Back by Popular Demand known from its creation in 1997’s as Brenda’s Suitcase party is now Revised, Revamped and Renamed: Rooftop Party. This is a high-end, upscale, adult ticketed event with dinner; desert; appetizers; beer; wine; water; soda; Live Jazz entertainment; professional licensed Live auctioneer experience and dancing all while you are on an Actual Rooftop under the beautiful Florida skies!
FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK Starting September through February to WIN WIN WIN prizes that will help you get ready for this year’s Theme: Speakeasy Gatsby (roaring 20’s)
5th Annual ROOFTOP SUITCASE PARTY is set for Thursday March 22, 2018
2018 Rooftop suitcase party
NEW in 2018 we are adding a Theme … GATSBY so come dressed in Theme or just come in business casual.
NEW is 2018 we are gaining great strides in our first VIP Party prior to the event with: Dick Crippen ~ Jack Harris ~ Congressman Gus Bilirakis ~ House of Representative Chris Latvala ~ Mayor Doug Bevis ~ Reginald Roundtree of TV 10 ~ others being confirmed … look out for ONE Big Name to be confirmed 🙂
NEW in 2018 Signature Drink … One Complimentary Signature Drink for each attendee
NEW in 2018 = Mrs Suda’s dance Students with Gatsby Entertainment
New is 2018 = Testimonials from Several of our 2017 Scholarship Winners
Gold Sponsors ~ Thornton’s Inc https://www.thorntonsinc.com
Silver Sponsors ~ DeBartolow ~ Spectrum TV ~ TECO http://www.tampaelectric.com
Table Sponsors ~ Ranmar ~ FOP Lodge #43 ~ Tiller Law Group ~ Adalay Cabinets ~ SHEP ~ Pilot Bank ~ Ed’s Fine Wines ~
Food/Bev Sponsors ~ Amici’s Catered Cuisine ~ Flamestone ~ GrillSmith Clearwater ~ Little Donut House ~ Newk’s ~ Publix ~ Sam’s Club ~ Budweiser ~ Ed’s Fine Wines ~ Water Boys ~ Kahya Coffee ~ Winn Dixie ~
RESORT Sponsors (Confirmed) ~ Beau Rivage Biloxi Resort; Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort; Holiday Inn Clearwater BEACH; Shephards Beach Resort; Tampa Embassy Suites; South Seas Island Resort; Beso Del Sol Resort; and MORE COMING as we Always end up with 30 or more resorts
AUCTION ITEM Sponsors (Confirmed) ~ TB Rays; TB Buccaneers; Derrick Brooks; Mike Alstott; Tony Dungy; Clearwater Marine Aquarium; Ruth Eckerd Hall; Jet Blue; SouthWest; Busch Gardens; and MORE COMING as we always end up with well over 200 Auction Items! Keep Watching as we update every FRIDAY 🙂 Just Brenda
AGAIN GO TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO WIN ITEMS TO DRESS IN THEME ATTIRE!
HELD ON ~ Wednesday, March 15, 2017 WHAT YOU EXPERIENCED … Adult Party Complimentary Four course meal: Appetizers; Napa Valley Salad; Amici’s to Order Pasta Station with choice of beef/chicken/shrimp & Dessert Bar! Complimentary Beverages: Beer, Wine, Adult Infused or regular Coffee, Water and Soda! Complimentary Live Jazz Entertainment by Nalisio Traveris! NEW for 2017: Sponsorship opportunities included Business Card; Table Sponsor; 50/50 and Wine Cork Pull Experience!
