Classic New York Gala and Summit -2018

By: Steve Webner Staff Writer for World Liberty TV

Mario Lopez to Host Inaugural Classic New York Gala Bringing Together World Leaders, Business Moguls and Philanthropists. Event to Benefit Global Unity Foundation and Take Place at The Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza Hotel.

Chinese /American Businessman

Dr.Abbey with Gary Kong President Classic NY Beer

The Classic New York Gala is a black-tie gala held on the evening of Sept. 22, 2018 at The Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza Hotel.

Global Unity Foundation

R-L Dr.Abbey with Shekhar Rahate Desiger and Ryan Long Founder Global Unity Foundation

The event will celebrate fashion, arts and community and the purpose of the event is to promote unity and the humanitarian efforts of the Global Unity Foundation.

Capitale Event Space NYC

Mr Kong with models wearing Shekhar Rahate Designs

These events are presented by Gary Sze Kong, J.D., CEO & Founder of Classic New York Beer and The 1 Wine; Ryan Long, Founder of Global Unity Foundation; and Billie Mitchell, CEO of Billie Mitchell Events.

Children's Charity

Dr.Abbey with Frank Shankwitz founder of Make A Wish Foundation

The Classic New York Gala will be co-hosted by Extra TV’s Mario Lopez and The Style Network and E!’s Samantha Goldberg.

Oldest Mountain Climber from USA

Dr.Abbey with Werner J Berger oldest to climb 7 Summits and also in the Guinness book of world records

It will feature the announcement of the new brand spokes models for the Classic New York Beer and will include a red carpet, VIP reception, live entertainment, auction, fashion show and celebrity poker tournament.

Classic Summit NYC 2018

Many people in attendance at Classic Summit

“We are excited the event coincides with the timing of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York City because the city will be so alive with the mission of humanitarian causes.

Business Sales Person

Dr.Abbey with Michelle Seiler Tucker President Seiler Tucker

With this gala, we aim to shine a light on the importance of creating a culture of leaders who put socially conscious issues at the forefront of their business,” said Ryan Long, Founder of Global Unity Foundation.

Florida Based Business Organization

Berny Dohrmann Founder CEO Space International

The Gala is presented by Classic New York Beer and The 1 Wine, spirits brands founded by Gary Kong, a successful Chinese American self-made real estate mogul and philanthropist. Kong is the winner of the Outstanding Community Service Award in both 2014 and 2018, presented to him by President Barack Obama and President Trump, respectively.

Event Promoter

L-R Billie Mitchell of Billie Mitchell Events with Ryan Long & Gary Kong all Executive Producers of Classic NY Gala

“I’ve been lucky enough to live the American Dream, finding great success in the United States through hard and purposeful work and it is my honor to support an event that highlights humanitarian efforts and shares knowledge with the next wave of socially conscious business leaders,” said Gary Kong, Founder of Classic New York Beer and The 1 Wine.

Classic New York Beer

Beauty Queens promoting Classic NY Beer Flavors

About Gary Sze Kong, J.D. : Gary Sze Kong, J.D., is a successful Chinese American self-made real estate mogul and philanthropist. Born in Fujian, China, Gary Kong attended school in Hong Kong until the age of sixteen before migrating to the United States.

Australian Sheep Boot Company

Dr.Abbey with Brian Smith Founder Ugg Boots

He went on to attend New York University Stern School of Business and to graduate with a Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws, and ultimately a Juris Doctor from the Law School of Southwest International University.

In 2013, Gary became the first Chinese immigrant to open and own his own vineyard in the United States, The 1 Wine.  In 2016, he launched Classic New York Beer. Gary Kong serves as an investor, executive producer and co-founder of the Classic New York Gala.

Indian Fashion Designer

Model wearing Shekhar Rahate Design

 About Ryan Long: Ryan Long is a social entrepreneur whose mission is to educate, network, and inspire entrepreneurs. He is the Founder of Global Unity Foundation and the City Summit and City Gala – a world-class, socially conscious business acceleration summit and gala that takes place during the weekend of the Academy Awards.

NY Classic Gala 2018

Shekhar Rahate Fashion Show @ NY Classic Gala 2018

About Billie Mitchell: Billie Mitchell is a native of New York and an executive special events producer, public relations consultant and fashion show producer. She is the owner of Billie Mitchell Events and is a Co-Founder and Executive Producer of the Classic New York Gala.


Dr.Abbey with Mario Lopez

About Global Unity Foundation: Global Unity Foundation’s mission is to unite the world through humanitarian efforts by working with governments, influential individuals, and organizations to support the eradication of poverty, the advancement of health and wellness, the creation of economic sustainability, and the promotion of universal quality education and opportunity.

Child Humanitarian

Dr.Abbey with Ever Matson 9 years old Founder These Suckers Save Lives

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