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Grow PA: Driving Economic Growth in the Keystone State

Grow PA: Driving Economic Growth in the Keystone State

Posted Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 | 0 comments

For the first time in 31 years, Pennsylvania’s population dropped by more than 7,600 residents in 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Between July 2015 and July 2016, almost 46,000 Pennsylvanians left the Commonwealth. In fact, Pennsylvania is one of only eight states to lose population over the 12-month period. In addition, Pennsylvania’s employment […]

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Reflecting on Roadmap 2017

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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The Chamber Completes Future Leaders Mentorship Pilot

The Chamber Completes Future Leaders Mentorship Pilot

Posted Friday, June 16th, 2017 | 0 comments

According to the Chamber’s recent survey of emerging mid-career professionals, 44% of young professionals agree that they are most motivated by professional advancement opportunities; mentorship being highly rated among them. Last year, the Chamber’s Young Professionals Council (YPC) reiterated that having opportunities to increase personal, professional, and civic connections and engagement are crucial factors to navigating […]

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Connect to Compete: Brooking’s Brings Innovation Districts Study to Philadelphia

Connect to Compete: Brooking’s Brings Innovation Districts Study to Philadelphia

Posted Thursday, June 1st, 2017 | 0 comments

In the spring of 2015, a group of 10 major Philadelphia institutions and firms — Comcast, Drexel University, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, FMC, Independence Blue Cross, PECO, University City Science Center, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Health System, and Vanguard — came together to support the Bass Initiative on Innovation and Placemaking at Brookings in undertaking […]

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

[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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Keeping Momentum to Support Investment in Our Region’s Transportation Infrastructure

Keeping Momentum to Support Investment in Our Region’s Transportation Infrastructure

Posted Monday, December 5th, 2016 | 0 comments

Both in Philadelphia and across our region, the Chamber supports continued efforts to improve and invest in mobility through our infrastructure network, which is one of the most crucial keys to Greater Philadelphia’s economic success. Addressing Core Infrastructure Issues in Philadelphia Philadelphia has come a long way in terms of infrastructure and now has several ways […]

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At the Heart of Good Business – Behind the New Chamber Brand

At the Heart of Good Business – Behind the New Chamber Brand

Posted Friday, November 4th, 2016 | 0 comments

As you may have noticed, the Chamber has undergone a few changes over the past month. At our 216th Annual Meeting, which brought together over 1,500 members of our regional business community, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia officially launched a new brand and name. Our new name, with an emphasis on “for Greater […]

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[216th Annual Meeting Recap] – At the Heart of Good Business

[216th Annual Meeting Recap] – At the Heart of Good Business

Posted Friday, October 14th, 2016 | 0 comments

At the Chamber’s 216th Annual Meeting, nearly 1,500 members of our regional business community heard from Chamber President & CEO, Rob Wonderling, 2014 – 2016 Chamber Board Chairman, Denis O’Brien, Senior Executive Vice President, Exelon Corporation and CEO, Exelon Utilities, and incoming Board Chairman, John Fry, President, Drexel University (view remarks). Remarks from each speaker centered […]

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