2021 ABANA Achievement Award Dinner


December 8, 2021
6:00pm - 9:00pm


Gotham Hall
1356 Broadway
New York NY

Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Blackstone, is the 2021 recipient of the ABANA Achievement Award. The December 8th event will be held at Gotham Hall, New York City.

Introductory remarks will be delivered by H.E. Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan, Governor of The Public Investment Fund, and Chairman of Saudi Aramco.

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: Farouk A. Bastaki, 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.

Our lead partners include:

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Thank you to our sponsors:












































Online registrations are now closed for this event. Contact ABANA at 1 212 599 3030 or rsvp@abana.co for last-minute registrations or questions.