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Red Carpet Hospitality Gala

April 1 @ 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

On Monday, April 1, 2024, luminaries and executives from the hotel and tourism, Broadway, and
nonprofit industries, will gather at the “Red Carpet Hospitality Gala,” an Annual Dinner hosted by the
Hotel Association of New York City Foundation (HANYC Foundation). The event will feature a
special live Broadway performance from A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL. The
fundraiser will take place at InterContinental New York Barclay in Manhattan. Proceeds support the
HANYC Foundation’s charitable goals.

The event will be co-chaired by Vijay Dandapani, President and CEO, Hotel Association of New York
City; Heather Davis, Chair, Hotel Association of New York City Foundation; and Fred Grapstein, Chair,
Hotel Association of New York City.

HEADLINERS: The HANYC Foundation will honor Susan Santiago, President, United States and Canada, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, with its Hospitality Award and Richard R. Buery, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Robin Hood, with its Humanitarian Award. Remarks will be made by Jonathan M. Tisch, Executive Chairman, Loews Hotels & Co.

The evening will offer a cocktail reception, dinner, musical performance, and an award presentation.
Dress will be Festive Attire.

HOST COMMITTEE: Steve Batta, Group President, Highgate; Simon Chapman, Complex General Manager, Benjamin Royal Sonesta & Fifty Sonesta Select; Peter Clarke, Vice President, Americas Luxury & Lifestyle Hotel Operations, IHG Hotels & Resorts; Jim Connelly, President, U.S. Eastern Region, Marriott International; Charles Flateman, Executive Vice President, Shubert Organization; Karambir Kang, Area Director, USA, Taj Hotels; Suri Kasirer, President, Kasirer; Lisa Linden, Media Strategist, The LAKPR Group; Jaime Novikoff, Counsel, Labor Relations, Legal, Hilton; Mark Pardue, Senior Vice President, Field Operations, Americas, Hyatt Hotels Corporation; Alan Steel, CEO, Javits Center; and Jonathan M. Tisch, Executive Chairman, Loews Hotels & Co.

Established in 1878, (HANYC) the Hotel Association of New York City, Inc. is one of the oldest
professional trade associations in the nation. Today the Hotel Association of New York City is an
internationally recognized leader in New York City’s $7 billion tourism industry, representing nearly 300 of the finest hotels with over 80,000 rooms and approximately 50,000 employees. http://www.hanyc.org/

The HANYC Foundation seeks to advance issues of importance to hotels such as economic viability,
sustainability and corporate and social responsibility through educational and crisis relief initiatives.

WHEN: Monday, April 1, 2024
• 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Cocktail Reception and Red Carpet Photo Op
• 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Dinner, Live Broadway performance from A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL
DIAMOND MUSICAL, and Award Presentation

WHERE: InterContinental New York Barclay
111 E. 48th Street, New York, NY 10017

TABLES &
TICKETS: To purchase tickets, please visit gala.hanycfoundation.org
For questions, contact Melanie McEvoy, McEvoy & Associates at
melanie@mcevoyandassociates.com or 917-699-5948.

EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

$50,000: RED CARPET GALA DINNER SPONSOR
• Exclusive listing/logo on all Gala materials and website as a Dinner Sponsor
• Inclusion in pre-event media advisory and name included in all press materials
• Exclusive signage at event
• Verbal recognition from podium
• Complementary two-year HANYC membership
• Table of 10 at the Gala

$25,000: RED CARPET GALA COCKTAIL PARTY SPONSOR
• Exclusive Underwriter listing/logo on all Gala materials and website as a Cocktail Sponsor
• Inclusion in pre-event media advisory
• Logo included on signage at event
• Verbal recognition from podium
• Complimentary two-year HANYC membership
• Table of 10 at the Gala

TABLES AND TICKETS:

$15,000: PREFERRED TABLE SPONSOR
• Preferred table for ten (10) at the dinner
• Name/logo included in printed and electronic invitation and event program and website
• Name/logo displayed on sponsorship signage at the event
• Verbal recognition from podium

$10,000: PRIME TABLE SPONSOR
• Prime table for ten (10) at the dinner
• Name/logo included in printed and electronic invitation and event program and website
• Name/logo displayed on sponsorship signage at the event

$1,000: INDIVIDUAL TICKET
• Single Ticket

The HANYC FOUNDATION is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Tax ID #83-3283722. Your donation minus $386 per gala ticket is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Details

Date:
April 1
Time:
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Website:
gala.hanycfoundation.org

Venue

InterContinental New York Barclay
111 E. 48th Street
New York, 10017 United States
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