Annual Dinner & Speaker

Colleagues, Customers, Friends—See them all at the 88th DCAT Annual Dinner
Steeped in a rich history and tradition, the DCAT Annual Dinner has proven time and time again to be a valued and well-regarded event within the pharmaceutical industry and certainly not something to be missed. Each year the Annual Dinner speaker announcement is awaited with much speculation and excitement.

Recent Annual Dinner speakers:
2014 Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator from New York
   2013 Felix Baumgartner, The Man Who Fell To Earth
   2012 George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States
   2011 Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
   2010 James Cameron, Academy Award Winning Director
   2009 U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
                 Dr. Janet Woodcock, Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, FDA

Please note that in response to the sound problems experienced during the 87th DCAT Annual Dinner, the ballrooms at the Waldorf Astoria have been completely rewired and new back-up systems have been installed.

    DCAT Members
Grand Ballroom (table of 10): TBD                
    Contact to be placed on a waiting list.
    Individual seats are not available in the Grand Ballroom

East & West Foyer (table of 10): TBD

Astor Room (table of 10): TBD
    Individual seats are available in the Astor Room: TBD

Individual seats in East & West Foyer and Astor Room: TBD
Sorry, only DCAT member companies can hold a full table at the Annual Dinner.

First-Time Table Holders
If your DCAT member company does not currently hold a table and is interested in reserving one, follow the instructions below depending on the table location that you are interested in.

     Grand Ballroom  
Tables in the Grand Ballroom only become available when a company surrenders their table. Requests for Grand Ballroom tables are placed on a waiting list and are granted based on availability. Requests for Grand Ballroom tables must be submitted in writing to

East & West Foyer and Astor Room
For table availability, contact Diane Packard at
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