2017 ROOFTOP PARTY DONORS/SPONSORS:
HOST Nielsen Company Oldsmar http://www.nielsen.com/us/en.html
DIAMOND Sponsor = Thank You to Two -2- Anonymous Donors who are HERO’S
SILVER Sponsor = MicroLumen Oldsmar http://www.microlumen.com/
NEW in 2017: Business card sponsors; table sponsors; 50/50 cash drawing; wine wall/cork pull and hawaii hula dancers
Saddlebrook Resort Tampa http://www.saddlebrook.com/?_vsrefdom=saddle-ppc
Beso Del Sol Resort http://www.besodelsolresort.com/
The Hotel Zamora http://www.thehotelzamora.com/
The Brazilian Court http://www.thebraziliancourt.com/
Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore http://www.sheratonsuitestampaairport.com/
Shephard’s Beach Resort http://www.shephards.com/
Plantation Inn on Crystal River http://www.plantationoncrystalriver.com/
The Barrymore Tampa Riverwalk http://barrymorehotel.com/
Sheraton Sand Key Resort https://sheratonsandkey.com/clearwater-beach-resort/
South Seas Island Resort http://www.southseas.com/
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Clearwater Beach https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/clearwater-beach/clwgv/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=YextLocal-_-USA-_-CLWGV
Hutchinson Island Marriott Resort http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbiir-hutchinson-island-marriott-beach-resort-and-marina/
Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club http://www.innisbrookgolfresort.com
Safety Harbor Resort & Spa http://www.safetyharborspa.com/
Beau Rivage http://www.beaurivage.com/hotel
Margaritaville Hotel Pigeon Forge http://www.margaritavilleislandhotel.com/
Jet Blue Airlines at http://www.jetblue.com
Southwest Airlines at https://www.southwest.com
Spectrum TV at https://www.charter.com/
Amici’s Catered Cuisine ~ Made to order Pasta station w/meat http://www.amiciscatering.com/
Newk’s Bakery Desserts ~ Fresh from their Bakery Homemade Desserts http://www.newks.com/
Fine Wines ~ Wide array of wines for sampling http://edsfinewines.com/
Grillsmith Clearwater ~ Napa Valley Salad https://grillsmith.com/
Publix ~ Champagne and Soda selections http://www.publix.com/products-services
Royal Cup Coffee ~ Regular and Adult Infused coffees http://www.royalcupcoffee.com/
Sam’s Club ~ Appetizers of fruit, cheeses and crackers http://www.samsclub.com/
Costco ~ Paper Products and other essentials for our event https://www.costco.com/
Water Boys ~ https://www.waterboyinc.com/
CULTURAL EXPERIENCE for 2017 was with Authentic and Trained Hula Dancers who also brought attendees into learn their last dance!
FOP Pinellas Lodge #43 ~ Tiller Law Group ~ Ranmar Development ~ SHEP Family ~ Ed’s Fine Wines ~ Maher Chevrolet ~ DeBartolo ~ NASCAR Car Wash
BUSINESS CARS SPONSORS: Real Estate ProMax/Stephanie Thomopoulos (Mybrokersteph@yahoo.com) and Sophiscated Hair & Nails/Sydney McGrain (727-785-8579)
Flamestone Oldsmar http://flamestonegrill.com/
Ocean Flame Restaurant in Shephard’s Beach Resort http://www.shephards.com/
BeeWell and Sharp Hair Design http://www.sharphairdesign.com/
Harbor Graphics ~ See LISA ~ http://harborgraphics.net/
Nalisio Traveras ~ Jazz Entertainer http://nalisio.com/
Newhouse Media Group http://www.newhousemediagroup.com/
The Complete Auction http://www.thecompleteauction.com/
Elite Party & Rentals http://eliteeventsandrentals.com/
Wacky World Oldsmar http://wackyworldstudios.com/
Jacqueline Faust Photography https://www.facebook.com/JacquelineFaustPhotography
Cole Media Productions https://www.colemedia.com/
Mystery Box Challenge Silent AND/OR LIVE Auction ~ BIG THANKS AND PLEASE SUPPORT:
McDonalds Tampa Bay/Casper’s Corporation; Beall’s Oldsmar; Empower Adventure; Busch Gardens; Aquatic; TB Lightning; Tae-Kwan-Do Child & Adult packages; Outback Steak House; Congo River Putt-Putt; MOSI; The Tropical Boat Tours; Sharp Hair Design; Starlite Cruises; Celebration Station; Clearwater Marine Aquarium; Painting with a Twist Safety Harbor; Premiere Jewelry/Nanette Pluhar; Dinosaur World; 31 Products/Diana Kilty; Judy Glenn/Tracey Arehart; Paddle Board/Kathleen Slaven; Catch Twenty Three; Heat Etching/Julia ValBalen; Truly Forever Bridal; Ballard Designs; Florida Aquarium; Royal Cup Coffee; TB Lighting/TBSA; TB Lightning/Nielsen; TB Lightning/Jerry Kilty; SeaWorld; Old McMicky Farm; Chick-Fil-A Oldsmar; Smokey Bones; Little River Band/REH; Bee Well; Armed Forces Museum; COBB Theatre; AMC Theatre; Whoopie Goldburg/REH; Perkins Restaurant; Tampa Bay Downs; Jimmy John’s Oldsmar; BJ’s Restaurant Pinellas Park; Acropoli Restaurant; Damsel In Defense/Lisa Kane; Mary Kay/Renee Garcia; TBSA Skating Party; Fred Astaire Dance and variety of Autographed Memorabilia.
