Events

BENS hosts a wide variety of in-person and virtual events. Most events are only open to members.

Army-Navy Game Watch Party

Stout Grand Central 60 East 41st Street, New York, New York

Please join BENS NY Metro for our inaugural Army-Navy Game watch party at Stout Grand Central on Saturday, December 10th. We have rented out the mezzanine level of this festive midtown location and are partnering with the New York Council Navy League for this event. Doors open at 2:30 pm ET, Kickoff is at 3:00…

$30 – $300

MEMBERS ONLY: Virtual Discussion w/Dr. Tymofiy Mylovanov

We invite BENS Members to join us for a virtual discussion with Dr. Tymofiy Mylovanov, the Former Ukrainian Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture to discuss the Ukraine’s other frontline – It’s Economy.  While Russian forces failed to capture Kyiv, and are making little progress in the east, the economic carnage of the war…

Free

Luncheon Discussion on America’s Nuclear Triad

Crescent Club of Dallas 200 Crescent Ct # 17, Dallas, TX

America’s nuclear triad is a compilation of platforms and weapons, the three legs of the U.S. nuclear triad serve as the backbone of America’s national security. The triad, along with assigned forces, provide 24/7 deterrence to prevent catastrophic actions from our adversaries and they stand ready, if necessary, to deliver a decisive response, anywhere, anytime.…

$60

Luncheon and Discussion with BENS COO BG Tom Cosentino USA Ret

The Buckhead Club 3344 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia

We are honored to have BENS COO, BG Tom Cosentino, USA (Ret.) speak to our group on Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at the Buckhead Club (3344 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 2600, Atlanta, GA 30326). Some of the topics BG Cosentino will discuss are a close out of BENS 2022…

$35

Luncheon Discussion on America’s Nuclear Triad

University of Texas Club 2108 Robert Dedman Dr., Austin, TX

America’s nuclear triad is a compilation of platforms and weapons, the three legs of the U.S. nuclear triad serve as the backbone of America’s national security. The triad, along with assigned forces, provide 24/7 deterrence to prevent catastrophic actions from our adversaries and they stand ready, if necessary, to deliver a decisive response, anywhere, anytime.…

$50

Spring BENS Dining Out

Blue Ridge Grill 1261 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, Georgia

Please join us for a BENS Southeast dinner event of good friends, good conversations, and good food. You and your spouse/significant other are cordially invited to the 2023 BENS SE: BENS Dining Out. We are proud to be able to continue this much appreciated and anticipated event. This event will take place on March 23,…

$100

Luncheon Discussion on China and Xi Jinping after the 20th National Congress

Club Giraud 707 N. St. Mary's Street, San Antonio, Texas

The National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party is a party congress that is held every five years. The National Congress is theoretically the highest body within the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Since 1987 the National Congress has been held in the months of October or November. The venue for the event, beginning in 1956, is the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.…

$50

Luncheon Discussion on China and Xi Jinping after the 20th National Congress

Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa 111 North Post Oak Ln, Houston, Texas

The National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party is a party congress that is held every five years. The National Congress is theoretically the highest body within the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Since 1987 the National Congress has been held in the months of October or November. The venue for the event, beginning in 1956, is the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.…

$60

MEMBERS ONLY – Dining Out with Salvatore Ferragamo

BENS Members are cordially invited to an exclusive dinner for our Winter BENS Dining Out event. Our honored guest will be Salvatore Ferragamo. This event is restricted to BENS Members only. For registration and information, please contact Sid Talley at STalley@bens.org or 202-680-3839.