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Federal Legislative Update: February 2017

Posted Thursday, February 16th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Chamber is pleased to provide a federal legislative update on legislative issues viewed as critical to growing Greater Philadelphia’s economy and quality of life.  These policy issues are primarily informed by the work of the Chamber’s CEO Council for Growth (CEO Council), which is committed to enhancing economic growth and prosperity in our region […]

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Mobilizing Greater Philadelphia’s Middle Market to Strengthen Economic Growth

Posted Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Greater Philadelphia’s middle market companies — those with revenues between $10 million and $1 billion — are critical to growing the region’s economy. They currently represent 27 percent of total regional employment, despite accounting for only approximately one percent of companies. On January 31, at the Chamber’s Growth Matters: Activating Greater Philadelphia’s Middle Market program, […]

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Greater Philadelphia’s middle market spurs economic growth

Posted Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 | 0 comments

This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING Middle market companies have a combined revenue of over $180 billion in Greater Philadelphia. When you put the words “business” and “Greater Philadelphia” together in a sentence, people’s minds will most likely conjure images of corporate giants that are headquartered in the region, such as […]

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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney’s Remarks at the Chamber’s 2017 Mayoral Luncheon

Posted Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 | 0 comments

At the Chamber’s 2017 Mayoral Luncheon, Mayor Jim Kenney addressed over 1,400 members of the Greater Philadelphia business community as he discussed the successes of our shared Roadmap for Growth, opportunities for economic prosperity, and how the business community can partner with the City to help overcome our challenges challenges and improve Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney’s […]

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Sunoco Logistics announces 20 new open positions available at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex

Posted Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 | 0 comments

This article was originally published in the Delaware County Daily Times. BY KATHLEEN E. CAREY MARCUS HOOK >> Sunoco Logistics announced there were 20 jobs with $80,000 annual salaries available at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex Tuesday, which will result in a total facility yearly payroll of $16 million. “These jobs that we’re talking about […]

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Supporting Philadelphia’s Middle Market Will Strengthen Regional Economic Growth

Posted Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 | 0 comments

January 31, 2017 (PHILADELPHIA, PA) – Greater Philadelphia’s middle market companies — those with revenues between $10 million and $1 billion — are critical to growing the region’s economy. They currently represent 27 percent of total regional employment, despite accounting for only approximately one percent of companies. A recent study explores the middle market’s impact […]

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College Presidents Reflect on the Future of Higher Education

Posted Thursday, January 26th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Regional Colleges and Universities Presidents’ Alliance (Presidents’ Alliance) was created to explore cooperative opportunities among the region’s many degree-granting institutions. The Presidents’ Alliance is comprised of higher education leaders who commit their time and efforts to enhancing the talent in Greater Philadelphia. Working with the Chamber and its CEO Council for Growth, the Presidents’ […]

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