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BYPA's 7th Annual New Year's Global Gala

Lir

January 1st, 2010 4:00 am - 11:00 am
Tickets: FREE
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Global Gala New Year's Eve Ball
Passport to the World Presented by Lindt Chocolates
Thursday, December 31, 2009
BYPA's 765th Event!
8PM - 2AM

TICKETS Tickets are sold in blocks. Once a block is sold out, the price goes up.

BYPA's Global Gala New Year's Eve Ball: Passport to the World Sponsored by Lindt Chocolates (Gold: Dinner, Breakfast, 3 Drink Tickets and Champagne Toast) Gold tickets that include appetizers, dinner, dessert, 3 drinks, champagne toast at midnight, breakfast, party favors and a Lindt Chocolates gift bag are currently $95 for Premium Members and $105 for Basic Members and Guests until 12/15 or the third block sells out, whichever comes first. Please click the title to purchase tickets.

BYPA's Global Gala New Year's Eve Ball: Passport to the World Sponsored by Lindt Chocolates (Silver: Breakfast and Champagne Toast) Silver tickets that include champagne toast at midnight, breakfast, party favors and a Lindt Chocolates gift bag are currently $65 for Premium Members and $75 for Basic Members and Guests until 12/15 or the third block sells out, whichever comes first. Please click the title to purchase tickets.

The Boston Young Professionals Association and Lindt Chocolates invite you to a spectacular, one-of-a-kind New Year's Eve experience. The Global Gala is an upscale, lavish black tie optional event (suits acceptable), complete with entertainment, a great crowd and amazing decor. This exclusive party offers party favors, breakfast, champagne toast at midnight and Lindt gift bags for all attendees! There will be dancing to two types of music, mixing and mingling with new and old friends, and all in the best location in the city.

Featuring

  • Two types of music: All Your Favorite Dance Hits Including Today's Top 40 and Yesterday's Favorites in Shanghai and New Orleans, and relaxed lounge music in Paris
  • Gold Tickets feature Buffet Appetizer, Dinner and Dessert Stations Served from 8pm to 10pm* See menu below
  • Distinctive Chinese, Parisian and Mardi Gras decor
  • Gold tickets include three beverage tickets which can be used any time from 8pm-2am for wine in Paris, Mai Tais in Shanghai, and/or Hurricanes in New Orleans. All additional beverages with the exception of the champagne toast are cash bar.
  • Champagne Toast at Midnight
  • Breakfast Buffet served from 2am to 3am** See menu below
  • Party Favors
  • Lindt Chocolate gift bags filled with treats for all attendees** See gift bag description below
  • Professional Staff
  • Creative Black Tie***
  • EVENT BYPA's 7th Annual Global Gala: New Year's Eve Passport to the World Sponsored by Lindt Chocolates is a black tie optional, upscale, lavish event with Three Floors, Three Bars, Food, Drinks and Decor of Three Different Cities, and Lindt Chocolates gift bags for all attendees!


    VENUE Lir is certainly no Liberty Hotel, but it is located right in the center of town on Boylston Street. They've got great service, and work hard to make us happy. Plus we can offer a VIP ticket that includes dinner and drinks for less than $100 (last year's at The Liberty was $300 easy.) Best part besides seeing the fireworks and having First Night at our doorstep - oh, and them staying open for breakfast until 3am? Once you've checked in, you can come and go as you please!

     

    DECOR You will find the Global theme throughout the party, from the dress of the staff, to the spectacular decor. More details coming soon!


    MENU*

      Buffet Dinner - Available from 8pm-10pm for Gold ticket holders

    Appetizers in Shanghai

  • Crab Rangoons
  • Spring Rolls
  • Dinner in New Orleans

  • Chicken Creole
  • Shrimp Jambalaya
  • Dessert in Paris

  • Assorted Miniature French Pastries, which may include Napoleons, Creme Puffs, Eclairs and Petit Fours (Dependant on the bakery's current selection)
  • An assortment of Lindt chocolates
  • BREAKFAST MENU*

      Buffet Breakfast - Available from 2am-3am for all attendees
  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Sausage
  • Bacon
  • Hashbrown Potatoes
  • Toast
  • BARS The bars will be stocked with:(coming soon!) There will be one bartender staffed per every 50 attendees, plus specialty drinks will be premixed for those purchasing drink tickets in advance for faster service.

    GIFT BAGS** Lindt Chocolates, the official sponsor of the New Year's Eve Ball will supply gift bags to all attendees. Included in each gift bag will be:

  • Lindt Chocolates
  • More to come!
  • PEOPLE Global Gala: New Year's Eve Passport to the World Sponsored by Lindt Chocolates will bring together hundreds of Boston’s elite young professionals for an incredible night of entertainment, and will attract singles, couples and large and small groups of friends.

