The Magic of Mote

OCEANIC EVENING
Saturday, October 30, 2021, 6:00 p.m
Ritz Carlton, Sarasota, FL 

For more than 65 years Mote science has been unlocking the mysteries of the seas: 

  • Discovering cures for human disease.
  • Restoring 100 year old coral in less than 2 years.
  • Helping feed the world with sustainable aquaculture.
  • Developing solutions for real threats our oceans face. 

Oceanic Evening is Mote’s signature black-tie gala reaching over 400 individuals in our community. During this annual event, Mote shares its mission to conduct world-class research, conserve our natural resources and promote science education with current and prospective supporters.

Oceanic Evening 2021 has SOLD OUT!

If you would like to add your name to the waiting list, please email Caryn Freas or call (941) 388-4441 ext 131.


Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors!

SORCERER

 

Andrew and Judith Economos

 

Anonymous

 

HYPNOTIST

Publix Supermarkets Charities Logo

 

 

 

 

ENCHANTER

Charles & Margery Barancik LogoBenderson Development Logo

Richard and Patricia Donegan

Robert and Anne Essner

Friends of Boca Grande

Judy Graham

Jane Graham Hyslop

Elizabeth Moore

Ted and Susan Sherman

Sandi Stuart and Mike Murray

Terry Whittier

MAGICIAN

Caldwell Trust Company Logo

 

Paradise Advertising LogoSabal Trust Logo 

UBS Logo

 

Willis Smith Logo

Anonymous

Arthur and Catherine Armitage and James D. Ericson

Congressman Vern and Sandy Buchanan and Family, Sarasota Ford and James Buchanan Realty

Carol and Bob Carter

Dr. Michael and Mrs. Sharon Crosby

Chairman Maurice and Carolyn Cuniffe

Susan Gilmore and Tim Clarke

Barbara Jennings

Kirk and Rae Malcolm

Jonathan and Michelle Mitchell

Hobart and Janis Swan

Steven Wagner

ILLUSIONIST

Eugene and Annabelle Beckstein

Lynn and Steve Blackledge

Barbara Brizdle

Carole Chrisman

Terri and Ron Greenbaum

Lateral Capital, LLC

Edward Metcalf

James and Kathy Moran

The New Amsterdam Charitable Foundation

Schaufelberger Consulting, LLC

Shutts & Bowen LLP

Ann Walborn


Available Sponsorships

SORCERER SPONSOR | $25,000

Category exclusivity

  • Table for 10 with flowing champagne and premium table location
  • On stage speaking opportunity
  • One night accommodations at the Ritz Carlton (event night only)
  • Mote research charter opportunity for four guests
  • Targeted social media post (FB & Instagram)
  • Logo or name displayed prominently on event collateral, invitation*, website, digital signage and advertisements
  • Full page ad and logo or name in event program
  • Logo or name recognition at table
  • 40 Mote Aquarium passes

ENCHANTER SPONSOR | $10,000

  • Table for 10 with flowing champagne and premium table location
  • Recognition from stage
  • Targeted social media (FB & Instagram)
  • Logo or name displayed prominently on event collateral, invitation*, website, digital signage and advertisements
  • Half page ad and logo or name in event program
  • Logo or name recognition at table 
  • 20 Mote Aquarium passes

MAGICIAN SPONSOR | $6,000

  • Table for 10 with flowing champagne and premium table location
  • Logo or name on event collateral, invitation*, website and digital signage
  • Logo or name recognition at table and in event program
  • 10 Mote Aquarium passes

ILLUSIONIST SPONSOR | $4,000

  • Table for 10
  • Logo or name on event collateral, website, event program and digital signage
  • Logo or name recognition at table 

WIZARD SCIENTIST SPONSOR | $2,000

  • Two individual tickets
  • Your partnership will provide seating for two scientists and their guests at your table
  • Logo or name recognition at the table and event program

MENU, PROGRAM OR VALET SPONSOR | $2,000

  • Two individual tickets
  • Recognition in the event program or menu or valet signage

CHARMER SPONSOR | $500

  • Name listed in event program
  • One individual ticket

INDIVIDUAL TICKET | $300

Questions? Email Caryn Freas or call (941) 388-4441 ext 131.