amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will hold its second annual fundraising gala in Hong Kong on March 19, 2016 at Shaw Studios.
Victoria Beckham will receive special recognition during the event for her exceptional contributions to the global struggle against HIV/AIDS.
Uma Thurman will attend and serve as the evening’s Honorary Chair
Pansy Ho will serve as the Event Chair. Adrien Brody, Karolina Kurkova, Michelle Rodriguez, and Michelle Yeoh will serve as Event Co-Chairs. Harry Winston and Calvin Klein Collection will generously serve as the event’s Presenting Sponsors.
Other event Co-Chairs of amfAR Hong Kong also include Cecilia Cheung, Winnie Chiu, Veronica Chou, amfAR Chairman of the Board Kenneth Cole, Francisco Costa, Vinay Dube, amfAR Global Fundraising Chairman Milutin Gatsby, Nayla Hayek, René Koneberg, Jean-Marc Lacave, Carina Lau, Cathy Lee, Michelle Ong Cheung, Dee Poon, Vin Roberti, David Tang, Yang Yang, Claudine Ying, Yvette Yung, and Italo Zucchelli. Harris Chan, Laurinda Ho, Sabrina Ho, Jay Jopling, Rachel Lehman, David Maupin, John Robert Slosar, Oscar Wang, Ying Claudine Lauren, and Wendy Yu will serve as Vice Chairs.
amfAR Hong Kong will feature a cocktail reception, dinner, live auction conducted by Simon de Pury, and world-class entertainment by Grammy-nominated American soul artist Aloe Blacc and Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang. Last year’s inaugural event raised over $4 million for amfAR’s critical AIDS research programs.
In 2001, amfAR launched TREAT Asia, a cooperative network of clinics, hospitals, and research institutions working together with civil society to ensure the safe and effective delivery of HIV/AIDS treatments throughout Asia and the Pacific. TREAT Asia now encompasses 21 adult and 18 pediatric clinical sites across the region.
Delta Air Lines is the Official Airline Partner. Harry Winston is the Official Jewelry and Timepiece Partner. Moët Hennessy is the Official Wine and Spirits Partner. amfAR Hong Kong is produced by Andrew Boose/AAB Productions and Josh Wood/Josh Wood Productions.