On May 16, 2012, OC Metro held their 40 Under 40 event at The Resort at Pelican Hill located in the Newport Coast. Dishclips.com was one of the sponsors and attendees for the 40 Under 40 event; which recognizes young professionals, all under the age of 40, for their accomplishments in business, philanthropy, government, and healthcare. Other sponsors for the event included title sponsor, Wells Fargo, and Executive Sponsors Cox Business, East West Bank, Latisys, United Way and Union Bank. Also, other notable companies offered their support for the event, as well, including Kaiser Permanente, the Orange County Business Council, Brandman University, UCI, and many others. Nearly 450 local business executives and entrepreneurs were in attendance and senior vice president and regional president for Wells Fargo Bank, Ben Alvarado, gave the opening speech. OC Metro Publisher Steve Churm handed out the framed accolades to the honorees. Each honoree received a custom framed commemoration with the honoree’s photo and text that is highlighted in the magazine. Dishclips.com founder, Tan Rezaei, was one of the honorees for the event.