Sponsors

Sponsors

Mercedes Benz of Music City | Presenting Sponsor

There was a time when service was everything and some things are worth preserving. Like Legendary performance, unrivaled technology and Vintage values, Mercedes-Benz of Music City where ethics come before profits.   We have a host of Amenities like:

Mercedes Benz loaner vehicles  |  Complimentary massage chairs |  Exclusive airport valet service
World Class New Facility  |  Huge Selection from 4 Mercedes-Benz Dealerships in the Southern Region
Genius bar with extras  |  Offering top dollar for trade-ins  |  Sales Guarantee on Pre-Owned purchases

Wrapped in our extraordinary culture – where people come first. All at Nashville’s all-new Mercedes- Benz of Music City. Conveniently located 3 minutes from the Airport, 10 minutes from Downtown, and 15 minutes from Green Hills!  Established July 26, 2017

Live the Dream

KPMG | Principal Sponsor

KPMG’s Nashville office opened its doors in 1958. The Nashville office currently has over 120 employees, including 14 partners and managing directors. We serve publicly and privately owned businesses throughout the Nashville area across multiple industries, including: Healthcare Providers and Plans, Life Sciences, Automotive, and Industrial Manufacturing. In addition, our Nashville office also provides assistance in such areas as transaction/valuation and merger integration services, sustainability services, corporate finance, forensic and investigation assistance, and shared/sourcing services.

 

Tennessee Oncology | Principal Sponsor

Tennessee Oncology is one of the largest physician-owned oncology practices in the Southeast. Tennessee Oncology staffs thirty clinics in Middle and Southeast Tennessee, providing state of the art treatment in communities closer to patients’ homes. The physicians of Tennessee Oncology provide the latest in diagnostic and treatment options including Clinical Trials, Bone Marrow Transplantation, Gynecologic Oncology and Radiation Oncology. Tennessee Oncology is committed to offering the newest in cancer care options, while remaining committed to patient care and support.

City Winery Nashville | Presenting Sponsor

City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to our customers who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts. We are a unique facility, combining a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and fine dining. We have created a compelling mix for our sophisticated clientele of foodies, and active cultural patrons—bringing the wine country experience to the middle of a large city.

Nashville Relocation Services | Denise Cummins with The Wilson Group | Principal Sponsor

Denise Cummins and the Nashville Relocation Service team specialize transitioning families from one to home another, whether across town or across the country.  We understand the complexities of the process and work diligently to provide a seamless experience for our customers from start to finish.  You can count on our vast experience and knowledge of corporate and local relocation to provide concierge level service to you, your family or your corporate team.  

Pinnacle Financial | Contributing Sponsor

Pinnacle is much more than a place to deposit money; and, to our associates, Pinnacle is much more than just a place to work. Pinnacle aims to be the best financial services firm and the best place to work in Tennessee, and since 2000, has continued to provide distinctive service and effective advice to their clients. Pinnacle Financial Partners is honored to support the Nashville Wine Auction’s efforts to “unite the wine community to fund the fight against cancer.”

 

The Rowland-Bradford Group of Raymond James | Grand Cru Sponsor

At Raymond James, we have a straightforward approach to doing business. We believe that putting clients’ needs first is the best way to ensure their success and, in turn, the long-term success of our advisors and the company. We call this our Service 1stSM philosophy. With our strong focus on clients and our commitment to supporting those who serve them, we’ve become known as the premier alternative to Wall Street, providing the products, services and support of even the largest firms, within an environment that values strong, personal relationships.

Sticking to our core principles of client first, conservatism, independence and integrity, Raymond James has steadily grown to become one of the largest independent financial services firms in the industry, but our core values ensure we’ll never be so big that we don’t have time for what matters most: you and your family.

The markets change, but our values will always be the same. Client first is at our core, supported by conservatism, independence and integrity.

Gold Skincare | Patrons' Dinner Sponsor

Located in the heart of Green Hills, Gold Skin Care Center is Nashville’s premier dermatology clinic. Led by world-renowned dermatologist Dr. Michael Gold, Gold Skin Care Center has been serving Nashville families since 1990. Our board-certified dermatologists and experienced medical staff provide safe, compassionate care for any skin care issue.

From pediatrics to adult skin disorders, our expert providers are here to help guide you through your skin care concerns and customize any necessary treatment you may need.

BNY Mellon Wealth Management | Patrons' Dinner Sponsor

BNY Mellon has been managing wealth since America began creating it, providing an unparalleled level of service to private clients, family offices, institutions and endowments alike. With over 200 years of history, we have seen times of prosperity, uncertainty and possibility,  successfully guiding our clients through it all.

