[In-Person] William Penn Award Gala


Thursday, May 19, 2022
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Join the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia in honoring

John A. Fry
President
Drexel University 

Cocktail Reception 5:30-7:00 PM
Award Presentation & Dinner 7:00-8:30 PM
Cocktail & Dessert Reception 8:30 - 9:30 PM

THE WILLIAM PENN AWARD
The Award is bestowed annually upon an outstanding business person in Greater Philadelphia. Recipients are selected for their significant contributions to the business and civic advancement of the region, their professional accomplishments, their leadership experience, and their commitment to volunteer efforts.

HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY
Only those who are vaccinated are permitted to attend. Upon entry, guests must provide proof of vaccination (card or digital copy) and one form of personal identification. Pre-registration is required, walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

ATTIRE

Business cocktail attire (a step up from business casual but less formal than black tie)

PARKING
There are two parking lots available at 34th and Market Streets, street parking around the venue, and valet is available.

THANK YOU TO OUR CO-CHAIRS
Madeline Bell, President & CEO, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Nicholas DeBenedictis, Drexel University Trustee
Shawn Lytle, Global Head, Macquarie Asset Management

THANK YOU TO OUR VICE CHAIRS
AmeriHealth Caritas
Aramark
Brian Communications
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Citizens
Comcast NBCUniversal
Community College of Philadelphia
Cozen O'Connor
Day & Zimmermann
Deloitte LLP
Dilworth Paxson LLP
Diversified Search Group
Drexel University
Essential Utilities, Inc.
First Round Capital
FS Investments
Fulton Bank
Gattuso Development Partners
Hilco Redevelopment Partners
Independence Blue Cross
Jacobson Strategic Communications
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
KPMG LLP
Macquarie Asset Management
Main Line Health
Morgan Lewis
Neubauer Family Foundation
NovaCare Rehabilitation and WORKNET
PECO
Pennoni
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Foundation
PNC
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Molly D. Shepard, Peter J. Dean and Kristin Lytle
Spark Therapeutics
Sterling Drive Ventures and The Rodon Group
Stradley Ronon
TD Bank
Temple University
Tierney
University of Pennsylvania
Villanova University
Wayne Avenue Enterprises
Widener University
WSFS Bank

THANK YOU TO OUR BENEFACTORS
Graduate Philadelphia, Inc.
Peirce College
Philadelphia Eagles
PwC

This Event is Sold Out


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Accessibility:
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia strives to create an inclusive and equitable environment for all. If you have a disability and require accommodations in order to fully participate in this event, please contact us here at least three business days in advance of the event. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

Health & Safety Policy:
The Chamber will take precautions to ensure the health & safety of our guests, abiding guidelines set by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) along with state and local laws. If you are ill, experiencing a fever, or have been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID within 14 days of the program/event, you may not attend in-person programs/events.

Registration/Cancellation Policy:
Pre-registration is necessary and payment is required upon registration. No refunds will be given one week prior to program/event. Substitutions may be made with at least 24-hour notice. For live events, walk-ins cannot be accommodated at this time. Tickets will be held at the door and reserved seating for tables of 10 only. For virtual programs, links are sent to pre-registered guests 24 hours prior to program/event via Outlook.

Attendee Policy:
Chamber programs/events are privately sponsored events with a structured format. No demonstrations or other disruptions will be tolerated. Violation of this policy may result in the attendee's removal from the premises or virtual program/event without refund, in addition to possible legal remedies.

Photo Policy:
Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio, and video recording taken of you at the event for promotional purposes in connection with the Chamber and its Councils.


QUESTIONS?

Contact Maria Oberst Flores at mflores@chamberphl.com


EVENT ATTENDANCE

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