Serving as Chairman of this year’s Ball is Beth Dozoretz.
The Meridian Ball is a tribute to the important relationship between Americans in both the private and public sectors and foreign Ambassadors and others from the international community. Meridian has offered the Ball since 1969, bringing people together in one of the most elegant and historic settings in the nation’s capital. The ball is one of Washington’s most celebrated events, attended by public officials including Cabinet members, Supreme Court Justices and members of the Congress, as well as foreign Ambassadors and representatives from the international business and cultural communities. Traditionally held in October, the evening begins with dinners at the residences of at least 30 participating foreign Ambassadors and ends with dancing, dessert and lively conversation at Meridian House, an architectural treasure listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
For almost 50 years, Meridian has been America’s home for non-partisan public diplomacy and global engagement. Through our work with the U.S. State Department’s International Visitors Program and partnerships with U.S. and international government agencies, corporations and non-profits, our efforts have resulted in a better understanding of America abroad, a strong international network of partners and meaningful programs on the critical issues that drive policy decisions around the world. Our programs strengthen America’s relationships abroad, and exemplify the founding principals and universal values of the nation.
Time: Pre-Ball Dinners start at 7:00pm, Meridian Ball starts at 9:00pm
Location: Meridian International Center, 1630 Crescent Place, NW Washington, DC 20009
Attire: Black Tie
$600 per ticket