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Next Generation LGBT Leaders' Forum

Next Generation LGBT Leaders’ Forum

Merchants Exchange Productions was proud to host The Next Generation LGBT Leaders’ Forum at The Julia Morgan Ballrooom on January 20, 2016. The event featured many community leaders such as Dora Wong, John Lewis from Coca Cola, Rick Zbur from Equality California, Clair Farley from San Francisco LGBT Center, James Loduca from San Francisco AIDS […]

Guardsmen Annual Grad Night

Guardsmen Annual Grad Night

On January 20th the Merchants Exchange Club hosted the Guardsmen for their annual Grad Night festivities. Each year, the Guardsmen provide at risk youth over 250 scholarships to private schools as well as sending over 2,500 youth to outdoor programs. The Guardsmen Grad Night is a celebration of the members turning 40 years old and […]

The 52nd Annual Citation Awards - UC Berkeley School of Law

The 52nd Annual Citation Awards – UC Berkeley School of Law

Merchants Exchange Productions were extremely proud to host UC Berkeley School of Law and its 52nd Annual Citation Awards at The Julia Morgan Ballroom on October 20, 2015. Keynote Speaker, University of California President Janet Napolitano, addressed the packed house of guests after being introduced by Dean Sujit Choudry. As the evening progressed, speakers Judge […]

Election Night Celebration 2014

The Julia Morgan Ballroom was the place to be on November 4, 2014 hosting The San Francisco Election Night Celebration in grand style. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee addressed the crowded room of attendees along with San Francisco political figures Clinton Reilly, Willie Brown, Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Supervisor Katy Tang, Supervisor Jane Kim, and City […]

2014 FOG Rally Launch Party In Support Of Make-A-Wish, Greater Bay Area

2014 FOG Rally Launch Party In Support Of Make-A-Wish, Greater Bay Area

Last night on September 25, 2014, The Julia Morgan Ballroom was extremely excited and proud to host The 2014 FOG Rally Launch Gala, an excitement-filled evening benefiting the Make-A-Wish-Foundation, Greater Bay Area. Featuring world-class cars, lavish cocktail reception, extensive silent auction, elegant sit-down dinner, and impeccable live music, the event was a spectacle not only […]

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce And SFCED played host to Forecast SF, the region's leading economic forecast and job summit

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce And SFCED played host to Forecast SF, the region’s leading economic forecast and job summit

The Julia Morgan Ballroom was proud to have ForecastSF, the region’s leading economic forecast and job summit, on September 10, 2014. The high profile event featured acclaimed Wells Fargo Chief Economist, John Silvia, presenting San Francisco’s global economic forecast. Brookings Institution vice president and author of The Metropolitan Revolution, Bruce Katz, spoke about the concept […]

Emerge America California along with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee salute Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Oakland Councilwoman Libby Schaaf

Emerge America California along with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee salute Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Oakland Councilwoman Libby Schaaf

On June 5, 2014, The Julia Morgan Ballroom was honored to host Emerge America’s California annual event honoring 2014 Woman of the Year, Congresswoman Jackie Speier, and 2014 Alumna of the Year, Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf. San Francisco Mayor, Ed Lee, and San Francisco Supervisors and Emerge alumnae, Malia Cohen and London Breed, were […]

Grover, Kristi Yamaguchi At The Ballroom for IICF

Grover, Kristi Yamaguchi At The Ballroom for IICF

Over it’s long, rich and storied existence, The Julia Morgan Ballroom has been extremely proud to host many political leaders, television and film stars, award winning musicians, world class athletes, and philanthropic organizations. At last night’s Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s 21st Annual Western Division Benefit Dinner, the IICF brought in a very special guest, Sesame […]

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Pat Harrison, Joy Behar attend Women & Girls Lead Event

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Pat Harrison, Joy Behar attend Women & Girls Lead Event

On May 12, 2014, the Julia Morgan Ballroom played host to Women & Girls Lead where notable attendees Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Pat Harrison, Joy Bauer, Sheryl WuDunn, Nicholas Kristoff, Megan Smith, and Becca Stevens addressed the crown of 200+. Women and Girls Lead is spearheaded by the Independent Television Service [ITVS] and its Global Perspectives […]

IGS National Advisory Council's Annual Salon Dinner

IGS National Advisory Council’s Annual Salon Dinner

On May 6, 2014, the Julia Morgan Ballroom held the IGS National Advisory Council’s annual Salon Dinner. Mark Shields, syndicated columnist with the Washington Post and a political analyst on the PBS’ NewsHour, presented the keynote talk. Willie L. Brown, Jr. was presented the Darius & Sarah Anderson Distinguished Service Award and Tom Torlakson was […]