GFIA host annual gala dinner
The Gibraltar Funds and Investment Association (GFIA) hosted its annual Gala Dinner last week in the Alameda Gardens.
This year's event was attended by 160 prominent figures from the Funds and Investment sector, it was marked by remarkable achievements, philanthropic endeavors, and exciting collaborations.
The Venetian-themed Gala Dinner welcomed esteemed guests, including the Deputy Governor Marc Holland and Albert Isola, Minister of Digital and Financial Services.
“As a testament to the evening's grandeur, A.M Capurro partnered with Land Rover stood as the main sponsor of the Gala Dinner, lending their prestigious brand and support to the event,” said a statement from GFIA.
“Their partnership added a touch of elegance, with several Land Rover vehicles prominently displayed amidst the captivating surroundings of the Alameda Gardens. John Capurro represented A.M Capurro at the event.”
GFIA Chairperson James Lasry gave a speech thanking guests for attending the event and for their role in making the Association successful, he also expressed gratitude to James Tipping and Tim Haynes who will be retiring from their respective positions, for their exceptional contributions and unwavering support in the industry.
In recognition of their dedication, GFIA is honoured to have granted them both life membership of the Association.
Each year GFIA invites a local charity to participate at the dinner. This year GFIA asked The Prostate Support Group Gibraltar. Joe Holliday, representative for the charity, delivered a speech, shedding light on the impactful activities of the charity and emphasizing its significant role in the community and his own personal story with the disease.
Raffle tickets were sold during the evening. The total amount raised will be announced in due course.
In addition to the charitable aspect of the event, GFIA took the opportunity to unveil its promotional video titled "Why Gibraltar?"
This video showcased the many advantages and opportunities that Gibraltar offers as a leading financial hub, captivating the attention of the attendees.
Following the Gala Dinner, attendees were treated to an exclusive after-party at La Sala.
“GFIA would like to express its heartfelt gratitude to all its members for their unwavering support and participation in making the Gala Dinner an unforgettable evening and extend its sincere appreciation to A. M Capurro for their valued sponsorship, contributing to the success of the event,” said the statement from GFIA.