“Brilliant” Networking with SWEP at the Philadelphia Flower Show!

Presale discounted PHS Flower Show Tickets through SWEP are SOLD OUT, however you can still get tickets online (www.http://theflowershow.com).  Can’t wait to see you all there!  Don’t Forget the Happy Hour 5:30 to 6:30 location has been changed to The Field House, 1150 Filbert Street, connected to the PA Convention Center!

The Society of Women Environmental Professionals (SWEP) of Greater Philadelphia is going to the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Philadelphia Flower Show!  Join SWEP Greater Philadelphia on Thursday March 7, 2013 for an evening of networking with some British flair at the world’s longest running and largest flower show.  This year’s theme is “Brilliant!” and will feature a floral rendition of London, complete with displays of Big Ben, rose gardens, cricket clubs and country cottages.

Garden at Buckingham PalaceMeet SWEP members for happy hour at The Field House from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. We will then walk over to the Pennsylvania Convention Center as a group at 6:30 pm to enjoy one of Philadelphia’s earliest signs of Spring!

What:       Happy Hour & 2013 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show http://theflowershow.com/

Date:         Thursday March 7, 2013

Time:        5:30 – 6:30 pm at The Field House for networking and drinks
6:30 – 9:30 pm at Philadelphia Flower Show (the Flower Show closes at 9:30 pm)

Cost:         Presale  discounted PHS Flower Show Tickets through SWEP are SOLD OUT
Drinks at The Field House are the responsibility of the attendee.

Where:     The Field House is located at 1150 Filbert Street, connected to the PA Convention Center. SWEP will be in the semi-private Upstairs Loft at The Field House. We will then walk to Pennsylvania Convention Center, located at 12th and Arch and meet up with other attendees.

If you have already purchased a ticket but cannot meet us before 6:30 for Happy Hour, please plan to pick up your ticket from your friendly SWEP coordinator at the Will Call ticket area in the convention center before 6:45 pm.  If you don’t make it there before 6:45 your ticket will be left at will call and hopefully you will be able to find the group when you get inside.

Getting There: GO GREEN!  SWEP encourages its members to take public transportation to this event! The Convention Center is connected to SEPTA’s Market East Regional Rail Station, and close to the Market Frankford Line, bus routes, PATCO’s high speed line, and several New Jersey Transit bus stops. To plan your trip, visit septa.org, ridepatco.org, or njtransit.com.

Parking: Parking options around the Convention Center include: 11th & Arch; 45 North 10th Street; 1201 Filbert Street; and 1030 Race Street.  See http://theflowershow.com/show-info/directions-parking/

All proceeds of the PHS Flower Show support the urban greening program, including City Harvest.