2023 Black Tie Dinner

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Weekend Schedule

Below is the weekend schedule for the {{ context.variables.year }} Black Tie Dinner. 

  • Saturday
  • Sunday


Austin Ballroom, 2nd Floor


Guests who have their QR code may go directly to the Skybridge Entrance for admittance into the reception. Guests who need assistance will go to the Austin Ballroom on the 2nd Floor on the hotel side of the Sheraton Dallas Hotel.

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Houston Ballroom

VIP Reception
Underwritten by Visit Dallas

(Emerald Sponsors and above, by Invitation Only)


Lone Star Ballroom Preconvene

Pre-Dinner Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction

(All guests are welcome to attend)

Pre-dinner entertainment, featured cocktails and drinks. All complimentary bars close at 6:30PM; cash bars open at 7:00PM


Lone Star Ballroom doors open

7:00PM - 10:00PM

Lone Star Ballroom

The 2023 Black Tie Dinner, Presented by PNC Bank

Dinner, Award Presentations, Live Luxury Auction, and Featured Speakers

9:00PM - 11:00PM

Lone Star Ballroom Preconvene

Silent Auction check-out

10:00PM - 12:00AM

Houston Ballroom

After Black Party
Underwritten by Morgan W. Cox III & Derrall Hill

(All guests are welcome to attend) Musical entertainment and dancing

9:00AM - 10:00AM

Skybridge Office

Silent Auction Pickup


This year's dinner will be held in the Lone Star Ballroom of the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Downtown Dallas. The Sheraton is ideally located in the heart of the Arts and Financial district.

Sheraton Dallas has announced a discounted nightly rate of $138 (plus taxes) for Black Tie Dinner attendees. This special rate is available until September 1st and can be booked online here.