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2024 Gala: Come Sail Away

May 18 @ 5:30 pm CDT

Registration for this event is now closed! This event is being held in-person and is open to everyone. Tour the World online auction now open!

Discover the charms of port cities around the world, with stops in Cape Town, Mumbai, Rio de Janeiro, Stockholm, and Sydney! Navigate the globe with Global Minnesota over the course of an evening with fine international cuisine and entertainment, as well as the Tour the World live and silent auctions. The Gala is a one-of-a-kind global celebration raising critical funds to support programs that connect, inform, and engage Minnesotans with the world.

Individual and corporate sponsorship packages are now available to customize your Gala experience. Individual tickets coming soon.


Event Details

  • Tickets include dinner, entertainment, and complimentary beverages.
  • Become an individual sponsor, which includes exclusive opportunities and benefits.
  • Invite your friends and host a table for 10.
  • Enhance your company’s global connections with a corporate sponsorship or table.
  • This year’s Gala will be held at the Metropolitan Ballroom, conveniently located at the crossroads of Hwy 394 and Hwy 100 in Golden Valley.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Mobile bidding will be used for the silent auction and open prior to the event. The online silent auction is open to all.
  • Semi-formal attire is suggested.

Plans change? To convert your ticket to a fully deductible gift or request a refund, email Alex at [email protected] by May 3, 2024. Sponsorships are non-refundable, but benefits may be waived to receive full tax deductibility. 

Special thanks to Gala sponsors Cozen O’Connor, Fredrikson, International School of Minnesota, KNOCK,Inc., Stephanie Dillon, and other corporate table hosts. We look forward to seeing you at the Gala!

Please note: Event discount vouchers are not eligible to be used towards Gala registration.


May 18
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Global Minnesota
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Refund Policy
Global Minnesota is unable to offer refunds for the Gala less than two weeks prior to the event. Thank you for your understanding.


Metropolitan Ballroom & Clubroom
5418 Wayzata Blvd.
Golden Valley, MN 55416
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