Texas Emerald Ball 2023

Date : Saturday, March 18, 2023

Venue : The Adolphus Hotel

Location : 1321 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75202


The Ireland Funds Distinguished Business Leader Award

HONORING

Sean P. Donohue

CEO – DFW International Airport 

Sean Donohue serves as Chief Executive Officer of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). DFW Airport is the 2nd largest airport globally for passengers and is ranked 3rd for operations. In his role as CEO, Mr. Donohue is responsible for the management, operation and strategic planning of the Airport. Centered between owner cities Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW Airport connects the North Texas region with nonstop service to over 200 destinations on five continents and is consistently ranked among the best large airports for customer service.

DFW Airport is also the largest carbon neutral airport in the world and is globally recognized as a sustainability leader. The airport has committed to achieving carbon net zero status by 2030. DFW plays an instrumental role in the region, historically producing more than $37 billion in annual economic impact and generating an average of 60,000 jobs on the airport each year. Mr. Donohue joined DFW International Airport in 2013, following a 28-year career in the airline industry in various executive roles with Virgin Australia Airlines and United Airlines. Mr. Donohue serves on the executive committee of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). In addition, he serves on the board of Atmos Energy and several boards for community organizations in the Dallas Fort Worth region.

Mr. Donohue graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Economics.


HONORARY CHAIRS

Fritz & Mary Lee Duda


Featuring the Musical Talents of

Chloë Agnew

Chloë Agnew is a singer, songwriter from Dublin, Ireland. From the age of 14, she gained fame for her integral part as one of the original (and youngest) members of the internationally acclaimed music group Celtic Woman.

Sponsorship and Tickets

EMERALD SPONSOR – $100,000

• Elite seating for 24 guests (2 tables)
• Complimentary luxury suite at The Adolphus Hotel
• Invitation to the VIP Reception for 24 guests
• Recognition in the printed program, electronic screens, press release, signage, Connect Magazine, web and social media
• Two-page spread advertisement in the printed program
• Complimentary Valet Parking

PLATINUM SPONSOR – $50,000

• Premium seating for 12 guests
• Complimentary junior suite at The Adolphus Hotel
• Invitation to the VIP Reception for 12 guests
• Recognition in the printed program, electronic screens, press release, signage, Connect Magazine, web and social media
• Two-page spread advertisement in the printed program
• Complimentary Valet Parking

GOLD SPONSOR – $25,000

• Premium seating for 10 guests
• Complimentary room at The Adolphus Hotel
• Invitation to the VIP Reception for 10 guests
• Recognition in the printed program, electronic screens, press release, signage, Connect Magazine, web and social media
• Full-page spread advertisement in the printed program
• Complimentary Valet Parking

SILVER SPONSOR – $10,000

• Preferred seating for 10 guests
• Invitation to the VIP Reception for 10 guests
• Recognition in the printed program, electronic screens, press release, signage, Connect Magazine, web and social media
• Full-page spread advertisement in the printed program
• Complimentary Valet Parking

BRONZE SPONSOR – $5,000

• Table seating for 10 guests
• Recognition in the printed program
• Complimentary Valet Parking

TO PURCHASE A SPONSORSHIP OR FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT

Meg Finley at mfinley@irelandfunds.org or 214-738-5868

Judy Curtis at jcurtis@irelandfunds.org or 214-505-8613

Contact

Judy Curtis

Office and Event Coordinator

5720 LBJ Freeway, Suite 455 Dallas TX 75240 US

T - 469-232-9601

E - jcurtis@irelandfunds.org

Email Link


HONORARY CHAIRS

Mary Lee
Fritz Duda