Nicole Kidman Named as 94th DCAT Annual Dinner Speaker

Robbinsville, New Jersey — December 20, 2021 — The DCAT organization is pleased to announce that Nicole Kidman, Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Emmy-winning actress, producer, and philanthropist, will be the speaker at the 94th DCAT Annual Dinner on Thursday, March 24, 2022, at the New York Hilton Midtown, Grand Ballroom.

Kidman first came to the attention of American audiences with her critically acclaimed performance in Phillip Noyce’s riveting 1989 Australian psychological thriller DEAD CALM. She has since become an internationally recognized, award-winning actress and producer known for her range and versatility.In 2003, Kidman won an Academy Award for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in Stephen Daldry’s THE HOURS, for which she also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award. She has also been honored with Academy Award nominations for her performances in Baz Luhrmann’s innovative musical, MOULIN ROUGE!, John Cameron Mitchell’s RABBIT HOLE, and Garth Davis’ LION. Kidman also served as a producer on RABBIT HOLE, the first feature film produced under her production company, Blossom Films. Read more about Kidman.

The DCAT Annual Dinner was first held in April 1926 when members determined that an event, such as an annual dinner, would aid them in meeting and getting to know other members of the industry. Nearly a century later, the DCAT organization still hosts this very special black-tie dinner every March in New York City. The event features some of the most notable and interesting keynote speakers from a variety of areas including science, politics, entertainment, and sports. See a list of past dinner speakers.

Tables are only available for purchase by Registered Member Companies of the DCAT organization. For dinner table reservations, please contact Mikaela Venice, DCAT Meeting Operations Coordinator, at

About DCAT

The Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT) is a not-for-profit, global business development association whose unique membership model integrates both innovator and generic drug manufacturers and suppliers of ingredients, development and manufacturing services, and related technologies. We are committed to provide programs, events and services that help our members meet their business objectives, expand their network of customers and suppliers, and gain insight into industry trends, markets, and those issues impacting pharmaceutical development and manufacturing. With over 400 corporate members, DCAT is headquartered in Robbinsville, New Jersey.

Julia Roth
Sr. Manager, Marketing and Communications/PR, DCAT