Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Imagine Gala 2019?

The 4th Annual Imagine Gala will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019.


Where is the gala held and how do I find directions?

The Imagine Gala will be held at the WMed's W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus, located at 300 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Get Directions


Where can I stay downtown for the gala?

The Radisson Kalamazoo is a great option to make the evening even more special. The Radisson is currently offering their support of our event through this special booking link.


How can I become a gala sponsor?

Sponsorships are contributions towards financial support to WMed's Pipeline Programs. Sponsorship packages range in price from $50,000-$5,000. All sponsorship include opportunities for recognition and tables at the gala. For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities please contact Al Shifflett at 269.337.4483 or


How can I make reservations? How much does attending the event cost?

The all-inclusive price for reservations to the event is $500 per person. No requests, appeals or auctions will occur during the evening. A portion of your cost is tax-deductible. Reservations are limited to 350 guests  If you have any questions, please call 269.337.4370.


Are tickets tax-deductible?

Tickets are tax-deductible, as each ticket is considered a donation to WMed.


How do I contact someone at WMed about the gala?

For sponsorship, ticketing, or volunteer opportunities, please contact Al Shifflett at 269.337.4483 or

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