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Early Stage Digital Health Companies In Philadelphia Get Boost With $6 Million Funding Initiative

Posted Thursday, December 8th, 2016 | 0 comments

This press release was originally published by Safeguard Scientifics. “Joining with these leaders who bring domain knowledge and expertise strengthens Greater Philadelphia’s position to support one of its most thriving technology sectors. Such a collaboration enhances and multiplies the quality of assessment, feedback and opportunity available to the region’s digital health entrepreneurial talent, promoting development […]

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Chambers of Commerce, Statewide Building Trades Release Joint Nuclear Industry Economic Report

Posted Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 | 0 comments

This press release was originally published by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Statewide Building Trades Council announced today the release of a report, “Pennsylvania Nuclear Power Plants’ Contribution […]

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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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New Coalition Launched to Promote Rail Infrastructure Investment Across Northeast Corridor

Posted Thursday, December 1st, 2016 | 0 comments

This press release was originally published by Holland & Knight LLP. (Washington, D.C.) —  A diverse group of businesses and community stakeholders today announced the formation of the Coalition for the Northeast Corridor (CNEC) – a group brought together to realize the Corridor’s potential by advocating for federal infrastructure investment and to pursue an ambitious […]

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North Philadelphia Health Enterprise Zone to Address Health Disparities

Posted Thursday, October 20th, 2016 | 0 comments

The Chamber’s Health Care Action Team is comprised of many members dedicated to making Greater Philadelphia a global hub for health care innovation. Below is an example of how our members are helping to make this vision a reality. This press release was originally published by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. Harrisburg, PA – […]

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Chamber Executive Joe Grace to Join Pennsylvania AG Campaign

Posted Friday, August 26th, 2016 | 0 comments

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia announced today that its Vice President for Civic Affairs, Joe Grace is departing to join the campaign of Josh Shapiro for Pennsylvania Attorney General as a senior communications advisor. Grace served as the Chamber’s chief advocate in Philadelphia City Hall since January 2013. During his tenure with the […]

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Reason for Reform Campaign Highlights New Data Showing the Economic Impact of Immigrants in Pennsylvania

Posted Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 | 0 comments

Local leaders call for immigration reform in National Day of Action with events across all 50 states Philadelphia region business, civic, and community leaders came together for a Day of Action to showcase new research on immigrant contributions in Pennsylvania and to highlight the critical need for immigration reform. The event marked the launch of […]

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[Recap] – The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Hosts Policy Forum on Leveraging Philadelphia’s Infrastructure

Posted Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 | 0 comments

On June 21, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber), through its Roadmap for Growth initiative, hosted a policy forum on leveraging Philadelphia’s infrastructure assets at Temple University’s Mitten Hall.

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[Recap] – The Chamber’s Roadmap for Growth Hosts Policy Forum on Education and Workforce Development

Posted Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 | 0 comments

The Chamber, through its Roadmap for Growth initiative, hosted a policy forum on education and workforce development at the Community College of Philadelphia on May 24. Many ideas were highlighted in front of an audience of over 150 attendees that included business executives, educators and service providers as well as neighborhood and civic organizations. This […]

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Statement from the Chamber on the City of Philadelphia’s Proposed FY2017 Budget

Posted Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 | 0 comments

Over the last two years, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with its members, candidates for mayor and City Council, and 150 civic and neighborhood leaders, has conducted a citywide campaign, the Roadmap for Growth, around economic growth and job creation in Philadelphia. In neighborhood after neighborhood, businesspersons and citizens have expressed the […]

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