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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Growth Summit: Growth in an Evolving Political and Technological Environment

Posted to Event by Ms. Jessica Gallo of RSM US LLP at 4:05 PM

June 6th at Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, www.chemheritage.org

Agenda
7:45-8:30am: Registration
8:30-9:30am: Breakfast & Keynote Speaker (Geoffrey Cook, CEO, The Meet Group)
9:30-10:20: Tax Update
10:30-12pm: Breakout Sessions
-What does digital transformation mean for growing middle market organizations?
-Political & Regulatory (Panel)
12pm-1:30pm: Lunch & Executive Insights Panel



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Monday, May 22, 2017

Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region's Building Big Award Nominee VIP Mixer

Posted to Event by Ms. Elizabeth Semon of Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region at 1:13 PM

Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region is looking for amazing individuals in the development and real estate industry who are changing landscapes and changing lives!
Please be our guest for a VIP Mixer consisting of cocktails, light bites, and networking at the One Liberty Observation Deck (1650 Market St., 57th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103) on Wednesday, June 7 from 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
At this VIP Mixer, we will be unveiling the criteria for how you and your projects can be recognized in front of your industry peers at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region’s inaugural Building Big Awards in October 2017.


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Friday, May 19, 2017

5 Smart Business Pitch Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 2:22 PM

Female business leaders face several problems in the modern economy, including but not limited to a lack of capital for small businesses.

The struggle of women entrepreneurs is not news. For at least the past decade, women have been issued fewer loans than their male counterparts. The interest rates of these loans are often higher than the average rate for similar amounts.

Numerous organizations have grants for female entrepreneurs, but women will inevitably need to rely on traditional capital investors. By using these pitching strategies, you may be able to obtain larger loans with fair interest rates.


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Thursday, May 18, 2017

You're Invited! Young Friends of Child Advocates Launch Party!

Posted to Event by Ms. Allison Goetz of Support Center For Child Advocates at 1:39 PM

Join us for the Young Friends of Child Advocates Launch Party!

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
5:00 – 7:00 PM

Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar
200 S. 12th Street, Philadelphia

It’s FREE!
Raffle prizes! Drink specials! Taco Tuesday! Appetizer specials!
Bring a friend!!

We are currently seeking people of all professional backgrounds, 40 years and younger, who will bring their passion and creativity and join us in finding new ways to sustain and further our mission. Our Young Friends will:

•Serve as ambassadors for Child Advocates
•Help us connect with new resources and communities
•Volunteer at Child Advocates special events
•Receive discounts to select Child Advocates events
•Bring new ideas for philanthropy and volunteerism
•Enjoy networking and career development opportunities

For more information:
http://sccalaw.org/join-our-mission/young-friends/

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

AMA Marketing Leadership Series — Featuring National Geographic

Posted to Event by Mr. Bernie Clark of Philadelphia American Marketing Association at 12:26 PM

Chamber members can take advantage of a $10 discount with the guest discount code "PHLCHAMBER".

Featuring Dawn Rodney, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Brand at Nat Geo, presenting:

"Pushing the Boundaries of Your Brand"
A powerful story of connecting with your core values and brand vision. Bold marketing functions earn a position of respect in the organization when they demonstrate contribution to profitable growth.

Dawn Rodney will take us through the journey of rebranding National Geographic — what, why, and how – that provides insights into how National Geographic is pushing the boundaries of its 129-year legacy and harnessing the power of science, exploration and storytelling to change the world.


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ACEDS Philadelphia Chapter Launch Meeting

Posted to Event by Ms. Kate McDonald of Archer & Greiner at 11:23 AM

Archer & Greiner (Archer) will host the launch meeting of the new Philadelphia Chapter of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) in the law firm’s new Logan Square offices on Wednesday, May 24th.

The meeting will run from 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Archer’s offices located at Three Logan Square, 1717 Arch Street, Suite 3500. Lunch will be provided. Attendees will get to know the Chapter Board members through an interactive panel discussion, which will include several hot industry topics such as Updated Federal Rules, the Internet of Things now – sources of digital evidence, and the upcoming GDPR.

Attendees will also be able to network, learn the benefits of joining ACEDS Philadelphia Chapter and hear about upcoming events. There is no cost to attend the first two chapter meetings. Those interested in attending should register online at http://www.aceds.org/event/PhillyLaunch

For more information, please call ACEDS Customer Service at 844-992-2337.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Hollister Creative President to mentor emerging leaders at United Way event on May 23

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Kim R. Landry of Hollister Creative at 5:09 PM

Hollister Creative President to mentor emerging leaders at United Way event on May 23

Hollister Creative President Kim Landry is among the 24 senior executives and business owners who will provide career advice to emerging women leaders during the second-annual Ready, Set, Mentor event presented by the United Way’s Women’s Leadership Initiative Next Generation (WING) network.

