2013 Washington Awards Dinner


Join us on June 12 for Asia Society’s most prestigious annual event in Washington recognizing the growing relationship between the United States and Asia in the areas of policy, business, and arts and culture. The evening will honor leaders who have made significant contributions to strengthening U.S.-Asia engagement.

We also will introduce Asia Society’s new President and CEO, Josette Sheeran, and welcome distinguished guests, including ambassadors, members of Congress and key staff, senior U.S. government officials, and prominent global business leaders, in celebration of deepening cooperation across the Pacific.

For further information:

Webpage: www.AsiaSociety.org/DCDinner

Email: AsiaDC@AsiaSociety.org

Phone: 202.833.ASIA

On Twitter: #AsiaAwards

2013 Honorees

Policy Achievement Award
Thomas Donilon
National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama

Diplomatic Achievement Award
Zhang Yesui
Deputy Foreign Minister, People's Republic of China

Accepting the Diplomatic Achievement Award on behalf of Zhang Yesui
Cui Tiankai
China's Ambassador to the United States

Global Business Leadership Award
Marriott International

Accepting the Global Business Leadership Award on behalf of Marriott International
Arne M. Sorenson
President & CEO, Marriott International


Josette Sheeran, President and CEO, Asia Society

Dinner Leadership

Dinner Chair
James E. Rogers, Chairman, President & CEO, Duke Energy; Asia Society Trustee

Ronnie C. Chan, Asia Society Co-Chair; Chairman, Hang Lung Group Ltd.
Henrietta H. Fore, Asia Society Co-Chair; Chairman & CEO, Holsman International

Dinner Committee
Claudine B. Malone, President & CEO, Financial and Management Consulting, Inc.; Asia Society Trustee
Harold McGraw III, Chairman, President & CEO, McGraw Hill Financial; Asia Society Vice Chair
John D. Negroponte, Vice-Chairman, McLarty Associates; Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State; Asia Society Trustee
Thomas R. Pickering, Former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
Richard H. Solomon, Asia Society Senior Advisor; Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Event Details

Wed 12 Jun 2013
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Four Seasons Hotel | 2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW | Washington, D.C.
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