IBM Club Discounts

   

 ACCESS TO THE NEW “FLORIDA IBM CLUB”



Your local IBM Club had migrated all communications and event notifications to IBM Connections.  This will enable the local Clubs to better communicate with the Club members and the Club members will be able to communicate and socialize with the Club Leaders. 


Club members may also create and start an activity group (for example, football, tennis, hiking, book club, etc) to network with other members using the forum feature.  


Retirees who travel to different locations may locate the local IBM Club nearest to them at the Global IBM Club Community. 

 

Please find your local IBM Club, or an IBM Club in an area of interest, using the links on the Global IBM Club Community home page at http://www.ibm.com/connections/communities/community/Global_IBM_Club 


To access the “Florida IBM Club”, click on the following link:  https://www-304.ibm.com/connections/communities/community/Florida_IBM_Club


To receive periodic notifications about Club updates, ensure you join and "follow" your local IBM Club Community by clicking on

“FOLLOW” in the upper right corner of the homepage.

 

IBM retirees who wish to participate in their local IBM Clubs Community which has an External IBM Connections mush create an IBM ID and link their external IBM ID with intranet ID. Instructions are available on the link. 


"If you have any trouble creating an IBM ID or linking the external IBM ID with IBM intranet ID, please call the Worldwide IBM Registration Helpdesk".


To maneuver through the community site, click on the “IBM CLUB” logo.



BENEPLACE 

Beneplace is a discount hub for active and retired employees.  Access the Beneplace National Discounts website for IBM Retirees via:  http://www2.beneplace.com/ibmretirees  (our password is: ibmer).  You will need to register the first time; use your personal email address as the IBM ID and whatever password you wish.   

Once on the Beneplace homepage, after clicking "I Agree" to the terms and conditions, click the down arrow in the upper right corner next to "Choose One" to see all the offers.  Or, you can type something in the Search box and then click "Search".  To find theme parks in Orlando, click on "Orlando & Tampa" under the "Choose One" box.  This will give you all the discounts in the Orlando and surrounding areas.  FYI, if you decide to purchase tickets from this site, it will bring you to "TicketsAtWork" which is a secured site where fees apply. 

Beneplace offers discounts in a wide range of venues and is always updating the listing, so be sure to check often. 


* * * ABSOLUTE DEADLINE - FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017 * * *

SHOW:  Disney On Ice - Worlds of Enchantment
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DATE:  Friday, March 24, 2017 - Opening Night

TIME:  7:00 PM 

COST:  ONLY $26.00 each! (Online Cost: $37.75 plus tax/fees)

LOCATION:  Amalie Arena in Tampa

NOTE: Children under 2 years of age are free, but must lap-sit and be counted.
Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightening McQueen and the crew of Disney's Pixar's Cars race across the ice! Dive into adventure with Ariel and The Little Mermaid's undersea kingdom. The toys are back in town with heroic action when Buzz, Woody, Jessie and the Disney Pixar and pals Olaf and Ktistoff from Frozen as they learn that true love comes from within. Get warmed up for the show and be your best with exclusive moves taught by the mouse that started it all at Mickey's Dance-Along Pre-show. From wheels to waves, icy wonderlands to infinity and beyond, your family's favorite Disney moments come to life at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment.

SEATING:  Promenade Level Section 103, Rows R, S, T

See ticket order form below for ordering instructions. Any questions, please contact Donna Fryza, dmfryza@us.ibm.com; 813-356-5050.

So you don't miss out, send an email to Donna Fryza (dmfryza@us.ibm.com) if you mail a check for this show.

"DISNEY ON ICE" TICKET ORDER FORM: 
(See attached file: Amalie Disney On Ice Enchantment 2017 Ticket Order Form - Tampa.doc)

Seats are located in Section 103. First come, first served; offer and prices valid while supplies last. Tickets 
are available to IBM employees, supplementals, retirees, contractors, families and friends. The IBM Club is not responsible 
for tickets lost in mailing. Wheelchair access seats will be located separately from the group. Orders will not be accepted 
after the deadline. If the required number of orders are not received by the deadline, the group night will be cancelled.



