Welcome Banquet

Monday, May 6, 2024, at a location to be determine.

The 2024 Welcome Banquet will be held at The View at Colony West.

Our 40th Anniversary banquet will feature a special message from Hall of Fame Broadcaster Dick Stockton.

We're looking forward to visiting with you at the Welcome Banquet, an MBA family tradition!

Banquet Registration will open on Dec. 1, 2023, through the website.

A welcome event to kick off the week is a long-standing tradition for the tournament and has been continued by the MBA since taking over responsibility for the tournament in 2009. The evening is one filled with renewing old friendships, food and fun.

The 2024 Welcome Banquet will be held at 

The View at Colony West


Dick Stockton, Hall of Fame Sports Broadcaster,

will provide a special message for the MBA’s 40th Anniversary!

Past Years Keynote Speakers:

2023 – Wali Jones, World Champion 76ers.

2022 – Ron Rothstein, Miami Heat

2021 – Moody McCarthy – Nationally known Comedian

2020 – Banquet Cancelled 

2019 – Geoff Huston – Ex-NBA Player

             Dan Klores – Playwright and Filmmaker

2018 – Robert Reid – Ex-NBA Player

2017 – Rick Pitino – Ex-NBA and College Coach

2016 – CAPT Greg McWherter-US Navy Retired Former Commander of the Blue Angels