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The GW Inaugural Ball will be held on Monday, January 21st, 2013, from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Omni Shoreham Hotel (2500 Calvert Street, NW) located near the National Zoo, Rock Creek Park, and great restaurants.
Admission and Identification
Coat check ($5 per guest) will be available at the GW Inaugural Ball.
The GW Inaugural Ball is a black-tie event. For fashion ideas and inspiration, visit the University Event’s Pinterest site.
GW students, staff, faculty, and alumni are invited to purchase tickets to attend the Inaugural Ball.
Complimentary commemorative photos from GuppyPod™ will be available for guests of the GW Inaugural Ball who take a picture at the event with Instagram and use the hashtag #GWball. The photos will be available for pickup in the hotel lobby as you leave.
For guests entering the university’s #GWinaugural Challenge, you should also include #GWinaugural on your photo to earn points. Please limit two GuppyPod™ photos per guest. For more information about the contest, please visit http://makinghistory.gwu.edu/gwinaugural-challenge.
After the event, any unclaimed prints will be available for pick-up from the Student Association office (800 21st Street, NW, Marvin Center 427) until Friday, February 1. Photos will also be uploaded to the GW Facebook page about a week after the event where you may make comments and tag yourself and friends.
Refreshments and sweet and savory light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Proof of age is required to purchase drink tickets for alcoholic beverages. Drink tickets for alcoholic beverages are $9 each (cash or credit cards accepted for payment). Hors d'oeuvres, water and soft beverages are complimentary.