National Auto Body Council® Announces Title Sponsorship, Musical Act for Inaugural NABC® Fundraising Gala in Orlando, FL

NABC® “Ignite the Night” Gala Presented by Caliber Set for February 28 and 29, 2024 at Beautiful Hyatt Grand Cypress Resort Orlando

NABC® “Ignite the Night” Gala Presented by Caliber Set for February 28 and 29, 2024 at Beautiful Hyatt Grand Cypress Resort Orlando with Exclusive Live Performance by Jamestown Revival

Event to Benefit Military Members, Veterans, First Responders and Families in Need

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL (November 16, 2023) – The National Auto Body Council announced registration is now open for the Inaugural NABC® Gala Presented by Caliber, themed “Ignite the Night”, scheduled for Wednesday, February 28, and Thursday, February 29, 2024, at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, FL.

The Inaugural NABC® Gala Presented by Caliber will celebrate the collective accomplishments of the NABC® members, honor the NABC® President’s Award recipient and raise funds to continue serving veterans, military members, families in need and first responders in communities across the country. The event will feature an opening-night fireworks show and the following evening host the gala reception, featuring a live performance by Jamestown Revival.

“Caliber is extremely proud to roll up our sleeves and join our longstanding partner, NABC and the collaborative work that aligns with our purpose of Restoring the Rhythm of Your Life® for military families, first responders and others in need,” said Shirin Hezar, strategic accounts director for Caliber and current NABC board member. “We’re honored to serve as the presenting sponsor for the inaugural NABC® Gala to bring awareness to and raise donations to support this great organization and their positive impact on communities nationwide.

Jamestown Revival

Jamestown Revival will headline the gala event with an exclusive performance featuring their skillful songwriting, flawless harmony, and intricate fingerpicking found on their newest album, Young Man. Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance forged a musical bond as teenagers growing up in Magnolia, Texas. They draw musical inspiration from groups like Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and The Doobie Brothers, as well as songwriters such as Guy Clark and Townes Van Zandt. Jamestown Revival has toured extensively throughout the country and has performed at iconic music festivals such as ACL Festival, Coachella, Bonnaroo and Farm Aid. ​Check out their music and story at https://jamestownrevival.com/

Hyatt Grand Cypress

The event schedule includes:

Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 7 p.m. ET
Welcome Reception
Cocktails, Appetizers & Fireworks Show

Thursday, February 29, 2024
NABC Recycled Rides® Presentation 2 p.m. ET
Cocktail Reception 5:30 p.m. ET
Gala 7 p.m. ET
Exclusive Live Performance by Jamestown Revival 8:15 p.m. ET

Guests will have an opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled trip to sunny Orlando for golf, poolside events and family activities, along with networking, camaraderie and, most importantly, supporting a great cause.  

“We are excited to host the Inaugural NABC® Gala Presented by Caliber for our members and our industry and look forward to seeing everyone in Orlando for what will be a spectacular event. We have tremendous opportunities with our NABC members to serve even more people across the country, from families, veterans and military members in need to our first responders rescuing accident victims,” said Scott Sampley, chairman of the National Auto Body Council. “Our inaugural NABC Gala will not only celebrate our accomplishments together serving these audiences, it will fuel our expanded services for these communities. Together we are changing and saving lives every day!”

Details on the full agenda, guest activities and registration information are available here. Sponsorship opportunities are available here. For more information about the Inaugural NABC® Gala Presented by Caliber, please contact Debby Robinson at 312.505.4336 or drobinson@nationalautobodycouncil.org.

ABOUT THE NATIONAL AUTO BODY COUNCIL®

The National Auto Body Council® is the premier organization of collision industry partners dedicated to strategic networking opportunities that positively change lives in the communities we serve. The collaborative membership of the National Auto Body Council® has gifted more than 3,200 vehicles, provided extrication opportunities for more than 5,500 First Responders and is helping educate students and adult drivers in communities around the country through NABC Recycled Rides®, NABC First Responder Emergency Extrication (F.R.E.E.™) and the NABC® Drive Out Distraction program. That effort equates to a 4:1 ROI in dollar value delivered from NABC® membership dollars. The National Auto Body Council® is changing the paradigm of how the collision industry works and is viewed. For more information, visit www.NationalautoBodyCouncil.org.