BNY Mellon Wealth Management clients represent some of the most successful individuals, families and institutions around the world. They often come to us for our results and reputation. But it’s our ability to deliver our capabilities consistently and individually that has brought us the success that matters most—a circle of loyal and highly satisfied clients whose strong relationships stretch across market cycles and generations.

Servis 1st Bank | Vintners' Tasting Sponsor

ServisFirst is a full service commercial bank focused on commercial banking, correspondent banking, cash management, private banking and the professional consumer market, emphasizing competitive products, state-of-the-art technology and a focus on quality service. Recently, the Bank announced its assets exceed $6 billion. The Bank offers sophisticated cash management products, internet banking, home mortgage lending, remote deposit express banking and highly competitive rates.

The Starling Davis Group of Fridrich & Clark Realty, LLC | Contributing Sponsor

Starling has lived and worked in the Nashville area for over 30 years, so she is very familiar with the area and has a broad range of connections to help her clients find their perfect home.

Starling specializes in: Quiet Listings, Medical Community (relocating doctors), Second Homes, Investment Properties, and First Time Home Buyers. Starling is well equipped to handle any situation the multifaceted real estate world throws at her. She is a Graduate of GRI, Realtor Institution; CRS-Certified Residential Specialist; Broker; GNR; Member of the Institute of Luxury Home Marketing and Tennessee Realtors.  Starling has received many awards over her 30+ year span as a realtor including Nashville Business Journal Top 25 Agents and Platinum Award 2011.

She treats her clients like they are a part of her family. The Starling Davis Group is made up of wonderful women who know how to get the job done efficiently and effectively. Let Starling be the “Realtor for Your Lifestyle!”

Edwards Pharris Group at Morgan Stanley | Contributing Sponsor

The Edwards Pharris Group at Morgan Stanley is a six-member wealth management team led by two highly experienced Financial Advisors, Christi Edwards and Jason Pharris. They help create and implement comprehensive wealth management plans based on specific needs and goals; work to help their clients to protect and grow their assets; and help clients create a legacy of support for the people, causes, and institutions that enhance their lives

Blevins, Inc. | Contributing Sponsor

With 13 locations serving 35 states, Blevins, Inc. is the premier national wholesale provider of parts to the manufactured housing industry, while serving a number of other industries as well. To build on this success and stay at the forefront of their industry, Blevins, Inc. is always exploring new markets, product categories and territories – all of which contribute to their ability to provide top-notch customer service, the best selection of the best products, and the most economical prices.

Scripps Howard Foundation | Contributing Sponsor

The Scripps Howard Foundation strives to advance the cause of a free press while also building healthy communities and an improved quality of life through its support of education, vital social services, enriching arts and culture, and inclusive civic affairs. While the Foundation had humble beginnings, it has flourished over time and now serves more than 1.5 million people by identifying and supporting life-changing community programs and empowering journalists who inform and engage all of us through their outstanding investigations, storytelling and communications.

John Navin & Associates | Contributing Sponsor

John Navin is a financial advisor and the owner of John Navin & Associates. With more than 20 years’ experience in the investment and insurance industry, John helps people design their dream retirement lifestyle. He takes care of building a solid financial plan so you can focus on living out a fulfilling retirement.

With the right balance of financial, physical, and personal wellness, John believes that anyone can live a truly wealthy life. He learned from experience. Ten years ago, he was in an unhappy marriage, 60 pounds overweight, and compensating by buying things he didn’t need. He was making money, but he wasn’t happy.  That’s when he realized there had to be another path to fulfillment, and he turned his life around. He met the woman he’s married to now, lost the weight by completing multiple Ironman competitions, and built a business that lets him pursue his passion: helping people create the life they want to live.

John lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife, Dana. He has two daughters, Kailey and Julia. He is an active member of his community, serving as a member of both the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. John is a registered Investment Advisor, and holds his securities and insurance licenses in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and Tennessee. Outside of work, John enjoys traveling, running, hunting, biking, swimming, and camping

Saint Thomas Health - Ascension | Principal Sponsor

Saint Thomas Health is a family of Tennessee hospitals and physician practices united by a single mission: to provide spiritually centered, holistic care that sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. As a part of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit health care system in the United States we are committed to healing and dedicated to service, especially to persons who are poor or needy, reflecting the spiritual core of our mission, vision and values. Learn more about Saint Thomas Health.

