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Women's History Month Luncheon - March 22, 2017

The annual Women's History Month luncheon is planned by the Women's History Month Luncheon Committee, which is organized by the City of Bloomington Commission on the Status of Women. Learn more about the commission. Nearly 500 people from throughout the community attend the luncheon. The lunch serves as an opportunity to recognize individual and collective accomplishments of women in our community. In addition, organizations for women and women-owned businesses will exhibit at the luncheon.

The 32nd Annual Women's History Month Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the Bloomington-Monroe County Convention Center, 302 S. College Avenue. The doors will open at 11:15 a.m. for viewing of women's exhibits and the program will begin at 12:00 p.m. and end at 1:30 p.m. The Woman of the Year and the Lifetime Contribution award recipients will be honored at the luncheon.

Tickets

Ticket(s) to the luncheon must be purchased through the BCT Box Office located at 114 E. Kirkwood Avenue. Tickets will be available beginning January 2, 2017. BCT Box Office, hours are 11am-6pm Mon-Fri and 12-5pm Sat-Sun, or go to Buskirk-Chumley Theater for more information. Cost is $22.50 per seat. A reserved table for eight may be purchased for $250.00. Please include the names of the individuals that will be seated at the reserved table.

Deadline:

The deadline for purchasing a seat or table is Monday, March 20, 2017.

If you have questions regarding the luncheon, please contact Sue Owens at 812-349-3468 or owenss@bloomington.in.gov.

Sponsorship and Exhibit Registration

Your group is invited to help sponsor and/or set up your exhibit at the 32nd Annual Women's History Month Luncheon on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the Bloomington-Monroe County Convention Center. The doors open at 11:15 a.m. Please have your exhibit set up by no later than 11:00 a.m. We ask that you do not sell items at your exhibit. The program will begin at 12:00 p.m. and end at 1:30 p.m.

Your sponsorship will help the Commission on the Status of Women continue to coordinate the annual luncheon and to recognize women that have made outstanding contributions in our community. An exhibit allows you to share your message, product or service with others who share a concern for women's issues. Exhibits will be located around the periphery of the Convention Center or near the buffet serving lines to allow maximum interaction between guests and exhibitors.

Sponsorship and Exhibit Options

Click here for the downloadable application (PDF 72.07 KB)

"Special Guest" Sponsorship Opportunity.

We also offer the option of underwriting lunches to enable the participation of women from area shelters and girls from local groups. This option is $22.50 per seat and is available through the BCT Box Office.

If you have questions regarding an exhibit, please contact Barbara E. McKinney at 812-349-3429 or mckinneb@bloomington.in.gov. If you have questions regarding sponsorship or lunch, please contact Sue Owens at 812-349-3468 or owenss@bloomington.in.gov.