The Meridian Ball

One of the most prestigious annual events in Washington, D.C. that brings together members of the public and private sector to celebrate Meridian’s ongoing efforts to prepare leaders for a complex global future.

Now in its 56th year, the Ball brings together public officials – including Cabinet secretaries and members of Congress – with prominent media figures, foreign ambassadors, and representatives from the international business and cultural communities. Guests can choose between attending an intimate Ambassador-hosted Dinner or the White-Meyer Dinner on Meridian’s campus. Following the dinners, guests from the Ambassador-hosted Dinners and White-Meyer Dinner gather for dancing, dessert, and conversation at Meridian House.

Meridian Ball Leadership


Deborah Lehr and John F.W. Rogers


Senator Shelley Moore Capito and Mr. Charles L. Capito
Representative Ami Bera and Dr. Janine Bera


HP Inc.

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