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AUCTION WILL TAKE PLACE AT KICKOFF BREAKFAST ON THURSDAY, MAY 2

**IF YOU HAVE ITEMS YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE FOR THE AUCTION, PLEASE CONTACT JASMIN SAKAI-GONZALEZ, 213.580.7569.**

A portion of the proceeds from the auction are used to support
World Trade Week Educational initiatives

Payments are final and nonrefundable. Items are available for local pickup only

For more information, contact Global Initiatives Manager Jasmin Sakai-Gonzalez, 213.580.7569.

Below are items auctioned off last year:
 
ITEM   DESCRIPTION
TRAVEL PACKAGES

Discover Japan 
  Don’t miss this opportunity to visit Japan. The package consists of two round-trip economy tickets on EVA Airways to Tokyo with a stop in Taipei and a three-night stay in a deluxe room at Imperial Hotel Tokyo for two. This legendary Tokyo landmark has welcomed royalty, heads of state, celebrities and international business leaders for more than 120 years, offering discreet, highly personalized services, restrained elegance, award-winning cuisine and refined, impeccable Japanese hospitality. EVA Air embraces core values that promote safe and punctual flights, friendly and professional services, and innovative, efficient operations.
(Restrictions: Imperial Hotel – Reservations are based on availability and must be made through the New York office; Validity of the certificate is from May 5, 2012 - April 30, 2013 excluding dates between Sept. 24 and Oct. 31 and between Dec. 30 – Jan. 3; meals and beverages are not included. EVA Airways – Tickets subject to seat availability and embargo periods. Certificate bearers are responsible for all fuel surcharges and taxes. Airline restrictions: This certificate has no commercial value, cannot be resold, converted as cash or replaced for any reason. Passenger is liable for all taxes applicable at time of ticket issue by payment of cash. Please contact your nearest EVA Airways ticketing office for tax information. Tickets are non-endorsable, non-reroutable and non-refundable. This ticket is not applicable to Evergreen Club Program, EVASION Program and all other promotional programs. Certificate must be presented for exchange of ticket on/before May 3, 2013. Blackout periods: June 25-July 25,2012; Aug. 25–Sept. 5, 2012; Dec. 15–31, 2012; Jan. 1–10, 2013; Feb. 1–16, 2013; June 25-July 5, 2013; Aug. 25-Sept. 2013; Dec. 15–31, 2013.)

Retail Value: $5,750, Starting Bid: $1,725
Courtesy of Imperial Hotel Tokyo and EVA Airlines


Enjoy the Riviera Maya, Mexico
  Relax in the lovely Riviera Maya, Mexico. This package includes a six-night, seven-day stay for two in a deluxe junior suite at the Blue Diamond Resort, as well as round-trip airfare for two provided by American Airlines.   
(Restrictions: Blue Diamond - Reservations must be made in advance. Certificate is not valid for Christmas, New Year’s, Easter and holidays. Confirmation of reservation is subject to availability. Blue Diamond is not responsible in case of lost or stolen certificate, and the certificate is not transferable, non exchangeable and has no cash value. American Airlines - Certificate is non-transferable, not replaceable and cannot be extended or renewed. Passengers are not eligible for American AAdvantage mileage credit or any other promotional benefit. Travel is not valid on AA codeshare flights. American Airlines reserves the right to change blackout dates, embargo free travel, and change policies without advance notice. All travel must be completed by Dec. 31, 2012.)
Retail Value: $4,600, Starting Bid: $1,400
Courtesy of Consulate General of Mexico and American Airlines


Explore Korea

  
  Enjoy a luxurious vacation in South Korea from the exquisite comfort of the JW Marriott. This package includes business class airfare on Korean Air for two to Korea with a three-night stay in superior accommodations in the heart of Seoul, mere steps away from the sumptuous feasts, dazzling entertainment venues and extraordinary shopping districts of downtown.
(Restrictions: JW Marriott - Weekend (Friday - Sunday) use only. Certificate expires Sept. 30, 2012. Reservations must be made 7 days in advance. Korean Air - Valid May 7 – Nov. 7, 2012 and must be exchanged for a Korean Air passenger ticket and baggage check within that time. Once the ticket has been issued, it is valid for three months from the date of ticket issuance. Letter cannot be transferred, bartered or sold to anyone else. As with any privilege, eligibility can be suspended or terminated for failure to comply with Korean Air’s policies and procedures or for misuse and misconduct. This ticket is not eligible for SKYPASS mileage credit. Black out period: From LAX: May 18 - July 1, 2012, July 15 – Aug. 15, 2012 and Dec. 7, 2012 – Jan. 25, 2013; From ICN: July 14 – Aug. 15, 2012, Sept. 28 – Oct. 3, 2012 and Dec. 15, 2012 – Jan. 25, 2013. Blackout periods are subject to change without notice.)
Retail Value: $4,000, Starting Bid: $1,400
Courtesy of JW Marriott Seoul and Korean Air

