FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
ABOUT THE GALA
When is the event?
Tuesday, December 5, 2024.
Champagne Reception begins at 7:30pm followed by dinner, entertainment & the Awards presentation. Event will conclude at 11:00pm. Guests can begin arriving at 7:00pm for check-in.
Where is the event?
The Plaza Hotel
768 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Are you offering a hotel room block for this event?
Yes, if you are attending the CRN Women of the Year Awards Gala we currently have a block of rooms available at the Sheraton New York. To book your room please use this link.
If you are attending the Women of the Channel and the CRN Women of the Year Awards Gala we recommend extending your reservation at the hotel you are currently booked at. Once the room block is sold out at the Sheraton, the below hotels are recommended as they are within close proximity to The Plaza Hotel:
What is the dress code?
The event dress code is black tie. Formal dresses and tuxedos are recommended but not required.
I’m a finalist! Does that mean I get to attend for free?
All attendees (whether a finalist or not) must have an individual ticket to attend. Individual tickets can be purchased here .
How much is a ticket to attend?
Individual tickets are $995.00 and can be purchased here.
What is included in the ticket cost?
Ticket includes entry for one, champagne welcome reception, three course plated dinner, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and entertainment.
When will I receive my ticket?
You will receive an email confirmation for your ticket purchased. Physical tickets are not distributed for the Gala. Guest names are added to a check-in list for admission to the event.
When is the deadline to purchase tickets?
The deadline to purchase tickets is November 24.
Are walk-ups available?
No. All tickets must be purchased in advance.
I am attending Women of the Channel. Does that mean I have a seat to the Gala?
No – these are two separate events and require individual tickets to each.
Can my dietary restrictions be accommodated?
Yes. We will ensure that all dietary restrictions are met and understood by the chef. The group contact will receive an email to enter names and dietary restrictions into our portal.
QUESTIONS IF YOU WIN
What happens if I (or my company) wins?
The winner will be called up to the stage to accept their award and take a photo. There will be no speeches, so need to prepare anything!
If your company wins (for a company category), we invite everyone attending from your organization to come up on stage for the acceptance photo.
At the end of the Awards ceremony, all winners will be asked to return to the stage for a group photo. For company award winners, please designate one representative to join the group photo.
If I win, can my award be shipped home?
After awards are presented, winners will exit the stage. They will have the option to fill out a form with their shipping address or will be given the box for the award and can take it home that night.
Will the winners be published on CRN.com?
Yes. The winners will be published on CRN.com. Look for that coverage on Wednesday, December 6th.
Will winners receive any PR materials to promote the win?
Yes. All winners will receive a digital badge to add to their email signature and PR templates to use. Look for the PR & marketing material to come to you via email late in the evening on Tuesday, December 5th.
How much is a table sponsorship including tickets?
Tables of 10 are $12,500 and Half Tables of 5 are $6,250 (please half tables will be shared with another company). To purchase a table or sponsorship, please Contact Us.
Are other sponsorships available?
Yes! We have many sponsorships available from sponsoring individual categories to sponsoring the red-carpet experience! To purchase a table or sponsorship, please Contact Us.
How do I let you know who is sitting at our sponsored table?
With the purchase of a half or full table, your company will designate who you would like to sit at your table. The designated main contact at your company, will receive an email link to enter names and dietary needs in a portal. If you have purchased a half table, you will be seated with another company who also purchased a half table.
My company is a sponsor of Women of the Channel and has a sponsored table at that event. Does that also include the Gala?
No – they are two completely different events.
I’m a finalist. Will I find out in advance if I won?
No. Winners will not be notified in advance and will find out live during the ceremony.
Is there an opportunity to have a speaking slot at this event?
No. This is not an event with speaking opportunities.