2012 marks the 31st anniversary of Black Tie Dinner. This year's theme is "Affair of the Heart" - celebrating the passion that drives the people and organizations behind the annual fundraiser. To date, Black Tie Dinner has distributed over $16 million to its beneficiaries.
The 2012 dinner will be on held Saturday, November 3rd, at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. Click here for information on how to attend the best party in North Texas!
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Each year, up to 3,000 guests experience this “premier event of empowerment, education and entertainment”
supporting GLBT organizations in the North Texas community and Black Tie Dinner’s National Beneficiary,
the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
The Saturday evening Dinner Program includes local and national figures, entertainment, recognition
rewards, auctions and more. Pre Dinner receptions and the AfterBlack dance party add to the evening’s
Friday, the evening before the Dinner, Sponsors, Table Captains and their guests are invited
to B4Black, an exciting auction preview party with a program all its own.
Past Dinner Award Recipients and Speakers include: Maya Angelou, Ann Richards, Martin Sheen, Lily Tomlin,
Sharon Stone, Goldie Hawn, Geena Davis, Bishop V. Gene Robinson, Judy Shepard, Cyndi Lauper and Gavin