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Kmart Announces Preferred Partnership with Pennsylvania Drug Card

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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Member Perspective: Andy Sofish & Joanna Bergeron

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

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

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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Member Perspective: Nick Bayer

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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Member Perspective: Jason Hanna

Member Perspective: Jason Hanna

Posted Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator:  Jason Hanna CHMM, Senior Associate/Vice President, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc. What are the benefits and opportunities around brownfield redevelopment in our region? Ten years ago, we were a nation dependent on securing foreign sources of fuel such as natural gas. The natural gas that heats our homes and fuels our manufacturing industries […]

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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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Chamber Says Salary History Law Hurts Job Growth, Hampers Global Business Recruitment

Chamber Says Salary History Law Hurts Job Growth, Hampers Global Business Recruitment

Posted Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 | 0 comments

With the signing of a salary history bill, the City of Philadelphia continues its record of passing legislation that hurts job growth and business expansion. While this bill is supposedly an attempt to improve wage equity, there is in fact no evidence whatsoever that asking prospective employees about their current compensation contributes in any way […]

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