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Red Carpet Hospitality Gala

May 2 @ 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The highly-anticipated return of New York City’s hotel industry and Broadway will be celebrated on Monday, May 2, 2022 as hundreds from the fields 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 Broadway performance, which will be announced closer to the event. The fundraiser will take place at Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan. Proceeds from the Gala will 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; HANYC Foundation Chair Heather Davis, Area General Manager, Aimbridge Hospitality, Hilton Fashion District and Hilton Garden Inn West 35th Street; and Fred Grapstein, Chairman, Hotel Association of New York City.

The HANYC Foundation will honor Laura Fuentes, EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Hilton and Lauren Reid, President, John Gore Organization, Chair, The Broadway League.

Introducing Ms. Fuentes and Ms. Reid will be Jonathan M. Tisch, Chairman & CEO, Loews Hotels.

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

The Host Committee (in formation) includes Steve Batta, Executive Vice President, Operations, Highgate Hotels; Peter Clarke, Vice President of Operations & Head of Company Managed Hotels USA and Canada, IHG Hotels & Resorts; Jim Connelly, President, U.S. Eastern Region, Marriott International; Charles Flateman, Executive VP, Shubert Organization; Erica Gordon, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Public Affairs & ESG, Hilton; Karambir Kang, Area Director – USA, Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris; Suri Kasirer, President, Kasirer; Lisa Linden, Media Strategist, The LAKPR Group; Tyler Morse, Chairman & CEO, MCR; Mark Pardue, Senior Vice President, Field Operaitons, Americas, Hyatt Hotels Corporation; Charlotte St. Martin, President, The Broadway League; Alan Steel, President & CEO, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center; and Jonathan M. Tisch, Chairman & CEO, Loews Hotels.

We will comply with all current CDC, New York State and New York City guidelines regarding COVID-19 at the time of the event.

Established in 1878, 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 $5 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.

Monday, May 2, 2022

· 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Cocktail Reception and Red Carpet Photo Op

· 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Dinner, Musical Performance, and Award Presentation

Mandarin Oriental
80 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10023

To purchase tickets or for questions, please visit www.hanyc.org/events or contact
Melanie McEvoy,McEvoy & Associates at melanie@mcevoyandassociates.com or 212-228-7446.

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 placements

· Exclusive signage at event

· Verbal recognition from podium

· Complementary two-year HANYC membership

$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

· Complementary two-year HANYC membership

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 $320 per gala ticket is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Details

Date:
May 2
Time:
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Venue

Mandarin Oriental
80 Columbus Circle
New York, 10023 United States
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