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Induction Celebration Calendar of Events

2019 Induction Celebration
November7-9, 2019

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019

Alumni Welcome Reception
Join us as our newest class of inductees are officially welcomed to Massachusetts by past Hall of Famers and volleyball VIP's.  Hosted at Springfield College's historic Judd Gymnasium - the site of the first public demonstration of volleyball - Inductees, sponsors, invited guests, and VIP's are treated to a night of entertainment, featuring stories about the inductees, hors d'oeuvres stations, and a cash bar. Tickets to the Alumni Welcome Reception are only available to the public via the Induction Gala Dinner & Ceremony Ticket Package.

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Springfield College - Judd Gymnasium
263 Alden Street
Springfield, MA 01109

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019

Mayor's Reception and Ring & Plaque Ceremony - Presented by Dowd Agencies, Mizuno USA, and Dinn Brothers
This intimate, invite-only, VIP event is one of the most popular during Induction weekend. Hosted by the Mayor of Holyoke, Inductees, sponsors, invited guests, and VIP's are treated to a night of entertainment, featuring stories about the inductees, hors d'oeuvres stations, and an open bar. This event is the first time the Inductees see the Hall during their trip and is sure to be an emotion-filled event. Tickets to the Mayor's Reception and Ring & Plaque Ceremony are only available to the general public via the Induction Gala Dinner & Ceremony Corporate/VIP Table Package.

6:00pm - 8:00pm
International Volleyball Hall of Fame
444 Dwight Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Friday Night Social - Presented by SportsEngine
This casual, invite-only, dinner is an opportunity for Hall of Famers past and present to mingle with other VIP's and Hall of Fame Board Members.  Tickets to the Friday Night Social are not available to the general public.

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Homewood Suites
375 Whitney Avenue
Holyoke, MA 01040

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2019
Induction Meet & Greet - Presented by Mizuno 
Guests can interact with the Inductees during this cocktail hour event featuring hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. Admission to the Induction Meet & Greet is only available via your Induction Gala Dinner & Ceremony Ticket.

5:00pm - 5:45pm
The Log Cabin
500 Easthampton Road
Holyoke, MA 01040

Induction Gala Dinner & Enshrinement Ceremony
Guests will enjoy panoramic views of Western Massachusetts and a delicious full course dinner inside the spectacular mountaintop Log Cabin.  Videos and presentations highlighting the new inductees careers will entertain the crowd before hearing remarks from each inductee.  The evening will conclude as the audience cheers the new class during their Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

5:45pm - 8:00pm
The Log Cabin
500 Easthampton Road
Holyoke, MA 01040
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