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The Chamber to Receive Americanism Award

The Chamber to Receive Americanism Award

Posted Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 | 0 comments

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, our President and CEO Rob Wonderling will be honored with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)’s Americanism Award. Each year, the Americanism Award is presented to a business leader who is advancing the cause of diversity and equal opportunity. Under Rob’s leadership, the Chamber has advocated for these values and principles through […]

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The Chamber’s Roadmap for Growth Conference Delivers Business Case for Engaging Nontraditional Workers

The Chamber’s Roadmap for Growth Conference Delivers Business Case for Engaging Nontraditional Workers

Posted Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 | 0 comments

On October 31, 2017, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (the Chamber) hosted With Growth and Prosperity for All: A Roadmap for Growth Conference at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Philadelphia business leaders from across sectors spoke about best practices in how to hire, train and retain returning citizens, veterans, and the immigrant community […]

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Customer Service Excellence of the Year: Green Lawn Fertilizing/Green Pest Solutions

Customer Service Excellence of the Year: Green Lawn Fertilizing/Green Pest Solutions

Posted Monday, October 9th, 2017 | 0 comments

We caught up with this year’s Customer Service Excellence of the Year Award winner to see how the Philadelphia business community has contributed to their success.  Check out what Matt Jesson, President & Owner of Green Lawn Fertilizing/Green Pest Solutions, has to say as we highlight one of the excellent small businesses that drives the Greater Philadelphia region. Join […]

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Recap: Chamber Day in Washington D.C.

Recap: Chamber Day in Washington D.C.

Posted Friday, October 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

On October 4, the Chamber’s CEO Council for Growth and Select Greater Philadelphia Council joined over 60 Chamber members in travelling down to Washington D.C. for a full day of insightful briefings in our nation’s capital.  The day provided an excellent opportunity for Chamber members to interface with our regional Congressional Delegation to advance the […]

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Meet this year’s Excellence Award Winners

Meet this year’s Excellence Award Winners

Posted Friday, October 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

The 35th Annual Excellence Awards will take place on Thursday, November 9 at SugarHouse Casino. Since 1982, the Chamber has recognized our region’s most prestigious small to mid-size businesses who are making a positive impact in the 11-county region. The winners, having been nominated by their regional business peers, demonstrate unique vision, innovation and achievement in support […]

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Member Perspective: Delphine P. O’Rourke

Member Perspective: Delphine P. O’Rourke

Posted Friday, October 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Delphine P. O’Rourke, Attorney, Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C. How can Greater Philadelphia’s health care industry benefit from gender diversity in leadership? Every industry benefits from having more women leaders. The smart health care companies have realized that gender diversity is both the right thing and the money thing. The health […]

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Grow PA: Driving Economic Growth in the Keystone State

Grow PA: Driving Economic Growth in the Keystone State

Posted Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 | 0 comments

For the first time in 31 years, Pennsylvania’s population dropped by more than 7,600 residents in 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Between July 2015 and July 2016, almost 46,000 Pennsylvanians left the Commonwealth. In fact, Pennsylvania is one of only eight states to lose population over the 12-month period. In addition, Pennsylvania’s employment […]

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The Chamber’s Commitment to Working Women

The Chamber’s Commitment to Working Women

Posted Friday, September 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

For over seventeen years, the Chamber has championed professional women through its Paradigm Scholarship for Working Women. The Paradigm Scholarship for Working Women, presented in conjunction with the Paradigm Award, is a merit-based scholarship that is awarded annually to women who are working toward an undergraduate degree. Over $402,000 has been awarded to working women […]

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Member Perspective: Michael K. Pearson

Member Perspective: Michael K. Pearson

Posted Friday, September 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Michael K. Pearson, President & CEO, Union Packaging, LLC @FoodBoxMan How can the business community work to be more inclusive in hiring practices? As Union Packaging’s founder, I have built an integrated and strategic Diverse and Inclusive employer. Inclusive recruitment is a core value governed by attentive policy and accountable leaders. Goals and […]

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The 35th Annual Excellence Award Winners

The 35th Annual Excellence Award Winners

Posted Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

For their exceptional leadership, ingenuity and positive impact on the region, eight companies and two individuals have been selected by The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia as winners of the 35th Annual Excellence Awards. These small- to mid-sized businesses have demonstrated unique vision, innovation and achievement in support of our region’s economy and small business community. […]

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