amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

The Inspiration Gala New York

2013 New York Inspiration Banner - Fergie heart

Event produced by Josh Wood Productions  

Since its inception in 2010, the Inspiration series has grown to include Galas in five cities around the world: New York, Paris, Los Angeles, São Paulo, and Miami, with each year featuring a different design “Inspiration.” In 2013, two additional cities—Toronto and Rio de Janeiro—will be added to that list. Performers at past events have included Grace Jones, Jennifer Hudson, Liza Minnelli, Sinéad O’Connor, Debbie Harry, Courtney Love, Dita Von Teese, Cyndi Lauper, Kelly Rowland, Scissor Sisters, Hercules and Love Affair, and Katy Perry. Past participants have included Sharon Stone, Sandra Bullock, Andy Cohen, Francisco Costa, Claire Danes, Marc Jacobs, Sofia Coppola, Kevin Huvane, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Chelsea Handler. To date, the Inspiration series has raised more than $6 million to benefit amfAR.

HONOREES
Valentino
Jennifer Lopez
Alan Cumming

PERFORMANCE BY
Carly Rae Jepsen

SPECIAL GUESTS
Alexa Chung
Liza Minnelli

DJ
The Dolls: Mia Moretti & Caitlin Moe

CHAIRS
Michael Bastian
Maria Grazia Chiuri
Kenneth Cole
John Demsey
Nina Garcia
Giancarlo Giammetti
Pierpaolo Piccioli
Carlos Souza
Thakoon
Rebecca Wang

HONORARY CHAIRS
Thom Browne
Kristin Chenoweth
Andy Cohen
Neil Patrick Harris
John Benjamin Hickey
Cheyenne Jackson
Julianna Margulies
Parker Posey
Cynthia Rowley
Jessica Stam
Chrissy Teigen
Nicole Trunfio
Michael Urie
Michelle Williams

DATE
Thursday, June 13, 2013

LOCATION
The Plaza
New York, New York

SPONSORS  

macnewlogo

Title Sponsor


 

Microsoft

Official Technology Partner


 

Kettle 1

Luxury Beverage Sponsor

The Plaza Logo

Hotel Sponsor