B. Extra

Made to Order: The Future of Philadelphia’s Food Economy

Reading Terminal Market | Tuesday, October 15th, 8:30-10 AM

Reading Terminal Market and the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia will host three tasty takes on the future of Philadelphia’s Food Economy. Hear from experts on talent, production, and opportunity in the local food industry and sample delicacies from local purveyors Rebel Ventures Rebel Crumble, Abundantly Good, and Kennett Square Specialties.

8:30 AM- Doors open, a light breakfast will be provided in City Kitchen, seating available in Rick Nichols Room (adjacent to the kitchen). 
8:45-9 AM: Flash Talk 1 -Talent in Philadelphia’s Food Industry
9-9:05 AM: Sampling of Rebel Ventures Rebel Crumble
9:10-9:25 AM: Flash Talk 2 – Production in Philadelphia’s Food Industry
9:25-9:30 AM: Sampling of Abundantly Good Jalapeno Colby Cheese and Horseradish Cheddar Cheese
9:35-9:50 AM: Flash Talk 3 – Opportunity in Philadelphia’s Food Industry
9:50-9:55 AM: Sampling of Kennett Square Specialties Maple Mushroom Jerky and Italian Mushroom Croutons

Women’s Leadership Luncheon

Free Library of Philadelphia | Tuesday, October 15th, 12-2 PM

This event is sold out.

These are not ladies who lunch. These are the women who are leading the city, making groundbreaking discoveries, creating solutions, and the forces behind innovation and change in Philadelphia. The Free Library is located at 1901 Vine Street.

B. BOARD & B. THIRSTY with Thirsty Dice

Independence Blue Cross Innovation Center | Tuesday, October 15th, 5-7 PM

Do you like your Yahtzee shaken or stirred? Pull up a chair at the Game Bar in the brand-new Innovation Center at Independence Blue Cross where gametenders from Thirsty Dice, Philadelphia’s first board game café, will be serving up a mix of games – from old fashioned (Checkers, neat), to classic (Monopoly, two olives), to easy to learn modern favorites with a twist. Everyone’s a winner with free food and beer courtesy of Triple Bottom Brewing. Cheers! It’s where everybody knows a board game. The Independence Blue Cross Innovation Center is located at 1901 Market Street.

FLOW and GLOW along the Delaware River: Public Art at the Delaware Waterfront

Independence Seaport Museum | Tuesday, October 15th, 6-8 PM

See the Delaware River in a new light. The experiential self-guided sunset walking-tour begins with FLOW, an exhibition of ten floating sculptural installations in the boat basin next to the Independence Seaport Museum. With a glow-stick in one hand, and an Unibroue craft beer in the other, stroll to the Race Street Pier to see the large-scale 3D water projection hologram of a 17th Century Ship that will hover beneath the Ben Franklin Bridge. Join Joe Forkin, president of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation for an unforgettable walk along the waterfront that will change the perception of the Delaware River and its role in Philadelphia’s past, present, and future.

Unibroue craft beer from Québec and glow stick party favors will be available while they last.

AIA Philadelphia + City of Philadelphia Licenses & Inspections (L&I) Meeting

Center for Architecture and Design | Wednesday, October 16th, 8:45-10 AM

For many businesses, navigating the City’s complicated regulatory system can be dizzying. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Philadelphia and the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) work together to improve the process and submissions for building permit approval in the construction division. Activities include continuing education on the City of Philadelphia’s processes, the changes in the building codes and their application and in the process and procedures of the department. The Center for Architecture and Design is located at 1218 Arch Street.

How Does Technology Help the Design and Construction Industry Innovate?

Center for Architecture and Design | Wednesday, October 16th, 4:50-6:50 PM

Join the AIA (American Institute of Architects) Philadelphia’s Technology and Innovation Committee for a Networking Happy Hour at the Center for Architecture and Design. Come meet design and construction professionals that are working on how to make the design and construction process more efficient and produce better sustainability, design excellence, and equity outcomes. Light refreshments & drinks will be served. 21+ and over only. The Center for Architecture and Design is located at 1218 Arch Street.

Know Hope Show at Original 13

Original 13 Ciderworks | Wednesday, October 16th
Happy Hour with drink specials 5-7PM; Doors 7-7:30 PM; Music starts at 8 PM

Live local music and drink specials at Original 13 brought to you by Know Hope Records. Enjoy a live concert from Commonwealth Choir, No Stranger, Typopro and Tonks! Admission is $10, or free with your B.PHL badge. Original 13 Ciderworks is located at 1526 N. American Street.

