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BYPA's 8th Annual Global Gala New Year's Eve Ball


December 31st, 2010 9:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tickets: $ 60 - $ 95
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The Boston Young Professionals Association 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, dinner, champagne toast at midnight, and 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.


•Two types of music: All Your Favorite Dance Hits Including Today's Top 40 and Yesterday's Favorites in Shanghai and Monte Carlo, and another flavor TBD upstairs in Dublin

•Distinctive Irish, Chinese & and Casino decor

•Champagne Toast at Midnight. All additional beverages with the exception of the champagne toast are cash bar (unless choosing the 5 drink Gold ticket option.)

•Dinner Buffet served from 9pm to 11pm. See menu below

•Party Favors

•Gift bags filled with treats for all attendees. See gift bag description below

•Complimentary Coat Check

•Professional Staff

•Creative Black Tie***


BYPA's 8th Annual Global Gala: New Year's Eve Passport to the World is a black tie optional, upscale, lavish event with Three Floors, Three Bars, Food, Drinks and Decor of Three Different Cities, and gift bags for all attendees!


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 ticket that includes dinner and drinks for around $100 (2 years ago at The Liberty was $300 easy.) Best part besides seeing the fireworks and having First Night at our doorstep? Once you've checked in, you can come and go as you please!


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


•Appetizers in Shanghai include delicious Crab Rangoons and Spring Rolls.

•Dinner in Dublin includes authentic Irish Beef Stew and Fish and Chips

•Dessert in Monte Carlo includes assorted bakery-fresh French and Italian Pastries including: Napoleons, Eclairs, Petit-Fours, Canolis and more!


There are 3 fully-stocked bars at Lir. 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.

Those purchasing Gold Level tickets that include 5 drink tickets can choose from wine and domestic beer (Bud, Bud Light, Miller Lite and Coors Light) on all 3 floors, as well as Mai Tais in Shanghai (main floor), Side Cars in Monte Carlo (downstairs), and both Guinness on draft and Harp in bottles in Dublin (upstairs).


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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.


Sara Hickson, Patrick Gilroy, Anne Gilroy, Tom Kang, Dana Dubovik, Rommel Childress, Rob Rogers, Cynthia Badame, Scott Josephson, Janelle Beadle


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.


The Monacan, Chinese and Irish 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 to view the night's memories.


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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.


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


Want to sponsor the Global Gala? Email Anne at


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



21 and Over

Dress Code

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.


903 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts
Phone: 212-724-3900

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