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January 12th 2019 - 6:00pm

The Inaugural Hospital Gala raised over $1,000,000 for Emergency + Trauma Services at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System. The Healthcare Foundation is excited to announce that the 2019 Hospital Gala will benefit Cardiac Services at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. 



Date: Saturday January 12, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm

Location: The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota | 1111 Ritz Carlton Drive

Contact: Sally Schule at [email protected] or Rachel Williamson at [email protected]

Check out the highlights from the Inaugural Hospital Gala. 

Thank you for your interest in The Hospital Gala. Please see below for sponsorship opportunities. 

2019 Sponsorship Opportunities and Benefits

  • Exclusive sponsorship level ( in business category )
  • Logo recognition on event invitation, event signage, program book, thank you recognition
  • Full page program book ad
  • Name listed in event press release, event ads
  • Logo in social media coverage SMHF Facebook page, SMHF website, Event Eblast
  • Sponsorship recognition in SMHF newsletter
  • Logo scrolled on event screens
  • Name announced during event from stage with gift presentation
  • VIP table with priority seating
  • Table Signage
  • Personal server dedicated to your table for the evening
  • Premium wine & champagne
  • Two Ritz-Carlton guest rooms night of January 12, 2019
  • Invitation to SMHF Donor Dinner - December 6, 2018 ( 6 guests )
  • SMHF will print and place your guest place cards at your table
  • Attendees to event ( 14 guests )
  • Meet & Greet with band ( 4 guests )
  • Access to VIP Reception ( 14 guests )
  • Tax deductible amount - $22,550


  • Logo recognition on event invitation , event signage, program book, thank you recognition
  • Full page program book ad
  • Name listed in event press release
  • Logo in social media coverage SMHF Facebook page, SMHF website, Event Eblast
  • Logo scrolled on event screens
  • Name announced during event from stage
  • VIP table with priority seating
  • Table Signage
  • Personal server dedicated to your table for the evening
  • Premium  wine & champagne
  • One Ritz-Carlton guest room night of January 12, 2019
  • SMHF will print and place your guest place cards at your table
  • Attendees to event ( 12 guests )
  • Meet & Greet with band ( 4 guests )
  • Access to VIP Reception ( 12 guests )   
  • Tax Deductible amount  - $13,900


  • Name listed on event invitation , event signage, program book , thank you recognition
  • Half page program book ad
  • Name in social media coverage SMHF Facebook page
  • Logo scrolled on event screens
  • VIP table with priority seating
  • Table Signage
  • SMHF will print and place your guest place cards at your table
  • Attendees to event ( 10 guests )
  • Meet & Greet with band ( 2 guests )
  • Access to VIP Reception (10 guests )
  • Tax deductible amount  - $6,750
  • Name listed on event invitation, event signage, program book, thank you recognition
  • Logo scrolled on event screens
  • Table Signage
  • SMHF will print and place your guest place cards at your table
  • Attendees to event ( 10 guests )
  • Tax deductible amount  - $1,750


  • Name listed in program book
  • Name scrolled on event screens
  • SMHF will print and place your names on place cards at a assigned table
  • Attendees to event ( 2 guests )
  • Tax deductible amount  - $850

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