NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 4th, 2010, from 8:00a.m. to 10:00a.m., the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce (MCC) will honor eleven of New York's foremost business and civic leaders at its 2010 Business Awards Breakfast. MCC is one of New York City's oldest and most respected business development and professional networking organizations.
Joan Hamburg, WOR Radio personality, will receive the prestigious "New Yorker of the Year" award in recognition of her decade-long service and commitment to improving the quality of post-secondary education in New York City. Russell Simmons is being honored with the Cultural Achievement Award and Stephen Sondheim, with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Presenters include Tim Zagat; New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn; Roundabout Theater Director, Todd Haimes; Kathryn Wylde, Partnership for New York City; and Senator Liz Krueger.
MCC's Business Awards Breakfast is an annual event that celebrates the achievements of New York City entrepreneurs who have established themselves as leaders in their respective industries.
At this year's breakfast, MCC will honor a total of eleven recipients with the following awards:
New Yorker of the Year – Joan Hamburg
Cultural Achievement Award – Russell Simmons
Lifetime Achievement Award – Stephen Sondheim
Small Business Award – New York Grant Company
Mid-Size Business Award – I. Spiewak Uniforms
Large Business Award - Accenture
Global Business Award – Dragagos
Restaurateur of the Year – Jean-Georges Vongerichten
Retailer of the Year – Syms/Filene's Basement
Green Business of the Year – ABC Carpet & Home
Young Professionals Award – EMM Group
The event venue is the Con Edison Conference Center at 4 Irving Place (14 Street Between 3rd Avenue and Park Avenue).
MCC members may purchase single tickets for $85 or a table of ten for $800.
Ticket prices for non-members are $125 for a single ticket; table of ten is $1,000.00.
SOURCE Manhattan Chamber of Commerce