A VIP cocktail party to benefit CCMI

We’re doing something different this year!

In a year of change, we thought we would mix things up with a new and fun event for CCMI’s annual gala. Our Fiesta del Mar is an event for CCMI’s stakeholders who are interested in funding CCMI and our projects to protect coral reefs.

This cocktail party is CCMI’s largest fundraiser for the year and will bring together our leading supporters, both individuals and corporate entities, as we celebrate all that we do together for coral reefs. Funds raised through Fiesta del Mar will provide necessary funding for projects that protect coral reefs, sustain our operations, and allow our experts to respond quickly to the most immediate, important issues facing our coral reefs locally – without hesitation.

Enjoy an evening fiesta set in the outdoor mercado at Agave, complete with delicious margaritas, authentic Mexican bites and mariachi music under the star-filled sky. Let your senses be filled as you connect with an intimate gathering of our stakeholders each night who are passionate about saving coral reefs and who share in our vision of vibrant oceans and healthy coral reefs for the future.

This vision begins with you, and we hope you will join us as we celebrate our oceans with Fiesta del Mar.

DATE: Thursday, 12th November & Friday, 13th November
TIME: 7-9 pm; cocktails and canapes
LOCATION: Agave: An Urban Agaveria
DRESS: Fiesta cocktail attire

This fundraising event is invitation only for stakeholders who are interested in funding CCMI and our projects to protect coral reefs. If you are interested in attending, please contact events@reefresearch.org for details.

Unable to attend? You can still support CCMI! Please DONATE to our efforts or submit a proxy bid on one of our auction items.

Become a Sponsor

CCMI relies on the support of a vast network of supporters, volunteers and like- minded individuals that allow us to continue advancing towards evidence-based solutions to improve the health of our coral reefs. Fiesta del Mar will raise critical funds to support our operations, strengthen our domestic science education and research programmes, and help to modify our facilities, which will allow us to improve health, hygiene, and safety for students and scientists. We have sponsorship opportunities available, and we invite you to talk to us if you or your corporation are interested in supporting the event. Sponsorship opportunities are available at several levels of support, all of which are detailed in this packet.


Support Fiesta del Mar by becoming an event sponsor or pledging/donating to CCMI. Please contact us at info@reefresearch.org for more information.


Participate in our Altruistic Silent Auction by placing a proxy bid. We have many great experiences and opportunities – for individuals, families and corporations. From sponsoring a scholarship for a student to attend a CCMI programme in Little Cayman, to a corporate team building retreat at the Little Cayman Research Centre, to a Dive with the Researcher experience, there are some great opportunities for everyone who wants to support CCMI and our work to protect coral reefs.

Many thanks to our Fiesta del Mar Sponsors


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