Join HYPE at the annual Icons Awards Show as we recognize young professionals who make Richmond a better place to live and companies killing it with YP culture. This party will bring YPs and executives from all around Richmond together to celebrate the finalists and honor the winners.
Ticket Registration is open September 20th - November 5th
Nominations will be accepted until October 8th at midnight! Check Out the Award Categories Here
This year's event will be hosted by Micah "Bam- Bamm" White and feature keynote speaker: Brittany Anderson, Executive Chef, Brenner Pass and Top Chef Contestant
Micah "Bam-Bamm" White is the executive director of the Central Virginia African American Chamber of Commerce. Prior to his appointment, White operated RVA Has Talent, which showcases local aspiring entertainers. On the side, he has spent over 20 years in the entertainment industry as a stand-up comedian, host and philanthropist. Through his various efforts, White's mission is simple: to use comedy and entertainment to find common ground by bridging racial, religious, socioeconomic and generational gaps.
Address & Parking/Lyft:
- The Icons is being held at River City Roll
- River City Roll has a limited number of spaces open. It is strongly encouraged that you use a ride share app for the event.
Timing & Schedule of Events:
- 6:00 pm -Doors & registration open at River City Roll
- 7:00-8:00 pm - Program & Awards
- 8:00-9:30 pm - Bowling and Fun!
Take advantage of the discounted rate and purchase your tickets by October 8th! All EARLY BIRD TICKET PURCHASES WILL BE ENTERED TO WIN 2 PAIRS OF SOUTHWEST AIRLINES TICKETS!
- You do not need a physical ticket for this event...if you register online we will have your nametag ready for you
- Corporate tables will all be identified via table signs. If you are sitting at a corporate table you'll have a corresponding number on your nametag that you get at registration. If you are not sitting at a corporate table, no worries! There will be open seating tables that are first come first serve
Dress Code + Weather:
- Dress code is business casual but it's suggested you dress to impress within that category
Food + Drink + Entertainment
- Thanks to our partners we have an amazing lineup of drinks and food across the evening:
- Heavy appetizers + desserts will be provided by River City Roll
- Drink options: in addition to waters and soft drinks, each ticket will include 2 drink tickets.
- Each attendee has access to use of the bowling lanes. Proceed to the front desk after the program to bowl.
- Each ticket includes the chance to win a variety of raffle prizes throughout the night.
- All attendees must submit proof of vaccination OR a negative Covid test result within 72 hours of the event
- Further information will be provided closer to the event date
- Depending on the case numbers closer to the event, event procedures are subject to change