IBC’s Signature Events
Independence Blue Cross proudly sponsors several annual events that raise awareness for health issues impacting our community, support charitable organizations, and encourage individuals and families to live a more active lifestyle.
World Affairs Council of Philadelphia "Great Debates" Conference
On March 12, Independence Blue Cross sponsors In Sickness and In Health: American Health Care in the Age of Obamacare, part of the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia's "Great Debates" conference series. IBC President and CEO Daniel Hilferty joins some of the nation's leading health care policy experts for a wide-ranging discussion on issues from health care economics and medical ethics to health insurance coverage and how we can create faster cures.
National Walk @ Lunch Day
Every April, thousands of people hit the streets of Philadelphia and surrounding communities to turn a working lunch into a walking lunch. IBC hosts the country’s largest National Walk @ Lunch Day event,
an initiative spearheaded nationally by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
Taking place in May, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run is the largest 10-mile race in the country, attracting thousands of runners each year. Proceeds from the race support the American Cancer Society.
Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes
IBC is the local presenting sponsor for the American Diabetes Association’s signature fund-raising walk. Every October, teams of IBC associates and community members help make Philadelphia’s event one of the largest and highest-grossing Step Out walks in the country.
Blue Cross RiverRink
IBC is the presenting sponsor of the Blue Cross RiverRink, a winter tradition since 1993. With the Philadelphia skyline as a backdrop, people of all ages enjoy public skating sessions and other family friendly activities from November through March.
Signature Events Video
Independence Blue Cross (IBC) is proud to put our name on great community events like Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run, and National Walk @ Lunch Day™.