Citadel Wine Storage | Supporting Sponsor

Citadel Self Storage is conveniently located minutes from downtown on Fesslers Lane. We offer Temperature Controlled wine storage units in a variety of sizes to fit all of your needs, whether for personal or business use.  Store your wine collection in our dedicated and specifically designed wine storage room. Our lockers will fit anywhere from 1 case of wine all the way up to 85 cases. We have a separate HVAC system solely dedicated to the wine room, which is also connected to a back-up power source in the case of an outage.* The room is maintained between 50-60 degrees Fahrenheit and 55-65% relative humidity year round.

Clinical Solutions Pharmacy | Supporting Sponsor

In a year when rising drug prices dominated the news, Clinical Solutions’ clients experienced a much different—and better—storyClinical Solutions Pharmacy provides mail order pharmacy services and consulting services to over 200 correctional facilities in 14 states, proudly serving our clients since 2004. On-site pharmacy staffing and management/consulting services are also available for state DOC’s and county jails who operate their own in-house pharmacies.

Lindell Jewelers | Champagne & Diamonds Sponsor

Lindell Jewelers is a locally owned and independent jewelry store located in Brentwood, TN. We are a Nashville jeweler that offers a wide range of jewelry, from children’s jewelry to exquisite engagement & wedding bands. We also offer specialized jewelry repair and jewelry appraisals.

Lindell’s has enjoyed a loyal customer following for over 25 years while showcasing jewelry of high quality and a distinctive style. No matter what you are searching for, the dedicated and knowledgeable staff of Lindell Jewelers will find you that magical piece of jewelry.

Breathe Easy Respiratory Solutions | Supporting Sponsor

Because of the potential to improve and save lives, Breathe Easy Respiratory Solutions, Inc. has developed a holistic disease management program for treating respiratory patients. Our licensed respiratory therapists evaluate the patient either before hospital discharge or at home to encourage compliance and discourage re-admissions. The therapist has personal contact with the patient and caregiver to provide disease management education as well as support and guidance. They remind the patients of doctor’s appointments, review their medication and proper administration, work with dietary needs and nutrition, a simple but effective exercise routine, and smoking cessation. They report outcomes to referring physician or facility.

Gary Musick Productions | Supporting Sponsor

Gary Musick Productions is one of the largest full-service special event, entertainment production, audio-visual and meeting planning companies in the Southeast. Gary Musick Productions works with local, regional and national corporations and associations to produce more than 500 events and conventions annually. The company also creates and produces numerous Broadway-style entertainment productions featured on Celebrity Cruises’ world class cruise ships. Gary Musick Productions has been a proud production partner with l’Eté du Vin and related events since 1998. After recently losing a loved one to cancer, Gary and Ellen Musick were pleased to expand their sponsorship this past year in the fight against cancer.

The Plastic Surgery Center of Nashville | Supporting Sponsor

Dr. Mary Gingrass and Dr. Melinda Haws are the exceptional female plastic surgeons directing the Plastic Surgery Center of Nashville. They are extremely talented board-certified plastic surgeons who have been prominently featured in the media for their expertise. In addition, both have been honored with the RealSelf 500 award, a prestigious award given to the top 500 doctors in the world who have provided valuable insight and advice on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery for patients and consumers. You’ll find that both of them are committed to your well-being throughout the entire cosmetic surgery process. Because of their unique female perspective, both physicians approach plastic surgery with an emphasis on collaboration and compassion.

The Plastic Surgery Center of Nashville performs a number of cosmetic surgery procedures, including breast augmentationbreast liftabdominoplasty/tummy tuckliposuctionpost-bariatric cosmetic surgeryfaceliftblepharoplasty/eyelid surgeryBotox®injections, and more.

The Plastic Surgery Center of Nashville is always dedicated to its patients. The doctors and staff are compassionate and considerate; spending a great deal of time to ensure each patient is comfortable with and well-informed about our various procedures and practices. Your dreams are their priority and it is their mission to help make those dreams a reality

Mark B. Whaley D.D.S. | Supporting Sponsor

We aim to build a strong, professional relationship with you and to provide the finest in Cosmetic and General Dental care.  It is our desire to establish your optimal oral health and an attractive smile throughout your lifetime.  We provide Comprehensive Dental Care – including a complete array of Cosmetic, Preventive and Restorative services, and personalized education and instruction so that you can best take care of your teeth and make informed decisions about your ongoing dental care. We are convinced that we provide the best resources to keep you smiling, and are committed to serve our Nashville community by providing the finest in Cosmetic and General Dental care.

