The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony & Dinner

The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony & Dinner
Thursday, April 19, 2018
5:30 to 11:00 pm

Ticket Levels

This annual event sells out quickly. Do not miss out on your opportunity to celebrate and support science and technology innovation. Single tickets can be purchased online, and sponsorship packages can be purchased by contacting the Development staff (details below).

Back by popular demand…THE LAUREATES LOUNGE EXPERIENCE:

View this year’s Awards Ceremony in a lounge setting with full bar and plentiful hors d’oeuvres during the live simulcast of the medals presentation. Following the ceremony, enjoy a seated dinner in the museum galleries followed by a dessert reception with live music and cordials to end the evening!

  • Tickets:

    $1,000 Laureate Circle ticket
    • Reserved seat(s) in a prominent location at the Ceremony and Dinner
    • Pre-ceremony cocktail reception
    • Dinner in a museum gallery
    • Invitation to the private Preview Party on March 7, 2018
    • Prominent listing in the Awards event program
    • $615 per seat is tax-deductible
  • $750 Franklin Circle ticket
    • Reserved seat(s) at the Ceremony and Dinner
    • Pre-ceremony cocktail reception
    • Dinner in a museum gallery
    • Listing in the Awards event program
    • $490 per seat is tax-deductible
  • $500 Wisdom Circle ticket
    • Includes a seat in Bartol Atrium or Franklin Foodworks (adjacent to Franklin Hall) to view the live simulcast of the Medals presentation
    • Pre-ceremony cocktail reception
    • Dinner in a museum gallery
    • $240 per seat is tax-deductible
  • $250 Young Friends ticket

    Available to guests aged 21-40 only

    Take advantage of this exciting offer to be part of one of the most prestigious award galas in the country!

    Young Friends enjoy:

    • Includes a seat in Bartol Atrium or Franklin Foodworks (adjacent to Franklin Hall) to view the live simulcast of the Medals presentation
    • Pre-ceremony cocktail reception
    • Dinner in a museum gallery
  • Event Sponsorship:

      $25,000 Associate Sponsor ($20,090 is tax-deductible)
      • 16 seats (2 tables of 8) at the Awards Dinner in a prominent location with company logo display
      • One full-page ad in the Awards Ceremony and Dinner event program*
      • Corporate logo on exterior banners, displayed throughout the entirety of Awards Week*
      • Corporate logo on interior banners, displayed during the Awards Ceremony and Dinner*
      • 4 VIP reserved seats for the Awards Ceremony; 12 Laureate Circle seats
      • Verbal recognition during The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony
      • 6 invitations to the private Preview Party (one guest per invite)
      • Recognition in Illuminations, The Franklin Institute’s donor newsletter
      • 30 science museum passes, theater passes, and SkyBike passes**
      • 15% discounted use of museum for one private event***

       

      All sponsors receive name recognition on the following:

      • The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony and Dinner Invitation
      • The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony and Dinner Event Program
      • The Franklin Institute Awards Convocation Book
      • The Franklin Institute’s webpage, www.fi.edu
      • The Franklin Institute’s Annual Report
      • The Franklin Institute’s screens in the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial

       

      * Printing deadlines permitting. (Invitation deadline, January 12, 2018; Convocation Book deadline, February 17, 2018; Program Book deadline, March 9, 2018.)
      ** Passes may not be used for admission to traveling exhibitions, IMAX® films, or any programming for which there is a surcharge or special fee.
      *** Based on availability; certain restrictions may apply.

       

    • $15,000 Awards Patron ($11,900 is tax-deductible)
      • 10 seats (1 table) at the Awards Dinner in prominent location with company name display
      • One half-page ad in the Awards Ceremony and Dinner event program*
      • Corporate listing on exterior banners, displayed throughout the entirety of Awards Week*
      • Corporate listing on interior banners, displayed during the Awards Ceremony and Dinner*
      • 2 VIP reserved seats for The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony; 8 Laureate Circle seats
      • 4 invitations to the private Preview Party (1guest per invite)
      • 20 science museum passes, theater passes, and SkyBike passes **

       

      All sponsors receive name recognition on the following:

      • The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony and Dinner Invitation
      • The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony and Dinner Event Program
      • The Franklin Institute Awards Convocation Book
      • The Franklin Institute’s webpage, www.fi.edu
      • The Franklin Institute’s Annual Report
      • The Franklin Institute’s screens in the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial

       

      * Printing deadlines permitting. (Invitation deadline, January 12, 2018; Convocation Book deadline, February 17, 2018; Program Book deadline, March 9, 2018.)
      ** Passes may not be used for admission to traveling exhibitions, IMAX® films, or any programming for which there is a surcharge or special fee.
      *** Based on availability; certain restrictions may apply.

    • $10,000 Awards Benefactor ($7,670 is tax-deductible)
      • 8 seats (1 table) at the Awards Dinner, including company name display
      • 8 seats for the Awards Ceremony in Franklin Hall
      • One quarter-page ad in the Awards Ceremony and Dinner event program*
      • 2 invitations to the private Preview Party (1 guest per invite)
      • 10 science museum passes, theater passes, and SkyBike passes***

       

      All sponsors receive name recognition on the following:

      • The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony and Dinner Invitation
      • The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony and Dinner Event Program
      • The Franklin Institute Awards Convocation Book
      • The Franklin Institute’s webpage, www.fi.edu
      • The Franklin Institute’s Annual Report
      • The Franklin Institute’s screens in the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial

       

      * Printing deadlines permitting. (Invitation deadline, January 12, 2018; Convocation Book deadline, February 17, 2018; Program Book deadline, March 9, 2018.)
      ** Passes may not be used for admission to traveling exhibitions, IMAX® films, or any programming for which there is a surcharge or special fee.
      *** Based on availability; certain restrictions may apply.