About the Event
This year’s event will be held at the Westin hotel in Charlotte on March 2nd, 2023 at 6 pm.
The evening will include a wine social hour, dinner, a keynote speaker, a closer look into Brookstone schools, and the opportunity to partner with us to help further our mission.
Individual tickets are $150 and cover a full meal and beverages.
We also have the option to sponsor a table or part of a table as well as corporate sponsorship options that include tickets.
This Year's Speaker
Our Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Anika Prather.
She teaches in the English dept at Howard University, serves as Director High Quality
Curriculum and Instruction at Johns Hopkins University, and is the founder of The Living Water
School, located in Southern Maryland. Her research focus is on building literacy with African American students through engagement in the books of the Canon and self-published her book Living in the Constellation of the Canon: The Lived Experiences of African American Students Reading Great Books Literature.
Sponsor a Table
Please consider the following options for sponsorship:
- Whole table sponsorship is just $1,500 for you and 9 guests. Consider covering the cost of your guests’ tickets when you invite them to become acquainted with Brookstone
- Half table sponsorship of $750 for you and 4 other guests. Whether you know someone who would like to partner with you in hosting a table or not, this is an affordable option for a smaller group. We may seat additional guests in the remaining seats.
If you will not be present at the event, you are welcome to donate your table and we will see that it is filled. If you plan to attend, please share your guest list, including contacts by February 1st , 2023. We will provide invitations for your guests by request.
Your corporate sponsorship helps to further our mission and will include:
- Dinner for you and your guests (tables seat 10)
- An acknowledgment of your sponsorship in the Charlotte Business Journal and our social media.
Corporate Sponsorship levels are as follows:
4 complimentary tickets to the Gala dinner ($600 value)
6 complimentary tickets to the Gala dinner ($750 value)
8 complimentary tickets to the Gala dinner ($1,200 value)
10 complimentary tickets to the Gala dinner ($1,500 value)
If you will not be present at the event, you are welcome to donate your table and we will see that it is filled. If you have already contributed, please share your guest list, including contacts and if you plan to attend (Due by February 1st, 2023). We will provide
invitations for your guests by request.