The program, on May 23 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., will advise women leaders under 35 on how to advance their careers, succeed in a male-dominated industry, achieve work-life balance and more.

The event will take place at the Pyramid Club,1735 Market Street, 52nd Floor, Philadelphia,
Registration costs $35 for WLI Members and $45 for nonmembers.

Space is limited, so register online by May 16 at https://www.unitedwayepledge.org/epledge/comm/SinglePageRegEvent.jsp?EventKeyHex=34333832%20


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How Diversity Drives Business Success

Posted to Event by Ms. Paula Panicheili of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP at 11:55 AM

Achieving diversity in the workplace has many benefits, both inside and outside of an organization. It can improve profitability and employee morale, while making a difference in the community. Please join us for a timely and important panel discussion about how diversity and inclusion can benefit our organization.

Thursday, June 8, 2017
5:30-6:30 Networking Reception
6:30-7:30 Panel Discussion
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Panelists:
Joseph Centeno, Chair, Labor Relations & Employment Law, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP
Greg DeShields, Executive Director at PHL Diversity
Romulo L. Diaz Jr., Vice President and General Counsel, PECO Energy
Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, (Ret) Chief Executive Officer, American Red Cross of Eastern PA
Jackie Linton, Director Human Resources & Talent, City of Philadelphia
Moderator:
Mathieu Shapiro, Managing Partner, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

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Author, Kristina Kohl, Speaks on Becoming a Sustainable Organization

Posted to Event by Ms. Kristina Kohl of HR Computes at 10:16 AM

Join us at the Pyramid Club on June 8th where Kristina Kohl, author of the book, "Becoming a Sustainable Organization" will join us for a fabulous conversation!

Becoming a Sustainable Organization: A Project and Portfolio Management Approach lays out a framework to create organizational value while preserving natural and social capital. The book provides a roadmap for organizations during their sustainability journey by sharing case studies, best practices, and lessons learned, as well as tools and techniques to drive change.

This book is an ideal resource for project and portfolio managers, as well as executive managers, in organizations that are embarking on a sustainability journey. It explains how to engage both internal and external stakeholders in order to reframe strategy to drive this transformation. It examines the role human capital management professionals and policies can play in ensuring that employees become fully engaged in sustainability.






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Friday, May 12, 2017

Neil A. Stein, Esquire Speaks at Capital Markets Summit

Posted to Event by Ms. Danielle Borzor of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, PC at 4:12 PM

For the second consecutive year, Neil Andrew Stein, Esquire participated as a moderator and speaker at the Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal’s Annual Philadelphia Real Estate Capital Markets Summit on April 27, 2017. The Summit brings together commercial real estate leaders and authorities to discuss current trends in the commercial real estate capital markets. Mr. Stein is a co-founder and principal in the regional law firm of Kaplin, Stewart, Meloff, Reiter & Stein, PC, where he represents real estate owners and developers in land use, transactional, financing and real estate litigation matters.

The Journal has been in circulation for over 50 years, independently providing the most comprehensive source of commercial real estate news in their region. Mr. Stein has been a speaker at several of the Journal’s events and summits, including the Philadelphia Multi-Family Summit. Mr. Stein can be reached at nstein@kaplaw.com or 610-941-2469.


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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Leaders: Your Role in Building High Performance Teams

Posted to Event by Mr. Jason Garrison of Philadelphia Business Journal at 11:03 AM

Join leadership expert Stan Silverman, a nationally syndicated American City Business Journals columnist and a former chemical industry CEO, as he interviews successful Philadelphia-area leaders — Ed Hanway, Emily Bittenbender & Nick Bayer - on the crucial topic of how to build a winning culture.


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BizMixer with the Business Journal

Posted to Event by Mr. Jason Garrison of Philadelphia Business Journal at 11:01 AM

Come out and network with the award-winning news team of Philadelphia Business Journal reporters and editors. Also mix and mingle with our elite group of Inner Circle members along with other business professionals.


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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Bully-Proof Workplace

Posted to Event by Ms. Molly D. Shepard of The Leaders Edge/Leaders By Design at 4:26 PM

MAY 17, 2017
11:00AM to 1:30PM
UNION LEAGUE OF PHILADELPHIA

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Molly D. Shepard MS, MSM, The Leaders Edge
Peter J. Dean, President, PhD, Leaders by Design

TOPIC
The Bully-Proof Workplace

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017

NAM Executive Insights Roundtable Sponsored by RSM

Posted to Event by Ms. Jessica Gallo of RSM US LLP at 3:20 PM

The NAM represents a unified voice, advocating for policies that enable our industry to continue to be a significant driver of the economy. With the new political landscape in Washington, many manufacturers have become more optimistic and will continue to play a vital role in shaping the discussions to support our industries. Join world-class leaders in manufacturing as we discuss how best to lead and adapt in this changing and dynamic political and business landscape. Your perspective and active engagement are critical to our success.