    HOST COMMITTEE AND ATTENDEES: Sara Hickson, Patrick Gilroy, Anne Gilroy, Tom Kang, Dana Dubovik, Christine Motley, Rommel Childress

    DRESS Creative Black Tie. Gentlemen-tuxedos are optional, but suits are requested. Jackets are required. Ladies - it's your chance to dress up! *Creative Black Tie entails evening dresses, ball gowns or evening dress pants sets for ladies, and tuxedoes or suits for gentlemen. No jeans, t shirts, or otherwise inappropriate attire.

    PHOTOGRAPHY The Parisian, Chinese and Mardi Gras decor will serve as the canvas for this “picture-perfect” moment. It will be your chance to pose solo, with your significant other, or with your group of friends. Memories are all we keep, and The Global Gala will help you save those memories. Plus, we know after a few drinks, your hair might not be exactly how you left it. So we’ll do our best to capture you as soon as you enter or shortly thereafter. Just make your way to the photo backdrops around the top of each hour and you should find our photographer there. BYPA has hired a professional photographer to capture all those special moments, the essence of New Year’s and we are going to post 1,000+ pictures on our website within days after the event. So you can simply log on to BYPA's 2006-2008 Photos to view the night’s memories.

    TUXEDOS Coming Soon

    HOTEL Coming Soon!

    LIMOUSINES: Special 6 and 8 passenger limousine rental rates available at After Hours Limousine for $375 or $475 for a five hour package(normally $400 and $500.) This includes driver gratuity. 14 passenger limo-coach available with stereo system, bathroom and refrigerator for special rate of $980 for a six hour package (normally $1,200.) Simply call After Hours at 1-888-720-7243 and mention BYPA NYE for special rate. No other discounts apply.

    TRANSPORTATION As you know, roads will be closed for First Night, so we recommend taking public transportation unless you intend to arrive very early. The MBTA is providing extra transit services throughout the First Night Festivities and will be offering free service after 8:00 p.m. The MBTA is well prepared to transport First Night participants in and out of Boston safely and efficiently and urges travelers to take the T to avoid traffic and parking hassles. Cab numbers: Boston Cab, 536-5010 Checker Cab, 536-7000 City Cab, 536-5100 ITOA, 825-4000 Metro Cab, 782-5500 Town Taxi, 536-5000

    SPONSORS TITLE SPONSOR - LINDT CHOCOLATES Lindt Excellence; richer, thinner, more refined. This exquisite chocolate is prepared by Lindt’s Master Chocolatiers who, from selecting the highest quality cocoa beans to creating the finest textures and tastes chocolate can offer; demand nothing less than perfection. Experience the ultimate union of force and finesse through Lindt Excellence’s intense and elegant flavors, fine textures and lingering tastes.

     

    TICKETS Purchase tickets to the event here: Thursday, December 31 Tickets are sold in blocks. Once a block is sold out, the price goes up.

    BYPA's Global Gala New Year's Eve Ball: Passport to the World Sponsored by Lindt Chocolates (Gold: Dinner, Breakfast, 3 Drink Tickets and Champagne Toast) Gold tickets that include appetizers, dinner, dessert, 3 drinks, champagne toast at midnight, breakfast, party favors and a Lindt Chocolates gift bag are currently $95 for Premium Members and $105 for Basic Members and Guests until 12/15 or the third block sells out, whichever comes first. Please click the title to purchase tickets.

    BYPA's Global Gala New Year's Eve Ball: Passport to the World Sponsored by Lindt Chocolates (Silver: Breakfast and Champagne Toast) Silver tickets that include champagne toast at midnight, breakfast, party favors and a Lindt Chocolates gift bag are currently $65 for Premium Members and $75 for Basic Members and Guests until 12/15 or the third block sells out, whichever comes first. Please click the title to purchase tickets.

    Ages

    21 and Over

    Food/Drink

    MENU*

    Buffet Dinner - Available from 8pm-10pm for Gold ticket holders
    Appetizers in Shanghai

    Crab Rangoons
    Spring Rolls
    Dinner in New Orleans

    Chicken Creole
    Shrimp Jambalaya
    Dessert in Paris

    Assorted Miniature French Pastries, which may include Napoleons, Creme Puffs, Eclairs and Petit Fours (Dependant on the bakery's current selection)
    An assortment of Lindt chocolates
    BREAKFAST MENU*

    Buffet Breakfast - Available from 2am-3am for all attendees
    Scrambled Eggs
    Sausage
    Bacon
    Hashbrown Potatoes
    Toast

    BARS The bars will be stocked with a full bar. There will be one bartender staffed per every 50 attendees, plus specialty drinks will be premixed for those purchasing drink tickets in advance for faster service.

    People

    Global Gala: New Year's Eve Passport to the World Sponsored by Lindt Chocolates will bring together hundreds of Boston's elite young professionals ages 21-45 for an incredible night of entertainment, and will attract singles, couples and large and small groups of friends.

    Dress Code

    Creative Black Tie. Gentlemen-tuxedos are optional, but suits are requested. Jackets are required. Ladies - it's your chance to dress up! *Creative Black Tie entails evening dresses, ball gowns or evening dress pants sets for ladies, and tuxedoes or suits

    Address

    903 Boylston Street
    Boston, Massachusetts
    Phone: na

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