Las Vegas-based DTP Companies, a $350 million investment from the late Tony Hsieh dedicated to the revitalization of Downtown Las Vegas, and Zappos.com, the leading e-commerce and customer service company of which Tony was an early investor, CEO for 21 years and instrumental in driving the company culture, and The City of Las Vegas, today announced joint efforts to mark the late visionary’s birthday, December 12th.
On December 11th, community-wide celebrations filled with events and activations that Tony loved will be in effect to commemorate Tony’s birthday, deemed ‘Tony Hsieh Day’ by Zappos and DTP. The City of Las Vegas and Zappos will kick off the festivities with an invite-only renaming of the Zappos Council Chambers to “Tony Hsieh Theater”, while DTP Companies will hold several public facing events including an Art Car showcase, live music and variety show which will include musical artists and DJs throughout the evening. The complete timeline of events is as follows:
11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. PDT | Zappos Plaza Courtyard, 400 Stewart Ave, Las Vegas
The Tony Hsieh Award Launch Hosted by NY Times #1 Best Selling Author Keith Ferrazzi & A series of short inspirational talks featuring special guest speakers and entertainers
Debut of the “Tony Hsieh Theater” – featuring City Councilman Cedric Crear, City of Las Vegas
*Proof of Covid-19 vaccine and invitation required
5:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. PDT | Container Park, 707 East Fremont Street, Las Vegas
“Wake Up the Night”
Guests can enjoy an Art Car showcase, variety show, live entertainment, midnight toast, and many food and beverage options from food trucks, bars and restaurants inside the park.
For the live stream link accessible to the public for the Tony Hsieh Award Launch hosted by NY Times #1 Best Selling Author Keith Ferrazzi, please visit https://www.thetonyhsiehaward.com. Wake Up the Night programming held at Downtown Container Park is open to the public and no ticketing is required. For more information about Tony Hsieh Day, please visit https://dtplv.com/tony-hsieh-day/.