Frequently Asked Questions

How much are tickets and how can I get them?

Tickets are $300 each, of which $150 is tax deductible. Tickets can be purchased on our website (purchase tickets), or by calling 1-800-228-6691.

A limited number of Youth Tickets (25 years and under), for the first 100 youth to purchase them, are available for $150 each (not tax-deductible).

Please consider being a Table Host by committing to have 10 people at the event! Learn more.

What if my company would like to sponsor the event?

Sponsorships are available for $5,000, $10,000, $15,000, $25,000 or more (corporate sponsorship information).

What should I wear and what will be served?

Festive attire or national dress. Though you are welcome to wear a tuxedo or evening gown, this year's event is not black tie.

This year's event will feature an hour-long cocktail reception with light hors d'oeuvres, followed by a sit-down dinner with appetizer, entree and dessert. The detailed menu is not yet available.

Vegetarian and gluten-free entrees are available upon request.

Where can I find hotel information?

Visit our hotel information page for information on nearby hotels.

Where is all of this taking place?

The Saturday night October 22 event will take place at Pier Sixty in the Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex, located at 23rd Street and the Hudson River. Vehicles may enter the complex from the West Side Highway between 22nd and 23rd Streets in Manhattan.  Visit our venue information and directions page for more information on getting to Chelsea Piers.

Saturday afternoon's Special Presentation and Sunday's Interactive Session will take place at the Eventi Hotel, Ventana Ballroom (third floor), located at 851 Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue between 29th and 30th Streets), New York, NY. Visit their site for map and directions (scroll to bottom of page).

Is my full ticket payment deductible?

$150 of each full-priced ticket is considered tax deductible. Youth tickets are not tax deductible.

Can I financially support the event even if I'm not able to be there?

Yes! Whether as an individual or through a corporation (corporate sponsorship information), you can still support our event with an investment at any level (investments of $5,000 or more will be recognized in the printed program). Invest now!