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Member Perspective: Maggie March

Member Perspective: Maggie March

Posted Friday, January 5th, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Maggie March, Philadelphia Director, Arena Strategies Why is it important that employers encourage young professionals to pursue mentorship opportunities and how does this help them retain talent? Employers need to encourage young professionals to participate in a mentorship program for many reasons. Mentoring is an invaluable part of professional development that will ultimately […]

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Engagement Tools for HR Professionals

Engagement Tools for HR Professionals

Posted Friday, January 5th, 2018 | 0 comments

Whether you’re looking to stay on top of best practices in people management; attract, engage and develop top talent; or provide experiential learning for high-potential employees, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia — including its Councils and subsidiaries — have a range of programs, peer groups, and meaningful learning/service opportunities that will help you […]

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The Mighty Middle Market

The Mighty Middle Market

Posted Thursday, January 4th, 2018 | 0 comments

For businesses with revenues falling between $10 million and $1 billion, it can be difficult to find resources to help grow the company. No longer having the luxury of startup assets or the benefits and incentives of a larger business, companies in the middle market are often left to fend for themselves. The Chamber’s Middle […]

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Wendy Hamilton to Receive 2018 Paradigm Award

Wendy Hamilton to Receive 2018 Paradigm Award

Posted Friday, December 15th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (the Chamber) is pleased to announce that Wendy Hamilton, general manager of SugarHouse Casino, will receive the 2018 Paradigm Award, the region’s most prestigious award for businesswomen. “Wendy is one of our region’s most influential figures and represents our community of outstanding business leaders,” said Chamber President and […]

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A Modern Economic Growth Agenda to Grow PA

A Modern Economic Growth Agenda to Grow PA

Posted Friday, December 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Last month, over 125 leaders joined forces in our state capitol to develop a modern economic growth agenda for Pennsylvania at Grow PA: Driving Economic Growth in the Keystone State. Acknowledging the state’s population decline and lag of employment opportunities, attendees participated in an interactive discussion focusing on three pillars: post-secondary education, infrastructure, and healthcare. […]

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Daniel J. Hilferty to receive 2017 William Penn Award

Daniel J. Hilferty to receive 2017 William Penn Award

Posted Friday, December 1st, 2017 | 0 comments

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (the Chamber) is pleased to announce that Daniel J. Hilferty, president and CEO of Independence Blue Cross, will receive the 2017 William Penn Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a business executive in Greater Philadelphia. The award, which has been given annually since 1949, recognizes an individual for […]

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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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