2017 EYE BALL: A GALA WITH INTERNATIONAL VISION

Stuart Sternberg, Principal Owner of the Tampa Bay Rays, Courtesy of Doug Benc/Getty Images

Courtesy of Doug Benc/Getty Images

Join us for the 11th annual Eye Ball: A Gala With International Vision Honoring Stuart Sternberg, Principal Owner of the Tampa Bay Rays. The Eye Ball will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre, in Tampa, FL at 6:30 PM with an invitation-only VIP reception beginning at 6:00 PM. We will celebrate and honor our Light of Sight award winner, Stuart Sternberg and the Innovation & Research award winner. These recognitions reflect the impact of visionary thinking in the community as well as in scientific research to restore sight.

Renowned DJ and percussionist, Ravi DrumsRenowned DJ and percussionist, Ravi Drums, headlines the Eye Ball. One of the most energetic acts in the country is coming to Tampa this October.



WHAT IS THE EYE BALL?

The 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 entertainment by international sensation Ravi Drums, one of a kind treasures in our live auction and inspiring stories that celebrate the gift of sight!



 BUY YOUR INDIVIDUAL TICKETS online

Or go to the Eventbrite Ticket Page

BUY YOUR INDIVIDUAL TICKETS by mail:

Please make checks payable to Lions Eye Institute Foundation and mail request to:1410 North 21st Street, Tampa, FL 33605, Attn: Foundation/Jamie Farrell.

All Eye Ball tickets include access to the exclusive After-Party private concert featuring international sensation, Ravi Drums!


NEW THIS YEAR! BUY YOUR Ravi Drums AFTER-Party TICKETS online

Or go to the Eventbrite After Party Ticket Page

 BUY YOUR Ravi Drums AFTER-PARTY TICKETS by mail:

Save on ticket fees and mail requests to:1410 North 21st Street, Tampa, FL 33605, Attn: Foundation/Jamie Farrell. Please make checks payable to Lions Eye Institute Foundation

After-Party tickets include open bar, passed desserts and a private concert featuring  international sensation Ravi Drums!


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

The PDF form above can be filled out electronically with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader (download here). To fill out the form, please download the document, open in Adobe Acrobat, then save the filled-out form and email to JFarrell@lionseyeinstitute.org.


 

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) -- 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 JFarrell@lionseyeinstitute.org

Eye Ball Gala 2016

Eye Ball Gala 2016

 

VIEW GALLERY FROM THE 2016 EYE BALL