2023 Global Leadership Award Dinner

Thursday, April 20, 2023
The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) cordially invites you to attend and support the 28th annual Global Leadership Award Dinner.
Honoring

Christian Sewing

Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Bank

Date

Thursday, April 20, 2023
6:00 PM Reception
7:00 PM Dinner

Location

Cipriani 25 Broadway
New York, NY 10004

Attire

Black tie optional


AICGS invites you to attend and support the 28th annual Global Leadership Award Dinner honoring Christian Sewing, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Management Board at Deutsche Bank. We are particularly pleased to be recognizing Deutsche Bank, a long-time supporter of the Institute, as we celebrate AICGS’s 40th anniversary in 2023.

The vital work of AICGS would not be possible without our dedicated supporters. We invite you to support our mission as we focus on the most pressing issues at stake for the United States and Germany in the global arena.


Honoree

Christian Sewing

Christian Sewing

Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Bank

Christian Sewing is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Management Board at Deutsche Bank. In 2021 he took on additional responsibility for Human Resources. Before that, he was also responsible for the Corporate Bank and the Investment Bank.

Mr. Sewing joined Deutsche Bank in 1989. Since then, he has held various positions at the Bank, including on the Management Board for Legal, Incident Management Group and Group Audit; responsibility for Deutsche Bank’s Private & Commercial Bank (including Postbank); Head of Group Audit; Deputy Chief Risk Officer; and Chief Credit Officer. He has worked in Frankfurt, London, Singapore, Tokyo and Toronto. From 2005 to 2007, Christian Sewing was a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Genossenschafts-Hypothekenbank.

Deutsche Bank

Founded in 1870 to accompany German businesses into the world, Deutsche Bank has worked across borders ever since. Deutsche Bank is the leading German bank with strong European roots and a global network. The bank focuses on its strengths in a Corporate Bank newly created in 2019, a leading Private Bank, a focused Investment Bank, and its Asset Management division. Deutsche Bank provides financial services to companies, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses and private individuals.

Sponsors

AICGS is the only think-tank focused exclusively on the vital partnership of Germany and the United States. Dinner sponsorship is not only a sign of regard for Mr. Sewing and Deutsche Bank, but also an effective way for companies and individuals to strongly endorse the German-American relationship. Your generous donation supports a substantial portion of our operating budget and makes possible the high-quality events and publications that we produce throughout the year. Please submit your RSVP form by March 9, 2023, to Jessica Hart at jhart@aicgs.org .

Global Leaders / $50,000+

  • Table for ten, exclusive seating area
  • A full-page, four-color advertisement in the gala program booklet (first placement)
  • Automatic enrollment in the exclusive AICGS corporate membership program
  • Brand spotlight: larger logo on display at your table, logo listed prominently in the gala program booklet, on the AICGS website, and on the wall of the main hall entryway

Download RSVP Form

Executive Leaders / $35,000+

  • Table for ten, prominent seating area
  • A half-page, four-color advertisement in the gala program booklet
  • Automatic enrollment in the exclusive AICGS corporate membership program
  • Brand spotlight: logo on display at your table, listed in the gala program booklet, and on the AICGS website

Download RSVP Form

Corporate Leaders / $25,000+

  • Table for ten, main seating area
  • Automatic enrollment in the exclusive AICGS corporate membership program
  • Logo listed in gala program booklet and on the AICGS website

Download RSVP Form

Business / $15,000+

  • Seating for up to five guests (half a table)
  • Automatic enrollment in the exclusive AICGS corporate membership program
  • Company name listed in the gala program booklet

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Associate / $10,000+

  • Seating for two guests
  • Company name listed in gala program booklet

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Individual / $1,500+

  • Single seat
  • Name and affiliation listed in the gala program booklet

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Can’t Attend?

Purchase an ad in the gala program booklet for you or your company

  • Full-page color ad – $3,000
  • Half-page color ad – $2,500

Download RSVP Form


FAQ

Cipriani 25 Broadway, New York, NY 10004

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York City – Financial District: 0.2 miles (4 minutes)
  • The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park: 0.3 miles (6 minutes)
  • W New York Downtown Hotel: 0.2 miles (3 minutes)
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport
  • Newark Liberty International Airport

Bowling Green

Black tie optional means that male guests are invited to wear tuxes and women may wear evening gowns or cocktail dresses — what you would wear at a black-tie affair — but you don’t have to. It’s fine for men to wear nice dark suits and for women to wear dresses that aren’t necessarily Oscar-night material.

The Dinner runs until about 10pm.

Please also consider contacting your hotel for recommendations on driving services.

Thursday, March 9, 2023

If you are interested in an advertising package, please contact Jessica Hart at jhart@aicgs.org . A Half-Page Ad is priced at $2,500 and a Full-Page Ad is priced at $3,000. Please note that the Gala Program Booklet is 5½” x 8 ½”, and advertising packages are deductible as a business expense in the U.S.

About the Global Leadership Award & AICGS

Affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, AICGS provides a comprehensive program of public forums, policy studies, research, and fellowships designed to enrich the political, corporate, and scholarly constituencies it serves. The Institute’s mission is to promote a better understanding of the challenges and choices facing Germany and the United States in a broader global arena. Every year we present our Global Leadership Award to recognize the achievements of business pioneers and government leaders who have profoundly shaped our countries’ partnership.

We are honored to welcome Mr. Sewing to the prestigious group of Global Leadership awardees.


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