Whoopi Goldberg, Sir Richard Branson, Ted Turner, Sarah Jessica Parker, George Soros, Gordon Brown and many more will come together this week to celebrate global health achievements.

The 2011 Global Business Coalition Conference and Gala Awards Dinner rolls out the red carpet on June 2, bringing together major celebrities, heads of state, big-name CEOs, and more for our most memorable evening yet. Actor, comedian and activist Whoopi Goldberg will host an evening that includes honoring two of GBC’s visionary founding supporters—George Soros and Ted Turner—and celebrates the power of business to create positive change on global health. Gordon and Sarah Brown will be recognized for their years of work and leadership addressing international health concerns, and we will pay special tribute to GBC’s founding CEO and leader, Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke.

With Sigourney Weaver and Kim Cattrall on hand to present awards to George Soros and the Browns, and a stellar evening of musical performances from acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician, Natalie Merchant, and top South African musicians, Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Vusi Mahlasela, June 2 with GBC is sure to be an unforgettable night!

This is the premier event for execs, philanthropists and others who are passionate about global health. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to connect with a rare mix of leaders and celebrities and support a worthy cause: the health of people everywhere.

CharityBuzz.com is also hosting a celebrity charity auction to celebrate the event, with experiences such as the chance to dine with Ted Turner and a visit to Richard Branson’s Necker Island on offer. The auction can be accessed here.

The Networking Reception begins at 6pm and the Gala Awards Dinner starts at 7pm at Cipriani Wall Street, New York City. Find out more here.

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