share with you the 4 categories:
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!
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.
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.
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.
A: The requested attire is formal.
A: Yes, all attendees must have purchased tickets for admittance.
A: All tickets will be emailed to you prior to the 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
A: Yes, face masks are required throughout the entire event.
A: Yes, we require everyone to upload a photo of their vaccination cards in order to register.
A: If NLBWA-IE has to cancel this event, you will get a 100% refund.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.