CBIC Awards Gala - May 24

Date: May 24, 2018
Time: 5:00PM
Location: The Paramount Theater, East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA, USA

LVG sponsors the 2018 Startup of the Year Award

Purchase tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/c... 

The CBIC Awards Gala is the largest and only one of its kind recognizing the region’s most successful startups and innovators!

A New Venue, A New Experience

We are extremely excited to announce that this year's reimagined event for the first time will be held at the beautiful and historic Paramount Theater in downtown Charlottesville. And that's not all! 

The event has been completely redesigned with a new format and additional improvements and will feature: 

  • A short reception with cash bar and hors d'oeuvres
  • A celebratory seated awards ceremony in the theater with beverages and snacks
  • An energized reception featuring Innovators Row - a showcase of innovative startups
  • Multiple and plentiful food stations
  • An after-party featuring dual entertainment like never before!
  • New sponsorship options with perks for early action (snag yours early!)
  • You and your team and colleagues won't want to miss this smashing new gala with anticipated attendance of more than 400 of the region's tech and innovation community. 

Each all-access ticket includes: a complimentary cocktail, pre and post ceremony receptions with food, the highly anticipated seated awards ceremony with food and beverages, innovators row showcase, the inaugural gala after party + complimentary downtown parking! 

You, your team, and colleagues won't want to miss this smashing new gala with anticipated attendance of more than 400 of the region's tech and innovation community. 

Program Overview (times approximate; some portions may overlap slightly):

  • 5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Registration opens. Reception with cocktails and light hors d'oeuvres. One drink ticket provided per guest. Cash bars available. 
  • 5:45 - 7:30 p.m. Seated ceremony in the theater.
  • 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Following the ceremony, guests will be invited into all areas of the venue (hallways, lounges, bar rooms) to enjoy networking and innovators row –a showcase of select innovation-based startups–  while partaking in a variety of foods stationed throughout venue 
  • 9:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. After party kicks off (TURN UP!) with options to either let your hair down with music and dancing or mix and mingle in a relaxing atmosphere while continuing conversations. Something for everyone… and more great food and drinks!

Attire: Cocktail and business dressy attire. 

For more information, please visit our website atCvilleInnovation.org, follow us on Twitter at @CBICouncil and follow the 2018 CBIC Awards Gala at #CBICGala.