2018 Top Workplaces Awards

Mar 14, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building, Philadelphia, PA
Event Summary

PLEASE NOTE: EVENT IS SOLD OUT AS OF 3/10/18. (NOT APPLICABLE TO TABLEHOLDERS WHO PREVIOUSLY RESERVED PACKAGES).

Philadelphia Media Network, publisher of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com is proud to announce the 2018 Top Workplaces. Winners will be recognized at an awards program on Wednesday, March 14, and acknowledged in a special print section of The Inquirer on Sunday, March 18.

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

Event Details

Philadelphia Media Network and title sponsor The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, invite you to the 2018 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: Wednesday, March 14, 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) 

Agenda:
*Schedule subject to change. 

  • 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. - Registration, Networking & Cocktail Hour
  • 6:15 p.m. - Guests invited into main ballroom
  • 6:30 p.m. - Welcome remarks by Amy Buckman, Public Relations and Special Events Manager and Terry C.Z. Egger, Publisher and CEO, Philadelphia Media Network
  • 6:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Keynote: Winning in the Workplace by Annie Duke, Decision Strategist and World Series Poker Champion on Uncertainty and Making Smarter Decisions 
  • 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Dinner 
  • 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Awards presentation

About our Keynote:
Annie Duke is an author, and experienced corporate speaker and consultant on behavior of decision making. On February 6, 2018, Annie's first book for general audiences, "Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts," will be released. As a former professional poker player, she has won more than $4million in tournament poker. Annie has won a World Series of Poker bracelet, and is the only woman to have won the World Series of Poker bracelet, and is the only woman to have won the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions, and the NBC National Poker Heads-Up Championship. 

A mom of four, she has written five books and raised more than $18 million for charities. Annie is a cofounder of HowIDecide.org, an organization that equips youth with fundamental thinking skills and strategies to manage everyday habits, in-the-moment choices, and deliberate decisions throughout their lives. 


Tickets:
Individual tickets: $200 each plus service and processing fees, includes top shelf bar, hors d'oeuvres and three course meal

Premium seating packages:

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

  • Half-page, black & white advertisement in the Top Workplaces 2018 Special Section
  • Reserved table for (10) ten guests in a premium location
  • Company logo featured on event signage and PowerPoint presentation
  • (10) copies of Annie Duke's "Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts."

Corporate Table - $3,500 (+service and processing fees)

  • Quarter-page, black & white advertisement in the Top Workplaces 2018 Special Section
  • Reserved half table of (5) five guests 
  • Company name featured on event signage and PowerPoint presentation 
  • (5) copies of "Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts."

Supporter Seating - $2,500 (+service and processing fees)

  • Eighth-page, black & white advertisement in the Top Workplaces 2018 Special Section
  • Reserved seating for (3) three guests 
  • Company name featured on event signage and PowerPoint presentation
  • (3) copies of "Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts."

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

Event questions? Contact Jennifer Wolf, Director of Special Events at jwolf@philly.com or 215-854-5791.


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

 

FAQs

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?
March 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 tickets include a copy of Annie Duke's book?
No, but you can add a book to your order for an additional $15. 

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?
PMN has a no-refund policy. We will be happy to transfer your ticket to another guest with at least one week advance notice (March 7).

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Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building
100 E Penn Square #9B
Philadelphia, PA, 19107

Mar 14, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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