The Saturday evening before the Annual Meeting, the ARVO Foundation hosts a dinner of over 400 members and friends of ARVO to honor individuals and organizations who have shown dedication to the ARVO Foundation and its mission. This evening among colleagues is a great start to the ARVO week. The Gala is the ARVO Foundation's largest fundraising event of the year.
Please join us for the 2018 ARVO Foundation and Dowling Society Gala Awards Ceremony and Dinner in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii overlooking the Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon.
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Hilton Hawaiian Village
Great Lawn (outdoors)
Honolulu, HI, USA
Welcome reception: 6:15 pm
Dinner and ceremony: 7:00 pm
Dessert reception immediately to follow dinner.
Tickets and sponsorships
- Early ticket: $295
- Regular ticket: $345 (after March 2, 2018)
- Silver Table: $3,500 (10 seats)
- Gold Table: $5,000 (10 seats; priority table placement)
Tickets will go on sale in mid-October. Tables and other sponsorships are on sale now. Learn more
Information for guests
Check in: There are no physical tickets for this event. Please check in when you arrive to receive your placecard with your table number.
Meal: A Hawaiian luau meal will be served family-style. If you have special dietary needs, please follow the instructions provided to communicate with staff when you purchase your ticket or buy your table.
Attire: Resort wear is appropriate. Please note that the event will be outdoors on the lawn; flat shoes or sandals are recommended.