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Galleries at the Chamber

Galleries at the Chamber

Posted Friday, October 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

Since 2013, the Chamber’s Arts + Business Council (ABC) has been partnering with the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) on a rotating gallery installation in the Chamber’s offices. The artwork has ranged from mixed media, oil paintings, photographs, and more. The last installation was in conjunction with the Chamber’s Open House in December 2015, […]

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Arts, business work together to boost Philly’s regional economy

Arts, business work together to boost Philly’s regional economy

Posted Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 | 0 comments

This article was originally published in Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING The Chamber’s Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia connects arts and culture non-profits with business leaders. “My Generation”! When I was growing up, I had to spend seven miserable years playing my older sister’s used clarinet. My father, who was raised in the big […]

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Integrating Creativity and Design into the Fabric of Business

Integrating Creativity and Design into the Fabric of Business

Posted Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 | 0 comments

What do Facebook, Google, PwC, McKinsey, Accenture, Kleiner Perkins and AirBnB all share in common? From VCs and “unicorn” startups to consulting firms, banks and hospitals, today’s top organizations all share something in common: creativity and design are built into the fabric of their business. Designer-Founders, Chief Design Officers, Design-Thinking and Artists-in-Residence are the new […]

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PA Patent Launches Dedicated Legal Resource For Under-Resourced Inventors, Makers, Startups + Nonprofits Statewide

PA Patent Launches Dedicated Legal Resource For Under-Resourced Inventors, Makers, Startups + Nonprofits Statewide

Posted Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 | 0 comments

PHILADELPHIA – On February 17, 2016 from 6:30-8pm, the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia (ABC), through its Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (PVLA) program, is launching PA Patent, a statewide partnership with firms around the Commonwealth and with assistance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), to provide under-resourced inventors, […]

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Arts Groups Make Strong Chamber Allies

Arts Groups Make Strong Chamber Allies

Posted Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 | 0 comments

The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is the only chamber of commerce in the country directly affiliated with a local arts agency, the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia. Our CEO & President Rob Wonderling speaks to why this relationship is so important to our region: “We care about regional growth—not only in terms of business […]

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The Galleries at the Chamber Return at Open House

The Galleries at the Chamber Return at Open House

Posted Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 | 0 comments

Galleries Preview: Fernwater – Jill Galloway Sherman (left); McCoys Ferry – Adam Davies (right) We’re set to unveil our newly renovated offices, including the Mars Drinks Conference Center, and the opening of the 2015/2016 Galleries at the Chamber as part of the Open House held by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and the Arts + […]

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Arts + Culture Board Service: Develop Your Career and Community

Arts + Culture Board Service: Develop Your Career and Community

Posted Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 | 0 comments

Rob Penn is Director of IP Video Product Operations at Comcast and completed our Business on Board program last May.  His path to the Arts + Business Council is an interesting one. When Rob joined Comcast in 2009, his management recommended he consider joining a board as a way to expand his view on career and […]

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