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Inquirer Events: Influencers of Real Estate

Jul 25, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Crystal Tea Room, Philadelphia, PA

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The Philadelphia Inquirer is proud to host the second annual Influencers of Real Estate Awards, presented by PNC Wealth Management. Join Inquirer Reporter Caitlin McCabe for an interesting panel discussion on the 10-year tax abatement. We're honoring 24 outstanding Real Estate professionals who are proud to service the Philadelphia region. Limited seating available, purchase your tickets today!

Crystal Tea Room

100 E. Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Event Details

Join the Philadelphia Inquirer for a celebration honoring Philadelphia's leading real estate professionals. A panel of experts reviewed nominations based on accomplishments, business impact, and civic/community services. Winners will receive recognition at an awards program. In addition to being publicly recognized at the awards program, winners will be profiled in expanded coverage of the Sunday Business section on Sunday, July 21.

When: Thursday, July 25
Where: Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building
100 E. Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA 19107

11:00 a.m. Registration Open/ Networking Reception
12:00 p.m. Welcome remarks by Terry Egger, Publisher & CEO, The Philadelphia Inquirer
12:15 p.m. Lunch served
12:35 p.m. Panel Discussion led by Caitlin McCabe, Reporter, The Philadelphia Inquirer
1:20 p.m.   Awards Program
1:55 p.m.   Closing Remarks
2:00 p.m.   Program Concludes

Panel Moderator: Caitlin McCabe, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Panel Topic: The future of the 10-year tax abatement

Panelist: Ori Feibush, President, OCF Realty. Ori C. Feibush is an entrepreneur, small business owner, and real estate developer. As President and Founder of OCF Realty, Feibush has built a successful neighborhood-focused real estate brokerage that provides comprehensive services in property management, home buying and selling, and development.

Panelist: Lauren Gilchrist, Senior Vice President, Senior Director of Research for JLL

Panelist: Beth McConnell, Policy Director, Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations. She leads PACDC’s efforts to advance city, state and federal policies that help CDCs revitalize Philadelphia’s neighborhoods and rebuild communities. 

Panelist: Paul Steinke, Executive Director, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. He started in this role in June 2016 after serving on the organization’s board of directors for many years. The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia is a membership-based organization whose mission is to promote the appreciation, adaptive re-use and development of the Philadelphia region’s historic buildings, communities and landscapes.   

Tickets: (Plus processing fees):
Individual event ticket: $95
Tickets include networking sit-down lunch / open seating 

Want to come as a group and sit together, purchase a table! 

Premium Seating Packages (Plus processing fees):

Executive Table: $5,500

  • Half-page, black & white advertisement alongside winner profiles in Sunday Inquirer (color upgrade available)
  • Reserved table of 10 guests in a premium location
  • Company logo on event signage, power point presentation

 Corporate Table: $3,500

  • Quarter-page, black & white advertisement alongside winner profiles in Sunday Inquirer (color upgrade available)
  • Reserved half table for 5 guests in a premium location
  • Company name on event signage, power point presentation

Supporter Seating: $2,500

  • Eighth-page, black & white advertisement alongside winner profiles in a Sunday Inquirer (color upgrade available)
  • Reserved seating for 3 guests 
  • Company name on event signage, power point presentation

Event Questions? Contact Angelica Irizarry at
Sponsorship Opportunities Available: Contact Ron Maver at


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