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2018 Philadelphia100 Awards

Oct 25, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Crystal Tea Room, Philadelphia, PA
Event Summary

Registration is officially closed as of Tuesday, October 23, 2018. 

Event Details

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

Join Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia, and Philadelphia Media Network, publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and, for the annual Philadelphia100 Awards and dinner, recognizing the region's 100 fastest-growing privately held companies.

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 28.

When: Thursday, October 25, 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. - Sit-down dinner 
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:
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.

Executive Table - $5,500
Color Upgrade - +$875

  • Reserved table for ten guests in a premium location
  • Company logo featured on event signage and power point presentation        
  • Company logo included on “After Event Photo Page” in Sunday Inquirer
  • Unlimited use to Philadelphia100 Winner logo
  • Half-page, BW ad (10.194” x 5”)Philadelphia 100 Special Section (Color upgrade available)

Corporate Table - $3,500
Color Upgrade - +$525

  • Reserved half table for five guests in a premium location
  • Company name featured on event signage and power point presentation        
  • Company name included on “After Event Photo Page” in Sunday Inquirer
  • Unlimited use to Philadelphia100 Winner logo
  • Quarter-page, BW ad (6.056" x 4"), Philadelphia 100 Special Section (Color upgrade available)

Sponsorship Opportunities Available.
Contact Ron Maver at 

Event questions?
Contact Jennifer Wolf at or 215-854-5791



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, 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 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 17, with advertisements due by Thursday, October 18.
Individual tickets can be purchased up until Monday, October 22, 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. 2018 nominations have closed, but 2019 nominations will open on Friday, October 26. If you're interested in being contacted for 2019 consideration, please send an email to with subject line: Philly 100 Nomination

General Terms

All items are non-refundable, all sales are final.

Refund Policy

All items are non-refundable under any circumstances.

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When & Where
Oct 25, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Crystal Tea Room
100 East Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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