Friday, September 28, 2018
Ritz-Carlton Dallas
6:30p – 10:30p

Pictured: Harry LaRosiliere, Mayor of Plano; John McCain, CEO – NTT Data (2017 Gamechanger Award); Masato Yoshikawa, CEO – Kubota Tractor Corp.



The YTEXAS RēLO AWARDS invites new Texas companies (their CEOs, employees and families) who have relocated their companies from over 30 US cities and 7 countries to meet peers and share stories about why their company relocated to Texas.

Personal introductions are made for all guests through a concierge service that matches our guest seating by state/country origin, industry and region.

The RēLO AWARDS are bestowed upon companies that have relocated corporate headquarters to Texas over the previous 5 years. The award categories include Gamechanger, Innovator, and Texas All-in.  One Texas-based CEO is awarded Ambassador of the Year for his/her commitment to assisting these companies, both personally and professionally, in their transition into Texas.


September 28, 2018
Early Registration 6:30pm – 7:00pm
Event 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Ritz-Carlton Dallas


This collaborative event is hosted by over 50 Texas CEOs from around the state who helped form YTEXAS in 2013. To see a list of these hosts, visit

YTEXAS is an organization that accelerates CEO connectivity and corporate presence for companies newly relocated to Texas. To learn more about getting your company involved in YTEXAS, please click here.


This event will have 250 attendees, primarily CEOs, their executive staff and their significant others.  The gala, hosted by YTEXAS CEO members will be attended by companies new to Texas and VIP guests.

Featured 50

The exclusive list of companies who have relocated their corporate headquarters to Texas over the previous 5 years.  As portrayed in the Featured 50 medallion, qualification is based on the following three tenets:

Community: The company’s commitment to working with Texas-based vendors, suppliers, networking/trade organizations and philanthropic causes.

Commerce: The company’s impact to the Texas economy by creating and relocating jobs, making acquisitions, building/leasing/purchasing Texas real estate and increasing business opportunities for Texas businesses.

Culture: Creating an exemplary workplace environment for its employees personal and professional lives.

The awards and Featured 50 companies are voted upon by a select group of seasoned Texas CEOs.



Ritz-Carlton Dallas

2121 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75201