Impact Dallas Gala
Thursday, October 6
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
The Thompson Hotel
205 N Akard Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Complimentary Valet / Live Music / Silent Auction / Immersive Art Experiences
The IMPACT DALLAS GALA celebrates the impact of architecture and design in our community.
The Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Architecture and Design Foundation are thrilled to announce the Impact Dallas Gala, a black tie event to be held on Thursday, October 6 at The National in downtown Dallas. Impact Dallas celebrates the role design plays in solving real-world problems, connecting communities, and improving peoples’ lives. Impacting our region is a task that extends beyond architects; it is a collaboration between community leaders, philanthropists, and all stakeholders who are striving to improve our city. Funds raised will continue The Architecture and Design Foundation’s mission to foster access to architecture and design for all.
The event will honor the award recipients for the AIA Dallas Lifetime Achievement Award and the AD EX Community Cornerstone Award.
Dan Noble, FAIA
Macey Davis, Hon. AIA Dallas
AIA DALLAS PRESIDENT
Ben Crawford, AIA
ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN FOUNDATION PRESIDENT
Mattia Flabiano, AIA
Zaida Basora, FAIA
Jean & Norman Alston, FAIA
Kate Aoki, AIA & Brent Mitchell
Joe Buskuhl, FAIA
Diane Collier, AIA
Michele & Peter Darby, AIA
Paula Davis, AIA & Bob Bullis, FAIA
Kay & Mattia Flabiano, AIA
Olga & Clemente Jaquez, AIA
Cris Jordan, Hon. AIA Dallas & Scott Potter
Elaine & Ted Kollaja, FAIA
Jessica Stewart Lendvay, AIA
Veletta Forsythe Lill, Hon. AIA & John Lill
Lisa & Stephen Lucy, Hon. TxA
Jill Magnuson, Hon. TxA & Brent Magnuson
Ann & Dan Noble, FAIA
Angela & David Schmidt
Katherine Seale, Hon. TxA & Henry Seale
Kelly & John Strasius, AIA
Kirk Teske, FAIA
Steven Upchurch, AIA
Sponsorship & Tickets
This year’s Gala includes live music, immersive art vignettes, a silent auction, raffle, and more. Guests will be treated to a glamorous evening of celebration and inspiration replete with unexpected artful experiences that will stimulate lively conversation. This year, the Impact Dallas Gala aims to raise $200,000 to directly fund architecture and design education, endowment funds, operations and public programs, and grants for community projects.
PRESENTING SPONSOR $25,000
Two tables of 10 with premiere seating, including four VIP Tickets to the pre-Gala reception at The Nine. Speaking opportunity or pre-recorded video message at the Gala event.
CORNERSTONE SPONSOR $15,000
One table of 10 with premiere seating, including two VIP Tickets to the pre-Gala reception at The Nine. Company logo on print and digital materials and table decor.
CORE CONTRIBUTOR SPONSOR $10,000
One table of 10, including two VIP Tickets to the pre-Gala reception at The Nine.
HALF-TABLE SPONSOR $5,000
Five seats, including two VIP Tickets to the pre-Gala reception at The Nine.
SUPPORTING SPONSOR $2,500
Two seats, and company logo at select locations within the Gala event.
Ticket sales for the Impact Dallas Gala will open on Monday, August 1 at 4:00 PM and close on Monday, October 3 or when the event’s capacity is reached.
Our goal is to raise $200,000 in support of design excellence, community impact, and the future generations of Dallas architects.
The funds raised at the Impact Dallas Gala are invested directly into grants to community projects, support for architecture and design education, operations, and public programs. The gala provides essential funding for:
- the Foundation’s year-round public programs and exhibitions that promote the value of architecture to local residents and visitors,
- they are invested in the Foundation’s endowment funds to support the next generation of architects in North Texas, and
- they provide grants that directly fund community projects that exemplify how architecture can positively impact our everyday life.
The IMPACT DALLAS GALA is co-hosted by the Architecture and Design Foundation and AIA Dallas. For additional information, please contact Elizabeth Jones at email@example.com.