Asia Society Celebrates the 2010 Awards Dinner

NEW YORK, November 16, 2010 - Music and industry came together at the Asia Society annual Awards Dinner at the Waldorf=Astoria.

Asia Society celebrated the global vision of two business leaders, and the cultural diplomacy of the New York Philharmonic during an evening of performances and intimate conversations with the honorees.

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries Limited, was honored with with the Global Vision Award in recognition of his contributions to developing technologies that have advanced the goal of energy independence by enabling further access to petroleum and natural gas in India and in the United States.

Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO of General Electric, was presented with the Global Leadership Award for his work in expanding the company while continuing to respect local environments and cultures.

Related links:
Complete program summary
Dinner Leadership, Honorees, Moderator, and more

Additional coverage:
New York Times, 11/21/10
New York Social Diary