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* * * ABSOLUTE DEADLINE - TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017 * * *

SHOW:  DISNEY'S "THE LITTLE MERMAID"

DATE:  SATURDAY, JULY 15, 2017

TIME:  2:00PM MATINEE

GROUP COST:  ONLY $79.00 (includes tax and fees)
NOTE: Online Price is $92

LOCATION:  The Straz Center's Morsani Hall in Tampa - Center Orchestra Seating

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories with music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken. It's a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. Come fall in love with the magic for the first time - or all over again with classics such as "Under The Sea", "Kiss The Girl", "Part of Your World" and more! Per Time Magazine, "Disney's The Little Mermaid" is one of the most ravishing things ever seen on a Broadway stage"!

See attached ticket order form below for ordering instructions. If you order eight (8) or more tickets, your SASE will require additional postage. Any questions, please contact Donna Fryza, dmfryza@us.ibm.comSend her an email if you mail an order so you don't miss out.

NOTE: There will not be a group night for this show in Orlando.
"THE LITTLE MERMAID" TICKET ORDER FORM:  (See attached file: Straz Little Mermaid 2017 Ticket Order Form - Tampa.doc)

Tickets are available to IBM employees, supplementals, retirees, contractors, families and friends; no limit to the number of tickets purchased. The IBM Club accepts personal checks, money orders and cash. We are not responsible for tickets lost in mailing. Wheelchair access seats will be located in Mezzanine (only two seats available). Orders will not be accepted after the deadline. If the required number of orders are not received by the deadline (10 for this show), the group night will be cancelled.



  • DISCOUNTED GROUP NIGHTS @ THE STRAZ CENTER IN TAMPA


Before viewing the shows in the table below, please note the following:

  • Below are upcoming Group Nights that have been negotiated with The Straz Center in Tampa, FL where tickets sales are not yet open.
  • Shows are listed in the order payment is due. 
  • If interested in any show, please send an email to Donna Fryza (dmfryza@us.ibm.com) so she can place you on an "Interested List".
  • An email with a detailed Ticket Order Form will be sent approximately two months prior to payment deadline for each show; those on the "Interested List", will receive a separate email prior to mass dissemination.
  • There is no restriction/limit to the number of tickets ordered, so invite your family members and friends.
  • To print this email, you must use "Landscape".

    NAME OF SHOW
    DESCRIPTION, RUNTIME,
    TICKET ORDER FORM 
    SHOW DATE, 
    TIME & PRICE
    ORDER 
    DEADLINE
    CURIOUS INCIDENT
    OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,winner of five (5) 2015 Tony Awards including BEST PLAY, is coming to Tampa! Hailed as "one 
    of the most fully immersive works ever to wallop Broadway", this adaption 
    of the best-selling novel is "dazzling". Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent, but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion regarding his neighbor's dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.

    RUNTIME: 2-3/4 hrs. (with one 15-min. intermission)

    SEATING:  Orchestra; scattered in rows S and T
    Saturday,
    November 12, 2016

    2:00PM
    MATINEE

    $68.00
    (online=$10-$15+)

    40 seats reserved
    Monday,
    September 19, 2016

    Appropriate 
    Age: 11+

    INTO
    THE
    WOODS
    Venture back Into The Woodswhich became New York's surprise hit of this season. This unanimously acclaimed, Tony Award winning musical classic, has been mounted with boundless imagination. This witty and wildly 
    theatrical re-invention is Into The Woods like you've never seen it before! Including dazzling songs like "Children Will Listen" and "No One Is Alone", this thrillingly clever new version made Ben Brandly of The New York Times 
    fall "head over heels". Mind the wolf, heed the witch and honor the giant 
    in the sky at this extraordinary musical about the power of wishes and what really happens after they come true.

    RUNTIME: 2-1/2 hrs.(with one 15-min. intermission)

    SEATING:  Orchestra; scattered in rows S and T
    Saturday,
    December 3, 
    2016

    2:00PM
    MATINEE

    $66.00
    (online=$10-$15+)

    40 seats reserved
    Monday, 
    October 10, 
    2016

    AN AMERICAN
    IN PARIS
    - - - 
    A NEW MUSICAL
    An American in Paris is the new Tony Award winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. This play brings the magic and romance of Paris into the perfect harmony with unforgettable songs from George and Ira Gershwin in the show that earned more awards than any other musical in the 2014-15 season! The NY Times raves its a triumph; a pure joy! The Wall Street Journal declares "Once you've seen it, you'll find it hard to settle for less ever again". Don't miss this stunning Broadway hit when in arrives in Tampa on its first national tour.