Alaskan Adventure

  Enjoy a travel adventure to Anchorage, Alaska. This package includes two round-trip coach tickets on Alaska Airlines, a three-night consecutive stay for two in a deluxe room at Alyeska Resort, four aerial tram ride tickets and a $100 gift card for use at the resort. Located along the scenic Seward Highway, Alyeska Resort is the premier destination in Alaska for visitors and locals alike. Nestled against the awe-inspiring Chugach Mountains, Alyeska offers year-round adventures and activities.
(Restrictions: Alaska Airlines- Reservations must be booked in V class and apply to flights numbered between 1-999 and 2000-2999. Allow two weeks for processing – travel valid for one year as of May 4, 2012. Alyeska Resort- Valid until Dec. 31, 2012. Reservations must be made in advance and are subject to space available. Excludes peak holiday periods and black out dates.)
Retail Value: $3,250, Starting Bid: $1,200
Courtesy of Alaska Airlines and Alyeska Resort 


Escape to Hawaii
 
  Bask in the warm Hawaiian sun at the Ihilani Resort & Spa in Kapolei. Tucked away on O’ahu’s sunny western shore, the JW Marriott Ihilani lies within the magnificent 640-acre Ko Olina Resort and is situated majestically beside one of the resort’s four pristine lagoons. Here you will discover the Island’s most complete resort experience. A haven for rejuvenation and tranquility, the JW Marriott Ihilani exudes a true atmosphere of relaxed Hawaiian elegance. This package includes round-trip airfare to Hawaii courtesy of United Airlines and a three-night stay in ocean view accommodations for two.   
(Restrictions: Ihilani Resort- Certificate expires May 4, 2013. Not valid December 15, 2012 –Jan. 2, 2013. Certificate is non-transferable, has absolutely no refundable value and only covers the cost of the sleeping room and associated taxes. Additionally, guests will be personally responsible for all gratuities, incidental charges and Hawaii State Transient Accommodations Tax of $10 per night. United Airlines- Valid for travel within the 50 United States, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands or Canada. Ticketing and travel dates last one year from certificate issue date. Seven day advance purchase required. This discount may not be used on the following fares: United First® (F,P,A) class, United Business® (C,D,Z) class, United Economy® (Y,B,M,E,U,H,Q,V,W,K), companion, travel industry G class, contract, bulk, convention, tour conductor, children, family plan, government, group, military, tour basing, senior discount, student, youth, infant, industry travel agency or employee discount, Around the World, Circle the Pacific, Visit USA, or any non published fares. This certificate is non-transferable, and void if sold or bartered. Other restrictions may apply.)
Retail Value: $2,800, Starting Bid: $850
Courtesy of United Airlines and Ihilani Resort & Spa


Las Vegas Retreat 
  Visit Las Vegas with two round-trip Southwest Airlines tickets and enjoy two nights for two at Aria Resort and Casino in a standard deluxe room. The contemporary architecture of the ARIA tower is complemented by the resort’s lavish accommodations, panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows offer magnificent views of Las Vegas’ striking skyline. ARIA’s tower is uniquely designed to deliver corner-window views from every guestroom. Package includes two tickets to a Cirque du Soleil show.  
(Restrictions: Flight - Passengers will be flying on a “Green Pass.” There are no black-out dates but reservations are subject to availability. Valid for travel through May 1, 2013. Travel valid on Southwest Airlines only, partner carriers are excluded. Passengers must notify a Southwest reservations agent that they are booking a “Green NRMF Pass” and must have Green Pass present at the time of flight(s). MGM Resorts – Redeem certificate at least 30 days in advance. The certificate is valid through May 31, 2013. The certificate is redeemed on a space availability basis and may be utilized Sunday through Thursday only. Must be 21 to redeem. Cirque du Soleil – additional blackout dates apply. All reservations are final.)
Retail Value: $1,600, Starting Bid: $400
Courtesy of Aria Resort & Casino, Southwest Airlines and Cirque Du Soleil


