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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 […]

Green Biz Innovation Forum

Green Biz Innovation Forum

Greenery hanging from the ceilings, encapsulated books on every table and grass lining the elevator foyer marked the presence of the 3-day Green Biz Innovation Forum at the Julia Morgan Ballroom the week of October 10th. Speakers included high level executives from Nike, the Boeing Company and Adaptive Edge, which is hosting its own conference […]