WHERE DOES THE MONEY FROF THIS EVENT GO? 100% of proceeds benefit Tampa Bay area students with Educational Scholarships! We cover and accept applications from all Eight -8- Counties! WOW it’s real … thanks to ALL YOU OUR HEROS … we at o2b Fun Inc. have able to grant Twenty-Two (22) Tampa Bay Students with cash Educational Scholarships in 30 … YES 30 short Months of Operation at $82,000 given out!
Not only did we provide 22 educational cash scholarship grants with in our first 30 months of business, YOU OUR HERO’S, helped us to provide Ninety 90 needy families much needed furniture for their homes, PLUS we provided Forty 40 families each month with enough food for their entire family, PLUS we gave 25 girls a shopping spree for Prom Dresses/Shoes/Bags, and last in addition PLUS, we provided to Fifteen 15 other local non-prophet organization’s a small cash scholarship to help them grow! WOW an all because of OUR HEROS!!!
Tampa Bay is home and we want to continue growing our giving by providing educational scholarships to needy students. Our Motto: EDUCATE + EQUIP + EMPOWER = Productive Adults in YOUR TB Area!
2016 Event WAS HELD Thursday, March 3 (note this is a dressy event No Jeans/Shorts) Our 2016 event is already gearing up to be better than 2015 and you can peruse the 2015 (last year’s) video just to entice you! Hope to See You Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. as we Party Down while the Sun goes Down on the ROOFTOP of Nielsen in Oldsmar, Florida TICKETS are purchased through our GoDaddy Website link here: http://www.o2bfun.org/tickets-1.html
2016 BRIGHT HOUSE NETWORKS TV COMMERCIAL is now up through 3-3-2016 end of day! 🙂
NIGHT OF EVENT 2016 VIDEO https://www.facebook.com/o2bfuninc/videos/vb.1379700395653873/1570953073195270/?type=3&theater
JETSETTER or FIRST CLASS Ticket Holders are Guaranteed to WIN a prize! JETSETTER win Florida Stay-Cation for Two Adults must be present to accept prize … FIRST CLASS wins nice bottle of wine + $50 Restaurant Gift Card, must be present to accept prize! But if you just want to come and enjoy the event, No Worries just purchase the COACH Ticket where you will enjoy the event PLUS be in a drawing for one lucky winner to win a weekend getaway, must be present to win the drawing! Event includes four course meal; wine experience; beer/water/coffee; live entertainment; live auctioneer all while watching the sun go down on the actual rooftop!
2015 Event Video
ROOFTOP SUITCASE PARTY – SIGNATURE EVENT FOR 2016 SPONSORS!!!!!
