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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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Meet Our Ambassadors

Meet Our Ambassadors

Posted Thursday, December 14th, 2017 | 0 comments

It’s your first Chamber event, and you’re looking to make connections. You joined the Chamber’s community of business and civic leaders because you wanted to engage your business in civic leadership, but also grow your company. That’s where the Chamber’s Ambassadors come in. The Chamber’s Ambassadors are a group of committed Chamber members dedicated to […]

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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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Member Perspective: Peter Grollman

Member Perspective: Peter Grollman

Posted Friday, November 3rd, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Peter Grollman, Senior Vice President, External Affairs, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, @ChildrensPhila How would transportation investments at University City benefit our region’s economy and how would it accommodate and accelerate University City’s growth? Unlike our employees who may bike or use public transportation to get to work, patients come to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia […]

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Member Perspective: Bill McNabb

Member Perspective: Bill McNabb

Posted Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Bill McNabb, Chairman and CEO, Vanguard, @Vanguard_Group What have you learned about the region during your time leading a major business in Greater Philadelphia? How did someone raised in upstate New York and Boston, and schooled in New Hampshire, find himself spending the past three decades working and raising a family in the […]

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Member Perspective: Susan Jacobson

Member Perspective: Susan Jacobson

Posted Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Susan Jacobson, President, Jacobson Strategic Communications @Susan_Jacobson Why is it important for the Greater Philadelphia business community to participate in programs that support minority entrepreneurship? The people with whom you choose to surround yourself are the key to success. From my early days in public service to later growing a successful Philadelphia-based communications […]

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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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Member Perspective: Nancy Mifflin

Member Perspective: Nancy Mifflin

Posted Friday, October 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Nancy Mifflin, Mid-Atlantic Regional Director, American Association of Blacks in Energy, @_AABE In honor of Blacks in Energy Awareness Month, how can Philadelphia better engage minority students to expose career opportunities within the energy field? As a member of the Chamber’s Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team, AABE National and Regional leadership have been working […]

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Members show their Chamber Pride

Members show their Chamber Pride

Posted Friday, August 4th, 2017 | 0 comments

As the Chamber’s rebrand approaches its one-year anniversary, we’ve distributed new membership plaques to our members to coincide with the new brand and our mission: to make Greater Philadelphia a great place to do good business, by fostering cooperation and growth. Our members took to social media to show off their newly displayed plaques and their Chamber pride. See […]

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Member Perspective: Nicole Westerman

Member Perspective: Nicole Westerman

Posted Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Nicole Westerman, Executive Director Rebuilding Community Infrastructure (Rebuild) #RebuildPHL How will the City’s Rebuild investment promote economic opportunity for every Philadelphian? Rebuild is a $500 million investment to transform neighborhoods, one recreation center, park and library at a time. Proposed by Mayor Jim Kenney as part of his vision for a more equitable […]

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