New York City Opera Opening Night Gala

For nearly a decade, planned this glamorous gala evening that begins the New York social season

  • Identified event leadership, including co-chairs and honorees, to achieve overall fundraising goals
  • Implemented targeted fundraising letter campaign tied to event leadership, board of directors, and high-level donors
  • Developed thematic tie-in for all creative elements, including invitation and program design, décor, and menu
  • Organized ticketing and seating for the performance followed by a gala dinner for 800 guests
  • Won BizBash Event Style Award for Best Nonprofit Event Concept, 2006