From left: MSG president and CEO, Hank Ratner; NYC & Company CEO, George Fertitta; and Javits president and CEO, Alan Steel, surrounded by the Rockettes // © 2013
On March 18, the NYC & Company Foundation — NYC & Company’s nonprofit cultural tourism charity — honored top names in the city’s tourism industry for contributions to New York City’s vibrancy and culture at its 12th annual fundraising event. The Leadership Awards Gala was held at The Plaza Hotel and recognized the Jacob K. Javits Center and The Madison Square Garden Company for their contributions to the city’s tourism industry and arts and cultural communities.
Accepting the awards on behalf of their respective companies at the Leadership Awards Dinner were Alan Steel, president and CEO of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, and Hank Ratner, president and CEO of the Madison Square Garden Company. Honorary chairman Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg also attended the event.