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. 



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 about a month or so prior to payment deadline for each show; those on the "Interested List", will receive a separate email prior to mass dissemination.
  • PLEASE NOTE:  The Ticket Order Form for the first show (On Your Feet) is attached in this email.
  • There is no restriction/limit to the number of tickets ordered, so invite your family members and friends.
  • To print this email in it's entirety , you must use "Landscape".
  • FYI, as of this writing, group nights for the shows listed have not been negotiated with the theatre in Orlando due to their non-refundable deposit requirement. 
  • Please DO NOT REPLY to this email. Direct any questions to Donna Fryza at tieline 697-5050; external: 813-356-5050; dmfryza@us.ibm.com
NAME OF SHOW
DESCRIPTION, RUNTIME,
TICKET ORDER FORM 
SHOW DATE, 
TIME & PRICE
ORDER 
DEADLINE
"ON YOUR FEET" 
~
THE EMILIO 
& GLORIA ESTEFAN MUSICAL
"ON YOUR FEET" takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet. Directed by two-time Tony Award winner, Jerry Mitchell, the show features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century and one of the most inspiring stories in music history. The musical is irresistible and the story unforgettable!  

Seating: Center Orchestra; scattered in rows J thru M

TICKET ORDER FORM:  (ticket order form attached below)
Friday,
October 27, 
2017

@ 8:00PM

$84.00
(online=$10-$15+)

40 seats reserved
Thursday,
September 7, 
2017

NOTE: Intended for 
mature audiences.
"FUN HOME" ~
A TRUE STORY BECOMES A MUSICAL 
FUN HOME introduces Alison at three different ages as she explores and unravels the many mysteries of her childhood. A refreshingly honest musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. The exquisite and unforgettable new musical, FUN HOME was the event of the Broadway season winning five 2015 Tony Awards including Best Musical.  

Seating: Front Orchestra; scattered in rows C thru G
Sunday,
December 3, 
2017

@ 7:30PM

$61.00
(online=$10-$15+)

40 seats reserved
Tuesday,
October 10, 
2017

NOTE: Intended for 
mature audiences.
"LOVE 
NEVER 
DIES" ~
THE PHANTOM RETURNS
The ultimate love story continues in LOVE NEVER DIES, Andrew Lloyd Webber's spell-bounding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. Ten years after his disappearance from the Paris Opera House to a new life in New York, he finally finds a place for his music to soar. However, The Phantom has never stopped yearning for his one true love. LOVE NEVER DIES is a dazzling new production which takes audiences on a thrilling rollercoaster ride of intrigue, obsession and romance. Don't miss this magnificent continuation of one of the world's greatest love stores as it makes it's premier in Tampa.

Seating: Rear Orchestra; scattered in rows S and T
Tuesday
December 12, 2017

@ 7:30PM

$62.00
(online=$10-$15+)

40 seats reserved
Wednesday,
October 25, 
2017

NOTE: Intended for 
mature audiences.
"SCHOOL OF ROCK" ~
THE MUSICAL
SCHOOL OF ROCK is based on the hit film and was the critic's pick as "an inspiring jolt of energy, joy and mad skillz". This hilarious new musical follows a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. This high-octane smash features 14 NEW SONGS from Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Seating: Rear Orchestra; most of row P
Sunday
January 7, 
2018

@ 7:30PM

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

40 seats reserved
Tuesday,
November 14, 
2017

NOTE: Recommended for ages 13+
"THE PHANTOM 
OF THE OPERA
~
RETURN ENGAGEMENT
The newest, breathtaking production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA features brilliant scenic designs, amazing costumes and spectacular lighting, all by Tony Award winners. This magnificent show returns to The Straz once again. Go see "Love Never Dies - The Phantom Returns" and then come see "The Phantom of the Opera" in a new light with knowledge of how the story continues.

Seating: Center Orchestra; scattered in rows E thru G
Sunday,
February 25, 2018

@ 7:30PM

$82.00
(online=$10-$15+)

40 seats reserved
Tuesday,
December 19, 
2017
"THE COLOR PURPLE" ~
THE MUSICAL
THE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival and hailed as "a direct hit to the heart". With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Don't miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman's journey to love and triumph. It's the musical sensation that is "one of the greatest revivals ever" per New York Magazine.

Seating: Middle Orchestra; scattered in rows G thru J
Sunday,
March 11, 2018

@ 7:30PM

$61.00
(online=$10-$15+)

40 seats reserved
Wednesday,
January 17, 
2018
NOTE: Intended for 
mature audiences.
"THE 
BODY 
GUARD" ~
THE MUSICAL
Based on the smash hit film, this award-winning musical will star Grammy Award-nominee and R&B superstar, Deborah Cox. Former Secret Service Agent, Frank, turned bodyguard, is hired to protect superstar Rachel, from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge, what they don't expect is to fall in love. A breathtakingly romantic thriller, THE BODYGUARD features a host of irresistible classics including "Queen of the Night", "So Emotional", "One Moment in Time", "I Will Always Love You" and more!

Seating: Middle Orchestra; scattered in rows H thru J
Sunday,
March 25, 
2018

@ 7:30PM

$63.50
(online=$10-$15+)

40 seats reserved
Thursday,
January 25,
2018

NOTE: Intended for 
mature audiences.
"WAITRESS"
Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by five-time Grammy nominee, Sara Bareilles) and is "an empowering musical of the highest order" raves Chicago Tribune! WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker. Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start. Don't miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood and the magic of a well-made pie.

Seating: Middle Orchestra; scattered in rows G thru J
Sunday,
April 29, 2018

@ 7:30PM

$67.50
(online=$10-$15+)

40 seats reserved
Monday,
March 5, 
2018

NOTE: Intended for 
mature audiences


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Harry Schaffhauser,
Aug 10, 2017, 7:25 AM
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