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Signature Events

Below is a listing of our major annual events. View our calendar for more information on this year's events.

Awards of Excellence

The Awards of Excellence Program recognizes the professional performance of our members each year by honoring those members who have contributed to our association in many ways.  Recipients receive their awards at our annual banquet ceremony in January. In addition to our awards ceremony, BOMA/GLA's Chairman and new board members are installed into office during the event.

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Golf Tournaments

Golf tournaments are a great way to network and grow your connections in the commercial real estate community. We host two golf tournaments a year – Spring Golf (Palm Desert) in May and Masters Golf in October.  Enjoy networking and camaraderie with fellow industry professionals while playing a great game of golf. Members and their guests can register to play golf, attend happy hour and dinner, or both.

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Soiree at Avenue LA

New for 2020, this signature event is our kick-off member mixer of the year. Held at unique venues each year, this event is hosted by our Annual Partners and only Principal Members (building owners and managers) are invited to attend.

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BOMA/GLA Stagecoach

New for 2020, BOMA/GLA presents our spring event, BOMA Stagecoach!  This country-themed mini festival features music from local artists, a barbecue feast and cocktails.

Casino Royale Summer Cruise

Join us for a beautiful sunset cruise on the largest yacht of Hornblower's Marina del Rey fleet, the Entertainer. This James Bond themed event features dinner, cocktails, music and casino games. All proceeds from the casino will be donated to various homeless organizations in Greater Los Angeles. Dress to impress!

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An Evening at the Magic Castle

An annual sold-out event each year, An Evening at the Magic Castle is a must attend event. A typical evening—if there even is such a thing here—features magic shows that range from miracles right under your nose to full stage illusions that stun an entire room. This popular event includes a cocktail reception, dinner, and a special opening show for our attendees.

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BOMA at the Bowl

Held each year at the Hollywood Bowl, this annual fundraising event supports the efforts of BOMA/GLA’s Political Action Committee. Sponsors and their guests enjoy dinner and wine at our opening reception followed by an amazing concert featuring renowned artists such as Diana Ross and Harry Connick Jr.

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TOBY Awards Gala

An Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award from BOMA is the most prestigious recognition that building operators can achieve in commercial real estate. It’s the one competition that honors outstanding commercial office buildings and excellence in building management. The TOBY Awards Gala takes place in October and honors all building award entrants and winners. The event features a dinner, awards presentation and after party.

Watch our video on "How to Enter Your Building into TOBYs"