Festival Details

B. PHL Innovation Festival FAQs

  • Registration allows attendees to attend all B. PHL innovation festival events listed at BPHLFest.com and the B. PHL mobile app, subject to event capacity or as otherwise noted.
  • The only way to register for B. PHL is from the B. PHL registration page via credit card.
  • Register as soon as the festival sparks your interest. Participants who register before August 1 will receive $50 off the full badge price. Note: Registration fees are non-refundable.
  • Download the B. PHL app to your mobile device from the App store or Google Play.
  • The B. PHL app holds your specific QR code. This cannot be shared with any other attendee.
  • Registrants will receive a badge prior to B. PHL. Badges grant you access and are needed for entry to all B. PHL events. However, events may fill up. Having a badge does not guarantee admission to every B. PHL event. Event admission is subject to venue capacity.
  • Badges are non-transferable.
  • If you lose or misplace your badge, you may use the unique QR Code available to you in the B. PHL mobile app for event access.
  • We recommend arriving at events a few minutes early to secure a spot at events. Please note that if an event is at capacity, you may be turned away at the location.
  • There are age restrictions for the festival:
    • Registrants/attendees must be 17 years of age or older.
    • Registrants/attendees may not bring anyone under the age of 17 with them to B. PHL events.
  • You may collect your badge, bag, and swag at the Independence Courtyard, located between Independence Blue Cross (1901 Market Street) and Independence LIVE (1919 Market Street).
  • Badge pickup is open each day of the festival from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM.
  • You will need a valid photo ID for badge pickup.
  • If you are unable to pick up you badge and swag, you can use your unique QR Code on the mobile app for entrance to B. PHL events.
  • Badge sharing/transferring is strictly prohibited. Any evidence of transferring and/or sharing of badges will result in the loss of your badge and access to B. PHL activities and future B. PHL events.

Make a staycation out of attending B. PHL! Contact the Hotel Palomar for reservations and available hotel packages.

  • We would love you to share all you’re seeing at B. PHL on social media, using the hashtag #BPHLFest
    Personal digital cameras and mobile phone cameras are permitted at B. PHL events for the capture of content for personal, non-commercial use.
  • Attendees may take photos from their seats permitted they are not obstructing views of other attendees. Please be mindful and refrain from flash photography during events.
  • Attendees are not permitted to take photos where it is unsafe or disruptive. Not complying with a request to move by B. staff may result in removal.
  • No professional camera or video equipment is permitted.

If you need additional information, please send inquiries to info@bphlfest.com or visit one of the B. PHL social media channels.

B. PHL is not responsible for lost or damaged items.

Code of Conduct, Registration Terms and Information

  • The B. PHL innovation festival is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of festival participants in any form.
  • All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many backgrounds. Sexual language and imagery and hate speech is not appropriate at any B. PHL event or venue.
  • B. PHL is a private event and has a strict weapons-free policy. Attendees are prohibited from carrying or bringing weapons of any kind, including concealed or displayed firearms, onto the premises of any B. PHL event or location. B. PHL reserves the right to require attendees who do so to immediately leave the premises and to revoke badge credentials for the remainder of the festival.
  • Attendees violating these rules will be asked to leave events and lose B. PHL credentials at the sole discretion of the B. PHL staff. Remember to B. Kind and B. Professional!
  • These Registration Terms & Information (“Terms”) apply to you and any party registering for participation in any B. PHL innovation festival events (“Registrant”), and such Registrant’s registration, attendance and/or participation in the B. PHL innovation festival events, including, without limitation, the purchase and/or possession of any B. PHL event badges or QR codes (collectively, “Badge(s)”). By registering for the B. PHL innovation festival, Registrants agree to these Terms.
  • All Badges are the sole property of the B. PHL innovation festival. The B. PHL innovation festival may, in its sole discretion, cancel, revoke, or refuse from any individual or company Badges and entry into B. PHL innovation festival events. The B. PHL innovation festival will not be responsible for any penalty, fee, loss, or expense that might result from such action.
  • B. PHL, Independence Blue Cross, LLC (“Company”) and B. PHL venues may conduct commercial sound recording, photography and/or filming of B. PHL innovation festival events, and have designated a hashtag for Registrants to use when sharing content on social media. By attending and/or participating in the B. PHL innovation festival events, or by tagging content on social media channels such as Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #BPHL2019, each Registrant hereby grants B. PHL, Company, and B. PHL venues permission to use Registrant’s photograph, image, likeness, voice, statements, and tagged content for any purpose, including but not limited to promotional, educational, informational, advertising and commercial purposes, without compensation or credit to Registrant, in any and all media now known or later developed.
  • Each Registrant understands that participating in the B. PHL innovation festival events is voluntary and assumes all risk of damages, property loss, and personal injury which may occur by participating in the B. PHL innovation festival events.
  • ALL SERVICES PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE B. PHL INNOVATION FESTIVAL EVENTS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. Company expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
  • REGISTRANT EXPRESSLY UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT NEITHER COMPANY NOR THE B. PHL INNOVATION FESTIVAL SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF COMPANY OR THE B. PHL INNOVATION FESTIVAL HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM ANY REGISTRANT’S USE OF BADGES AND/OR PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENTS.
  • Each Registrant (each an “Indemnifying Party”) agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold Company and its officers, employees, volunteers, contractors, suppliers, representatives and B. PHL sponsors harmless from and against any and all claims, demands and all other liabilities, including, but not limited to, costs and attorneys’ fees, made by any third party arising out of or in connection with the Indemnifying Party’s use of the registration(s) or Badges, or any violation of the Terms by the Indemnifying Party.
  • The Terms and the relationship between Registrant and Company regarding B. PHL innovation festival events will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without reference to its choice of law rules. Each Registrant and Company agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the resolution of any claims arising hereunder.
  • Each Registrant has read, understands, and agrees to the B. PHL Terms of Use and B. PHL Privacy Policy, which are incorporated herein by this reference.
  • The Terms may be updated by us at any time and without notice. Unless stated otherwise, changes will be effective when they are posted. Registrants can review the most current version of the Terms at any time by clicking on the link entitled Terms and Conditions located on the B. PHL homepage.