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Mayor Jim Kenney’s Third Annual Address to the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

Posted Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 | 0 comments

On February 6, 2018 Mayor Jim Kenney addressed over 1,700 members of the business community in his annual speech at the Mayoral Luncheon. Read his full remarks below: Thank you, John for the introduction, and for inviting me to be here today. I want to recognize Chamber President & CEO Rob Wonderling, and this year’s […]

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6 ways to team up with Philly’s schools

Posted Friday, February 2nd, 2018 | 0 comments

On Monday, January 29, 2018 the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia hosted Roadmap for Growth: Exploring Business Engagement in Philadelphia’s Schools. It was a crowded room at Girard College that night, with more than 200 business, education, and civic leaders with passionate ideas. Read on for a few takeaways from our education issue forum. […]

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CEO Council for Growth features iBreastExam’s health care breakthrough in Philadelphia region

Posted Thursday, February 1st, 2018 | 0 comments

Hand-held breast cancer scanner highlights journey from university lab to marketplace PHILADELPHIA — A great innovation requires many things for it to work — the right idea with the perfect development team bringing it to life. It also requires funding. For the team behind the iBreastExam, a hand-held breast cancer screening tool, that last piece […]

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Congrats to the Philadelphia Eagles

Posted Friday, January 26th, 2018 | 0 comments

The Philadelphia Eagles have been esteemed Chamber members since 1947. With a relationship spanning over 70 years, the Chamber values the Eagles’ commitment to the Greater Philadelphia business community. From their participation as a host company for Future Ready, where they help teach Philadelphia middle school students about future career opportunities, to their President, Don […]

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Members of Congress Advocate for Northeast Corridor Funding

Posted Friday, January 12th, 2018 | 0 comments

Dear Chairman Frelinghuysen, Ranking Member Lowey, Chairman Diaz-Balart, and Ranking Member Price: On behalf of commuters and community stakeholders who rely on the Northeast Corridor (NEC), we respectfully request that any final Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 appropriations legislation include robust funding for the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair, a federally authorized grant program […]

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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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Member Perspective: Janice E. Nevin

Posted Friday, January 5th, 2018 | 1 comment

Guest Commentator: Janice E. Nevin, MD, MPH, President and CEO, Christiana Care Health System @christianacare The Greater Philadelphia region’s reputation for health care innovation is expanding. What factors do you see contributing to this growth? When our patients see their doctor using Google Glass during a visit, they may be wowed by the technology, but […]

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