2017 EYE BALL: A GALA WITH INTERNATIONAL VISION

Eye Ball Gala 2016The 11th annual Eye Ball will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre, in Tampa at 6:30 PM with an invitation-only VIP reception beginning at 6:00 PM. We will celebrate and honor the winners of our Light of Sight and Innovation & Research awards. These recognitions reflect the impact of visionary thinking in the community as well as in scientific research to restore sight.


WHAT IS THE EYE BALL?

Eye Ball Gala 2016The Eye Ball brings together community friends, business leaders, ophthalmic specialists and surgeons to raise awareness and funds for the sight-saving and life-enhancing work of the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research.

Join us for an inspiring evening that will feature international cuisine, live world entertainment and music, one of a kind treasures in our live auction and inspiring stories that celebrate the gift of sight.

BUY YOUR INDIVIDUAL TICKETS online by filling out the form below:

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    Or mail a check to:

    Lions Eye Institute Foundation, 1410 North 21st Street, Tampa, FL 33605, Attn: Foundation/Jamie Farrell.


    YOUR HELP IS VITAL

    Eye Ball Gala 2016Your generosity and support will ensure that together we continue to fulfill Helen Keller’s challenge to be the “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness.” All proceeds from the Eye Ball will bring us one step closer to unlocking the cure for blindness.

    For more information about tickets or sponsorships contact Jamie Farrell at 813-289-1200 or email jfarrell@lionseyeinstitute.org


    SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

     

    Eye Ball 2017 Sponsorship Packet PDF download

    Or mail a check to Lions Eye Institute Foundation, 1410 North 21st Street, Tampa, FL 33605, Attn: Foundation/Jamie Farrell.

       

        DIAMOND SPONSOR -- $10,000

    • Benefits of the Program Sponsor plus:
    • Full page ad in the centerfold of the printed program
    • Two bottles of champagne at each table

     

        LIVE AUCTION SPONSOR (EXCLUSIVE) -- $10,000 

    • Benefits of the Program Sponsor plus:
    • Exclusive underwriting opportunity for the live auction, including logo bidder paddles and mobile auction technology
    • Prominent recognition by the auctioneer and on-screen content
    • Full page ad in the centerfold of the printed program

         

        PROGRAM PRINTING SPONSOR (EXCLUSIVE) -- $7,500

    • Twenty (20) invitations to the exclusive Pre-Eye Ball VIP Reception at 6:00 pm and The Eye Ball
    • Two (2) reserved tables with logo recognition
    • Exclusive underwriting opportunity for the gala program, including logo recognition on inside  title page of the program distributed to all guests
    • Prominent corporate or individual sponsor recognition including on-screen content
    • Full page advertisement within the printed program
    • Logo on Lions Eye Institute’s Facebook page and website
    • Listing in The Visionary newsletter, which is distributed to over 1,500 of the community’s most philanthropic individuals, businesses and physicians

        

        GUEST PHOTO UNDERWRITER (EXCLUSIVE) -- $6,000 -- SOLD

    • Benefits of the Ruby Sponsor plus:
    • Logo recognition on custom photo border printed on guest photo souvenirs
    • Full page advertisement in the printed program
    • Logo on Lions Eye Institute’s Facebook page and website

        

       EMERALD SPONSOR -- $5,000

    • Benefits of the Ruby Sponsor plus:
    • Full page advertisement in the printed program
    • Logo on Lions Eye Institute’s Facebook page and website

       

        RUBY SPONSOR -- $3,500

    • Ten (10) invitations to The Eye Ball
    • One (1) reserved table with logo recognition
    • Prominent corporate or individual sponsor recognition including on-screen content
    • Half page advertisement in the printed program
    • Listing in The Visionary newsletter, which is distributed to over 1,500 of the community’s most philanthropic individuals, businesses and physicians

       

          VIP GUESTS- $1,000

    • Two (2) tickets to the exclusive Pre-Eye Ball VIP Reception at 6:00 pm and The Eye Ball
    • Prominent corporate or individual sponsor recognition including on-screen content
    • Listing in The Visionary newsletter, which is distributed to over 1,500 of the community’s most philanthropic individuals, businesses and physicians

    To be recognized in pre-event materials, sponsorship commitment must be received by Friday, September 15, 2017. For more information on tables, tickets and sponsorships, please contact Jamie Farrell at 813-289-1200 or foundation@lionseyeinstitute.org

    Eye Ball Gala 2016

    PHOTOS FROM THE 2016 EYE BALL


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