FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

When and where is the Event Gala?
The Event Gala will be Saturday, July 11, 2020 from 7-9:30 pm at the Brookside Resort (463 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738), just 3 blocks from downtown Gatlinburg.

Who can attend?
We welcome you and your guest(s) as long as all of you are 21 and older. You don’t need to be a licensed professional to attend the Event Gala. 

Can I purchase multiple tickets?
Yes, you can purchase multiple tickets in the same transaction, and if so, you’ll need to provide the names of your guest(s) for our guest list.

When can I purchase tickets? Can I purchase at the door?
Individual tickets will be available online starting January 1, 2020. All tickets will be sold in advance; no tickets will be sold at the door. We expect to sell out, so don’t delay!

Can I reserve seats or a table?
All seating will be open with the exception of reserved tables. If you want to reserve a table for 10 guests, we offer a limited number starting December 1, 2019. The person who purchases the table will be responsible for providing the names and email addresses of their guests. If you want a reserved table, please email to receive a reminder.

Will I get sent a ticket or need to show proof of purchase?
Upon purchase of your ticket(s), you’ll receive a receipt from Square via email and be placed on our guest list. No physical tickets will be sent, nor will you need your receipt.

What’s included with my ticket?
Each guest ticket includes dinner, 2 drink tickets and a custom gift bag with products generously donated by our sponsors.

Will everyone receive a gift bag? When do I get my gift bag?
Yes, every guest will receive a gift bag that will be available immediately after the short program scheduled for 8:15 pm. You must be present to collect your gift bag.

Is there parking available?
Yes, free parking is available and we encourage you to share a ride. If you’re planning to drink, please designate a driver.

When should I arrive?
Registration begins at 6:30 pm and the doors will open promptly at 7 pm, so show up on time for the best seats available. If you have a reserved table, your seats will be waiting.

What should I wear?
The suggested attire is casual dressy, a dressier version of your casual look.

Should I bring my business cards?
Absolutely, we want you to mingle with old friends and make new ones. Note that only Event Gala sponsors will be allowed to distribute products and/or promotional materials.

What happens if I can’t attend after purchasing a ticket?
Refunds are not an option, but you can transfer your ticket to another person as long as you notify us by email at least 24 hours in advance of the Event Gala.