2018 Inquirer 55+Thrive Lifestyle Conference

Oct 13, 2018 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA
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Event Summary

You may register on this website until Friday, October 12, 11:00 a.m. for $10 per ticket. Walk up registrations are welcomed for $15 per ticket.

 Join Philadelphia Media Network, publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com for the 2nd annual 55+Thrive Lifestyle Conference, a day of education, resources and entertainment for every boomer and beyond.

Conference to include celebrity keynote, workshops and marketplace of resources ranging from health & wellness, financial planning, end-of-life planning, hobbies & more!

When: Saturday, October 13, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Where: Philadelphia Downtown Marriott, 1201 Market Street, Fifth Floor 

$10, includes access to keynote, workshops, and expo
$15 at the door, includes access to keynote, workshops, and expo

Add-On Option: Inquirer Greeting Cards
For just $5 more, add two Inquirer greeting cards to your order at check-out ($9 value!). Greeting cards will be available for pick-up at the store.philly.com booth at the event. See the greeting card options here.

Inquirer Featured Speakers:


Featured Workshops:

Pick your preferred time. No workshops during keynote presentation (1pm - 2pm)
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m

Registration Help? 

Contact Angelica Irizarry, Events Coordinator, at 215-854-5417 or Jennifer Wolf, Director of Special Events, at 215-854-5791.

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Event Details


Who should attend?
Program is open to the public with an anticipated audience of 750-1000 guests. The conference is a day of education, entertainment and resources for anyone who wants to plan their future, speak with experts in varied industries, etc. Individuals under the age of 55 are also welcomed. 

What does my ticket include?
Tickets include full-access to the keynote, workshops and expo. Upon registration, you will be emailed your tickets. We ask that you bring a printed copy of your tickets and/or electronic copy on your phone to be scanned upon arrival. 

Is my ticket refundable?
No, Philadelphia Media Network has a no-refund policy.You may give your ticket to another guest with written notice provided to Jennifer Wolf at jwolf@philly.com by Thursday, October 11.

Is there parking?
Valet parking is extended to conference guests at a discounted rate of $22 per car. Surface lots and nearby garages are available with standard rates. The Hotel is also within walking distance from Jefferson Station. 

Is food offered at the conference?
Food is available for purchase through concessions at the Marriott. Reading Terminal Market and nearby restaurants are within walking distance.

Do I have to pre-register?
We encourage everyone to pre-register for the conference due to the high volume of guests expected. This will ensure a smooth check-in process. Pre-registered guests save $5 as tickets will increase to $15 on the event date of Saturday, October 13.

Can I buy multiple tickets?
Yes, we encourage you to bring family, friends, colleagues, etc. 


Are there still exhibitor and workshop opportunities?
Yes! You may reserve a display table at: www.philly.com/55partner or contact Jennifer Wolf at 215-854-5791 or jwolf@philly.com 


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Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19107

Oct 13, 2018 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
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