2017 Philadelphia 100 Awards

Oct 26, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Crystal Tea Room, Philadelphia, PA
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More than just an event, it's a Philadelphia tradition.

Join The Wharton Small Business Development Center at the Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaEntrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia, and Philadelphia Media Network, publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com, for the annual Philadelphia 100 Awards and dinner, recognizing the region's 100 fastest-growing privately held companies.


Winners* will be profiled in a special editorial section of the Philadelphia Inquirer, to be distributed at the event and inserted in the Sunday Inquirer on Sunday, October 29.

When: Thursday, October 26, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Where: Crystal Tea Room, 100 E. Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Underground parking with entrance on Juniper Street

Agenda:
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 Amy Buckman, Manager, Public Relations & Special Events 
6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. - Sit-down dinner 
7:15 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. - Awards
8:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Dessert reception


Tickets:
Early bird tickets: $200 by Tuesday, September 26
$225 thereafter

Premium Seating Packages:
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!

Chairman's Table - $6,800
Reserved half table for five guests in a premium location
Sponsor branded chair back covers (sponsor seating)
Company logo featured on event signage
Recognition in the welcome and event presentation       
Placement of company logo adjacent to “After Event Photo Page”
Opportunity to provide a gift bag item (pending sponsor)
Full page, BW ad (10.194” x 10”), Philadelphia 100 Special Section
100,000 impressions on Philly.com coverage of Philly 100 & ROS
UPGRADE OPTIONS:
Full color advertisement, add $900
Reserved full table for ten guests, add $1,000 

Executive Table - $5,200
Reserved half table for five guests in a premium location
Sponsor branded chair back covers (sponsor seating)
Company logo featured on event signage
Recognition in the welcome and event presentation (PowerPoint)            
Placement of company logo adjacent to “After Event Photo Page”
Opportunity to provide a gift bag item (pending sponsor)
Half page, BW ad (10.194” x 5” or 5.06” x 10”), Philadelphia 100 Special Section 
50,000 impressions served over a 14 day period
Philly.com coverage of Philly 100 & ROS
UPGRADE OPTIONS:
Full color advertisement, add $540
Reserved full table for ten guests, add $1,000

Corporate Table - $3,200
Reserved half table for five guests in a premium location
Company name featured on event signage
Recognition in the welcome and event presentation       
Placement of company name adjacent to “After Event Photo Page”
Opportunity to provide a gift bag item (pending sponsor)
Quarter page, BW ad (5.06” x 5”), Philadelphia 100 Special Section 
UPGRADE OPTIONS:
Full color advertisement, add $270
Reserved full table for ten guests, add $1,000

Supporter Seating - $2,200
Three tickets (unreserved table)
Company name featured on event signage
Recognition in the welcome and event presentation (PowerPoint)            
Placement of company name adjacent to “After Event Photo Page”
Eighth page, BW ad (5.06” x 2.5”), Philadelphia 100 Special Section
UPGRADE OPTIONS:
Full color advertisement, add $135
Reserved full table for ten guests, add $1,400 

Reserved table of 10 - $2,500
Perfect for alumni to support the next generation of awardees.

*Winners to be announced in September 2017.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available.
Contact Ron Maver at rmaver@philly.com 

Event questions?
Contact Jennifer Wolf at jwolf@philly.com or 215-854-5791


FAQS

What does each ticket include?
Open bar and hors d'oeuvres, sit-down duet entree, dessert reception.

What is the attire?
Business and/or 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.

Can I purchase multiple tables?
Yes. If you purchase a package, your second or third tables will be available at the individual ticket rate of $200 per ticket for a total of $2,000 per table. Your tables will be within the same vicinity.

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, all guests in attendance must buy tickets.

How many people attend the event?
On average, 600 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 Jennifer Wolf should you have children interested in attending for special arrangements.

What is the latest I can register?
Packages must be purchased by Wednesday, October 18, with advertisements due by Thursday, October 19.
Individual tickets can be purchased up until Monday, October 23, based on available inventory.
Tickets do sell-out for PMN 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. 2017 nominations have closed, but 2018 nominations will open on Friday, October 27. If you're interested in being contacted for 2018 consideration, please send an email to pmnevents@philly.com with subject line: Philly 100 Nomination

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Crystal Tea Room
100 East Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA, 19107

Oct 26, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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