Media Advisory: 6th Annual Gala


Central San Diego Black Chamber of Commerce (CSDBCC) to honor William D. Jones at 6th Annual Fundraising & Awards Gala

CSDBCC to celebrate business, community, and leadership excellence at sold-out Gala!

WHO: The CSDBCC will join 36 Honorary Guests, including San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Jerry Sanders; nearly 60 corporate sponsors, including title sponsor SDG&E; and hundreds of local community leaders and business professionals in honoring William D. Jones, Director, Sempra Energy and President/CEO of CityLink Investment Corp. and City Scene Management Co., with the Lifetime Leadership Award.

WHAT: This black-tie affair takes its inspiration from “Classic Motown,” one of the most successful Black-owned businesses and distinctive musical genres in history. CSDBCC will honor business, community, and youth leaders who epitomize Motown’s excellence, innovation, and transcendent success. New CSDBCC President, Dr. Steven Jones, CEO of JONES, will also unveil the Chamber’s ambitious 2017 Six-Step Growth Strategy.

WHERE: The U.S. Grant Hotel / 326 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

WHEN: Saturday, November 19th, 2016 / Invite-only VIP reception begins at 5:30pm / General reception begins at 7pm

WHY: Proceeds from this event benefit the CSDBCC Scholarship Fund & Youth Programs. CSDBCC’s mission is to create generational wealth through business enterprise, education, employment, and investments.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact Dr. Jenna Weinman, VP of Communication, CSDBCC, at