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Ezekiel Emanuel: “Collaboration is Key to the Future of Health Care”

Ezekiel Emanuel: “Collaboration is Key to the Future of Health Care”

Posted Thursday, May 4th, 2017 | 0 comments

On April 26, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., delivered an insightful keynote presentation at Shaping Health Care: Understanding the Regional Impact of Changes to Health Care. There, Dr. Emanuel went over lessons learned from the Affordable Care Act he helped engineer, including details on health spending costs, which have slowed, and readmission numbers, which have […]

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Career Pathways: Engaging the Region’s Future Leaders

Career Pathways: Engaging the Region’s Future Leaders

Posted Thursday, May 4th, 2017 | 0 comments

As an employer, cultivating talent for your business is crucial. To close the talent and skills gap, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s Education & Talent Action Team is working to address this issue that persists among our members and top employers. Today’s youth will ultimately shape the future workforce of our region. If […]

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Member Perspective: Joseph Divis

Member Perspective: Joseph Divis

Posted Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Joseph Divis, Assistant Vice President, External Affairs, AT&T @att @jf_divis5 How will technology infrastructure impact the future work of the Chamber’s Roadmap for Growth Action Team? After returning from South by Southwest (SXSW), Mayor Jim Kenney made a defining statement to Technical.ly Philly: “As we consider job growth and the types of businesses […]

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Mobilizing Greater Philadelphia’s Middle Market to Strengthen Economic Growth

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

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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Member Perspective: Michael S. Corrigan

Member Perspective: Michael S. Corrigan

Posted Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Michael S. Corrigan, Senior Director, State & Local Government Relations, Boeing What is the importance of cultivating relationships with congressional staff? With the New Year comes the start of the 115th Congress and President Trump’s Administration. While Congressional leaders in the House and Senate lay out their respective policy priorities, often overlooked are […]

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College Presidents Reflect on the Future of Higher Education

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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Teresa Bryce Bazemore to Receive 2017 Paradigm Award

Teresa Bryce Bazemore to Receive 2017 Paradigm Award

Posted Thursday, December 15th, 2016 | 0 comments

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (the Chamber) is pleased to announce that Teresa Bryce Bazemore, President of Radian Guaranty Inc., will receive the 2017 Paradigm Award, the region’s most prestigious award for businesswomen. “Teresa is one of our region’s most influential figures and represents our community of outstanding business leaders,” said Chamber President […]

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C. R. “Chuck” Pennoni to Receive the Chamber’s 2016 William Penn Award

C. R. “Chuck” Pennoni to Receive the Chamber’s 2016 William Penn Award

Posted Monday, December 5th, 2016 | 0 comments

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is pleased to announce that C.R. “Chuck” Pennoni, PE, Founder and Chairman of Pennoni Associates Inc., will receive the 2016 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 his/her […]

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Regional Activity in Energy this November

Regional Activity in Energy this November

Posted Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 | 0 comments

At the Chamber’s recent Fueling a Downstream Economy program on November 1, attendees heard from keynote speaker, Denise Brinley, Special Assistant to the Secretary, Strategic Initiatives, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development as she shared updates on economic development activity within the Commonwealth related to natural gas development. Her presentation made clear that the announcement by […]

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