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May Luncheon – World Cup 2026: Bringing the Cup to H-Town

  • Junior League of Houston 1811 Briar Oaks Ln Houston, TX 77027 (map)

Join AAF-Houston for our May luncheon.

World Cup 2026: Bringing the Cup to H-Town

Super Bowls. World Series. NBA Finals. Final Fours. MLB All-Star game. NBA All-Star game. MLS All-Star game. Copa América Centenario. Gold Cup.

When it comes to premier events, our city delivers. Now, we’re ready to show why we deserve to host the world’s most prestigious sporting event.

Join us on May 15th to learn how our panel of experts plan on bringing the World Cup to Houston!

We will be presenting the Tenth District ADDY Awards!

This is Election Day for AAF-Houston, paper ballots will be accepted. If you did not have the chance to vote online, this will be your last opportunity to do so.

The Candidates are:

CHAIRMAN - John Manlove, John Manlove Marketing & Communications

CHAIRMAN-ELECT - Kelley Robinson, BrivicMedia, Inc.

VICE-CHAIRMAN - Joni Verdina, Ad Impressions, Inc.


  • Joseph Biondi, Houston Public Media

  • John Del Tatto, Mind Dance Marketing

  • Dwight Douthit, Douthit Design Group

  • Valentina Gómez Bravo, Bunker +58

  • Kay Krenek, Kay Krenek Creative

  • Bob Mackay, Entercom

  • Alfred Martinez, Go-on Group

  • Alberto Morales, Clear Channel Outdoor

  • Kate Nilsen, Blue Sky Marketing

  • Sonny Villarreal, Lopez Negrete Communications 

  • Alvin Wright, Alvin Wright Communications

More details to follow.

Purchase tickets HERE!

Earlier Event: May 1
Beers with Peers
Later Event: June 19
June Speaker Series Luncheon