Vaco | Supporting Sponsor

Vaco is a premier talent & solutions firm, providing expert consulting, permanent placement, and strategic staffing for companies around the world, in the areas of accounting, corporate finance, technology, operations, administration and more. At its core, Vaco’s mission is to connect people to their dream jobs and help leading companies find talent to grow their business. www.vaco.com

 

Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center | Supporting Sponsor

The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) has one competitor – cancer − and one ultimate goal: to reduce the burden of this disease in Tennessee,across the nation and around the world. VICC is a leader in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer. The center’s world-renowned team of experts provides an integrated, personalized and patient-centered approach to cancer care, including treatment, research, support, education and community engagement.

From the point of diagnosis through the cancer care continuum, VICC patients find support through comprehensive patient and family-centered programs. VICC is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of just two centers in Tennessee and 47 in the country to earn this highest distinction, and ranks in the top 10 nationwide for cancer research grant support. Learn more at www.vicc.org or on Facebook at facebook.com/vanderbiltingram.

Nashville Lifestyles | Media Sponsor

Nashville Lifestyles is the city’s best magazine for everything from the newest restaurants and events to the top doctors and the best things to do in town. Make Nashville Lifestyles your resource to keep up with Nashville’s events, entertainment and culture!

NFocus | Media Sponsor

Nfocus is Nashville’s premier social and lifestyle magazine.

Created by society insiders more than 22 years ago, Nfocus is the most trusted source for coverage of Nashville’s ever-growing social scene. Each month, we grant our readers insider access to the city’s illustrious and vibrant philanthropic events, ranging from high-profile galas to intimate and exclusive gatherings.

Vinous | Media Sponsor

Antonio Galloni is the founder and CEO of Vinous, one of the world’s most influential wine publications, for which he is also the lead critic covering the wines of Bordeaux, California, Italy and Champagne. Since its founding in 2013, Vinous has established a presence in over 90 countries. Vinous is unique in the wine industry in that the company has both professional reviews from the world’s top wine critics, built in part through the acquisition of Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar in December 2014, and a leading social media platform in Delectable, acquired in December 2016. Galloni started his career in wine writing in 2004, when he founded Piedmont Report, the first in-depth, English language journal solely focused on Italian wine. Galloni’s success led him to Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate where he spent more than six years and became the lead critic.

BBJ Linen Rental | In-Kind Sponsor

BBJ Linen is the fabric that lasting memories are made of. Our passion is making our client’s vision and dreams come to life. At BBJ Linen we believe events are fleeting works of art. Simple or complex, they are beautiful to the beholder. Like a great story, events should capture you at the beginning and they should leave you with something-something memorable and transformative. BBJ is the fabric that lasting memories are made of. Our passion is making our client’s vision and dreams come to life. The color, texture and style of our fabrics, spark emotions that can inspire, encourage and transform your events. Let our family help you create an important and impactful first impression.

Dillard's at The Mall at Green Hills | In Kind Sponsor

Dillard’s is one of the nation’s largest fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishings retailers. The newly renovated Dillard’s at the Mall at Green Hills offers over 180,000 square feet of  shopping on two floors showcasing both national and exclusive brands like Anastasia Beverly Hills, Bobbi Brown, Tom Ford, Zac Posen, Free People, Yves Saint Laurent Beauty, Versace Eyewear, Chanel Beauty and more.

MyEMMA | In-Kind Sponsor

Wish you had a single point of contact whose mission was to learn your business and maximize the success of your email program? Well, consider it granted. From beautiful custom template designs to show-stopping visual content, our design crew will have your email campaigns looking gorgeous in no time, with specialists who will review your email campaign and give you proven tips to boost open and click rates the next time you send. With Emma, you get more than a powerful email marketing platform — you get an entire team of specialists obsessed with driving the results you care about.

ImageQuest | In-Kind Sponsor

At ImageQuest, managing your IT  is what we do. Supporting your IT Lifecycle drives our business, and your organization’s IT infrastructure, compliance, and security are our only priorities. We are an expert team of highly dedicated IT specialists, supported by strategic and emerging technology partners, who are laser focused on IT services, business communications, and IT security for our customers.

