Metropolitan Black Bar Association Thirtieth Anniversary Awards Gala – May 16, 2014

Cocktails: 6:30pm Dinner & Awards Ceremony: 8:00pm Location: Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers, New York, NY

The 2014 MBBA Annual Gala Honorees

Trailblazer of the Year: Raymond J. McGuire, Global Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Citigroup, Inc. Corporate Counsel of the Year: Duane L. Hughes, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Private Practitioner of the Year: Carmen J. Lawrence, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP Jurist of the Year: Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals Public Servant of the Year: Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO & Executive Director, Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Co‐Chair, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Transition Team Member of the Year: Shirley Stewart Farmer, First President, Metropolitan Black Bar Association 2014 Gala Honorees Announced: MBBA Gala 2013 Press Release (PDF) 2014 Gala Press Release PDF Individual Tickets Sales: $250 per person * Early bird special: $200 per person before March 1, 2014 Table Purchases: $3000 per table * Early bird special: $2500 per table before March 1, 2014 To purchase tickets go to EventBrite.com

Sponsorship Levels

Thirtieth Anniversary Sponsor $30,000.00

  • VIP seating for two tables of ten
  • Listing on the MBBA website with a link to the Corporate Website;
  • Free Access to MBBA CLE’s for all attorneys employed by the Corporate Sponsor
  • All the benefits of Platinum Sponsorship

Platinum Sponsor $25,000.00

  • Premier seating for two tables of ten
  • Listing on the MBBA website with a link to the Corporate Website;
  • Free Access to MBBA CLE’s for all attorneys employed by the Corporate Sponsor
  • All the benefits of Gold Sponsorship

Gold Sponsor $20,000.00

  • Named event during the 2014-2015 year jointly coordinated by the Sponsor and the MBBA
  • Special recognition by President during program
  • One gold full page ad in journal
  • Premier seating for table of ten
  • Two bottles of wine and two bottles of champagne with dinner
  • Special recognition in the dinner journal

Silver Sponsor $15,000.00

  • Special recognition by President during program
  • One silver page ad in journal
  • Prominent seating for table of ten
  • Two bottles of wine and two bottles of champagne with dinner
  • Special recognition in the dinner journal

Bronze Sponsor $10,000.00

  • Special recognition by President during program
  • One half page ad in journal
  • Preferred seating for table of ten
  • One bottle of wine and one bottle of champagne with dinner
  • Special recognition in the dinner journal

Table Sponsor $4,000 (Level only available to firms with less than 25 members or governmental entities

  • One quarter page ad in journal
  • Seating for table of ten
  • Recognition in the dinner journal

Journal Ad Information

  • Back Page (8.5 x 11) * $5,500.00
  • Inside Front Cover (8.5 x 11)* $4,000.00
  • Inside Back Cover (8.5 x 11)* $4,000.00
  • Full Page (8.5 x11) $2,500.00
  • Half Page (8.5 x 5.5 - hor., or 4.25 x 11- ver.) $1,250.00
  • Quarter Page (4.25 x 5.5) $625.00
  • Business Card $300.00
  • MBBA Patron (name listing) $200.00

For sponsorship information, journal ads or gift bags donations please contact the MBBA at gala@mbbanyc.org 2014 Sponsorship Levels and Journal Ad PDF