Southern California Getaway Package 
  Bid on three stays at Destination Hotels & Resorts in the Southern California area. This package includes a two-night stay with breakfast at the luxurious MiraMonte Resort and Spa in Indian Wells; a one-night midweek stay at the renowned L’Auberge Del Mar; and a one night stay in a Lanai Garden Room with complimentary parking at Paradise Point Resort in San Diego. Destination Hotels & Resorts is an exceptional collection of resorts and hotels that spans the nation, highlighting the best of every region and every time of year. You'll find an unparalleled commitment to service, the finest attention to detail, world class cuisines and personal touches that create a singular experience unique to each destination. 
(Restrictions: Advance reservations required; subject to availability and blackout dates may apply. )
Retail Value: $1,250, Starting Bid: $375
Courtesy of Destination Hotels & Resorts


Get away to the Palos Verdes Peninsula
  Dramatically poised at the edge of the Pacific Ocean on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Terranea’s 102 acres are infused with the elegance of a classic Mediterranean estate, the casual energy of coastal Southern California, and countless ways to spend your days - all tied together with authentic, genuine hospitality and a deep respect for this irreplaceable oceanfront setting. Terranea Resort is proud to offer a two-night stay in an ocean view guestroom, inclusive of daily breakfast at Catalina Kitchen, round of golf for two at The Links, resort fee, valet-parking and taxes.
(Restrictions: Valid May 10, 2012 - May 10, 2013. Blackout dates: July 11- Aug. 26, 2012. Reservations are subject to availability at the time of reservation. General public availability status does not apply to this certificate. Certificate is non-transferable and may not be altered in any way. Certificate is not redeemable for cash and may not be resold without prior notice to Terranea Resort. Resort is unable to reissue lost or stolen certificates. Neither cash nor credit will be issued for any unused portion of this certificate.)
Retail Value: $1,150, Starting Bid: $350

Courtesy of Terranea Resort


Relax in the Mexican Riviera
  Enjoy a relaxing stay in the Mexican Riviera. This package includes a three-night, four-day stay in a deluxe ocean view, double occupancy room at the luxurious Me by Melia Resort.  
(Restrictions: Certificate is not transferable. Reservations are subject to availability and must be made in advance of your arrival date. For additional nights or extra persons, a special rate is available. Valid Sunday - Thursday. This certificate does not apply on holidays, Labor Day, Christmas, New Year’s or special events. Valid May 5, 2012 - May 5, 2013 (not negotiable))
Retail Value: $1,000, Starting Bid: $300
Courtesy of Consulate General of Mexico


San Diego Escape
  Enjoy a weekend at the Grande Colonial in La Jolla, just steps from beaches, shopping, dining and entertainment with unparalleled views and location. This package includes a two-night stay in standard accommodations for two at Grande Colonial Hotel in La Jolla.
(Restrictions: The use of the certificate is subject to advanced reservations and space availability. The certificate is restricted from use from July 1 – Sept. 5 and holidays. Certificate expires June 30, 2013.)
Retail Value: $600, Starting Bid: $200
Courtesy of the Grande Colonial

ENTERTAINMENT   

Los Angeles Kings Package
  This sporty package includes four tickets to see the Los Angeles Kings at the Staples Center with a hat signed by Luc Robitaille and pucks signed by Simon Gagne and Dustin Brown. Package also includes four passes for admission to the Grammy Museum at L.A. LIVE.
(Restrictions: L.A. Kings - Tickets are subject to availability. Good for the 2012-2013 season only and must be redeemed by Sept. 1, 2012. The Grammy Museum – tickets expire June 30, 2012. Subject to availability.)
Retail Value: $1,000, Starting Bid: $250
Courtesy of Anschutz Entertainment Group


Universal Studio Tickets and Front of Line Passes 
  Explore Universal Studios Hollywood with four tickets to enjoy park rides and shows, a working movie studio, and some of Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas. Additionally, receive four Front of Line passes that will let you skip the lines to your favorite attractions and come with reserved seating at all shows!
(Restrictions: Valid May 2012-Dec. 2013)
Retail Value: $675, Starting Bid: $170
Courtesy of Universal Studios Hollywood


Golf at Trump National Golf Club

 
  Enjoy the ultimate luxury golf experience with golf for two at Trump National Golf Club. Serving as the perfect getaway for business executives, Trump National provides its guests with first class amenities, unmatched service, exclusive and elegant dining, and the most spectacular views. (Restrictions: Reservations should be made in advance. The certificate expires on Nov. 4, 2012 and excludes the day after Thanksgiving. Certificate does not include wine, alcohol or gratuity.)
Retail Value: $590, Starting Bid: $175

