USC architectural guild annual dinner

  • 61st Annual Guild Dinner
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Dinner Sponsors
  • Past Honorees

The USC Architectural Guild Annual Dinner is the organization's major annual fundraising event and supports student scholarships and other program initiatives at the School of Architecture.


OTHER GUILD-RUN PROGRAMS & EVENTS: Student Programs & Support, Golf Tournament

61st Annual USC Architectural Guild Dinner

WHEN

This event is being postponed to April 2021.


WHERE

TBD


Event Chair

Jenna Knudsen ‘97, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, CO Architects


If you have questions about the event, please contact arcguild@usc.edu or (213) 821-5408.

Dinner Award Honorees

Alumni Maria Warner Wong, ‘87 and Wong Chiu Man, ‘88 will be honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award, and alumnus Arthur Danielian, ‘63, FAIA, will be presented with the second annual Lifetime Achievement Award. Wayne Ratkovich has been selected to receive the third annual Distinguished Business Leadership Award. The first-ever Citizen Architect Award, a new award this year that honors leaders who help solve design challenges for the public good, will be presented to Zena Howard, FAIA.

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Sponsorship Opportunities
Tables and Tickets
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    PRESENTING

    $50,000 ($48,550 of this sponsorship is tax-deductible)


    One table for 10 guests with premier placement

    Opportunity to seat 4 special guests at your table

    Invitation for 10 to VIP reception with Annual Dinner honorees

    Recognition at the event; on-screen and from the podium

    Ad spread in the dinner program

    News announcement by the USC School of Architecture

    Prominent recognition on the USC School of Architecture website and Annual Dinner digital

    and print materials

    Private dinner for four with Dean Milton S. F. Curry

    4 football game tickets, premiere seats to game of choosing, and includes Associates Picnic access

    Complimentary one-year Guild Corporate Membership

     
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    PREMIER

    $25,000 ($23,550 of this sponsorship is tax-deductible)


    One table for 10 guests with preferred placement

    Opportunity to seat 2 special guests at your table

    Invitation for 6 to VIP reception with Annual Dinner honorees

    Recognition at the event; on-screen and from the podium

    Prominent recognition on USC School of Architecture website and in Annual

    Dinner digital and print materials

    Full-page ad in dinner program

    Private lunch for four with Dean Milton S. F. Curry

    Complimentary, one-year Guild Corporate Membership

     
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    TROJAN

    $10,000 ($8,550 of this sponsorship is tax-deductible)


    One table for 10 guests

    Invitation for 4 guests to VIP reception with Annual Dinner honorees

    On-screen recognition at the event

    Listed in Annual Dinner digital and printed materials

    Name listed on the USC School of Architecture website and Annual Dinner program

    One half-page color ad in the Annual Dinner program

    Complimentary, one-year Guild Corporate Membership

     
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    GOLD

    $7,000 ($5,550 of this sponsorship is tax-deductible)


    One table for 10 guests

    Invitation for 2 guests to VIP reception with Annual Dinner honorees

    Name listed on the USC School of Architecture website and Annual Dinner program

    One quarter-page color ad in the Annual Dinner program

    Complimentary, one-year Guild Corporate Membership

     
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    CARDINAL

    $4,500 ($3,775 of this sponsorship is tax-deductible)


    Half-table for 5 guests

    Name listed in Annual Dinner program

     
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    INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

    (2 ticket maximum)


    Access to networking reception and one seat at Annual Dinner on the mezzanine level.


    GUILD MEMBER

    $375 ($230 is tax-deductible) 


    NON-GUILD MEMBER

    $550 ($405 is tax-deductible)


    SPONSOR A STUDENT SEAT

    $145 ($0 is tax-deductible)

     
Marketing Opportunities
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    VIP RECEPTION SPONSOR

    $15,000 (tax-deductibility to be determined)


    One table for 10 guests at the Dinner

    Brand exclusivity of VIP reception attended by honorees

    One half-page color ad in the Annual Dinner program

    Invitation for 4 guests to VIP reception with Annual Dinner honorees

    Sponsors 2 student tickets to the Dinner

    Listed in Annual Dinner digital and printed materials

    Name listed on the USC School of Architecture website and Annual Dinner program

     
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    NETWORKING RECEPTION SPONSOR

    $15,000 (tax-deductibility to be determined)


    One table for 10 guests at the Dinner

    Co-branding of networking reception

    One half-page color ad in the Annual Dinner program

    Invitation for 2 guests to VIP reception with Annual Dinner honorees

    Sponsors 2 student tickets to the Dinner

    Listed in Annual Dinner digital and printed materials

    Name listed on the USC School of Architecture website and Annual Dinner program

     
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    STUDENT GALLERY SPONSOR

    $5,000 (tax-deductibility to be determined)


    2 Tickets to the Dinner

    Invitation for 2 guests to VIP reception with Annual Dinner honorees

    Sponsors 2 student tickets to the Dinner

    Listed in Annual Dinner digital and printed materials

    Name listed on the USC School of Architecture website and Annual Dinner program

    Co-Branded gallery of student work

    One quarter-page color ad in the Annual Dinner program

     
Dinner Sponsors

*List as of February 25, 2020.

60th Anniversary USC Architectural Guild Dinner

In April 2019, the 60th Anniversary USC Architectural Guild Dinner raised more than $500,000 and honored three individuals:


Proceeds from the event directly benefit student enrichment through programs in professional development, mentoring, scholarships, and more.


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USC School of Architecture Honorees

2019: Corinne Verdery; Victor MacFarlane; Gin D. Wong, FAIA (posthumous)

2018: Mark Lee; Kat Taylor

2017: Paul Revere Williams, FAIA

2016: William Krisel, AIA

2015: Kelly Sutherlin McLeod, FAIA

2013: Martin B. Gelber, FAIA

2012: Gerard Furbershaw

2011: James R. Bonar-Martin, FAIA

2010: Philip Enquist, FAIA

2009: Mark Rios, FAIA, FASLA

2008: Boris Dramov, FAIA

2007: Victor Regnier, FAIA

2006: Christopher C. Martin, FAIA; David C. Martin, FAIA

2005: Anthony A. Marnell II, AIA

2004: Henry Bumstead

2003: Bernard Zimmerman, FAIA

2002: Marvin Taff, FAIA

2001: Edward R. Niles, FAIA

2000: Edward A. Killingsworth, FAIA

1999: Ronald A. Altoon, FAIA

1998: Pierre Koenig

1997: Randell L. Makinson

1996: Chester A. Widom, FAIA

1995: Thom Mayne, FAIA

1994: Conrad Buff, III, FAIA; Donald C. Hensman; Calvin C. Straub, FAIA

1993: William E. Blurock, FAIA

1992: Arthur F. O'Leary, FAIA; Toshikazu Terasawa, FAIA

1991: Robert Kennard, FAIA

1990: Albert C. Martin, JR, FAIA

1989: Carl Maston, FAIA

1988: Emmet L. Wemple, AIA, FASLA

1987: Frank O. Gehry, FAIA

1986: Raphael Soriano, FAIA

1985: Jon A. Jerde, FAIA


For more information, contact arcguild@usc.edu.