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2019 Luminary Award Recipient

The World Affairs Council is thrilled to announce Stanley Black & Decker will receive the 2019 Luminary Award. President & CEO Jim Loree will be accepting the Luminary Award on behalf of Stanley Black & Decker. We are proud to honor Stanley Black & Decker, a global leader anchored in Connecticut. Stanley Black & Decker provides the ideas and tools for those who make the world™.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

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To discuss Sponsorship Opportunites, please contact CEO Megan Torrey at mctorrey@ctwac.org

About the Luminary Award

The annual Luminary Award is the signature event of the World Affairs Council of Connecticut. It honors one or more individuals or an organization from Connecticut that has profoundly influenced global affairs, with a strong emphasis on achieving the overall betterment of the world.

Luminary Award History

2004 – Harry Jack Gray, former Chairman of UTC –keynote The Honorable Alexander Haig

2005 – University of CT UNESCO Chair, keynote — keynote President Mary Robinson

2006 – Save the Children, keynote — keynote Cokie Roberts

2007 – Connecticut’s Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans — keynote General Eric Shinseki

2008 – ESPN International in recognition of their role in global sports diplomacy — keynote Chris Berman

2010 – Former Secretary of State, Dr. Henry Kissinger

2011 – Association of Hole in the Wall Camps

2012 – Nobel Peace Prize Committee

2013 – Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation—A leading global innovator

2014 AmeriCares — keynote Ambassador Robert Ford

2015 – Peter G. Kelly, Esq. — keynote Senator Mark Warner of Virginia

2016 – Aerospace Components Manufacturers — keynote Colonel Mark Tillman

2017 – United Technologies (UTC) — keynote Dr. Robert Ballard

2018 – Yale Cancer Center


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Parking is available in the many parking garages near the Marriott Downtown.

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Please email info@ctwac.org with any questions, or for more information on sponsorship.

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