The 30th anniversary of the inception of the Institute of the Americas was celebrated with a special reception at the Hotel Del Coronado to honor former Mexican President, Felipe Calderon. The dinner reception also expressed appreciation to one of the founders, Ted Gildred, for his contributions in establishing the Institute with the focus on the America’s hemisphere of politics, business, non-governmental organizations and education. Giving Back Magazine was proud to be exclusive media partner for this milestone binational event.