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BBB International Torch Awards for Ethics Winners

BBB International Torch Awards for Ethics Winners

The Better Business Bureau Institute for Marketplace Trust announced the winners of the 2018 BBB International Torch Awards for Ethics. These awards are presented to businesses in recognition of best practices in leadership character, and organizational ethics. Honorees will be celebrated at an awards ceremony held in conjunction with the International Assembly of Better Business Bureaus in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on September 17, 2018.

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The winners are:

Health Savings Associates, Encinitas, CA (category 1 – 1-10 employees)
Gary’s Heating and Air Conditioning, Amarillo, TX (category 2 – 11-99 employees)
WebPT, Phoenix, AZ (category 3 – 100-499 employees)
Computer Aid, Inc., Chicago, IL (category 4 – 500 or more employees)
“This year’s winners provide proof that success in business does not happen by accident and is not accomplished through short-cuts. It requires a commitment and dedication to ethical leadership, to fairness in the marketplace, and to honesty and trustworthiness in day-to-day operations. Those are the very hallmarks of this year’s BBB International Torch Awards honorees,” said Melissa Trumpower, executive director of BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust.

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Hackathon to be Sponsored by Industry Leaders

Hackathon to be Sponsored by Industry Leaders

The Los Angeles Auto Show’s AutoMobility LA recently announced that for the first time, Visa and General Motors (GM) will co-sponsor the hackathon at AutoMobility LA, taking place November 25-26, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Focused on reducing congestion, emissions and building in-car payment solutions, both Visa and GM see the hackathon at… Continue Reading

TAPPP Gets $5M for Access to Live Streaming

TAPPP Gets $5M for Access to Live Streaming

TAPPP, a New York based pre-paid platform enabling global access to premium live sports content, announced on September 5, 2018, it has secured $5 million in Series A financing, led by leAD Sports/OurCrowd’s ADvantage Fund. The financing also includes the backing of a number of leading venture capital firms and sports technology investors, including Accomplice,… Continue Reading

World Pool Championship Won By San Diego

World Pool Championship Won By San Diego

Some local residents are $10,000 richer after a recent visit to Sin City. But their good fortune didn’t happen in the casino. The team of Q-Bert 222 won the 2018 APA Team Captains World Pool Championship in late August in Las Vegas. World Pool Championship Won By San Diego Residents Q-Bert 222 were one of… Continue Reading

Breeders’ Cup World Championships to Return to Del Mar in 2021

Breeders’ Cup World Championships to Return to Del Mar in 2021

Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, has announced that Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California will be the host site for the 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6. This will be the second time that Del Mar – where the Turf meets… Continue Reading

Largest Automotive Show Returns to Los Angeles

Largest Automotive Show Returns to Los Angeles

Car enthusiasts and fans of the Los Angeles Automotive Show can now purchase tickets for this year’s event at LAAutoShow.com. Last year, the global show had 1,000 of the latest models, vehicle debuts, and concept cars on display and this year, the expectation is no different. Alongside vehicles of all kinds, attendees of the 111-year-old… Continue Reading

Care2 Petition To Shut Down Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

Care2 petition is calling on the California Horse Racing Board to shut down racing at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club after racing horse Irish Spring died from injuries sustained from a fall during a race over the weekend. Two weeks prior a second horse died after going into cardiac arrest while training. The Care2 petition… Continue Reading

Extreme Sailing Series™ in San Diego For The Second Time

Extreme Sailing Series™ in San Diego For The Second Time

Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to San Diego, CA, for the second year, from 18-21 October. The only US stop on the action-packed seven-Act global tour will play host to a fleet of elite-level international sailing teams, including one USA squad, in an event presented by SAP, all racing in identical flying hydrofoil catamarans: GC32. Extreme Sailing Series™… Continue Reading

Opening Day at Del Mar is Wednesday July 18th

Opening Day at Del Mar is Wednesday July 18th

Horse Racing Starts Wednesday in Opening Day at Del Mar Where the Turf Meets the Surf Whether you love horse racing or not, Opening Day at Del Mar is something that everyone should experience.  The excitement of a new season of racing, the fancy clothes the over the top hats – the hat contest alone… Continue Reading

USL’s Orange County Soccer Club Partners with Surf Cup Sports to Provide a Professional Pathway for Youth Soccer Players

The future of American youth soccer is brighter with the recent announcement that Orange County SC of the United Soccer League (USL) and Surf Cup Sports have formed a historic partnership focused on creating a professional pathway for youth players in Southern California, America’s number one market for player development. Continue Reading