Register for our upcoming events below! Click on the links for more information about each one.

Upcoming events

    • 14 Dec 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Andaz West Hollywood

    BIW Holiday Event & Benefit

    Sponsor Payment Site Only

    BEAUTY BENEFIT Under the Stars

    Saturday, December 14th, 2019
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Andaz West Hollywood - 8401 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA

    BIW Holiday Bash Sponsors are invited to pay on line now for their participation! We are requesting that all Sponsors complete their payments by November 27, 2019.

    SPONSORSHIP LEVELS: Please commit and provide Logo and Information to Event Chair Dustin Cash ( no later than Friday, Nov 22nd, 2019 to assure you receive all benefits

    SPONSOR LEVELS: Please Complete and pay By Nov 22nd, 2019:

    Platinum ($1,500 & Includes Two Complimentary Event Tickets- Value $200)

    • Logo on cocktail napkins
    • Logo on sponsorship wall
    • Logo included on event materials, e-blasts and BIW’s website
    • Logo on Video Loop at the event

    Gold ($1,000 & Includes ONE Complimentary Event Ticket - Value $100)

    • Logo on cocktail napkins
    • Logo on sponsorship wall
    • Logo included on event materials, e-blasts and BIW’s website

    Silver ($750 & Includes ONE Complimentary Event Ticket - Value $100)

    • Logo on cocktail napkins
    • Logo included on event materials, e-blast and BIW’s website

    NOTE: All Sponsor Fees must be paid at the time of registration. 

    A confirmation of your payment will be emailed directly following payment. If you wish to pay by check, contact our Treasurer Margarita Gomez-Nadin at 562.556.5991 or Assistant Treasurer, Lynn Ludlam at 760.402.4202 for instructions and to receive invoice. For additional tickets, you’ll need to register separately via the event link below.


    Contact Sponsor Chair,
    Francesca Osias
    714.658.8333 or
    Brittney Strickland

    Event tickets are limited, so don’t wait to order. Ticket Prices go up November 27th.

    Get your event tickets now! (4 ticket purchase limit per person)


    The Sundeck Terrace at Andaz West Hollywood
    8401 Sunset Blvd
    West Hollywood, CA
    with a stunning Panoramic View of Los Angeles

    Date: Saturday Dec 14th, from 7:00 p.m. to 11 p.m.

    Sample classic wines, holiday cocktails and sumptuous hors d’ouevres and explore interesting food stations while connecting with industry friends and clients. Bid on a variety of Silent Auction items including innovative beauty products and services that make great gifts!

    We’ll greet you with a Champagne Toast and Photo Station plus a live DJ for dancing. Check out the Silent Auction Table where all proceeds will benefit Para Los Niños, our charity partner, fostering pathways to success through education and mentorship.


    Contact EVENT CHAIR Dustin Cash at 310.927.3619 or
    BIW PRESIDENT Ken Collins at 714.904.4813


    Contact Catherine Hoang at 949.331.8214 or
    Celeste Sanchez
    at 562.328.3036

    NOTE: Holiday Event Registration Site for Attendees will open Monday November 11th

    • 14 Dec 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • The Andaz West Hollywood Penthouse Floor & Sundeck, 8401 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
    • 111

    Beauty Under the Stars Holiday Benefit

    Early Registration Rates EXTENDED!
    BIW Holiday Event and Benefit

    for Para Los Niños
    Saturday, December 14th
    7 pm to 11 pm

    Location: The Sundeck Terrace at Andaz West Hollywood, 8401 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA with stunning Panoramic Views of Los Angeles.

    Date: Saturday, Dec14th, from 7:00 p.m. to 11 p.m.

    End the year sipping holiday cocktails and classic wines under the stars plus sumptuous hors d’ouevres from the Riot House Kitchen while connecting with industry friends. Receive 2 complimentary drink tickets per person (Cocktails, wine or beer). Bid on a huge variety of Silent Auction items including innovative beauty products and services that make great gifts! We’ll greet you with a Champagne Toast plus tray-passed hors d’oeuvres. Visit the Pasta Station, and enjoy a live DJ and dancing. Visit the rooftop Custom Fragrance and Beauty Bar. Check out the Silent Auction Table where all proceeds will benefit Para Los Niños, our charity partner, fostering pathways to success through education and mentorship.

    Upon Arrival  Drop off your Gift Card donation* at the BIW Check In Table as you enter and receive your event Wrist Band and Event Envelope with 2 Drink Tickets (Cocktail Beer or Wine). Take the Elevator to the Penthouse for the Andaz Panorama Room and Sundeck Terrace with spectacular views of Los Angeles, and enjoy a BIW Photo Moment.

    Enjoy Browsing the Silent Auction tables while mingling with industry friends and bid on great gift items to help us hit our fundraising goal of $15,000. All Auction proceeds benefit Para Los Niños, an LA non-profit that fosters pathways to success though excellence in education, and building powerful families and strong communities to support children. 

    *We invite everyone to bring a $10 to $100 gift card to donate to the Para Los Niños Holiday Gift Fund to help purchase gifts or food for LA’s most challenged homeless teens and kids. This VERY SPECIAL Evening Event concludes our phenomenal year, so please register early and bring a favorite client, guest or spouse.

    To conclude the evening, each guest will receive a Best of the West Gift Bag packed full of wonderful surprises as you leave the event...Hope to see you all there!


    Early Registration Rates (Available through December 6th)

    BIW Member Rate: $98 per person (Limit 10 additional guests)

    Non-Member Rate: $128 per person (Limit 5 additional guests)

    Standard Event Rates (Available through December 12th)

    BIW Member Rate: $128 per person (Limit 10 additional guests)

    Non-Member Rate: $158 per person (Limit 5 additional guests)

    Final Registration Deadline December 12th Registrations after that date only if space allows and will carry a $20 additional charge. Day of Event Registrations: Check the website for Availability. Pre-registration only. No At-the-Door  Registrations.


    Holiday Event Attendance is Limited so  please Register By December 6th for best rates and to insure your space.

    Valet Parking Only:  Special BIW Valet Parking Rateof $16 for Attendees. Enter at Main Hotel Entrance on Sunset Blvd  - No Self-Parking available.

    FOR QUESTIONS:  Contact EVENT CHAIR Dustin Cash at 310.927.3619 or

    TO SP0NSOR: Contact SPONSOR CHAIR Francesca Osias 714.658.8333 or go on line to and select the special Sponsor Sign Up page  Provide your company logo and Advise Event Chair by Nov. 22nd to receive all Sponsor Benefits.

    TO DONATE ITEMSfor Best of the West GIFT BAG or SILENT AUCTION  Contact Catherine Hoang at 949.331.8214 or or  Celeste Sanchez at 562.328.3036 or

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