Oakland, California – The 11th annual East Bay Innovation Awards will take place at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center on Thursday, March 28, 2024. Often referred to as the “Academy Awards of the East Bay,” the East Bay Innovation Awards is the premier program of its kind that celebrates and honors the extraordinary companies and organizations that contribute to the East Bay’s legacy of innovation. For over a decade, the annual awards ceremony has showcased outstanding companies and organizations from Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. 

This year, the program received 77 applications across 10 competitive award categories. Groups of industry experts narrowed the nominations down to 20 finalists, which were announced in December 2023. These finalists will join East Bay EDA in March at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center for a fun-filled evening presented by Sutter Health East Bay/San Francisco and hosted by Gia Vang of NBC Bay Area. Tickets are now on sale for the 11th annual awards ceremony featuring entertainment, networking, raffle prizes and more! Legacy Award and Finalists in the competitive categories are listed below in alphabetical order: 

Contra Costa Transportation Authority is the 2024 Legacy Awardee. 

For more information on finalists and the awards ceremony, contact iawards@eastbayeda.org or (510) 272-6746. Visit our event page for more information.