The Waldorf-Astoria, New York City
Reception 6-7 p.m., followed by dinner 7-9 p.m. Business attire.
**Please beware that traffic conditions in and around The Waldorf-Astoria will be heavy that evening due to the Rockefeller tree lighting ceremony.
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Join USCIB Chairman Harold (Terry) McGraw III and hundreds of USCIB’s members and friends at our 2012 International Leadership Award Dinner. This annual gala event brings together industry leaders, government officials and diplomats to celebrate international cooperation in support of open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility.
This year we honor BIAC, the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD, on its 50th anniversary in recognition of its work to improve the global framework in which American business competes. BIAC Chairman Charles Heeter and Secretary General Tadahiro Asami will accept the award on behalf of BIAC’s worldwide membership.
Our keynote speaker is Katty Kay, lead anchor of BBC World News America, who will discuss business and leadership at a time of profound global change. Kay has served as the BBC’s Washington correspondent, and has reported from Zimbabwe, South Africa, London and Tokyo. Based in Washington, Kay covers the full gamut of American and global affairs. She is a frequent guest commentator on NBC’s Meet the Press and co-authored the New York Times best-seller Womenomics: Write Your Own Rules for Success.
2012 Annual Dinner Sponsors
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
Highlights from the 2011 International Leadership Award Dinner
Click below to view video clips from 2011’s International Leadership Award Dinner, which honored Andrew N. Liveris, Chairman and CEO of The Dow Chemical Company. Former President Bill Clinton was among those paying tribute to Liveris, who in his acceptance remarks offered his views on how we can lay a path for future innovation and growth in overseas markets, and work together to rejuvenate American manufacturing.
Video tribute to Andrew Liveris
Remarks by President Clinton