20 Year Anniversary Celebration

J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

Celebrating 42 million visitors and counting.

This year, the Independence Visitor Center Corporation (IVCC) celebrates twenty years of operating the official visitor center of greater Philadelphia.

Since beginning operations, the IVCC has welcomed more than 2 million visitors each year, providing a world-class first impression of the region to a total of more than 42 million people.

To commemorate this milestone anniversary, celebrate its historic contributions to local tourism, and plan for the future of providing visitor services, the IVCC will host a special 20 Year Anniversary Celebration. 

Aunyea Lachelle
Our Host:

NBC10 Philadelphia's Aunyea Lachelle will reprise her role as emcee after hosting last year's virtual event.  Aunyea is a native Philadelphian and lifestyle and entertainment reporter for NBC10, who reports on Philly Live weekdays at 11:45 a.m. 

Dwight Evans
Our Honoree:

Congressman Dwight Evans will be honored for his lifelong dedication to urban renewal, community revitalization, and neighborhood economic development, which improved the lives of Philadelphians and created an enjoyable city for travelers to visit.  

Event Details:

Date: April 5, 2022, 5 - 7 p.m.

Location: Independence Visitor Center 

Attire: Business or Business Casual

Virtual: The event will also be filmed and posted online.

Sponsor + Support:

The 20 Year Anniversary Celebration is a fundraising event in support of the operations of the Independence Visitor Center Corporation welcoming visitors to greater Philadelphia.

To support and attend on April 5, 2022, please select from the options listed, which include the number of tickets indicated. Contributions exceeding the value of goods and services received are tax deductible.

Donation Amount
Sub Total: $0.00

Special thanks to our supporters:




Platinum Partner:

Asher’s Chocolate Co.

Alexandra "Sandi" Wentworth Tatnall

The Haverford Trust Company


Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP

Urban Engineers

Key Contributor: 

Aqua, An Essential Utilities Company

Cornerstone Family Office, LLC

Domus, Inc.

Drexel University 

Exude, Inc.

The Franklin Institute

Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia 


PRIME AE Group, Inc.

Roscommon International

Truist Bank