With more than 8.5 million people residing in New York City, our 5 boroughs consist of immensely talented and hardworking individuals who make significant contributions to our lives each and every day. MOSPCE produces lively events to recognize and honor these notable New Yorkers.

Here are some of our prominent recognition ceremonies:

2020 State of the City Address

State of the City 2020

February 6, 2020
Delivered annually, the State of the City is an opportunity for the Mayor to relay past achievements, crucial current-day issues, and goals for the upcoming year.

Learn more about the 2020 State of the City

Veterans Day Breakfast

Veterans Day Breakfast

November 11, 2019
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray host an annual Veterans Day Breakfast in honor of our nation's heroes.

Learn more about the Veterans Day Breakfast

Sapolin Accessibility Awards 2019

Sapolin Accessibility Awards

July 25, 2019
Mayor Bill de Blasio and and Commissioner Victor Calise annually recognize the efforts of organizations and individuals that have impacted the lives of people with disabilities.

Learn more about the Sapolin Accessibility Awards 2019

Mayoral Service Recognition Ceremony

Mayoral Service Recognition Ceremony

April 30, 2018
In honor of National Volunteer Month, the City’s top volunteers, including nonprofit board members and civically engaged businesses, came together to celebrate their commitment to making New York City a better place for all.

Learn more about the Mayoral Service Recognition Ceremony

NYC's First Family stands on stage as Senator Bernie Sanders administers Oath for Mayor de Blasio


January 1, 2018
The 2018 Inauguration Ceremony was held on New Year's Day at City Hall in honor of the re-election of the Mayor of New York City, along with the Comptroller and Public Advocate of New York City.

Learn more about the Inauguration

people on stage speaking in front of crowd at Flight 587 Memorial

Flight 587 15th Annual Memorial

November 12, 2017
Each year, the Mayor and New Yorkers come together in the Rockaways at Flight 587 Park Memorial to remember Flight 587 and the 265 victims of the plane crash on November 12, 2001.

Learn more about the Flight 587 15th Annual Memorial