Last year, LIU held the first commencement ceremony ever at the Barclays Center, with Ratner and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz honored.
At the gala
Sponsorships for the gala range from $15,000 to $150,000. At the latter figure, the Presenting Sponsor gets two prime tables of ten, two custom journal ads, and recognition all over the place. The $50,000 Cocktail Hour Sponsor gets to give the official toast. Individual Tickets are $1,000.
With Nets/Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark as co-chair, you can bet those associated with the team, arena, and Atlantic Yards will be buying some tables and sponsorships.