February 11, 2019 Dinner Meeting "Bow Tie Night"
One of WRBA's favorite themed evenings, wear your best bow tie for a chance to win a prize!
The Place at Innsbrook
Reception ~ 5:45pm
Dinner ~ 6:30pm
Adjourn ~ 8pm
Coat & Tie Required
Guest Fee ~ $45
Speaker: Bryan Bostic
Serial Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Startup Virginia
Bryan is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Startup Virginia business incubator, serving as its interim executive director until May 2018. Bryan, a graduate of James Madison University, sold his first venture, 2B Technology, to ticketing giant Ticketmaster after developing the system to generate over 100 million tickets annually to attractions throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. He next acquired a small startup, Smartbox Portable Self-Storage, growing the business by franchising locations around the country before selling to Sirva Worldwide several years ago. Bryan is an active investor and mentor in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, having been directly involved with over 20 companies. He currently serves on the boards of Dominion Energy Innovation Center, Activation Capital Council, Venture Forum RVA and Startup Virginia.
Exclusive Dinner Sponsorship Available
Dinner Sponsor Option A ~ $250
- Place promotional material at each seat and/or have a display table.
- You and your company mentioned in all promotional e-mails.
- Recognition from the podium.
- You and a guest seated at the Speaker Table.
Dinner Sponsor Option B ~ $500
Boots to Suits: Our Highlighted Non-Profit
- All benefits of Option A.
- Opportunity to lead the Pledge of Allegiance and address the room (up to two minutes in length).
Established in 2014, Boots to Suits is a clothing voucher program for male and female Virginia Veterans transitioning from military life to civilian careers. Boots to Suits provides Veterans with two complimentary career outfits, enabling them to look and feel their best for job interviews and non-military work environments. Military spouses who are job-seeking and the primary household provider are also eligible for this opportunity. The average age for their clients are 38-47 year old. Please consider donating the following: *New white or light blue dress shirts *New Khaki pants or *New dress socks (black, dark brown, or navy). Of course, monetary donations are greatly appreciated as well.