Speak Up Newport - Mayor's Dinner

Thirty-Sixth Annual Mayor's Dinner

Each February, the Speak Up Newport (SUN) Board of Directors presents the Annual Mayor's Dinner, which is attended by more than 450 Newport Beach business and community leaders. The event allows attendees to renew old friendships, establish new relationships and visit with local dignitaries. It will be covered by the local press and videotaped and replayed several times on local Newport Beach cable channels.

Click Here to download the 2017 Event Flyer. (Requires Acrobat)

Click Here to see the Photo Gallery for the 2016 Event.

Event Details:

Thirty-Sixth Annual Mayor's Dinner
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach

Friday, February 10, 2017
No-host Reception: 6:00 PM | Dinner: 7:00 PM

Reservations for the 2017 event are no longer available.

Reservations for the Speak up Newport Mayor's Dinner are no longer available. Please become a member in order to receive advanced notice of the 2018 event. Reservations, when available, come in two different ways; as an Underwriter (table of 10) and as individual seats.

  • Underwriter's Table - Seats 10 - $1,200.00
    As an underwriter your organization will be reserved a table, your company's name will be listed on the program, your company will be thanked from the podium and your table will have an identifying sign. Your company's designee will receive a one-year paid sustaining membership to SUN. If your reservation is reserved early enough, your company will be listed as an Underwriter in our ad in the Daily Pilot.
  • Individual Seats - $85.00
    Individual Seats are available on a limited basis.

This event sells out every year and seats will be allocated per the Mayor's Dinner Committee and submission time.

Members will be notified by e-mail with details for the 2018 event when they become available.  Please Become a Member or sign-up for the SUN Mailing List to remain informed.

2018 SUN Board of Directors

  • Richard Luehrs, President
  • Debra Allen, Vice President
  • Hugh Logan, Secretary
  • Marie Marston, Treasurer

Jeff Brouwer, Janis Dinwiddie, Diane Dixon, Robyn Grant, Kathy Harrison, Rush Hill, Jeff Boyles, Edward Selich, Joe Stapleton, Kay Walker, Rhonda Watkins

Honorary Directors

Jan Debay, Dave Goff, Marilee Jackson, Carol McDermott, Mary Petropoulos, Darryl R. Wold, Pat Zartler, Paula Gofrey

Sustaining Members

Janis Dinwide, Joe Stapleton, Richard Luehrs, David Sean, Jeff Boyles, Scott Cunningham, Sebastian Moshayedi, Clifton Jones, James Parker, Phillip Greer, Arlene Greer, Debra Allen, Robyn Grant,
Kathleen P. Harrison, Rush Hill, John & Lori Petry, Paul Blank, Don Krotee, Dennis Baker, Scott Barr, Edward Selich, Catherine Kennedy, Patricia Moore, Mary Petropoulos, Tod Ridgeway, Kathy Leek,
Diane B. Dixon, Carol McDermott, Jim Roberts, Michael Toerge, David Goff, Marilee Jackson, Michael and Kim Henn, Jeff Brouwer, Paula Godfrey