    RUNTIME: 2-1/2 hrs. (with one 15-min. intermission)

    SEATING:  Orchestra; scattered in rows G, H, J
    Thursday,
    December 22, 2016

    7:30PM

    $86.00
    (online=$10-$15+)

    40 seats reserved
    Monday, 
    October 31,
    2016
    WICKED  
    - - -
    THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE WITCHES
    OF OZ 
    RETURN ENGAGEMENT! 
    Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of 
    Oz ... but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another girl, born with emerald green skin - smart, fiery, misunderstood, 
    and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde 
    who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships ... until the world decides to call one "good", and the other one "wicked". With a thrilling score, Wicked has been hailed by The NY 
    Times as "the defining musical of the decade". Times cheers "If every 
    musical had the brain, the heart, and the courage of Wicked, Broadway 
    really would be a magical place".

    RUNTIME: 2-3/4 hrs. (with one 15-min. intermission)

    SEATING:  Orchestra; scattered in rows R and S

    Ticket order form attached below. 
    Sunday,
    February 1, 
    2017

    7:30PM

    $79.00
    (online=$10-$15+)

    40 seats reserved
    Monday,
    November 21, 
    2016

    MINIMUM = 15

    Appropriate 
    Age: 7+

    (children under 4 will notbe admitted)
    SOMETHING ROTTEN!
    Something Rotten! is "Broadway's big, fat hit!" Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, the brothers set out to write the world's very first musical! But amidst the scandalous excitement of opening night, the Bottom Brothers realize that reaching the top means being true to thine own self ... and all that jazz.

    RUNTIME: 2 hrs., 20 mins. (with one 15-min. intermission)

    SEATING:  Orchestra; scattered in rows H and J
    (note: there is no row I)
    Sunday,
    March 12, 
    2017

    7:30PM

    $64.00
    (online=$10-$15+)

    40 seats reserved
    Monday,
    January 16,
    2017

    THE KING AND I
    Winner of four (4) 2015 Tony Awards including BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL. One of Rodgers & Hammerstein's finest works, The King and I boasts a score which features such beloved classics as "Getting To Know You", "I Whistle A Happy Tune", "Hello Young Lovers", "Shall We Dance" and "Something Wonderful". Set in 1860's Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach 
    his many wives and children.

    TIME: 2 hrs. 55 mins. (with one 15-min. intermission)

    SEATING:  Orchestra (between R-V); actual seats TBD
    Sunday,
    May 7, 2017

    7:30PM

    $__TBD___
    (online=$10-$15+)

    40 seats reserved
    Monday,
    March 13, 
    2017

    DISNEY'S THE 
    LITTLE MERMAID
    In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel 
    longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories, with music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, it's a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. Come fall in love with the magic for the first time - or all over again with classics such as "Under the Sea", "Kiss the Girl", "Part of Your World" and more! Per Time, Disney's The Little Mermaid is "One of the most ravishing things ever seen on a Broadway stage!"

    RUNTIME: Not known at this time.

    SEATING:  Orchestra; seats TBD
    Saturday,
    June 17, 
    2017

    7:30PM

    $__TBD___
    (online=$10-$15+)

    40 seats reserved
    Monday,
    May 1, 2017

    MOTOWN THE 
    MUSICAL

    A MUST SEE!
    IT'S BACK!!! 
    It began as one man's story ... became everyone's music ... and is now Broadway's musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream 
    story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer 
    to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as "My Girl" and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit Motown The Musical!

    RUNTIME: 2 hrs., 40 mins. (with one 15-min. intermission)

    SEATING:  Orchestra; scattered in rows J, K, L
    Thursday,
    August 10, 
    2017

    7:30PM

    $75.50
    (online=$10-$15+)

    40 seats reserved
    Monday,
    June 19, 2017
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