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The Geek Gala 4.0

Danielle Alexander

Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM (EST)

The Geek Gala 4.0

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Single Ticket Ended $500.00 $0.00
Pair of Tickets   more info Ended $750.00 $0.00
Byte Sponsor   more info Ended $2,500.00 $0.00
Kilo Sponsor   more info Ended $5,000.00 $0.00
Mega Sponsor   more info Ended $10,000.00 $0.00
Tera Sponsor   more info Ended $25,000.00 $0.00
Presenting Sponsor   more info Ended $50,000.00 $0.00
Other Ended

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Event Details

On Saturday, November 16, 2013, Year Up National Capital Region (NCR) will host its Geek Gala 4.0 at the National Gaylord on the Potomac. Ranked as a “Top 10 Gala” by the Washington Life Magazine, this year’s celebration will bring together more than 400 attendees to recognize individuals, corporations and organizations that are committed to advancing Year Up’s mission of closing the Opportunity Divide for urban young adults.


Saturday, November 16, 2013

 6:30 pm Reception / 8:00 pm Program & Dinner

Geek Chic Cocktail Attire Requested

Shop our Geek Boutique for fun accessories to compliment your outfit, or come dressed with your own geeky accessories (e.g. suspenders, bandaged glasses, bow ties, oxfords)


Attending the gala and want to stay the night at the Gaylord National Resort? Click here to book your hotel room using the Year Up NCR special room rate!


Geek Gala 4.0 Honorees


Opportunity Champion Award

Rodney Scaife

Vice President, Human Resources

Allegis Group


Employer Partner Award



Community Partner Award

Robert Half Technology


Geek Gala 4.0 Sponsors

Current as of 11/8/13


Tera Sponsor

John & Susie King


National Cable & Telecommunications Association



Mega Sponsors


Acumen Solutions


Allegis Group

Gwenn Dolan Antonelli and John Mamana, M.D.

CA Technologies


Ken Kido & Alison Whitmire

The Honorable BJ and Mrs. Loretta Penn

Bruce & Lori Rosenblum

John Sheehan

Sidley Austin LLP


Supporting Sponsors

Abbott Klar Real Estate Group

Capital One

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Cassidy Turley

Citibank, N.A.

Embassy of the State of Qatar

Hogan Lovells


Latham & Watkins LLP


Robert Half Technology

Norean Sharpe

Spectrum Inc., General Contractors

Studley, Inc.

Towers Watson

Washington Gas


 Live Auction Preview

Here's a sneak peek at just some of the items that will be up for auction!

 A WIMCO Villa in St. Barts

Washington Redskins Monday Night Football Dream Seats


For sponsorship and ticket information please contact Danielle Alexander:

Phone: 703-312-9327 X 1236

Email: DAlexander@yearup.org

Have questions about The Geek Gala 4.0? Contact Danielle Alexander

When & Where

The National Gaylord on the Potomac
201 Waterfront Street
Fort Washington, MD 20745

Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM (EST)

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