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[Infographic] – Cultivating the Next Generation of Leaders: A Survey of Emerging Mid-Career Professionals

Posted Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 | 0 comments

Co-developed by the Chamber’s Education & Talent Action Team and Young Professionals Council, the Cultivating the Next Generation of Leaders in Greater Philadelphia Survey was designed to better understand the regional, professional and personal motivators of the region’s emerging mid-career professionals. The survey was open for response between September 27, 2016 and January 9, 2017. […]

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Kmart Announces Preferred Partnership with Pennsylvania Drug Card

Posted Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia has been a longtime supporter and partner of the Pennsylvania Drug Card. We are excited to announce that Kmart is now a preferred partner of the Pennsylvania Drug Card. Residents are now able to walk into any Pennsylvania Kmart Pharmacy and request that their prescriptions be processed through […]

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Greater Philadelphia’s Southeastern Pa. leading economic growth

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING In 2015, businesses located in southeastern Pennsylvania generated 41.8 percent of the state’s total gross product. Pennsylvania has long been known as the “Keystone State” because of its central location within the original 13 colonies. More than its geographical location was the vital role it […]

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CEO Council for Growth Hosts Annual Forum

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Congressional delegation of the Greater Philadelphia region joined the CEO Council for Growth (CEO Council) at Drexel University in West Philadelphia on March 6, 2017 for its annual meeting to discuss policy issues related to infrastructure, talent and innovation. Over 70 business, civic and higher education leaders from the Greater Philadelphia region convened with […]

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Member Perspective: Andy Sofish & Joanna Bergeron

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Andy Sofish, Principal, and Joanna Bergeron, Chief Talent Officer, CapTech Ventures, Inc. How do professional development opportunities impact regional talent retention? Many businesses in Greater Philadelphia and other markets find that employee retention has become a hot-button issue. Turnover is costly, impacts morale and can compromise productivity, customer service and client delivery. In […]

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Member Perspective: John Otte

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator:  John Otte, President, Proconex Access to talent has been identified as a major constraint on middle market company growth. How has Proconex intentionally addressed its talent needs to support it strategic growth strategy, and what is the ROI thus far? Like many companies in the middle market, Proconex identified a need to attract and retain […]

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Member Perspective: Teresa Bryce Bazemore

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Teresa Bryce Bazemore, President, Radian Guaranty Inc. How does commitment to women and future generations promote socio-economic prosperity for our region? Women continue to be a growing segment of our workforce and have achieved important roles at higher levels within our organizations. It is well documented that diversity within our companies provides a […]

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Roadmap for Growth Action Team Outlines Top Priorities

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Through the Chamber’s Roadmap for Growth Action Team (Roadmap), we engage the Mayor, City Council and a broad range of civic and neighborhood organizations in the development and execution of policies and initiatives that enhance Philadelphia’s economy, encourage civic engagement and support an efficient and impactful government. This effort is being co-chaired by David L. […]

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Notes from the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

On Wednesday, February 22, a small group of middle market executives and stakeholders met with Congressman Tom MacArthur of New Jersey. The Congressman, a former business owner himself, shared a high-level update of activity in Washington, D.C., and provided some insight into the role of the Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth, of which he […]

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Member Perspective: Nick Bayer

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Nick Bayer, Founder & CEO, Saxbys Coffee How do you raise your profile in the business community when you’re starting your career as a young entrepreneur? When I was graduating college, I was infatuated with Stephen Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People” and particularly the encouragement to create a personal mission […]

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