Annual Gala 2023
IAAC Gala Invitation

Gather your friends and join the celebration as the Indo-American Arts Council lights up New York City with its spectacular Renaissance Weekend November 18-19! This star-studded event is the hottest ticket in town, featuring over 60 of the world's most acclaimed Indian authors, influencers, and luminaries.

Rub elbows with Pulitzer Prize winners and New York Times bestsellers at the largest gathering of celebrated global Indian talent in North America. Hear inspiring ideas, enjoy illuminating discussions, and make personal connections that will stay with you for a lifetime.

The weekend culminates in the unforgettable Annual Gala on November 19th - the must-attend holiday event of the season! We'll bid a fond farewell to our beloved Chief Patron Consul General Randhir Jaiswal before he departs for his new post in India. Trailblazer businessman Jose Thomas will be honored as the 2023 IAAC honoree. His is a magical Horatio Alger story out of India.

And that's not all - direct from India, the legendary Queen of Pop, Usha Uthup will ignite the stage and get you on your feet with her irresistible music and energy! An evening of dining, dancing, and delight - you won't want to miss it!

Bring your friends and join the IAAC Renaissance Weekend celebration! A world of inspiration and wonder awaits. Claim your spot today - this is the hottest ticket in town!

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The Gala Chair: Anil Bansal

Gala Committee: Rakesh Kaul, Deepti Mittal, Anil Bansal, Devjani Dev, Amita Naithani, Pankhuri, Suman Gollamudi, Shobha Isaphani, Sarika Shrotri, Richard Tigga

Sunday, November 19, 2023
Grand Ballroom, Conrad New York Downtown

6:00 PM - Cocktail Reception
7:30 PM - Concert and Dinner

Attire: Formal Western or Indian Attire

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