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Special Reports & Nominations

To inquire about one of this year’s special reports, contact Special Reports Editor Amber Hair at [email protected]
For advertising and sponsorship opportunities, contact Publisher Linda le Brock at [email protected]

Who's Who in Professional Services

Dealmakers of the Year

Our first special report of 2022 looks at the movers and shakers behind the region’s top deals from 2022.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: January 28, 2022
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Most Influential

Most Influential People in the Region

Presenting our news team’s picks for the top 50 leaders and influencers in the region.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: February 11, 2022
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Central Coast Innovation Awards

Central Coast Innovation Awards

We recognize the region’s innovators and emerging players in technology, software, and life sciences.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: February 25, 2022
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Who’s Who in Commercial Real Estate & Construction

Who’s Who in Commercial Real Estate & Construction

This must-read special report profiles leaders in commercial real estate, construction, architecture and related fields.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: March 11, 2022
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Special Sections

Top Women in Business

We honors the region’s top 50 women in finance, technology, CRE, professional services and nonprofits.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: March 25, 2022
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Professional Careers Higher Education 2018

Professional Careers & Higher Education

This special report explores trends in higher education including both degree and certificate programs.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: April 8, 2022

Please email Assistant Managing Editor Amber Hair at [email protected] for more information.

Business Hall of Fame

Business Hall of Fame/101 One Hundred

This signature special report recognizes our 2022 Hall of Fame honoree as well as companies of the year.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: April 22, 2022

Please email Assistant Managing Editor Amber Hair at [email protected] for more information.

Spring Economic Forecast

Spring Economic Forecast

Our annual update features expert panels with economists, investment advisers and thought leaders.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: May 13, 2022

Please email Assistant Managing Editor Amber Hair at [email protected] for more information.

101 One Hundred and Business Hall of Fame

Central Coast Best Places to Work

Our popular Central Coast Best Places to Work report includes our annual ranking of the top employers in the region.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: May 27, 2022
Who's Who in Banking and Finance

Who’s Who in Banking & Finance

This signature special report highlights senior executives in financial services.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: June 10, 2022
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Latino Business Awards

Latino Business Awards

This popular report recognizes Hispanic leadership in business, nonprofits and education. We also present our Business Times scholarship winner.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: June 24, 2022
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Who's Who in Agriculture & Viticulture

Who’s Who in Agriculture & Viticulture

Our annual report profiles leaders in farming, ranching, food processing, cannabis and wine making.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: July 15, 2022
2017 Spirit of Small Business

Spirit of Small Business

The Business Times has partnered with the U.S. Small Business Administration to celebrate small business with profiles of innovative companies, how-to articles and a resource guide.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: July 29, 2022
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Champions in Health Care

Champions in Health Care

During an era of unprecedented challenges in health care, we profile the region’s top practitioners, researchers, administrators and front-line workers.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: August 12, 2022
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40 Under 40

40 Under Forty

Our popular special report profiles 40 up-and-coming businessmen and women under 40 years of age.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: August 26, 2022
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2017-2018 Giving Guide

Giving Guide

Our annual advertorial publication provides in-depth information on the region’s dynamic non-profit sector.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: September 9, 2022
Fastest Growing Companies

Fastest-Growing Companies

This special report lists the region’s fastest-growing companies with editor’s choice profiles of compelling stories

  • PUBLICATION DATE: September 23, 2022
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Fastest Growing Companies

Top CFOs

We look at the top keepers of the balance sheet at corporations and nonprofits across the region.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: October 14, 2022
Fastest Growing Companies

Who’s Who in Professional Services

We recognize the leading attorneys and certified public accountants in private practice in the region.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: October 28, 2022
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Who’s Who in Health Care, Insurance & Biomedicine

Who’s Who in Health Care, Insurance Services & Biomedicine

Our Who’s Who report profiles dozens of decision-makers in the health care, life sciences and insurance.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: November 11, 2022
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2018 Tax and Financial Guide

Fall Economic Forecast and 2023 Tax & Financial Planning Guide

We present articles and expert panels on the investment and econmic outlook for the New Year and top tax trends.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: November 25, 2022
Who's Who in Nonprofits & Foundations

Who’s Who in Nonprofits & Foundations

This special report profiles leaders in fundraising, foundations, community service and arts organizations.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: December 9, 2022
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Book of Lists, Pacific Coast Business Times

2023 Book of Lists

Our final special report of the year compiles the Top 25 lists we’ve published during the year and adds new lists to create the most comprehensive directory of business in the tri-county region.

  • PUBLICATION DATE: December 30, 2022
Dealmakers of the Year