PRESENTING Sponsor: Bright House Networks http://www.brighthouse.com
NORTH – SOUTH – EAST – WEST SPONSORS:
Newhouse Media Group; Elite Events & Rentals; Chris Bohr of Complete Auctions; Nalisio Traveras LIVE JAZZ Entertainment; Ferman BMW of Palm Harbor; DeBartolo Family Foundation; Harbour Graphics Lisa Collins; Cole Media Productions; and The Taste of Tampa Bay Magazine
Venue Sponsor: Nielsen Company
JETSETTER TICKET Florida Stay-Cation Sponsors:
Saddlebrook Resort & Spa; Sheraton Sand Key; Plantation On Crystal River; Holiday Inn Clearwater Beach; Shepherd’s Beach Resort; Safety Harbor Resort & Spa; South Sea Island Resort; Holiday Isles Oceanfront Resort; Holiday Inn Oldsmar; Pelican Grand Beach Resort; Innisbrook Resort; The Hotel Zamora; Embassy Suites Westshore Tampa; and The Barrymore Hotel Tampa
Food Sponsors: Amici’s Catered Cuisine; Grillsmith Clearwater; Newk’s Eatery Clearwater; and Sam’s Club Clearwater
Beverage Sponsors: Royal Cup Coffee; Ed’s Fine Wines; Great Bay Distributing; and Water Boys
Decoration Sponsors: Sharp Hair Design; Wacky World Studios; Lowe’s Hillsborough Ave, Tampa; TBSA; Publix; and; Sam’s Club Gulf to Bay Blvd Clw
IN 2016 we are added: CHAMPAGNE DIAMOND sponsored by COSTCO and o2b Fun, Inc.
AS WELL our “MYSTERY BOX” SPONSORS: Catch Twenty-Three; Westchase Golf; Armed Forces Museum; Ruth Eckerd Hall; PF Chang’s; Congo River Golf; Flamestone; Wing House Palm Harbor; Orange Theory Palm Harbor; TB Lighting Tickets/Nielsen; StarLite Cruises; Wine Basket/o2b Fun, Inc; SportClips; Buffalo Wild Winds; Tampa Bay Downs; Jimmy John’s Oldsmar; Costco; McDonald’s!
BONUS – we host a LIVE Auction where attendees can bid on Fly Away Stay-Cations! QUESTION – what is the Guarantee WIN? Well there are three (3) different types of tickets we sell and they area as follows:
- Jetsetter Tickets – This ticket is for Two (2) people and gains you access to the full event and Guarantees you WIN a Florida get-away at a resort/hotel/motel (must be present to win)
- First Class Ticket – This ticket is for One (1) Individual person and gains you access to the full event and Guarantees you WIN a Nice Bottle of Wine along with a $50 Restaurant gift card (must be present to win)
- Coach Ticket – This ticket is for One (1) Individual person and gains you access to the full event PLUS you will be included in a drawing for one lucky winner to win a weekend getaway! (must be present to win)
LAST YEAR 2015
2015 Rooftop Suitcase Party Our Sponsors were – Still So Grateful to You All!
2015 PRESENTING Sponsor: Bright House Networks http://www.brighthouse.com
2015 NORTH – SOUTH – EAST – WEST SPONSORS:
Southwest Airlines; Ferman BMW; Newhouse Media Group; Nicholas Group; Harbour Graphics; and Elite Party & Rentals
2015 Venue Sponsor: Nielsen
2015 Auction Destination Sponsors:
CTwo Hotel California; and Beau Rivage Mississippi
2015 Stay-Cation Sponsors:
The Ritz Carlton Sarasota; Holiday Inn Clearwater Beach; Tideline Resort; Courtyard by Marriott; Holiday ISLES; Hyatt Regency; Shephards Beach Resort; South Seas Island Resort; Barrymore Hotel; Saddlebrook Resort; Safety Harbor Spa; Holiday Inn Oldsmar; Innisbrook Resort; and Hilton Garden Inn
Royal Cup Coffee; Ed’s Fine Wines; Great Bay Distributing; and Water Boys
Decoration Sponsors: Lowe’s Hillsborough Avenue; Sharp Hair Design; and Wacky World Oldsmar
Amici’s Catered Cuisine; GrillSmith Clearwater; Flamestone Oldsmar; and PF Chang Clearwater