Penn Society

• The Pennsylvania Society has convened at the Waldorf=Astoria for the past 110 years (as of 2009). • The Society is a non-profit, charitable organization with nearly...

NYINC “Coin Show”

• The New York International Numismatic Convention is the United States’ most prestigious numismatic event targeting the needs of the world and ancient numismatic communities. • The Convention is...

World Economic Forum – 2002

• The foundation was founded in 1971 by Klaus Schwab, a German-born business professor at the University of Geneva. Originally named the European Management Forum, it changed its name to...

The Viennese Opera Ball

• The Viennese Opera Ball in New York has been in existence since 1955 held under the auspices of the U.S.-Austrian Chamber of Commerce. • The earliest Viennese Opera...

Alfred E. Smith Foundation Dinner

• Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner takes place each year at The Waldorf Astoria on the 3rd Thursday of October. • The dinner takes place in October as...

IBM Personal Computer Launch

•On August 12, 1981, at a press conference at the Waldorf Astoria ballroom in New York City, the IBM Personal Computer was announced with a price tag of $1,565. Two decades earlier,...

United Nations General Assembly

• UNGA was established in 1945 • The General Assembly occupies a central position as the chief deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations.

Bette Midler

• Actress, comedian and singer Bette Midler also known (by her informal stage name) as The Divine Miss M. • During her more...

The Explorers Club

• The Explorers Club is an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research and the ideal that it is vital to preserve the instinct to explore. Since its...

New York Intellectual Property Law Association

• 1st meeting of the Association, at the time called NY County Lawyers Association, was on Nov. 29th 1921. 2nd meeting of the Association, name changed to NY Patent Law Association,...

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