ABANA Achievement Award Dinner

Date October 21, 2019, 6:00 pm

Location Gotham Hall

1356 Broadway, New York, NYSee Map

Farouk A. Bastaki, is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious ABANA Achievement Award. The October 21st event will be held at Gotham Hall in New York City.

The award recognizes an individual who exemplifies outstanding leadership in banking and finance, and who has displayed a proven commitment to positive professional cooperation between the US and the Middle East and North Africa.

The ABANA Award Dinner has long been the premier U.S. event for the Arab and international finance industry. Held in New York City, in concurrence with the World Bank and IMF annual meetings, the event brings together over 400 guests to celebrate an exemplary business leader.

Past recipients of ABANA’s Achievement Award include: David M. Rubenstein, Laurence Fink, Hutham S. Olayan, Mohammed Ali Alabbar, Bader Al Sa’ad, Muhammed Al-Jasser, Mohammed El-Erian, Faisal Al-Ayyar, Lubna Olayan, Richard Debs and Abdul Majeed Shoman.

To become a partner or a sponsor of this year’s ABANA Achievement Award Dinner, click here.

Our lead partners include:

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Goldman Sachs

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Carlyle Olayan MS

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  Neuberger Berman CITI

   

  

  

 

     

Registration

2018
David M. Rubenstein
The Carlyle Group

2017
H.E. Ahmed Al Sayegh
Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)

2016
Laurence Fink
BlackRock

2013
Hutham S. Olayan
Olayan America

2012
H.E. Mohamed Ali Alabbar
Emaar Properties

2011
Bader M. Al Sa'ad
Kuwait Investment Authority

2010
H.E. Dr. Muhammad Al-Jasser
Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency

2009
Youssef A. Nasr
HSBC Bank Middle East Limited

2008
Abdul Aziz A. Al-Ghurair
MashreqBank

2007
The Lebanese Banking System
Represented by H.E. Riad Toufic Salamé

2006
Dr. Mohamed El-Erian
Harvard Management Company

2005
Faisal Hamad Al-Ayyar
Kuwait Projects Company (Holding)

2004
Lubna S. Olayan
Olayan Financing Company

2003
Dr. Richard A. Debs
Morgan Stanley International

2002
Dr. Abdullah El-Kuwaiz
Embassy of Saudi Arabia to Bahrain

2000
HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin AbdulAziz Alsaud
Kingdom Holding Company

1999
William R. Rhodes
Citigroup/Citibank

1998
Ghazi M. Abdul Jawad
Arab Banking Corporation

1997
Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz
National Bank of Egypt

1996
Dr. Khaled M. Al-Fayez
Gulf Investment Corporation

1995
Ibrahim S. Dabdoub
National Bank of Kuwait

1994
Nemir A. Kirdar
Investcorp

1993
Abdlatif Yousef Al-Hamad
Arab Fund for Economic & Social Development

1992
Suliman Olayan
The Olayan Group

1990
Abdulla A. Saudi
Arab Banking Corporation

1989
A. Robert Abboud
A. Robert Abboud & Co.

1988
Mohamed Abdul Mohsin Al-Kharafi
National Bank of Kuwait

1987
Salim Ahmed Bin Mahfouz
The National Commercial Bank

1986
Dr. Mohamed Abushadi
Al-Ubaf Group

1986, 2002
Abdul Majeed Shoman
Arab Bank

1985
Saleh A. Kamel
Dallah Albaraka Group

Sponsorship levels for the ABANA Achievement Award Dinner are listed below. Additional branding sponsorship opportunities are also available (please contact Zainab Al Dabbagh at [email protected]).

All Sponsors may fill a table of 10 at the ABANA Achievement Award Dinner on October 21 and are acknowledged in the dinner program. Gold, Platinum, Diamond and Partner-level sponsors may place a full-page ad in the program and new sponsors may receive a complimentary one-year Institutional Membership with ABANA. Platinum, Diamond and Partner-level sponsors receive premium seating and table placement for the dinner. Diamond and Partner-level sponsors are invited to a Partner Pre-Reception with our honoree on October 21 and will be upgraded to Sustaining Institutional membership if they are existing members.

For a detailed list of specific sponsor benefits, and for any other sponsorship related questions please contact Zainab Al Dabbagh at [email protected] or 1 212 599 3030 ext. 2.

Sponsorship Level

Non-Member

Member

Sustaining Institution

Partner

$100,000

$100,000

$100,000

Diamond

$50,000

$50,000

$50,000

Platinum

$30,000

$25,000

$20,000

Program Advertisment

$15,000

$10,000

$10,000

 

 

Speakers

Farouk A. Bastaki

Managing Director & Group Chief Executive Officer
The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA)