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2019 Inquirer Corporate Philanthropy Conference & Awards

Jun 26, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Crystal Tea Room, Philadelphia, PA

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Attend the 2019 Corporate Philanthropy Awards and enjoy a keynote speech by John Middleton, Managing Partner of the Phillies, thought-provoking panel discussion led by Erin Arvedlund, and Awards Ceremony honoring 37 winners! Limited seating available, purchase your tickets today!

Crystal Tea Room

100 East Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Event Details

Join the Philadelphia Inquirer for the 2019 Corporate Philanthropy Conference & Awards, convening corporate and non-profit leaders for a day of education and inspiration for our community.
When: Wednesday, June 26, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building
100 E Penn Square, 9th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

11:00 a.m. Registration and Networking
12:00 p.m. Welcome remarks by Terry Egger, Publisher & CEO, The Philadelphia Inquirer
12:15 p.m. Lunch served
12:30 p.m. Keynote speech by John Middleton, Managing Partner of the Phillies and Philanthropist
12:45 p.m. Philanthropy's Impact on Business and Society panel discussion led by Erin Arvedlund of The Philadelphia Inquirer
1:15 p.m.   Awards program recognizing good work
Panel Moderator: Erin Arvedlund, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Panelist: Deborah O’Brien is Senior Vice President and Corporate Social Responsibility Market Manager for Bank of America. She has been with the bank for 17 years and currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Education Fund and on the board of Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania.
Panelist: The Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake is President of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation and Vice President of Community Affairs at Independence Blue Cross. Under her leadership, IBC Foundation has established itself as a philanthropic force. She is an honorary fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and is a spokesperson for the American Heart Association.   
Panelist: Aishah Miller, Executive Director and Senior Vice President, Corporate Philanthropy and Community Relations, Wells Fargo. Aishah Miller recently joined the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation and CDC in November 2018. Miller provides oversight and management of the Foundation which recently celebrated twenty years of improving the lived of children and families by investing in planning and implementation of resident-driven, comprehensive neighborhood revitalization.  
Panelist: Jay Coen Gilbert, Co-Founder, B-Lab, Serving a global movement of people using business as a force for good. B Lab's vision is to change the operating system, culture, and practice of business so that all companies compete to be the best FOR the world, and as a result society will enjoy a shared and durable prosperity for all. 
Ticket price: $95, includes beer/wine and sit-down lunch
Expanded coverage: Sunday, June 23, Sunday Inquirer, Business Section 
Premium Seating Packages:

Executive Table: $5,500 

  • Half-page, black & white print acknowledgment in Sunday Inquirer (color upgrade available).
  • Reserved table of 10 guests in a premium location
  • Company logo on event signage, power point presentation and "after-event recap" 
Corporate Table: $3,500 

  • Quarter-page, black & white print acknowledgement in Sunday Inquirer (color upgrade available).
  • Reserved half-table for 5 guests in a premium location
  • Company name on event signage, power point presentation and "after-event recap" 
Supporter Table: $2,500 

  • Eighth-page, black & white print acknowledgement in Sunday Inquirer (color upgrade available).
  • Reserved seating for three guests 
  • Company name on event signage, power point presentation and "after-event recap" 
Event questions? Contact Angelica Irizarry at 
Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact Ron Maver at

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