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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

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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Member Perspective: Ria Walsh

Posted Friday, December 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Ria Walsh, President, SEI Private Trust Company; Board Member, People’s Light @peopleslight How has volunteer board service enhanced your business acumen and leadership skills? I arrived at my position as a board member at People’s Light through the Arts + Business Council’s Business On Board program. It became clear from the beginning that serving on a […]

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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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Member Perspective: Ava Willis-Barksdale

Posted Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Ava Willis-Barksdale, Interim President, Girard College @GirardCollege Why should businesses invest and support neighborhood schools through time and talent? Schools represent the future of any neighborhood — as places where current residents entrust their children. Those children become future consumers and, hopefully, leaders, who may contribute to the vitality of those neighborhoods or […]

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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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Testimony: The Chamber urges thoughtful analysis of Mixed Income Housing legislation

Posted Monday, November 27th, 2017 | 0 comments

Monday, November 27, 2017 City Hall, 1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19107 Testimony by: Rob Wonderling, President and CEO, The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Good afternoon, Chairman Greenlee, Councilwoman Maria D. Quiñones Sanchez and members of the Committee on Rules. I am Rob Wonderling, President and CEO at the Chamber of […]

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Chamber Comments on the Environmental Impact Statement for the King of Prussia Rail Project

Posted Monday, November 13th, 2017 | 0 comments

The following comments were made by Anselm Sauter, Manager of Federal Affairs for the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.  On behalf of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, I am pleased to offer comments today on SEPTA’S proposed King of Prussia Rail line, which would connect commuters and residents to the Greater Philadelphia […]

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