10th Anniversary Induction Ceremony

The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) will honor its 14 newest honorees at this year’s Induction Ceremony on May 6th, 2018, at the historic Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The distinguished Class of 2017 currently includes:

  • ARTS & LETTERS: Author Harlan Coben and author and journalist Anna Quindlen.
  • ENTERPRISE: Real Estate executive Jon Hanson, publishing executive Steve Forbes, businessman Joe Buckelew, and celebrity chef Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro.
  • PERFORMING ARTS: Musician and actor Steven Van Zandt, the band The Four Seasons including members Frankie ValliBob GaudioTommy DeVitoNick Massi and Joe Long, singer Gloria Gaynor, and singer-songwriter Debbie Harry of the band BLONDIE.
  • PUBLIC SERVICE: Astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly, nurse Clara Maass and politician Millicent Fenwick.
  • SPORTS: Major League Baseball player Al Leiter, and Olympic soccer player Carli Lloyd.
  • UNSUNG HERO:  Founder of the Central Jersey Spinal Cord Association, Kevin Hoagland.NJHOF will recognize the newest class of honorees and will also recognize the recipients of the third annual Arête Scholarship, Mikayla Simanski, and Mark Steinberg, on stage at the Induction Ceremony. Named for the Greek concept of “Arête” meaning the realization of one’s highest potential, these $5,000 scholarships are awarded to New Jersey high school seniors to help them achieve their potential. Students can apply for these generous scholarships online at www.NJHallofFame.org/arete before the deadline on March 17, 2018. The NJHOF presents The Arête Scholarship in partnership with the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA).Actress Meryl Streep, who was scheduled to be inducted, is unable to attend due to a last-minute production conflict as part of her role in the HBO series “Big Little Lies.”

CLASS of 2017 INDUCTION CEREMONY
Honorary Co-Chairs Governor Phil Murphy & First Lady Tammy Murphy
MAY 6, 2018 • CONVENTION HALL, ASBURY PARK, NJ

EVENT FORMAT: 3:30pm – 4:30pm Inductee Family Cocktail Reception *Attendance optional; 4:30pm – 5:45pm Private Inductee Dinner Reception Hosted by Honorary Co-Chairs Governor Phil Murphy & First Lady Tammy Murphy; 4:30pm – 6:45pm General Reception in Convention Hall; 5:45pm – 6:45pm Inductee, Presenter & Sponsor Red Carpet Arrivals; 7:00pm – 9:30pm Induction Ceremony in the Paramount Theatre; 9:30 pm VIP After Party in the Wonder Bar

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

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For additional information, please contact Liz Gilbert at liz@ludlamgroup.com.

INDIVIDUALS AND CORPORATIONS CAN PARTICIPATE
AT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING LEVELS:

$50,000 SPONSORSHIP/ CO-CHAIR
• VIP BACKSTAGE PHOTO
• 2 RED CARPET MEDIA INTERVIEWS
• 40 SUPER VIP SEATING TICKETS FOR INDUCTION CEREMONY
• 4 TICKETS TO DINNER RECEPTION WITH THE GOVERNOR, FIRST LADY, AND INDUCTEES
• 36 TICKETS FOR GENERAL RECEPTION IN CONVENTION HALL
• BACK OR INSIDE COVER ADVERTISEMENT OF EVENT PROGRAM
• SPONSORSHIP RECOGNITION ON ALL COLLATERAL MATERIALS: PRESS RELEASES, EVENT SIGNAGE & WEBSITE
• PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WITH CLASS OF 2017 INDUCTEES
• VIP PARKING
• 3 COMPLIMENTARY MOBILE MUSEUM VISITS (FALL OF 2018)

$25,000 SPONSORSHIP/ VICE CHAIR
•VIP BACKSTAGE PHOTO
• 2 RED CARPET MEDIA INTERVIEWS
• 20 SUPER VIP SEATING TICKETS FOR INDUCTION CEREMONY
• 2 TICKETS TO DINNER RECEPTION WITH THE GOVERNOR, FIRST LADY, AND INDUCTEES
• 18 TICKETS FOR GENERAL RECEPTION IN CONVENTION HALL
• FULL PAGE ADVERTISEMENT IN EVENT PROGRAM
• SPONSORSHIP RECOGNITION ON ALL COLLATERAL MATERIALS: PRESS RELEASES, EVENT SIGNAGE & WEBSITE
• PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WITH CLASS OF 2017 INDUCTEES
• VIP PARKING

$10,000 SPONSORSHIP/ HOSTS
• RED CARPET ACCESS
• 10 VIP SEATING TICKETS FOR INDUCTION CEREMONY
• 10 TICKETS FOR GENERAL RECEPTION IN CONVENTION HALL
• HALF PAGE ADVERTISEMENT IN EVENT PROGRAM
• RECOGNITION ON ALL COLLATERAL MATERIALS: PRESS RELEASES, EVENT SIGNAGE & WEBSITE
• 1 COMPLIMENTARY MOBILE MUSEUM VISIT (FALL OF 2018)

$5,000 PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP
• RED CARPET ACCESS
• 4 ORCHESTRA SEATING TICKETS FOR INDUCTION CEREMONY
• 4 TICKETS FOR GENERAL RECEPTION IN CONVENTION HALL
• QUARTER PAGE ADVERTISEMENT IN EVENT PROGRAM
• EVENT SIGNAGE
• 1 COMPLIMENTARY MOBILE MUSEUM VISIT (FALL OF 2018)

$2,500 GOLD SPONSORSHIP
• RED CARPET ACCESS
• 2 ORCHESTRA SEATING TICKETS FOR INDUCTION CEREMONY
• 2 TICKETS FOR GENERAL RECEPTION IN CONVENTION HALL
• EVENT PROGRAM ACKNOWLEDGMENT
• 1 COMPLIMENTARY MOBILE MUSEUM VISIT (FALL OF 2018)

$1,000 BENEFACTOR
• RED CARPET ACCESS
• 2 ORCHESTRA SEATING TICKETS FOR INDUCTION CEREMONY
• 2 TICKETS FOR GENERAL RECEPTION IN CONVENTION HALL
• EVENT PROGRAM ACKNOWLEDGMENT

For additional information, please contact Liz Gilbert at liz@ludlamgroup.com.
Donations to New Jersey Hall of Fame are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

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