Inside Access From Chase Earns Top Honors As Special Events Program

Global Traveler Readers Give Shout-Out to Exclusive Events Program in
New Category; Program To
Celebrate with “All-Star” Event in New
York City

Access from Chase
, an exclusive events program for Chase
cardmembers, received the inaugural “Best Credit Card Special Events”
program award from Global Traveler’s 13th annual GT
Tested Reader Survey Awards
. The program offers eligible Chase
cardmembers once in-a-lifetime experiences, such as celebrity
meet-and-greets, private culinary, music and cultural events, and behind
the-scenes previews to sports and fashion.

Global Traveler’s readers not only reaffirmed how important it
is to provide cardmembers with unforgettable experiences, but also see
Inside Access as a go-to place for exploring more of their passions,”
said David Gold, a general manager of Chase Card Services. “We are proud
to receive the first award in this new category and will continue to
bring ‘Inside Access’ and one-of-a-kind experiences to our cardmembers.”

The survey asked frequent business and luxury travelers to name the best
programs in a variety of categories including special events, which was
added for the first time this year.

To celebrate the award, Inside Access from Chase will host an
“All-Stars” party by bringing back some of the most popular celebrities
and experiences in one place. The event will take place on January 9,
2017 at City Winery in New York City and feature celebrity-hosted
interactive sessions, a walk-around dinner, live music and other fun
activities, including:

  • Culinary:

    • Anne Burrell, chef and Food Network talent, will provide tips for
      making hors d’oeuvres
    • Famed pastry chef François Payard will teach guests how to pipe
      and fill éclairs
    • Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and his team will prepare individual
      sushi hand rolls
    • Executive chef Dino Gatto will offer Rao’s famous meatballs
    • Wine tasting sessions in the City Winery Barrel room with wines
      from renowned importer, Frederick Wildman and Sons
  • Sports:

    • Football legend “Broadway Joe” Namath will host a Q&A session on
      his life and the current season
    • Tim Morehouse, world-class fencer and silver medalist, will host
      the festivities and offer an interactive fencing session
  • Music:

    • Max Weinberg, drummer for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and
      recent inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will perform
      with his all-star band and will close out the night with a show
      featuring dancing to rock and roll favorites

“Once again, Chase cardmembers can get up close and personal with Inside
Access from Chase ‘All-Stars’ in a truly unique and experiential way,”
Gold said. “All attendees will also go home with great mementos of the
event, including a signed Joe Namath football and drum head from Max

The Global Traveler awards also recognized several Chase credit
cards, including: The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card for “Best
Frequent-Stay Affinity Credit Card Redemptions,” the Marriott Rewards
Credit Card for “Best Frequent-Stay Affinity Credit Card,” the United
MileagePlus Club Credit Card for both “Best Credit Card” and “Best
Credit Card Rewards Program,” and the United MileagePlus Explorer Credit
Card for “Best Frequent-Flyer Affinity Credit Card.”

Eligible Chase cardmembers can purchase tickets for this celebratory
event at $150 each by calling 1-888-7102856. A limited quantity of
tickets will be available.

About Chase

Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan
Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with
assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. Chase serves nearly
half of America’s households with a broad range of financial services,
including personal banking, credit cards, mortgages, auto financing,
investment advice, small business loans and payment processing.
Customers can choose how and where they want to bank: 5,300 branches,
16,000 ATMs, mobile, online and by phone. For more information, go to


Chase Card Services
Media contact
Maria Martinez, 212-270-5692