NYC & COMPANY FOUNDATION TO HONOR DELTA AIR LINES, THE HOTEL ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK CITY AND JOSEPH E. SPINNATO AT ANNUAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS GALA TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9

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MORE THAN 400 GUESTS EXPECTED TO ATTEND EVENT, HOSTED BY GRAMMY AWARD WINNING ARTIST JENNIFER NETTLES

NYC & Company Foundation will host its annual Leadership Awards Gala on Tuesday, December 9th at Cipriani 25 Broadway, between Morris Street and Battery Place, in Manhattan. Media are invited to cover arrivals from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

Among the more than 400 guests expected to attend are Metropolitan Museum of Art President and NYC & Company Board Chair Emily Rafferty, NYC & Company President & CEO Fred Dixon, New York City Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen, Loews Hotels Chairman Jonathan Tisch, Partnership for New York City President & CEO Kathryn Wylde, Alliance for Downtown New York President Jessica Lappin, Myriad Restaurant Group Partner Tracy Nieporent, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center President & CEO Alan Steel, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum President Susan Marenoff Zausner, and The Durst Organization Vice President Helena Durst.

This year, NYC & Company Foundation will honor Delta Air Lines, the Hotel Association of New York City and its president Joseph E. Spinnato for their commitment to and support of New York City tourism.  Gail Grimmett, SVP, New York at Delta Air Lines, will accept the award for Delta.  Grammy Award-winning artist Jennifer Nettles will serve as host for the event.

NYC & Company is the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York. NYC & Company Foundation is the affiliated charitable organization whose cultural tourism, audience education and outreach projects help sustain the extraordinary nonprofit cultural communities of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. The annual Leadership Awards Gala is NYC & Company Foundation’s principal source of funding.

EVENT: NYC & Company Foundation Leadership Awards Gala
 
DATE: Tuesday, December 9

TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.             

PLACE: Cipriani 25 Broadway

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Contact: NYC & Company / Dena Libner 212-484-1270