PHL Innovation Picnic

Celebrate summer and the region’s incredible tech & entrepreneurial ecosystem with fun, food, & camaraderie! 

Purchase your ticket today and join us for the 2nd Annual PHL Innovation Picnic on Thursday, June 28th at the Navy Yard Marine Parade Grounds!

Spend an afternoon with colleagues, friends, and business partners while raising money for the next generation of innovators. All ticket proceeds will be donated towards local nonprofits:

ABOUT THE PICNIC: The PHL Innovation Picnic celebrates the collective spirit of the region’s innovation ecosystem. Collaborating with key leaders in the area’s technology and entrepreneurial communities, the Picnic’s organizing partners have joined forces to realize a unified mission to assemble our networks and build a stronger community. The PHL Innovation Picnic will deliver food, drinks, games and camaraderie. Most importantly, it will support the organizations building the pipeline to ensure our community thrives for years to come.

Purchase your ticket today!

A BIG thank you to all of our sponsors, including our top tier picnic sponsors: Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Broadpath PRComcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs, Drexel VenturesFirst Capital Holdings LPJanney, Fox Rothschild LLP, Osage Venture Partners, PenjiPIDC, The Navy Yard, and Urban Outfitters, Inc. and WeWork. Without them, and our additional sponsors, this event would not be possible.

We’d like to also recognize all of the organizations that partnered to plan, organize and make this event such a success: PACT, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Philly New Tech Meetup, University City Science Center, Waterfront Ventures, StartupPHL, and Philly Startup Leaders.

Interested in a little friendly competition just before the picnic? 

Your company should play in the PSL Field Day Games, as part of the 2nd Annual PHL Innovation Picnic!

24 local companies form teams of 5-10 players and compete against each other in a classic Field Day showdown on the Navy Yard Marine Parade Grounds. It’s a bracketed competition and teams will be eliminated as we progress through the games (no hard feelings!).

The last team standing earns the title of “Field Day Legend” (with a trophy to prove it), and Philly Startup Leaders will donate a portion of the games registration proceeds to the winning team’s local non-profit or charitable organization of choice.

The Games are 2-5pm (same date and location) and includes a ticket for each team member to attend the PHL Innovation Picnic immediately afterward! To qualify for the PSL Field Day Games, companies must be based within the Greater Philadelphia Area. Teams can be made of more than one company, but companies may not play on more than one team.

Want to play? Secure your team’s spot today!
Limited availability. First-come, first-served!


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