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JUNE 22, 2024

CHICAGO'S SECOND ROYAL RECOGNITION GALA & KNIGHTING INVESTITURE WHITE TIE CEREMONY & DINNER

THE SWISSOTEL, CHICAGO, 323 E. WACKER DRIVE, Chicago IL. 60601 - USA

Please join us for the Royal Order Investiture and Recognition Gala in Chicago on June 22nd, 2024.  Be among the 150 guests including esteemed members of the Royal House, H.R.H Prince Raphael, Sovereign and Prince Grand Master, H.G. Duke Gerhart of Styria,  Master Grand Prior General, Secretary of State and Prime Minister, and H.G. Duchess Dr. Nancy of Vigan, Minister of Health and Wellness. It is anticipated that twelve (12) Postulants (Knights-to-be and Dames-to-be) will be recognized for exemplary achievements in at least one of our 8 recognition categories.

The evening will include red carpet photos and interviews, the Royal procession, live entertainment and musical selections by the iconic Soul Children of Chicago, led by the founder Walter Whitman who has been at the helm of the organization for over 40 years.

We invite you to join us for this honorable, unforgettable, experience and evening.  Here are a few important links for you.

Room Reservations can be made directly with SWISSOTEL – CHICAGO at 323 E. Wacker Street, Chicago, IL 60601.  Call: 844-207-4596, ask for the  Royal Order’s negotiated Room Rates: Single or Double Rooms at $249, or Suites at $349.  To book your SWISSOTEL stay for the Knighting Investiture in Chicago, IL, click on the room block PASSKEY URL: https://book.passkey.com/e/50816818

Purchase a Ticket, Table of become a Sponsor:  https://myroyalorder.org/event-5664459

Purchase an 8’ Pullup Banner:  We will be creating personalized pullup banners for all Knights, Dames and Nobles.  To order your personalized banner that will be displayed at the event, please contact Michael Mathews 708-997-3508 or mikemath73@gmail.com

Weekend Agenda: 

Friday at 9am – 5pm we have a business growth conference scheduled called The 10X SCALE Summit. ( This is a JD3TV event) with activities afterwards that everyone can attend.

Saturday at 8am – 11am we will have our Royal Order swearing in breakfast and rehearsal. 

Saturday from 3:30pm the Red carpet starts. We will proceed to the Investiture and Dinner.  There will be entertainment afterwards we are sure you’ll enjoy.

Sunday at 3pm – 9pm we are hosting, alongside of several local non-profits our Annual Gala where we are raising money and awareness for 7 charities including The Royal Order.  We will also be presenting several Executive awards plus 10 recipients of the esteemed Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. Entertainment, Dancing, Food and a Live Auction.  The Noble House will have VIP access and seating.

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