Class V (2008)

Induction Ceremony FAQ

Who should I contact at the Hall of Fame? The Hall of Fame Events Team is dedicated making the Class V Induction Ceremony our best event yet. Feel free to call or email with any questions you may have.
Day phone: 215.923.5121

What are the details for the Induction Ceremony? The banquet is Thursday, November 13th, 2008 at the Hyatt Regency Penn’s Landing, 201 S. Columbus Blvd in Philadelphia. The reception starts at 5:30 and includes an open bar and hors’ d'oeuvres. The full-course gourmet dinner starts at 6:30 with the Induction Ceremony starting around 7:15.

Is the banquet open to the public? Yes. The Hall of Fame induction is a special night that is shared with area sports fans. We offer the following packages for attendance:

  • VIP tickets - $275
  • Hall of Fame Sponsor - $2750 - VIP table and full page ad
  • Regular admission tickets - $165
  • Regular table - $1750 (table of ten)

What is the difference between VIP and regular tickets? VIP tickets give you access to the VIP reception where you can meet this year’s Inductees, past Inductees and special guests from the Philadelphia Sports.

How can I purchase tickets? The most efficient way to purchase tickets is via credit card on our Banquet Registration page. Note: PayPal is our credit card processor but you do not need to be a PayPal member to purchase through the web site. You can use Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

You can also send a check payable to the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame at our business office address below.

Can you bill me? No. The Hall of Fame requires payment in full prior to the banquet.

Can I pay at the door or buy tickets at the door? Due to venue restrictions we cannot accept payment at the banquet. All tickets must be paid in full prior to the banquet. Tickets are not available for sale at the door.

When will I receive my tickets? Tickets are mailed 3 to 6 weeks prior to the banquet. For orders received after November 1, tickets will be held at the Will Call desk the night of the banquet.

What about accommodations at the hotel? The Hall of Fame has secured a block of rooms at discounted rates for those attending the banquet. Contact Brent at Sims Travel to book rooms at the discounted rate:
Phone: 215.945.3883

What is the attire for the evening? We encourage business attire, dresses for ladies and suits or jacket and tie for men.

Can I take pictures? Yes. Cameras are welcome and picture-taking is permitted in the banquet area.

Will I be able to get autographs? While most Inductees are accommodating to autograph-seekers, this is a special night for them and they will be spending time with friends and family so autographs are not permitted during dinner or the Induction.

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