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Tikkun Olam award winners honored at JMB

Tikkun Olam award winners honored at JMB

The traditional Jewish concept of tikkun olam – or “repair of the world” – blends charity, action and, as celebrated by the Helen Diller Family Foundation, innovation. The foundation each year funds the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards to recognize the public service projects of Jewish teens. The program kicked off in 2007 with five […]

JMB Hosts AHA PULSE Ball

JMB Hosts AHA PULSE Ball

Young supporters of the American Heart Association thronged the Julia Morgan Ballroom last night for the annual PULSE Ball, a rollicking event benefiting the AHA. San Francisco PULSE is a group of young professionals who are dedicated to engaging our peers in the American Heart Association’s mission to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases […]

Minds Matter Spring Gala

Minds Matter Spring Gala

It wasn’t surprising when the Minds Matter of San Francisco’s second annual Spring Gala sold out. With countless young professionals invited to dance the night away at the Julia Morgan Ballroom, the turnout was bound to be a smash! Social media, surrounding the event, was abuzz, capturing the palpable excitement leading up to the big […]

Nokia launches

Nokia launches “HERE” at JMB

Today Nokia introduced HERE, the first location cloud to deliver the world’s best maps and location experiences across multiple screens and operating systems. With the new brand, HERE, Nokia aims to inspire a new generation of location services and devices that make the mobile experience more personally significant for people everywhere. “People want great maps, […]

St. Jude hosts 4th annual

St. Jude hosts 4th annual “Miracles on the Bay”

The Julia Morgan Ballroom was honored to host an exciting celebration of the patients of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the hospital’s 50th anniversary. This year’s event included a delicious dinner, an exciting silent and live auction and a live performance by popular local band Strong Like Bull. All proceeds of the event benefited […]

Meeting of the Minds

Meeting of the Minds

The 6th annual Meeting of the Minds leadership summit, a fascinating gathering of innovators and creative problem solvers, convened at the Julia Morgan Ballroom and its sister venues from October 9-11. This invitation-only conference brought together thought leaders from the world’s most innovative organizations to discuss new solutions for urban connectivity and sustainability.  

Friends of the SF Commission on the Status of Women

Friends of the SF Commission on the Status of Women

For the third year in a row, a veritable who’s who of accomplished female leaders gathered at the Julia Morgan Ballroom today for “Inspiring An Equal Future,” an awards ceremony and celebration of the 2012 CEDAW Women’s Human Rights Honorees. Chaired by Hosted by honorary event chair Anita Lee, First Lady of San Francisco, the […]

JMB hosts 2012 Stevie Awards

JMB hosts 2012 Stevie Awards

The Julia Morgan Ballroom is honored to host the 2012 Stevie® Awards. The Stevie trophy is one of the world’s most coveted prizes. Since 2002 the Gold Stevie Award has been conferred for achievement in business to organizations and individuals in more than 60 nations. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the start of the […]

JMB welcomes President Obama

JMB welcomes President Obama

After an introduction by Giants’ Hall of Famer Willie Mays, President Barack Obama addressed a packed room full of supporters at the opulent Julia Morgan Ballroom. Attendees included a who’s-who of the San Francisco political and business elite, including Governor Jerry Brown, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, Mayor Ed Lee and many more. “It’s just a […]

Wells Fargo hosts annual shareholders meeting amid protests

Wells Fargo hosts annual shareholders meeting amid protests

Despite the noisy protests of “Occupy” protesters on California street between the Merchants Exchange and Wells Fargo’s world headquarters, Wells CEO & Chairman John Stumpf presided over a largely positive annual shareholders meeting in the Julia Morgan Ballroom. As the raucous crowd chanted and churned outside, Stumpf highlighted the bank’s efforts to work with struggling […]