2016 Gator100 - Celebrating Entrepreneurship across the UF Campus

Gator100 Awards Gala

Friday, February 19th, 12:00 PM
J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom

Join us as we announce the Gator100 rankings from #100 to #1 and pay tribute to the 2016 Gator100 honorees.

Sponsor a Table Purchase Tickets

If you need to RSVP or have questions about tickets and table sponsorships, please contact Michelle Helmer at (Gator100 at or (352) 273-4967.

A Celebration of Entrepreneurship at UF

Pre-Gala activities leading up to the exciting event for Gator100 Honorees, faculty, students, sponsors and special guests. For information on Sponsorships, please contact Nola Miyasaki at (Nola.Miyasaki at


Thursday, February 18th

UF Alumni Association Gator100 Welcome Reception
Sponsored by the UF Alumni Association
Champions Club at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
By Invitation Only


Thursday, February 18th

Start-up Hour Welcomes the Gator100 – Downtown Gainesville
Monthly meet up for young entrepreneurs and innovators co-sponsored by CEI
The Bank, 22 West University Avenue

Friday, February 19th

Gator100 honorees will be recognized across campus as they have a chance to return to UF and impact the lives of students in their home colleges. Workshops and concurrent sessions focused on celebrating the Gator Entrepreneur will be presented.


Breakfast and activities for Gator100 Honorees hosted at their home colleges. By invitation Only.

9:30 – 11:30

Parallel Breakout Sessions by the Gator100 and for the Gator100, showcasing the best of Gator entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial spirit across the UF Campus: Hough Graduate School of Business Classrooms

Noon – 2:00 PM

Gala Awards Lunch
Keynote Address by Senator Bob Graham
Honoring 2016 Gator100 Companies
J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom

Purchase Tickets

Please take a look at our Sponsorship opportunities if you are interested in supporting the Gator100 events.

Hotel Information

Reitz Union Hotel Reservations

Reservation code: Gator100
Location of Awards Gala Lunch & shuttles to all events

Holiday Inn University Center Reservations

Reservation code: Gator100
Convenient to Warrington College of Business

Hilton UF Conference Center Reservations

Reservation code: UFG217