Art of the Gala and Getaway2Give will be giving away a 4-day vacation package to one attendee to give to their charity of choice. Check-in at Art of the Gala, take pictures and snap selfies at the AOG Instagram wall and tag us; you’ll multiply your chances for every hashtag shared.

Shop for good at a Kendra Scott trunk show. Get a chance to shop the new charms collection and learn how your purchase gives back. Visit the pop up to learn how 20% of sales could go back to your organization!


The Art of the Gala is a full-day event to empower area nonprofit organizations, their leadership, and investors with the knowledge and tools to succeed in a crowded event market. Network and learn from event planners, fundraising experts, individual, and corporate philanthropists. 

Press Release

At Art of the Gala, you’ll choose the topics and speakers that interest you the most:

Topics to include:

  • Practical Tips for Successful Auctions
  • Keys to Planning & Executing Successful Events
  • Building and Managing a Volunteer Base
  • Traditional & Social Media in Successful Event Marketing Strategies  
  • Beyond Sponsorship: Making Your Cause Worth the Investment 
  • Ignite the Mission Moment

See our growing list of keynote speakers, panelists, and table-topic leads here.

Read the press release 

Brought to you by GivingCity Austin and JHL, this year’s Art of the Gala is hosted by the JW Marriott Austin Hotel.

GivingCity Austin is a nonprofit, online media organization that helps you support the causes you care about. Through news, features and events, we work with media and community partners to help you have a better understanding of your place in a local giving community.

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In an era of heightened awareness of expectations, JHL works with leaders in high trust situation. We excel at the crossroads of high visibility and reputation enhancement in public policy, events and first impressions. 

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Questions or comments? Contact us:  katie@jhlcompany.com