Bunker Brews – Mission Possible: Transitioning from Veteran to Entrepreneur

Venture Café | Wednesday, October 16th, 6-8 PM

An estimated 25% of recent service veterans want to start their own business, yet many don’t have the connections, tools and resources required to launch the idea from dream to reality. Non-profit Bunker Labs is a national network of veteran entrepreneurs dedicated to helping new veteran entrepreneurs and their spouses find entrepreneurial success. Join Bunker Brews, a networking event to learn more about entrepreneurial opportunities and how to navigate government and federal contracts. The Venture Café is located in the Science Center, at 3601 Market Street.

City Fit Girls Run

Dilworth Park at City Hall | Wednesday, October 16th, 6:30 PM

Lace-up your running sneakers and meet City Fit Girls for a 3-mile fun run. This is an all women’s wellness community making fitness more accessible regardless of race, pace, body type, socio-economic status, age, etc. No sign-up required and no runner left behind.

Meet in Dilworth Park at City Hall at 6:30 PM. Follow on social media at @City Fit Girls

B.PHL Closing Ceremony presented by Know Hope Records

Love City Brewing | Thursday, October 17th
Opens at 4 PM, music starts at 7:30 PM

Come to the closing event for B.PHL presented by Know Hope Records! This event will feature amazing local bands, drink specials, food, and the Philly Moon Men. So come hang out with other B.PHL attendees and close out the festival right!  There’s a $4 lager and IPA special for happy hour, and  B.PHL badge holders an enjoy the special all night! The free show includes music by Sleepy Limbs, twentythreenineteen, Have A Good Season, Sweet Pill and Frames. Love City Brewing is located at 1023 Hamilton Street.

Neighborhood Events

While much of the B.PHL festival is taking place in downtown Philadelphia, it’s important to acknowledge and celebrate Philly’s greatest assets – the vibrant places and faces that exist here.

Philly’s distinct neighborhoods define the city’s unique culture. They are also home to talented people who are fueling our city’s growth or who are looking to take the next step to achieve their dreams. To celebrate, harness and ignite the innovation in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods, B. PHL will host events in four locations in the North, South, East, and West parts of the city. Like the rest of the festival, these events will be inclusive and interactive. Attendees can mix and mingle with other creative people and learn about resources available to them.

Stay tuned for updates!

B. Saving during the B.PHL Festival

Badge holders are entitled to special deals and discounts for dining and imbibing as well as admission to cool sites around town that aren’t just for tourists. B. Franklin would B. Proud. You know, a penny saved, and all.

Indego Discount

Offer expires on 11/17/19

Thanks to Indego and Independence Blue Cross, you can get an Indego30 pass for $10. That’s one month of unlimited, one hour rides.

  1. Go to rideindego.com/become-a-member
  2. Select the Indego30 pass type option
  3. Fill out your information.
  4. In the promo code field, enter BPHL10 and click apply.
  5. Complete signup process.

Once you finish signing up, you can start riding immediately by using the phone number or credit card lookup option at any kiosk touchscreen. Your Indego30 pass provides you an unlimited number of 1-hour trips. Don’t forget to download the Indego app or check the station map at rideindego.com for live updates on bike and dock availability!

** Additional fees apply for trips over 60 minutes or utilizing electric bikes

Need help? Have questions?
Call or text the Indego customer service team at (844) 446 – 3346
or email support@rideindego.com

Irish Pub Discount

Irish pub

$5.00 Merlot & Chardonnay
$5.00 Mixed Well Drinks
$3.50 Domestic of the Day

Visit Irish Pub for general info.

The Post Discount

The Post

$4 draft beers
$5 call cocktails (jack, titos, tanquray, etc)
$6 wines
$5 apps

Visit The Post for general info.

Eastern State Penitentiary Discount

Expires 12/31/2019

$5 off daytime prison tour of Eastern State Penitentiary.

To redeem your $5 off discount, purchase tickets at EasternState.org and enter promo code BPHL19. Offer valid for online purchases of adult admission only. Not valid for private tours or special events. Cannot be combined with any other discount offer. Not recommended for children under the age of seven. Expires 12/31/2019.

Eastern State Penitentiary Discount

Expires 11/08/2019

$5 off Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary.

To redeem your $5 off discount, purchase tickets at TerrorBehindtheWalls.com and enter promo code BPHL19. Offer valid for online purchases of adult admission only. Not valid Saturdays or with any other discount. Children under the age of 7 cannot be admitted. Expires 11/08/2019.

Independence Seaport Museum Discount

October 15th-17th

Free Admission with BPHL Badge on 10/15.

Discounted Admission w/ badge on 10/16-17

Visit Seaport Museum for general info.

Lucky Strike Discount

Wednesday, October 16th

$3 Coronas
$20 Beer Towers
$8 Cheese Pizzas

Must show B.PHL badge to receive discounts.

They’ll be available all day!

Visit Lucky Strike for general info.