We are excited to announce the launch of our new BENS website! The updated bens.org provides more dynamic and visually appealing content and timely showcasing of the great work being done organization-wide. You will note the introduction of a new blog for expert commentary, a dedicated home for our expanding podcasts, interactive features for exploring BENS publications, expanded content for the government partner audience, and much more. Please enjoy exploring the new bens.org and visit regularly!
Bruce Mosler Honored by The Commercial Observer’s 2022 Power 100 Ranking in NY Real Estate
BENS Chairman Emeritus Bruce Mosler, Chairman of Global Brokerage & the Veterans Initiative Program at Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., has been recognized as one of the 100 most important people in commercial real estate by The Commercial Observer in its annual rankings for 2022.
BENS members have been invited by the New York Historical Society and the American Battle Monuments Commission to join them on June 4th, for a production of The Eyes of the World: From D-Day to VD Day, at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Opera House. This multimedia musical event brings the final 11 months of the War in Europe to life, through the letters, photographs and reportage of Ernest Hemingway, Robert Capa, Vogue-model-turned-photojournalist Lee Miller, and a young American Intelligence Officer. The production features a 58-piece orchestra, top Broadway stars (Hamilton, Mean Girls, Dear Evan Hansen, Aladdin) and music from the era, conducted by Hamilton’s Ian Weinberger. The show will be followed by a reception in the Hall of Nations. To purchase tickets online, via the Kennedy Center, please use: https://www.kennedy-center.org/whats-on/explore-by-genre/theater/2021-2022/eyes-of-the-world-r/.
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May 25 | Texas BENS TX Dallas luncheon discussion on hypersonic weapons with LTG Neil Thurgood, USA, Director of Hypersonics, Directed Energy, Space, and Rapid Acquisition of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology.
June 7 | National BENS hosts a virtual discussion with U.S. Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Henry T. Wooster. Join us as Ambassador Wooster discusses the geostrategic importance of Jordan to the United States and the opportunities it holds for the future.
June 9 | Washington, DC BENS DC is co-hosting a roundtable with the Department of Homeland Security Office of Intelligence and Analysis, to discuss effectively aligning business and government strategy and analyzing ways to refine and expand avenues of communication and cooperation.
June 14 | New York BENS New York hosts a luncheon discussion with Gen. Edward M. Daly, Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command. Gen. Daly looks forward to talking about modernizing processes, equipment, and workforce, as well as the information technology behind data and cyber systems.