We’re proud to host an unforgettable weekend of events that showcase New York City to the world. Check back often as new events will be added as the schedule develops.
Thursday, May 14
Welcome to New York. Discounted rooms are available at our headquarter hotel, The Plaza, on Central Park South and Fifth Avenue — quite literally the focal point of New York City. Check back soon for our reservation link.
Alternatively, you can find rooms at nearby hotels that are walking distance from The Plaza. Other options include The Sherry-Netherland, 1 Hotel Central Park and The Park Lane Hotel, among numerous others.
Arrive early and take in a Broadway show or an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art or MoMA.
4:00pm – Greek America Foundation Board of Directors meeting (location TBD)
7:00pm – Sponsor Dinner hosted by Chef Maria Loi at Loi Estiatorio. This dinner is given in appreciation of our Gabby Awards sponsors and is by invitation only.
Friday, May 15
6:00pm – Registration open
6:30pm – Curtains up for the 2020 Gabby Awards Show in the Terrace Room at The Plaza Hotel
8:00pm – Official After Party in the Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel. The After Party includes a full Greek-inspired dinner created by the famed chefs of The Plaza, as well as an open bar with bespoke Greek wines and specialty drinks inspired by Greece. Entertainment by “the Voice of Greece,” Glykeria, and her complete orchestra.
This year, for the first time, we encourage families to bring young children 12 and under to the special “Kids Gabbys” room, where they will participate in various activities and fun while parents celebrate in the ballroom nearby.
Saturday, May 16
12:00pm – Cupcake decorating with Katherine and Sophie of Georgetown Cupcake at their bakery in SoHo (two sessions). This is your chance to meet-and-frost and decorate cupcakes with two of America’s most beloved television stars — right in their own kitchen! We only have limited spots available for a wonderful Saturday morning where you’ll have a chance to get your hands dirty with frosting and go home with your very own cupcakes. This event is for our Spartan Members only.
3:00pm – 6:00pm – Greek America’s Forty Under 40 Awards Reception (location TBD)
10:00pm – Purchase your Gabby Awards tickets and secure early access to the Antonis Remos concert on Saturday, May 16 at Melrose Ballroom. Considered by many to be the King of Greek music, tickets to the Remos show go on sale to the general public on February 18. Thanks to our special agreement with Melrose Ballroom, once you purchase your Gabby Awards tickets, tables or sponsorship, we will send you an early-bird purchase code to secure your seats to the Remos show BEFORE they go on sale to the general public