September 19, 2017* | Oceans Ballroom at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta

The Visionary Dinner raises awareness and funding for Southface’s continued work in high-performance affordable housing, green infrastructure, clean energy, healthy buildings and sustainable communities.

5 PM VIP Reception for sponsors, table patrons and their guests
6 PM General admission

Pricing

Table Sponsorships start at $5,000

Individual Tickets: $375

Individual Member Tickets: $350

Title and Presenting Sponsors

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Why This Year is Special

This year's event will include a provocative conversation with a focus on the changing landscape for collaboration among cities to create healthy and resilient communities through the eyes of national leaders in philanthropy.

The evening highlight is the presentation of the prestigious Argon Award to celebrate sustainability in action.

Join this distinguished audience.  Purchase a table or individual tickets.

 

*Please note this is a date change effective June 1, 2017.

Photo Highlights from 2016

Clark talks with guests
Clark Howard talks with guests at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
ClassPhoto
Current and former Southface staff, interns and fellows gather for a Class Photo at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Cocktail Reception (RK)
Guests pose for a picture at the cocktail reception before the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Coca-Cola Table
Dinner guests at the Coca-Cola table pose for a picture at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Dagmar, Baabak
Dagmar Epsten talks with Baabak Ashuri at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Cocktail Reception 2 (RK)
John DuConge, Daniel Castro, Shannon Goodman and Sandy Cooper pose for a picture at the 2016 Visionary Dinner during the cocktail reception.
Dennis + Argon Award (RK)
Dennis Creech speaks at the 2016 Visionary Dinner. Dennis, Southface's Executive Director, was awarded the 2016 Southface Argon Award.
Dennis Creech, Walter Reeves, Lacey Lewis, Barry Goldman, Clark Howard
Dennis Creech, Walter Reeves, Lacey Lewis, Barry Goldman and Clark Howard pose for a picture with the Southface Argon Award at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Dennis, Callie, Tess
Callie Pendergrast, Dennis Creech and Tess Pendergrast look to the stage at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Dennis, Andrea, Linda-VIP Reception
Andrea Pinabell, Dennis Creech and Linda Klein talk during the cocktail reception at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
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Bob Wells and Eric Moncrief interview Frank Burdette at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
George Bandy at podium
George Bandy, Vice President of Sustainability at Mohawk Group, speaks at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Guests at Visionary Dinner
Christopher Burke and Dr. Jennifer Hirsch, 2016 Visionary Dinner guests, converse during the night's festivities.
Head Table (RK)
Dinner guests at the head table pose for a picture at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Joey, Chris Boyle, Lisa, Claudio Bianchi-Fossati
Joey Shea, Chris Boyle, Lisa and Claudio Bianchi-Fossati post for a picture at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Judy Adler (RK)
Judy Adler, President of The Turner Foundation, speaks at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
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Student chefs from Kennesaw State University prepare the cheese course for the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Looking at fish in Oceans Ballroom (2)
Guests at the 2016 Visionary Dinner gaze at the beluga whales in the Oceans Ballroom at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
MikeA, Gretchen, Tiffany, MikeB, Alexis
Mike Andreyuk, Gretchen Gigley, Tiffany Barcik, Mike Barcik and Alexis Torres pose for a picture during the cocktail reception at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Marci, Dennis (RK)
Marci Reed presents an intern reunion photograph to Dennis Creech at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Shan, Alex T, David B, David P
Southfacers Shan Arora, Alex Trachtenberg, David Bailey and David Pedrick pose for a picture at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Octopus Course (RK)
Presentation of the octopus course at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Table Setting
The Southface Visionary Dinner is an annual five-course, wine-paired feast prepared by a panel of Atlanta's celebrity chefs.
VIP Reception-Almeta Cooper, Gil Goland
Almeta Cooper and Gil Goland pose for a picture during the cocktail reception at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Visionary Dinner-Crowd Shot
Guests applauding at the 2016 Visionary Dinner. This year was a record-breaking event in celebration of Southface's outgoing Executive Director, Dennis Creech.
Acuity Brands Table
Guests at the Acuity Brands table pose for a picture during the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Walter, Clark at Podium (RK)
Clark Howard and Walter Reeves, co-hosts of this year's Visionary Dinner, present at the podium.
Alice, Tess, Nan
Alice and Tess Pendergrast and Nan Creech enjoy wine at the cocktail reception before the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Andrea at podium-Room Shot
Andrea Pinabell addresses guests gathered at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Andrea Pinabell (RK)
Andrea Pinabell, new Southface President, speaks at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Argon Award
The 2016 Argon Award was presented to Dennis Creech at this year's Visionary Dinner. The award itself is named for the gas “argon,” which is the non-toxic, non-reactive, clear and odorless gas that fills the space between the glass panes in high-performance windows.
Callie and Tess
Callie and Tess Pendergrast look towards the stage at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Charles Whatley (RK)
Charles Whatley, Southface Board Member, speaks at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Cheese Course (RK)
Presentation of the Cheese Course at the 2016 Visionary Dinner.
Celebrity Chef Group Shot
The five-course, wine-paired Visionary Dinner feast is prepared by a panel of celebrity chefs.

THE CHEFS

Local chefs collaborate to create a regionally sourced, organic and memorable five-course, wine-paired feast.

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AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

To recognize and celebrate sustainability in action, Southface presents its prestigious Argon Award each year at the Visionary Dinner. This award recognizes exceptional leadership in environmental advocacy.

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