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Spreading the News: Rob Wonderling contributes to Metro Philly

Posted Friday, August 4th, 2017 | 0 comments

Twice a month, Chamber president and CEO Rob Wonderling contributes as a columnist in Metro Philly, a free daily newspaper written and designed for young and ambitious professionals. In each op-ed, Wonderling discusses what is making the Greater Philadelphia region a great place to do good business. Check out a recap of a few of […]

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Reflecting on Roadmap 2017

Posted Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 | 0 comments

Formerly a campaign focused on economic growth and reducing the poverty rate, Roadmap for Growth has evolved into one of the Chamber’s Action Teams this year with a full-fledged steering committee (led by Co-Chairs David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast, and Pedro A. Ramos, President and CEO, The Philadelphia Foundation) and subcommittees focused […]

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Philly’s Navy yard is a force of innovation

Posted Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 | 0 comments

  This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING The Philadelphia Navy Yard is seen as an apex of business parks nationwide. In 1776, a war for independence was raging between Great Britain and the 13 colonies of what would one day become the United States of America. It was that same year the […]

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PHL: A global destination

Posted Monday, July 24th, 2017 | 0 comments

This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING A total of 42 million people visited the Greater Philadelphia region last year, generating $11 billion in economic impact. I was travelling through Old City the other day. As I passed Independence Hall, I noticed a long line of people snaking around the block that had […]

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Building our future workforce

Posted Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 | 0 comments

This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING & CHEKEMMA FULMORE-TOWNSEND There are a number of strategies in play in Philadelphia to connect young people to the workforce. Last week marked Workforce Development Week. To strengthen our city’s position for the long term and bridge the economic disparities that so many Philadelphia residents […]

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Chamber Members Gain Regional Insights

Posted Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Chamber’s Executive Forum: Insights into the Region is a four-part series designed exclusively for senior executives and CEOs, allowing for strategic networking with other business leaders in the Greater Philadelphia area. Each program offers valuable insights into the most current and relevant social, economic or political trends happening in our region and provides guidance […]

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