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Calhoun's Banquets & Catering

1004 Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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The Gala is to celebrate & get acquainted with our Sponsors!

You are cordially invited to join us at this exclusive Saturday night pre-Event dinner celebration at Calhoun's Glass Atrium - brought to you by The Event Team & our generous Company Sponsors.

Receive Sponsor swag bags & 1 drink ticket as you arrive & relax with friends while enjoying good food in an upscale environment. Cash bar for adult beverages & sodas. Dress nicely for this special evening occasion.

7:00pm - Doors open; seating & dinner begins immediately.

8:00pm - your quiet attention is expected while we introduce our Honored Sponsors & award Door Prizes.

9:00pm - enjoy Dessert & Coffee while you visit with old friends & make new ones.

Open only to licensed beauty pro's (+ 1 non-licensed guest over 21 with additional ticket purchase) attending the Nail Tech Event of the Smokies nail show on the following day.

CLICK HERE for Nail Show tickets.

CLICK HERE for After Party tickets.

LIMITED DINNER SEATING - ONLY 150 tickets available. NO ticket sales at the door.

Title Sponsor - LIGHT ELEGANCE

Cocktail Sponsor - NAIL MAGIC

Dessert & Coffee Sponsor - PENDING!

Transportation Sponsor - available!

Menu coming soon!

~ non-alcoholic beverages including water, unsweet tea & sweet tea. Cash bar for beer, wine & sodas.

FAQs you will need to know:

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Must be age 21+ due to managements rules pertaining to alcohol on the premises. Prepare to show your photo ID to the bartender each time you order, as per Tennessee state law.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Calhoun's is on the Parkway between Traffic lights #8 & 10 (located between the Cherokee Grill & the Clarion Inn). Enter at the big water wheel into Calhoun Village. It is NOT inside Calhoun's restaurant! Proceed to the far back parking lot & look for the Glass Atrium situated under the trees on the right side.

If you are DRIVING - Complimentary validated parking in the back parking lot of Calhoun Village (as spaces are available). Show your validated ticket at the exit gate for no charge parking (averaging $10). Bartender will validate your ticket.

If you are WALKING - follow the sidewalk on the RIGHT thru to the end of Calhoun Village (past the restaurants & to the last shop). Walk up the hill on the sidewalk on the RIGHT. Look on the right for Calhoun's Glass Atrium nestled under the trees. Enter thru the FRONT doors. Allow time to be checked in & to receive your wrist band, drink ticket, plus swag bag.

"Hitch-A-Ride" transportation services - Complimentary transportation is reserved exclusively for our nail tech Gala guests on Saturday, July 8th, 2017. Hitch-a-Ride will be using their 2 vans (up to 7 passengers each) to transport guests to & from The Gala.

Pick up/drop off is ONLY at the Gatlinburg Convention Center on Historic Nature Trail at the semi-circle Trolley turn around (look for the "Nail Tech Event of the Smokies" on the sign). For faster service, NO other stops will be made.

The 1st pickup at the GCC going to Calhoun's Glass Atrium starts at 6:30pm (EST) & ends at 7:30pm. *due to extreme demand & heavy traffic, the wait times will vary.

The 1st pickup at Calhoun's Glass Atrium returning to the GCC starts at 9pm & ends at 10:00pm (EST).

For all other times, call Hitch-a-Ride at (865) 296 - 9518. $5 per person to anywhere in the Gatlinburg city limits.

What can/can't I bring to this dinner celebration?

No weapons, drugs, food, children, animals, fireworks, alcohol, unpaid guests...you know....the standard no-no's! Definitely bring your business cards to exchange. Promotional materials of any other kind are strictly prohibited & limited to our dedicated Company Sponsors ONLY. Anyone caught in violation will be banned from participating in future Nail Tech Event of the Smokies shows as this infringes on our paid Sponsors.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Questions already covered here & on www.nailtechevent.com will most likely go unanswered due to limited time on our part. Read everything 1st before contacting info@nailtechevent.com.

Is my registration/ticket refundable or transferrable?

NO REFUNDS. Yes you can transfer it, but we cannot do this for you!

CLICK HERE to transfer your ticket or update your registration information. Ticket names must match guest names or you will NOT be admitted. If your name is NOT on the ticket, you won't be on the Eventbrite guest list.

Where are my tickets? CLICK HERE for instructions on finding them.


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