THE PARTY The Meridian International Center hosted their annual soiree with a special Latin theme. 800 guests wandered the beautiful Meridian grounds and courtyard while listening to performances by Trio Caliente and traditional Latin dancers. Guests sampled Latin-inspired cuisine at the nacho bar, Tres Leches cake station and mini empanada station. Other unique highlights of the night included a hand-rolled cigar station.
THE PEOPLE This year’s ball was chaired by Former United States Ambassador to Belgium, The Honorable Tom C. Korologos and Former Secretary of Labor, The Honorable Ann McLaughlin Korologos. Congressional Co-Chairs included Senator Mark Warner and Ms. Lisa Collis as well as House Speaker Paul Ryan and Mrs. Janna Ryan.
BEST IN SHOW The evening began with dinners hosted by various Ambassadors, allowing guests to have an intimate conversation with our world representatives.
Photography by Mohammed Sanoon