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Team Lead Certification

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 2:07 PM

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing environment many individuals are expected to manage and lead others without position power. Companies that perform depend on Team Leaders, Project Leaders, and Work Coordinators more than ever.

This interactive two-day program will help ensure that your team leaders are well prepared to perform at a high level. Through group discussions, exercises, role-plays and action planning, participants will develop the skills they need to succeed as team leaders, and better understand how to apply those skills to their specific workplace situations.

Wednesday, August 16th and 23rd
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
*Participants are Provided Lunch
East Norriton PA 19403

FEE: $530

TO LEARN MORE VISIT: http://www.abceastpa.org/calendar/tabid/3908/ctl/viewdetail/mid/9891/itemid/17870/d/20170816/language/en-us/Team-Lead-Certification.aspx


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Stepping Up to Management

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 2:06 PM

SO YOU WANT TO BE A SUPERVISOR?

Making the move to leadership isn’t solely about being the best at what you do. And, it’s no longer about being responsible for your own work load; instead, you will need an entirely new set of skills to be successful. In this transition to supervisor, individual contributors find they all face unexpected challenges.

There are 8 critical questions to identify whether management is a good fit. Through these targeted questions and other assessments, the necessary skills needed for development will be identified by each individual attending. Rewards, challenges and what it takes to be a manager will all be explored in a highly interactive format.

Wednesday, August 9th
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
*Participants are Provided Lunch
East Norriton PA 19403

FEE: $230

TO LEARN MORE VISIT: http://www.abceastpa.org/calendar/tabid/3908/ctl/viewdetail/mid/9891/itemid/17869/d/20170809/language/en-us/Stepping-Up-to-Management.aspx


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Monday, May 08, 2017

3 Reasons Your LLC Needs Small Business Insurance

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 1:21 PM

Forming an LLC is a good first step toward protecting yourself, your family and your business. There are many circumstances, however, when the assets of your business could be in jeopardy.

Here are three reasons why your LLC needs business insurance.


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Wednesday, May 03, 2017

OSHA 30 Hour Certification - Construction Industry

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 4:34 PM

If you perform work in Philadelphia, all site supervisors now need the OSHA 30-hour certification.

This in-depth course is designed to educate construction professionals on federal regulations and compliance. It is a must for those desiring a complete understanding of OSHA regulations. The course is also instructive on how to communicate critical safety information to other employees.

Thursdays and Fridays, July 20; 21; 27; 28
8 am - 5 pm
*Participants are Provided Lunch
East Norriton Main Office
430 W. Germantown Pike, East Norriton PA 19403

Cost: Single Attendee $600


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OSHA 10-Hour Certification - Construction Industry

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 4:29 PM

If you perform construction work in Philadelphia, all employees now must have the OSHA 10-hour certification.

This course is designed to provide an overview of required safety regulations to meet Federal OSHA Standards on all construction sites and for all trades. It covers an introduction to OSHA, fall protection, electrical safety, personal protective equipment, material handling, HazCom, scaffolds, ladders, trenching, confined spaces and fire protection.

Thursday, July 20 and Friday, July 21
8 am - 3:30 pm
*Participants are Provided Lunch
East Norriton Main Office
430 W. Germantown Pike, East Norriton PA 19403

Cost: Per Person $250


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Advanced Recruiting & Hiring Strategies

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 11:35 AM

Making the wrong hiring decisions means throwing away a substantial investment of time and money on recruitment, training and benefits. This advanced seminar is your ticket to making the right hiring decisions and contributing more to your company's bottom line!

Learning Objectives for this Session:
-Define Traditional vs. Behavioral Interviewing
-Identify job related competencies
-Learn the value of motivational interviewing
-Develop behavior based questions
-Improve the process for screening and selecting, to find the best hires

Thursday, May 25
8:30 am - 11:30 am
East Norriton PA 19403
Cost - Single Session Enrollment: $125


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Management Skills for Successful Leaders

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 11:34 AM

As a supervisor, you're the one in charge, but you know all too well that your job description doesn't even begin to cover the many roles you actually fill. In today's world, supervisors and their teams have more complex relationships than ever before. A supervisor must be a friend … coach … boss … and mediator.

For any supervisor, this webinar is your key to success when it comes to:
-Delegating
-Motivating and praising
-Delivering criticism and discipline
-Working under pressure
-Meeting tight deadlines
-Training new employees
-Organizing people, projects, and schedules

Wednesday, May 31
9 am - 11 am
WEBINAR
Fee: Single Attendee $50


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Time Management Skills

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 11:32 AM

Discover how to eliminate time-wasters and watch productivity soar.

