Lynn McCary Events (LME) is a boutique events company that plans, develops, and executes special events for individuals, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations in New York and nationally. Our portfolio includes customized event strategy, audience development, short and long-term project management, and "day-of" event production services. From intimate private celebrations and annual benefit galas to high-profile gatherings and conferences, LME is proud of its ability to maintain longstanding relationships with a variety of clients who trust us to articulate, refine, and execute their special event vision.


Event: The Kenyon Review Award for Literary Achievement
Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014
Location: The Four Seasons Restaurant, NYC
The Kenyon Review's annual event brings together exceptional company, food, and wine in honor of the recipient of KR's Award for Literary Achievement, a prize that recognizes writers whose influence and importance have shaped the American literary landscape. This year's recipient will be the celebrated novelist Ann Patchett. The evening's proceeds will benefit The Kenyon Review as well as scholarships to the Review's prestigious summer programs for young writers.
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Event: The American Justice Summit 2014
Date: Monday, November 10, 2014
Location: John Jay College of Criminal Justice,
The Gerald W. Lynch Theater
Lynn McCary Events is helping to coordinate the American Justice Summit 2014, a half-day forum presented by Tina Brown Live Media, in partnership with John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Credit Suisse, Ford Foundation, Investigation Discovery Channel, the Marshall Project, and VICE News. The summit will convene major players from politics, law, the media, academia, and government as well as cutting-edge reformers who are working to eradicate inequities in the U.S. justice system. Hosts such as Neil Barsky, Harry Belafonte, Piper Kerman, Pamela Thomas-Graham, Jeffrey Toobin, Jeremy Travis, and Darren Walker will moderate the discussions.


Event: The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center 15th Anniversary Benefit Gala
Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Location: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Studio 8-H, NYC
On October 8, Lynn McCary Events managed a reception and dinner on the set of Studio 8H at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Our client, the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University Medical Center, celebrated its 15th anniversary with a benefit gala that raised over $700,000 for clinical care programs and cutting edge research efforts aimed at a cure for diabetes.

Event: UN Climate Summit 2014 Reception
Date: Sunday, September 21, 2014
Location: Synod House at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
On September 21, Lynn McCary Events coordinated an evening reception for over 350 guests at the Synod House at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. The event, which was a part of the UN Climate Summit 2014 activities, celebrated the leadership of the interfaith community around the world in the fight against climate change. The evening's program included remarks and announcements by Stephen Heintz, the President of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Reverend Lennox Yearwood, Jr., the President of the Hip Hop Caucus, and special performances by Antonique Smith and Malik Yusef.
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