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CEO Council for Growth Hosts Annual Forum

CEO Council for Growth Hosts Annual Forum

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Congressional delegation of the Greater Philadelphia region joined the CEO Council for Growth (CEO Council) at Drexel University in West Philadelphia on March 6, 2017 for its annual meeting to discuss policy issues related to infrastructure, talent and innovation. Over 70 business, civic and higher education leaders from the Greater Philadelphia region convened with […]

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Roadmap for Growth Action Team Outlines Top Priorities

Roadmap for Growth Action Team Outlines Top Priorities

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Through the Chamber’s Roadmap for Growth Action Team (Roadmap), we engage the Mayor, City Council and a broad range of civic and neighborhood organizations in the development and execution of policies and initiatives that enhance Philadelphia’s economy, encourage civic engagement and support an efficient and impactful government. This effort is being co-chaired by David L. […]

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Notes from the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth

Notes from the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

On Wednesday, February 22, a small group of middle market executives and stakeholders met with Congressman Tom MacArthur of New Jersey. The Congressman, a former business owner himself, shared a high-level update of activity in Washington, D.C., and provided some insight into the role of the Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth, of which he […]

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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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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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New Coalition Launched to Promote Rail Infrastructure Investment Across Northeast Corridor

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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What a Tax Overhaul Means for the Business Community

What a Tax Overhaul Means for the Business Community

Posted Friday, November 4th, 2016 | 0 comments

Last month, the Chamber was pleased to host a roundtable with U.S. Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. to discuss the prospects of a comprehensive tax overhaul in a new Congress and Administration next year. Senator Casey serves on the Senate Committee on Finance which is responsible for taxation and revenue to the United States government. […]

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Modern Moves for a Modern City

Modern Moves for a Modern City

Posted Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 | 0 comments

This article was originally published in Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING What Philly has to do to keep transportation gains going.  I was very fortunate to begin my career 10 days out of college in Philadelphia in 1984. Having grown in up rural Lebanon County, Pa., getting around meant you either walked, borrowed your dad’s car, […]

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Select to Champion Greater Philadelphia in Germany

Select to Champion Greater Philadelphia in Germany

Posted Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 | 0 comments

The Chamber’s Select Greater Philadelphia Council (Select) has partnered with the City of Philadelphia to arrange an 18-person visit to Germany from September 24-30 in an effort to develop and reinforce a robust trade relationship, an exchange of best practices in workforce development and to nurture business development and attraction opportunities with this European country. The […]

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Chamber Executive Joe Grace to Join Pennsylvania AG Campaign

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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