Everyone starts with the same amount of hours – so why do some people seem to get so much more done? An inability to manage time efficiently can leave anyone feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and unproductive.

This webinar offers practical techniques that can be used immediately to gain control. Participants will learn how to plan and prioritize more effectively while managing interruptions and distractions.

Discover How To:
• Identify typical time-wasters and create solutions to overcome them
• Set goals and objectives to get things done
• Plan the workday accordingly to accomplish the most crucial matters
• Utilize technology to tackle important tasks
• Cut down on time-wasters and find more ways to spend time wisely
• Reorder activities to increase your productivity

Thursday, June 8
9 am - 11 am
WEBINAR
Cost: Single Attendee $50


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Understanding and Interpreting Financial Statements

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 11:31 AM

To many non-financial managers, the world of financial terminology and statements is often unclear ... confusing ... even downright frustrating. But, the truth is, buried within those numbers are often the answers you need to make smart business decisions.

That is why we developed this WEBINAR — to give professionals like you an “edge up” by helping you master the meaning behind the financial statements and terminology you’ve been wrestling with.

Understanding and Interpreting Financial Statements is a learning that covers all the essentials. Your expert trainer will focus on the PRACTICAL, helping you zone in on the important numbers you should look for and teaching you to ask the questions that’ll give you the real scoop on the situation.

Wednesday, June 21st
9 am - 10 am
WEBINAR
Fee: $35 Per Person


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Negotiation Skills Workshop

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 11:30 AM

Negotiating effectively requires the ability to change the game – moving away from conflict and toward collaboration. In this intensive, interactive program, you acquire a proven framework for maximizing the value of your negotiation, whether you are behind the bargaining table with a client or across the table with an opposing party.

Leave with a set of strategies that you can use to deal with difficult negotiation behaviors and hard-bargaining tactics!

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Acquire a systematic framework for understanding negotiations
Heighten your awareness of your strengths and weaknesses as a negotiator
Learn how to expand the size of the pie by creating value in negotiations
Ascertain how to choose the right process to craft deals that last
Learn how to manage across the table and behind the table negotiations

Wednesday, June 28th
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
East Norriton PA 19403
Cost: $150 Per Person


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Introduction to Employment Assessments

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 11:28 AM

Identify tools and techniques that easily screen out high risk applicants using assessment tools and learn how to evaluate attitude, behavior, personality, and skills. In addition, learn which assessment tools are the easiest to immediately implement; learn how to avoid any legal pitfalls; and know which employees will develop into strong leaders.

Thursday, June 29
8:30 am - 11:30 am
East Norriton PA 19403
Cost - Single Session Enrollment: $125


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First Aid, CPR and AED Certification

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 11:27 AM

Employers are required by OSHA to provide medical and first aid personnel and supplies commensurate with the hazards of the workplace. This course combines lecture, video, demonstrations and hands-on manikin training, and teaches participants to:

• Call and work with EMS
• Perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies
• Avoid blood borne pathogens exposure
• Know the role of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the Cardiac Chain of Survival.

Upon completion, students receive a certificate and wallet size certificate certifying training of First Aid, CPR and AED.

Thursday, July 6
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
*Participants are Provided Lunch
East Norriton PA 19403
Cost: $85 Per Person


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Conflict Resolution Skills

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 11:26 AM

Do you have the self-awareness, solid communication skills, and motivation to resolve uncomfortable situations?

Those who embrace conflict can build understanding and better relationships—and experience greater personal and professional success. But managing conflict is not easy. In this workshop, you'll discover your own emotional triggers and learn how to manage difficult encounters with diplomacy, tact, and credibility.

You'll discover:
Successful conflict management strategies
How to remain calm during highly charged situations
How to predict a problem situation long before it reaches the crisis stage – and avert it entirely!
How to establish positive relationships with chronically difficult personalities
How to address problem behavior in a way that is specific, non-accusatory and constructive
How to effectively deal with anger and emotions related to conflict

Wednesday, July 19th
9 am - 11 am
WEBINAR
Fee: Single Attendee $50


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How to Write a Comprehensive Employee Handbook

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael Krebsbach of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 11:25 AM

Learn the basics of employee relations ranging from developing an Employee Handbook all the way to terminating an employee, and everything in between. Comply with the law while building successful employee relations.

Learning Objectives for this Session:
Key elements of an Employee Handbook
The intricacies of Employee Handbook language
Using an HR Audit to identify compliance issues
Strategies for employee engagement and retention
Steps for effectively and legally handling employee complaints

Thursday, July 27th
8:30 am - 11:30 am
East Norriton PA 19403
Cost - Single Session Enrollment: $125


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