DIFFA's 20th Annual DINING BY DESIGN
12th Ave & W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
DIFFA will host its 20th Annual DINING BY DESIGN fundraiser, a 5-day showcase of extraordinary tabletop design for a worthy cause. The event will be held at Pier 92 in conjunction with the Architectural Digest Design Show. As DIFFA National's largest fundraiser, DBD raises nearly a million dollars annually—contributing over $42 million in grants to organizations combating HIV/AIDS nationwide since its founding in 1984. DINING BY DESIGN showcases imaginative, one-of-a-kind tabletop design by internationally renowned and local talent.
Architectural Digest Design Show on Pier 94. On-site registration & pressroom is located at Pier 94.
When: Thursday, March 16 – Monday, March 20, 2017
COCKTAILS BY DESIGN Preview Party
Thursday, March 16, 6:30 – 9:30pm
Early bird tickets $150 (Through March 2, 2017)
Designers and guests mingle surrounded by dazzling dining installations. Treats from NYC's top restaurants and gourmet food purveyors will be served along with wine and specialty cocktails.
Thursday, March 16 – Saturday, March 18, 10am -6pm
Sunday, March 19, 10am – 5pm
General admission $30 + tax ($40 at the door / free for pre-registered design trade) Visitors are invited to explore the latest in design trends while viewing opulent dining installations and shopping the silent auction.
Monday, March 20, 6:30 – 10:30pm Tickets $500
Cocktails and table-hopping are followed by an elegant seated VIP dinner accompanied by dancing and a silent auction.
DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS raises awareness and grants funds to organizations that fight HIV/AIDS by providing treatment and direct care services for people living with or impacted by the disease, offering preventative education programs targeted to populations at risk of infection, or supporting public policy initiatives. DIFFA is one of the largest funders of HIV/AIDS service and education programs in the United States, mobilizing the immense resources and creativity of the design community. Since its founding in 1984, DIFFA has emerged from a grassroots organization into a national foundation based in New York City with chapters and community partners across the country that, working together provided more than $42 million to hundreds of HIV/AIDS organizations nationwide. www.diffa.org.
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