Diversity Gala Attendee Details

Hello Diversity Gala Ticket Holder,

We are very excited to see you at this year’s event! We wanted to take the time to confirm your ticket purchase and provide answers to some frequently asked questions about the gala.

If you purchased tickets for others, please make sure to cascade this information to attendees.


Q: What are the event check-in logistics?

A:  Upon arrival you will need to provide your ticket QR code (mobile device or printed) to our volunteer team who will then point you to your assigned table and direct you to receive your free welcome drink. As a reference, here is the seating chart:

Q: At what time is the event?

A: The event will commence at 7 pm on November 17th, 2023 and end at 2 am November 18th.

Q: Where will the event be located?

A: The event will take place at The Commons located in downtown Columbus at 300 Washington Street, Columbus, IN 47201. Get Directions

Q: What is the dress code for the event?

A: The dress code for the evening is elegant formal.

Q: Will food be provided at the event?

A: Yes, a three-course menu will be catered by Fresh Fork and served buffet style.

Q: What if I am not able to make it to the event? Can I sell my ticket?

A: If you want to transfer your ticket to someone you know, please do so using the email links before November 10th. After November 10th, any modifications will need to be made at the door using the order confirmation email.

Q: Will parking be available?

A: You may choose to park at either of the following locations: street parking on Washington Street or covered parking at the Jackson Street Parking Garage.

Q: Are there hotel accommodations?

A: Yes, Hotel Indigo located at 400 Brown Street, Columbus, IN 47201. You can book your stay using the Hotel Indigo website or by phone at (812) 375-9100. Please note rates and availability will be determined on a first come, first serve basis. As such, please be sure to book your stay at your earliest convenience.

Q: Will childcare be available?

A: Childcare will not be provided at the event.

Please note this is a 21yo+ event.

We hope this email will serve to answer any lingering questions you had regarding the event. However, if you have any additional questions that have not been addressed, please feel free to contact us at [email protected].

Lastly, on behalf of the entire Diversity Gala committee, we would like to provide you with a friendly reminder to be responsible and do not drink and drive.

We thank you for your participation and look forward to dancing the night away with you soon!

Thank you to our sponsors!

Individual Sponsors:

Gold Sponsors:

Marina Savelli

Sharon Barner

Silver sponsor:

Nicole Willtrout

Bronze Sponsor:

Carole Casto

Friends Sponsor:

Zuheir Shahwan