ABNY uses its signature programs–Power Events, special briefings, educational events, Young Professionals programming, ABNY Women events, and special projects–to bolster civic engagement for all New Yorkers.
ABNY Member Events offer an opportunity for elected and government officials, as well as civic and business leaders, to present the ideas and policies they believe can help advance a better New York.
The ABNY Young Professionals network cultivates unique opportunities, online and in person, for the future leaders of New York City to explore the importance of civic engagement and learn about the critical issues facing our city and state.
ABNY Women uses its platform for women to explore, discuss, and foster change in the workplace and beyond through a series of events and talks by female leaders.
ABNY special projects build on the foundation created by the Census 2020 effort and work with community-based organizations to support and strengthen the most vulnerable New Yorkers and communities across the city and state.
To view photos from our past events, please visit the ABNY Flickr page here.
David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
61 W 62nd St, New York, NY
In honor of Black History Month, please join us on Tuesday, February 14 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss the evolution of Black Communities in New York City with a lens toward real estate development, culture, and economic empowerment. We will hear from leaders in the government, education, and business sectors on best practice models, lessons learned, and opportunities to grow and [...]
Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College
47-49 East 65th Street, New York, NY
Join us on Tuesday, February 28th, for ABNYTalks: Growing the City Borough by Borough with Borough Presidents Donovan Richards, Jr., Mark Levine, and Vanessa Gibson. This moderated panel discussion will discuss investments in the jobs, industries, and communities, all working to improve New York’s economic future and make our city stronger, safer, and more equitable. [...]
Join us on Wednesday, March 29 at 9:30 a.m. for an ABNYTalks featuring the leaders from Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in Midtown Manhattan, who along with other colleagues launched the Midtown BID Coalition in 2022. These Coalition members will discuss the group’s five-point plan to improve quality of life conditions in Midtown Manhattan and their work with state, city, and community [...]
ABNY is thrilled to welcome United States Representative Ritchie Torres on Tuesday, April 25 at 8:00 a.m. for a Power Breakfast. In a discussion with ABNY Chairman Steven Rubenstein, Representative Torres will discuss the latest updates from Washington D.C., including his historic bipartisan meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, his timely work on the House Committee on [...]
New York, NY - Today, ABNY Chairman Steven Rubenstein and ABNY CEO Melva M. Miller joined New York City Mayor Eric Adams and leadership at the New York City Police Department (NYPD) in an effort to decrease car theft numbers in New York City. ABNY donated 500 Apple AirTags that will be distributed to car [...]
The Rainbow Room
30 Rockefeller Plaza, 65th Floor, New York, NY
Please join us at the Rainbow Room for the 2023 Spirit of ABNY Awards to celebrate our honorees. We will be presenting the coveted Apple Awards to three civic luminaries who have provided a distinguished level of service to our great city: Albert Bourla, Chairman & CEO of Pfizer; Adrienne Adams, Speaker of the New York City Council; and Frances Resheske, ABNY Board Member and former Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Con Edison.
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In celebration of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month please join us for an ABNYChats with Maria Torres-Springer, Deputy Mayor for Economic & Workforce Development and Art Chang, Chair of the Board of Directors, Coalition of Asian American Children and Families. Ms. Torres-Springer and Mr. Chang will discuss the future of [...]
New York Marriott Downtown
85 West Street, New York
ABNY is thrilled to welcome New York City Police Commissioner Edward A. Caban on Wednesday, September 20 for a Power Breakfast. Doors open at 8:30 a.m., breakfast begins at 9:00 a.m. Commissioner Caban will discuss his recent appointment, current priorities and ongoing projects, and his goals as leader of the nation's largest police department. We hope you will join us [...]
Kelly Skylight Room at CUNY Graduate School
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York
Join us on Wednesday, September 27 for an ABNYTalks with four leaders from NYC’s workforce and immigration service sectors. With the recent influx of asylum seekers, the city is increasing resources to meet the demands of its newest New Yorkers. Meeting housing, education and social service needs has been a challenge but what does this [...]
1345 6th Ave, 41st Floor, New York
On Tuesday, October 31st, ABNY will present ABNYChats: Building Wealth and Sustaining New York Communities, a conversation between President and CEO of Empire State Development, Hope Knight and President and CEO of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, Blondel Pinnock. Knight and Pinnock will conduct a solutions-oriented discussion on the importance of fostering pathways for economic opportunity, [...]
Cancelled: On Tuesday, November 14th, ABNY will present ABNYChats: Meeting New York's Public Transit Needs, a conversation between CEO of Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Janno Lieber, and President and CEO of the Regional Plan Association, Tom Wright. Lieber and Wright will discuss growing a more sustainable, accessible and equitable transit system, by addressing current transportation needs, congestion [...]
Join us on Thursday, December 7 at 9:00 a.m. for an ABNYTalks discussion with four leaders from across New York City’s tourism industry. They will discuss the trends and challenges in attracting and accommodating international tourists. With the holiday season upon us, this discussion between leaders from the city’s entertainment, airports, and hospitality industries will [...]
ABNY is excited to welcome Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries on Friday, January 26 for a Power Breakfast. Doors open at 8:30 a.m., breakfast begins at 9:00 a.m. Jeffries will discuss his agenda as Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives and his perspective on what’s ahead in 2024. We hope you will join us. The Power Breakfast will [...]
Join us on Wednesday, February 21st, for ABNYChats: Unlocking New Housing in the New Budget, a conversation between Senator Brian Kavanagh and Rafael Cestero, the President and CEO of the Community Preservation Corporation. They will engage in a conversation to discuss housing policies within the State’s budget negotiations, how those specific policies and strategies have shifted [...]