Excelerate Gathering

Excelerate 2024

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Experience Excelerate 2024

Embark on a journey through a decade of innovation and excellence as Florida Polytechnic University presents Excelerate, a momentous celebration of its ten-year legacy in shaping the future of students, our community, and the dynamic tech landscape of Florida. Join us in honoring the visionary leadership of Dr. Randy Avent, the inaugural president, as he concludes his tenure at the helm, marking the end of an era.

Prepare to be captivated as the Barnett Applied Research Center undergoes a breathtaking transformation, evolving from a mere academic hub into a realm of jubilation and color with vibrant decorations and mesmerizing lighting schemes.

Experience an unforgettable evening filled with delectable fare, including a sumptuous sit-down dinner and decadent dessert bars. But the festivities don't stop there—get ready to groove to the infectious beats of a dynamic, nine-piece band that will keep you on your feet all night long. From the moment you step through the doors, Excelerate promises to be a celebration like no other, where every moment is infused with excitement and wonder.

Saturday, March 23, 2024
5:30 p.m.

Florida Polytechnic University | Barnett Applied Research Center
4700 Research Way
Lakeland, FL 33805

Black tie optional. Valet parking available.

Ticket Information

$300 per Individual

Purchase Tickets

$3,000 per Table of 10

Purchase Tables

Changemaker Sponsors

Bachelor Sponsors

Innovator Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities

Florida Poly offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities to support this premier celebratory event. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information regarding sponsorship please email excelerate@floridapoly.edu