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2019 Top Workplaces Awards

Apr 18, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building, Philadelphia, PA

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Event Summary

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and is proud to announce the 2019 Top Workplaces. Winners will be recognized at an awards program on Thursday, April 18, and acknowledged in a special print section of The Inquirer on Sunday, April 21.

Event is open to the general public and perfect way to network with the best businesses in the region.

Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building

100 E Penn Square #9B
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Event Details

The Philadelphia Inquirer and title sponsor The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, invite you to the 2019 Top Workplaces Awards featuring networking among 500+ of the region's business leaders, inspiring keynote presentation and awards program with a first-time reveal of the highest-ranking companies.

When: Thursday, April 18, 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building, 100 E Penn Square #9B Philadelphia, PA 19107 
Underground parking available on Juniper St. (standard rates apply) 

*Schedule subject to change. 


  • 5:30 pm    Registration and Networking Reception 
  • 6:30 pm    Welcome Remarks, Terry Egger, Publisher and CEO, The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • 6:45 pm    Keynote Speaker - Daniel Hilferty, CEO, Independence Blue Cross
  • 7:00 pm    Dinner and Awards Program
  • 8:30 pm    Dessert and Coffee Reception 

Individual tickets: $225 each plus service and processing fees, includes top shelf bar, hors d'oeuvres and three course meal

Individual tickets will be on sale on April 4th. 

Premium seating packages:

Executive Table - $6,000 (+service and processing fees)

  • Half-page, black & white advertisement in the Top Workplaces 2019 Special Section
  • Reserved table for (10) ten guests in a premium location
  • Company logo featured on event signage and PowerPoint presentation

Corporate Table - $4,000 (+service and processing fees)

  • Quarter-page, black & white advertisement in the Top Workplaces 2019 Special Section
  • Reserved half table of (5) five guests 
  • Company name featured on event signage and PowerPoint presentation 

Supporter Seating - $3,000 (+service and processing fees)

  • Eighth-page, black & white advertisement in the Top Workplaces 2019 Special Section
  • Reserved seating for (3) three guests 
  • Company name featured on event signage and PowerPoint presentation

*Color upgrades available. Ask your advertising representative for costs. 

Event questions? Contact Angelica Irizarry, Events Coordinator at or 215-854-5417.

Sponsorship and premium seating opportunities available. Contact Ron Maver, Sponsorship Manager at or 215-854-5405.



Is the Top Workplaces Awards open to the general public?
Yes! We encourage anyone interested in the keynote and/or networking with the best businesses in attendance to come. 

What is the reservation deadline?
April 5th for premium packages.
Individual tickets should be purchased by March 9 (as available based on remaining inventory).

What is the attire?
Business (Suits for men, suits/dresses for women)

Do I need to bring my ticket?
A printout or email ticket is recommended. Name badges will be distributed upon arrival. 

Do individual ticket holders have assigned seating?
No, you will be designated in "open seating," which is a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Do all winners get recognized?
Yes, all winners will be publicly recognized at the event. Only a select amount of highest-ranking winners will be invited on stage. No remarks required on stage.

Are tickets/packages refundable?
The Philadelphia Inquire has a no-refund policy. We will be happy to transfer your ticket to another guest with at least one week advance notice (April 11).

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