Sunday, October 24, 2021


PBN Annual Events

PBN showcases 16+ events per year from award programs to summits to networking events. More than 4,000 area senior level executives have attended PBN events each year.

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Award Events

Book of Lists Premier Event

Event Date: January 28, 2021

The best business networking event of the year is going virtual in 2021! A compilation of all the Business leaders and executives join PBN in honoring the many companies featured in the Book of Lists. PBN publishes lists every week and this is the publication that brings all the information together in one place and is unveiled at the Premier Event.

Manufacturing Awards

Event Date:               March 31, 2021

The PBN Manufacturing Awards recognizes manufacturers in multiple award categories including Lean Manufacturing, Exporting, Workforce Development, Product Innovation and Design and Supply Chain Management. Two individuals will receive the Leadership & Strategy & Manufacturing Champion Award.

C-Suite Awards

Event Date:                April 29th, 2021

PBN’s C-Suite Awards program recognizes top C-level executives for public, private and nonprofit companies who are innovators, trailblazers, role models and leaders in the community. An Overall Career Achiever and Rising Star will also be recognized.

Business Women Awards

Event Date:               May 27, 2021

PBN honors the success of women in a variety of industries and recognizes younger, professional women to watch as well as industry leaders. A career achiever and outstanding mentor are also honored.

Best Places to Work in Rhode Island

Event Date:               June 9, 2021

Celebrate the state’s best employers, who are selected based on extensive employee surveys and feedback reports from Best Companies Group.

40 Under Forty

Event Date:               July 22, 2021
Applications Online:    March 5, 2021
Application Deadline:  May12, 2021

Recognizes forty men and women, under the age of 40, who are successful in their careers and involved in their communities.

 Healthiest Employers

Event Date:               August 5, 2021
Applications Online:   April 2, 2021
Application Deadline: June 18, 2021

Healthiest Employers in Rhode Island recognizes employers who have implemented worksite Health & Wellness programs and have shown a commitment to employee health and safety.

Leaders & Achievers

Event Date:                September 2, 2021
Applications Online:     May 3, 2021
Applications Deadline:  June 23, 2021

PBN’s newest award program will recognize leaders and achievers over the age of 55 for their notable success and strong leadership both in their fields and to the region.  Honorees will be chosen based on their long-standing commitment to the business community as well as a sustained demonstration of leading others,  community service and mentoring.

Fastest Growing / Innovative Companies

Event Date:              September 23, 2021
Applications Online:   June 11, 2021
Application Deadline: August 4, 2021

This program highlights the region’s Fastest Growing Companies and those that are especially innovative in developing new processes, products and services that improve competitiveness and spur growth.

Celebrating 35 Years of PBN

Event Date: November 18, 2021

Save the date and join PBN in celebrating 35 years in business!

Diversity Summit & Awards

Event Date:                December 2, 2021
Applications Online:    August 20, 2021
Application Deadline:  October 13, 2021

A panel of experts share best practices in leveraging Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace. The awards program recognizes organizations and individuals who promote D&I in their organizations and in the community.


Coronavirus Business Stimulus Summit

Summit Date: February 11, 2021

Join us and our panel of industry experts as we break down the latest Stimulus Package

Economic Trends Summit

Summit Date: February 18, 2021

A summit focused on the R.I. economy with a panel of experts from various industry sectors who will provide thoughts on the Ocean State’s economic trends and forecasts for the upcoming year.

Spring/Fall Health Care Summit

Summit Dates: April 8 & October 20, 2021

PBN’s bi-annual health care summits include health care experts and business leaders who will bring attendees up to date on the latest news and expectations in this vital and ever-changing piece of the region’s economy and arm the region’s business community with the best insights available to handle the future of health care.

Cybersecurity Summit

Summit Date: October 7, 2021

The annual PBN Cybersecurity Summit is an informative, thought provoking discussion with experts in cybersecurity from the technology, education, legal, insurance and accounting industries, among others, who will provide up-to-date information on a variety of threats and offer advice on securing network perimeters and preventing hackers from stealing client, customer, and employee information, as well as sensitive company data.

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