The Los Angeles LGBT Center is thrilled to announce major changes to our 47th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards. Please join us on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at our brand new location at the Pacific Design Center. Our new Presenting sponsor HBO has generously donated the luxurious tent and décor built atop the iconic PDC fountain. We are so excited to be hosting our gala in this unique location in the heart of West Hollywood, and we know the location will add to an unforgettable experience. The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Anniversary Gala is our premiere annual celebration attended by more than 1,200 of the region’s most important leaders in the civic, corporate, entertainment and philanthropic communities who gather to celebrate our accomplishments, as well as laudable individuals and organizations. Past honorees include the late Senator Edward Kennedy, Sir Elton John, Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda; presenters have included Elizabeth Taylor, Tipper Gore, Shirley MacLaine, Nathan Lane, and a host of other leading figures.
Friday, September 23 – Hamilton-Selway Fine Art Gallery
7 p.m.: Gala Launch Party (Gala Weekend Pass)
Saturday, September 24 – Pacific Design Center
6 p.m.: Gala Premiere Reception with meet and greet (Gala Weekend Pass holders and Sponsors)
6 p.m.: Silent auction, cocktail reception (open to all guests)
7 p.m.: Tent opens, hosted bar, appetizers (all ticket levels except Foutain Lounge Ticket)
8 p.m.: Fountain Lounge opens
8:45 p.m.: 47th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards, followed by after-party and dancing
Sunday, September 25 – The Abbey
10 a.m.: Gala Brunch (Gala Weekend Pass)
AUCTION CHAIR EMERITUS
Information coming soon. To donate an auction item, email [email protected].
Check back for more information about the Four Seasons Resorts and Hotels and American Airlines Raffle for 4 nights in Oahu and 4 nights in Lanai with 400,000 AAdvantage miles.
As a table host, you’ll help create a foundation of support for this legendary event. Each year, this event raises vital support for some of the most vulnerable members of our shared community.
$7,500 Gala Weekend Pass tables include 10 tickets and 10 tickets for all weekend activities. Each ticket benefits at $750 level.
$5,000 Gala tables include 10 tickets. Each ticket benefits at $500 level.
For more information, email [email protected].
More world-class entertainment announcements coming soon!
Music by DJ Asha at the after-party
Each year, a who’s who of community leaders and celebrities gather to celebrate the Center and our shared community. As a sponsor, you’ll have access to our full slate of marketing and branding opportunities while aligning your brand with the values that make the Center and the annual Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards special: leadership, innovation, integrity, respect, and excellence.
For direct sponsorship information, email [email protected].
Download our Corporate Sponsorship information.
Presenting $75,000 (SOLD OUT)