As a business, we are committed to delivering innovation for our company, our clients and our community. ImageQuest’s corporate social investment reflects this promise by addressing some of our community’s most complex problems through technological innovation and support.

igourmet.com | In-Kind Sponsor

Founded in 1997, igourmet.com is North America’s leading online gourmet food and gift retailer. Offering over 800 specialty cheeses, thousands of fine foods and a complete line of exquisite gift baskets, each accompanied by detailed information and useful serving suggestions, igourmet.com is the preferred place to shop for connoisseurs across North America. Founded and operated by industry veterans, igourmet.com is a trusted resource for hundreds of thousands of gourmet food shoppers.  igourmet.com has won numerous awards from highly regarded reviewers and has accumulated hundreds of thousands of loyal customers who count on us for fast, safe, reliable delivery of hard to find gourmet items.

Whether shopping to stock your kitchen, prepare for a party or to find that elusive, unique gift, www.igourmet.com is a destination that offers a terrific line of gourmet products that can be reached from the comfort of your home or office.

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel | In-Kind Sponsor

Immerse yourself in old and new Nashville at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel—your stage for exploring the vibrant city we call home. We’re located across from Vanderbilt University in the West End—minutes from the city’s most renowned attractions. Whether you want to visit the Grand Ole Opry, The Hermitage, Belle Meade Plantation, the Country Music Hall of Fame, or stop by the Nashville Zoo, make the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel your starting point here in Nashville.

Lipman Brothers | In-Kind Sponsor

With an extensive wholesale portfolio of wine, spirits, beer, bottled water, mixers, crystal and cigars; Lipman Brothers has proven leadership in the marketplace for more than 75 years. Lipman Brothers’ corporate headquarters is located in Nashville with additional facilities in East Tennessee. The company services all trade channels including retail, grocery, convenience and bars/restaurants. As a family-owned and operated enterprise, Lipman Brothers serves as an educational resource for both trade and consumer markets. Lipman is committed to adding value to its customers, setting high standards of respect for its employees, exemplary professional representation of its suppliers, and support for communities throughout the state. LipmanBrothers.com

 

R.S.Lipman | In Kind Sponsor

R.S. Lipman Company is a Nashville-based international supplier of wines, spirits, beers, and mixers. In 2011, R.S. Lipman began creating and acquiring brands to build a diverse beverage alcohol portfolio: Brands for a Distinctive Lifestyle. The company’s portfolio now includes: Country Club Vodka (established in 1957), Lonely Cow Wines from New Zealand, Hap & Harry’s Tennessee Beers, U.S. Veteran owned Heroes Vodka, Red Eye Bloody Mary Mixes, El Diamante del Cielo Tequilas, Old Hickory Great American Bourbon Whiskeys, Hidden Jewel California Wines, Saturday Night Red Wine and the Napa Smith Brewery collection of craft beers. RSLipman.com.

Nothing Bundt Cakes | In-Kind Sponsor

Nothing Bundt Cakes was founded in 1997 by life-long friends, Dena Tripp and Debbie Shwetz. The company sells premium-quality bundt cakes, available in a variety of sizes and classic flavors. For more information, visit www.nothingbundtcakes.com.

Sam T. Spoonlicker’s World Famous Cookie Dough & Other Curious Confections | In-Kind Sponsor

Remember how excited you were standing next to mom in the kitchen as you waited to lick the cake batter from the spoon and mixing bowl? That’s the feeling inspiring everything created by Sam T. Spoonlicker’s World Famous Cookie Dough & Other Curious Confections. The brainchild of four Nashville entrepreneurs, this upstart, quirky company has taken the city by storm thanks to an original social media marketing campaign focusing on their delicious section of old-timey, craft cookie dough and deliciously different dessert items. Their booze-infused cookie dough truffles known as Prohibition Bites™, for example, were served in the artists green room at this year’s CMA Awards and CMA Country Christmas by request, with appearance following on NewsChannel 5’s Talk of the Town and Music City Must.

Their name may be more of a mouthful than a spoonful of their  “Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Chunk,” but their steadfast commitment to making Music City’s finest craft cookie dough with the taste of nostalgia and a heapin’ helpin’ of sweet, buttery goodness!

The Wine Shoppe at Green Hills | In-Kind Sponsor

Above all, we are committed to helping you discover and foster a love for fine wine and spirits, whether for casual consumption with dinner or through a lifelong passion for learning and collecting. We achieve this by hand-selecting each and every wine, beer, or spirit in our store to meet our high standards of quality, uniqueness, and value so that we can focus solely on delivering our clients the highest-quality products at competitive prices. We may not have the largest selection you’ll find, but it’s our belief that bigger isn’t necessarily better; we simply believe better is better, and therefore, we only offer you the best.