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Inquirer Events: Philadelphia100 Awards

Oct 24, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Crystal Tea Room, Philadelphia, PA

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Event Summary

Find out the ranking of the 2019 Philadelphia100® Award Winners on Thursday, October 24, at The Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building. The awards gala is set to honor the 100 fastest-growing privately held companies in our region and feature special keynote address by Todd Carmichael, CEO & Founder, La Colombe. 

Grab your tickets today to find out what companies make the list!

Crystal Tea Room

100 East Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Event Details

More than just an event, it's a Philadelphia tradition.

The Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia and The Philadelphia Inquirer invite you to attend the annual Philadelphia100 Awards! Enjoy a night of celebration as we reveal the winners of  Philadelphia's 100 fastest-growing privately held companies. That's not all, special guest Todd Carmichael, CEO & Founder, La Colombe will WOW guests with a thought-provoking discussion on business impact in Philadelphia. This is one conversation you don't want to miss!

Winners will be acknowledged in a special editorial section of the Philadelphia Inquirer, to be distributed at the event and inserted in the Sunday Inquirer on Sunday, October 27.

When: Thursday, October 24, 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Crystal Tea Room, 100 E. Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Underground parking with entrance on Juniper Street

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Networking, cocktail hour and hors d'oeuvres 
6:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. - Welcome remarks by Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia 
6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. - Keynote presentation from Todd Carmichael,  CEO and Co-Founder, La Colombe
7:15 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. - Awards
8:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Dessert reception

Individual tickets: $200 each
Please note: Individual tickets are not guaranteed reserved seats. Guests will be directed to "Open Seating."

Premium Seating Packages Available
Your chance to have a large presence at the event and in the special section. Congratulate winners, brand your business and celebrate entrepreneurship in the Greater Philadelphia region. Guests who purchase premium seating packages will have guaranteed seating arrangements.

For more information contact: Phyllis Demo, or Michelle Stuhl, 

Contact Angelica Irizarry at or (215) 854-5417



What does each ticket include?
Open bar and hors d'oeuvres, plated dinner, and dessert reception.

What is the attire?
Cocktail attire recommended.

Can I purchase a table NOW without knowing who's attending yet?
Yes! You can reserve your table at any time and provide guest names two weeks prior. Table package reservations should be directed to Deanna Fox at

Can I buy multiple individual tickets?
Yes, you may buy as many individual tickets as you would like. Individual ticket purchasers are assigned to "open seating," on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Do winners have to buy tickets?
Yes, individual tickets are available as well as table packages. 

How many people attend the event?
On average, 500 guests are in attendance.

Can family members attend?
Absolutely! There is alcohol served at the event, so 21 years of age or older is most appropriate. Please contact Angelica Irizarry at or (215) 854-5417 should you have children interested in attending for special arrangements.

What is the latest I can register?
Tickets do sell-out for Inquirer events so, the earlier you reserve, the better!

How do you become a Philly 100?
Privately-held companies with rapid revenue growth over a three-year period can self-nominate or be nominated by others.


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