Courtesy of Trump National Golf Club 


A Night on the Town

 
  This night on the town includes two tickets to Los Otros, a world premiere musical by Center Theatre Group, as well as a two-night stay at the luxurious JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE. Center Theatre Group is Los Angeles’ preeminent nonprofit theatre company. With its central location in Los Angeles’ burgeoning downtown district, the JW Marriott provides a deluxe level of comfort and personal service within a unique environment designed to reflect its location. Guests can enjoy convenient access to the City, whether visiting the revitalized downtown area or other parts of Los Angeles.
(Restrictions: Center Theatre Group - Ticket certificate is valid for performances between May 23 - June 2, 2012, excluding Saturday evenings. Dates are subject to availability. Certificate may not be exchanged for cash, nor combined with any other promotional discount, nor applied to the purchase of other tickets or subscriptions, nor redeemed for tickets for shows or productions not named above. JW Marriott - All reservations are subject to availability based on the hotel’s discretion and are not redeemable during certain blackout periods and holidays. This certificate is not transferable to other Marriott Hotels. Certificate is inclusive of tax, exclusive of gratuity and is not replaceable if lost or stolen. Due to the high volume of requests, the dates cannot be changed or extended. The certificate has no cash value. Valid until April 30, 2013.)
Retail Value: $490, Starting Bid: $140

Courtesy of the Center Theatre Group and JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE


Los Angeles Dodgers Tickets
 
  Enjoy four field tickets to a 2012 regular season Los Angeles Dodgers home game. The Dodgers have won six World Series titles and 21 National League pennants.
(Restrictions: Games are subject to availability and blackout dates. Must be booked in advance.)
Retail Value: $275, Starting Bid: $80
Courtesy of the Los Angeles Dodgers

WATCHES   

Men’s Calibre 8700 Black Dial Stainless Steel Watch
  This timepiece features a carbon fiber dial ring and black stainless steel base with fold-over clasp with push button date. It never needs a battery and is water resistant up to 100 meters.
Retail Value: $500, Starting Bid: $150
Courtesy of Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc


Ladies’ Diamond Watch
  This classy timepiece features a mother of pearl dial and 28 accent diamonds. It never needs a battery as it charges in sunlight or indoors as you wear it. When fully charged, it will run for 180 days without additional exposure to light. Additionally it is water resistant to 100 meters.
Retail Value: $500, Starting Bid: $150
Courtesy of Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc


Men’s Stiletto Black Stainless Steel Watch
  This watch is the epitome of sleekness and simplicity. It features stainless steel black plating and sapphire glass, it is also water resistant and never needs a battery.
Retail Value: $475, Starting Bid: $140
Courtesy of Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc


Ladies’ Diamond Watch
  This beautiful and classic time piece is enclosed in a stainless-steel case. It features a mother of pearl dial and a bezel with 31 accent diamonds. A member of Citizen’s unique Eco Drive family, this watch will continuously recharge itself for a lifetime of use.
Retail Value: $450, Starting Bid: $130
Courtesy of Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc


Men’s Calibre 8700 Stainless Steel Watch with Black Leather Band
  This timepiece features a stainless steel base, black leather band, a deployment clasp and push button date. It never needs a battery and is water resistant up to 100 meters.
Retail Value: $375, Starting Bid: $110
Courtesy of Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc


Men’s Dress Diamond Watch
  This timepiece showcases 12 genuine diamond hour markers. It also features a stainless steel base, deployment clasp and push button date. It never needs a battery and is water resistant.
Retail Value: $350, Starting Bid: $105
Courtesy of Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc


Ladies’ Dress Watch
  This timeless black stainless steel watch has eight diamond accents. It never needs a battery as it charges in sunlight or indoors as you wear it. When fully charged, it will run for 180 days without additional exposure to light.
Retail Value: $350, Starting Bid: $105
Courtesy of Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc
 
FOOD & WINE PACKAGES   

Premium Californian Wine Selection
  Own 12 bottles of some of the best Californian wine selected by the California Wine Institute, which represents more than 1,000 wineries and affiliated businesses from diverse wine regions throughout the State. Enjoy: Chandon Blanc De Noirs - Dry Champagne; Weibel Family - Mendocino County - Sauvignon Blanc, 2008; Cakebread Cellars - Napa Valley - Sauvignon Blanc, 2009; Pedroncelli Zinfadel - Bushnell Vineyard, 2007; Pedroncelli Sauvignon Blanc -Eastside Vineyards, 2009; Cedar Mountain Reserve Zinfadel, 2007; Black Stallion Winery – Chardonnay, 2008; Eberle - Cabernet Sauvignon, 2007; Alexander Valley Vineyards – Syrah, 2007; Justin Savant, 2008; Newton - Unfiltered Merlot - Napa Valley, 2006; and Darcie Kent Vineyards - Cabernet Sauvignon, 2008.
Retail Value: $290, Starting Bid: $85
Courtesy of the California Wine Institute


