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2017 INT'L GOLDEN COMPASS GALA honoring Princess Cruises' Jan Swartz, Group...

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Hyatt Regency Pier 66

2301 SE 17th Street Causeway

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(Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six)

Seafarers' House pulls out all the stops for our 21st Annual International Golden Compass Award Gala on Saturday, May 13th, 2017!

Our 2017 Golden Compass Honoree is: Jan Swartz, Group President Princess Cruises & Carnival Australia!

Jan Swartz is president of Princess Cruises, the third largest cruise line in the world (based on capacity). Princess Cruises is part of Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company. In December 2016 she was promoted to the role of group president of Princess Cruises and Carnival Australia, responsible for shared services for Carnival Corporation. Also added to her portfolio is executive oversight of P&O Cruises Australia brand.

For Princess Cruises, she leads a global cruise and tour company, comprised of a fleet of 17 modern ships that serve over 1.8 million guests annually. As a vacation brand recognized globally, Princess employs more than 28,000 people and operates in more than 60 countries.

Swartz also serves as president of the Princess Cruises Community Foundation, a non-profit public benefit corporation that provides financial and in-kind support to charity and relief organizations. In this role, she guides the foundation’s mission that serves to touch the lives of the people in the destinations the cruise line visits, the places where employees are from and through education and perseveration of natural and historical global landmarks by responding to disaster relief and supporting global communities’ local health and welfare efforts.

The International Golden Compass is an elegant formal gala returning this year to the exquisite Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Hotel in the Crystal Ballroom. Our honoree has helped us select the tone and texture of her special event and guests can expect an evening of good food, dancing and entertainment as we honor Jan!

Arrive at 6PM to enjoy a cocktail reception and a fabulous silent auction featuring cruises, fine wine, jewelry and art among some 100 beautiful items- Don't forget to BRING YOUR FULLY CHARGED SMART PHONES for a fun and easy bidding experience!!!

At 8PM doors open with a surprising "pop" to usher guests into a fantasy of enchanting tables, creative lighting and decor plus get -up-and-dance music to signal the start of an evening you'll remember always.

(Pictures from 2014 Golden Compass- Honoree Captain Phillips enjoys a dance!)

Capt Phillips dancing

Of course Jan Swartz's remarks and video during the Golden Compass presentation will be one of the high points!

Gold Sponsors receive a reserved table for 12 with premium seating in the first tier (for the first 9 Gold Sponsors) around the dance floor, a full page advertisement in the Journal, social media exposures, logos & listings in print, on the big screen, on BidPal, Facebook and Twitter- many with links directly to your website. And champagne for the whole table!

Silver and Bronze Sponsors enjoy preferred and good seating, full page ads in the Journal, selected listings and exposures. Please see order form for a complete listing of all benefits.

Sponsorship level tables, journal advertisements, underwriting opportunities, seats and raffle tickets are available on line below or by contacting us at 954-734-1580.

Attire: Black Tie & Beautiful Gowns!Ann Burris & Captain Phillips

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