Calendar of Events

Thu 03.16.2017


When: 10:00 AM THURSDAY, MARCH 16 - 5:00 PM MONDAY, MARCH 20

Where:Pier 92 711 12th Ave, New York, NY 10019

DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) will gather thousands of designers, notable guests and avid supporters to celebrate its 20th Annual DINING BY DESIGN (DBD), March 16 - 20. As DIFFA National's largest fundraiser, DBD raises nearly a million dollars annually, contributing over $42 million in grants to organizations combating HIV/AIDS nationwide since its founding in 1984. DINING BY DESIGN showcases imaginative, one-of-a-kind tabletop design by internationally renowned and local talent.

PUBLIC VIEWING: Thursday, March 16 - Saturday, March 18, 10am - 6pm. Sunday, March 19, 10am - 5pm

General admission $30 + tax ($40 at the door / free for pre-registered design trade)

Visitors are invited to explore the latest in design trends while viewing opulent dining installations and shopping the silent auction.

GALA DINNER: Monday, March 20, 6:30 - 10:30pm

Tickets $500

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Cost per member: $30.00

Cost for each guest: $30.00

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536 LaGuardia Place
NY, NY 10012
(212) 683-0023

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Sat: 11am to 5pm

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