Specialty Chilean Wine
  Own 12 bottles of fine wine from Chile, one of the fastest growing wine producers in the world. This wine is from the Montgras Bicentennial 2010 reserve collection and features both Cabernet Sauvignon and Carménère varieties. Montgras is a highly esteemed winery; in fact, with its first vintage, the Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 1994 was awarded the Best in Chile. It also received the Best Chilean Wine Producer award in the UK's 2002 International Wine & Spirit Competition, a category to which it has been nominated on various occasions for the irrefutable quality and consistency of its wines.
Retail Value: $150, Starting Bid: $45
Courtesy of the Consulate General of Chile


Specialty Hungarian Wine
  Enjoy six bottles of the specialty sweet white wine exclusive to Hungary. This is the world-famous wine that is proudly cited in the Hungarian national anthem. It is the sweet, topaz-colored wine that was formerly known throughout the English-speaking world as Tokay. This natural Aszu wine is produced by the addition of individually selected grapes affected by “noble rot,” which concentrates the grapes sugar.
Retail Value: $100, Starting Bid: $30
Courtesy of the Consulate General of Hungary


Nestlé Gift Basket

  Spoil your taste buds with a variety of products from Nestlé USA. Gift basket includes an assortment of Nestlé’s most enticing products. Fine Perugina chocolate bars, Raisinets, and After Eight chocolate mints are some of the brands that make this a most indulgent and irresistible treat.
Retail Value: $50, Starting Bid: $15
Courtesy of Nestlé USA, Inc.

GIFTS & COLLECTORS ITEMS

Limited Edition Bob Clampett ©1991 Animation Cel
  Own this rare black and white animation cel entitled “Slingshot”, handpainted by Bob Clampett ©1991. Bob Clampett (1913-1984) was an American animator, producer, director and puppeteer best known for his work on the Looney Tunes animated series for the original Warner Bros. Cartoon Studio. He is credited for putting the word “looney” in Looney Tunes and designing the first major animated star for the Studio, Porky Pig in 1935, featured in this cel.
Retail Value: $450, Starting Bid: $130
Courtesy of Warner Bros Entertainment Inc.


Merle Norman Gift Package
  This package includes a variety of cosmetic products including mascara, nail polish, lipstick as well as $150 worth in gift certificates. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Merle Norman Cosmetics develops, manufactures and distributes its own full line of skin care and color cosmetic products. These cosmetics are sold through approximately 2,000 independently owned and operated Merle Norman Cosmetic Studios in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Retail Value: $300, Starting Bid: $90
Courtesy of Fox Beauty, Inc.

Paramount Gift Package
  This exclusive set from Paramount Pictures includes apparel from your favorite Paramount films, a “Kung Fu Panda” coffee table book and seven DVDs: “Rango,” “Thor,” “Transformers 3,” “Captain America,” “Kung Fu Panda,” “True Grit” and “Waiting for ‘Superman’”.
Retail Value: $275, Starting Bid: $80
Courtesy of Paramount Studios


Handmade Chinese Vase 
  The Chinese contribution to ceramic art is one of uncontested brilliance. In terms of their sheer production, technical innovation, artistic refinement, aesthetic diversity and global impact, the Chinese can claim the world’s longest and foremost ceramic tradition. Don’t miss the opportunity to own a beautiful piece of handmade porcelain vase adorned with colorful peonies touched by pearl and gold paint. The vase comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Retail Value: $80, Starting Bid: $20
Courtesy of the Chinese Consulate General in Los Angeles


Collector’s Sinatra Barbie Doll
  The Sinatra Barbie doll channels Ol' Blue Eyes in swinging style inspired by the “Chairman of the Board” himself! Featuring a poseable body, she starts with a jaunty black and white suit, adds a white shirt and a black tie, pulls her blonde hair into a ponytail and slips on black and white platform heels. She adds a touch of flair with an orange pocket square — Mr. Sinatra's favorite color — and tops it all off with a cute fedora! This doll will hit just the right note in any collection!
Retail Value: $50, Starting Bid: $15
Courtesy of Mattel, Inc.


Luxury in Leather - Business Card Holder
  This scotch leather credit card/business card wallet is made by Goldpfeil, a company in Offenbach, Germany which has been producing some of the finest handmade leather goods in the world since 1856. The wallet is from the Oxford line of Goldpfeil and can be used for holding either business cards or credit cards.
Retail Value: $30, Starting Bid: $10
Courtesy of the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany