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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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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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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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Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Announcement: Attorney is New Member of Chamber

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Jeffrey B. First, Esq. of Law Office of Jeff First at 12:11 PM

Those businesses who need legal services may now call on attorney Jeff First of the Law Office of Jeff First. He has a wealth of experience representing small and medium sized businesses for their every legal need. Reasonable rates are proferred and personal attention is provided.


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TPD Hires former PennDOT Transportation Expert, David J. Azzato, P.E.

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Gwen Himes of Traffic Planning and Design, Inc. (TPD) at 11:49 AM

Traffic Planning and Design, Inc. is pleased to welcome David J. Azzato, P.E. to our firm as Senior Transportation Leader, operating out of our Harrisburg, PA office location.

Dave joins TPD after a 36-year career at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), principally in PennDOT’s Central Office. More information: http://trafficpd.com/news/TPD-Welcomes-Dave_Azzato/Index.html


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Thursday, April 27, 2017

18th Annual Golf Classic and Dinner

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Sarina DiBianca of Siloam Wellness at 12:14 PM

Siloam’s 18th Annual Golf Classic
Monday, June 5, 2017
This amazing annual event supports Siloam’s many services that are needed now- more than ever! Please consider an important sponsorship for this event or buying a dinner table and program advertisement. Siloam Golf Invitation 2017
Your generosity moves Siloam and our clients forward on the road to health and toward thriving communities free from stigma.

Win this Audi! Details Below!!
Llanerch Country Club is a jewel of the Philadelphia area! With a warm and welcoming family atmosphere, Llanerch offers a world-class 129 acre golf course and extensive facilities. Siloam invites you to join us for a fantastic day of golf at this stunning club on June 5, 2017! Address: 950 West Chester Pike, Havertown, PA 19083
you’ll experience golf at its most precise. Dress Code Llanerch Country Club


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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Convene CityView Expands

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Stephanie Gress of Convene at 1:16 PM

Convene, the leading workplace hospitality platform and operator of a premiere network of meeting, event, and conference venues, has signed a new lease to expand their facility and offerings at Convene CityView, located at 30 South 17th Street.

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Bowstring Studios Wins

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Samantha Srolis of Bowstring Studios at 11:54 AM

Last year we worked with Mindpower Inc. to produce content for Indiana State University's "Blue is Bolder" campaign. And guess what! The project won the Silver in the TV Series category at the Thirty-Second Annual Educational Advertising Awards!

Check out some of the video content we produced for the campaign with the URL below.

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IntegriChain Acquires PharmaMetrics, Expanding Analytics and Contract Management Platform for Pharmaceutical Managed Markets Teams

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Jennifer Guinan of IntegriChain at 8:14 AM

Acquisition Strengthens IntegriChain’s Solutions Addressing Pharma’s Growing Investment in Patient Access

Philadelphia, PA, April 18, 2017 – IntegriChain, a rapidly growing healthcare technology company, today announced the acquisition of PharmaMetrics, a leading provider of contract operations outsourcing and market access analytics software and services. The acquisition strengthens IntegriChain’s ability to deliver industry-leading analytics and contract management solutions to pharmaceutical managed markets teams to support their growing investments in patient access. This is IntegriChain’s first acquisition since entering its strategic partnership with Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, in 2016.

Use the link to read the full release.


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Friday, April 14, 2017

Top Tips for Women Entrepreneurs Looking for a Business Mentor

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 12:25 PM

To run a successful small business, it helps to learn from another successful business owner.

For female entrepreneurs, it can be challenging to find a mentor who understands the unique challenges faced by women in the business world.

Finding a role model is key for those women who are ready to grow their small business and become successful entrepreneurs.


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Monday, April 03, 2017

FMC Corporation Announces Acquisition of Significant Portion of DuPont's Crop Protection Business; Simultaneous Sale of Health and Nutrition to DuPont

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Anthony Collard of FMC Corporation at 4:53 PM

On March 31, 2017, FMC announced that it will acquire a significant portion of DuPont's crop protection business, a transaction that will transform FMC into a tier-one agricultural technology leader. This transaction also includes the sale of FMC's Health and Nutrition business to DuPont.

FMC is currently comprised of three segments: Agricultural Solutions, Health and Nutrition, and Lithium. Following the close of this transaction, expected in the fourth quarter 2017, FMC will become the fifth largest crop protection company in the industry with world-class R&D discovery capabilities, a significantly larger portfolio of crop protection products, and a deep pipeline of new technologies. FMC plans to continue growing and investing in its successful Lithium business over the next few years.


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Thursday, March 30, 2017

2017 SailTime Phila

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Cherie Kemper-Starner of SailTime Philadelphia at 5:09 PM

Our ASA sailing classes and SailTime membership programs are filling up starting in May through the summer. Please visit our Phila page for details https://sailtime.com/philadelphia/ or Ocean Gate NJ site (https://sailtime.com/jersey-shore/?doing_wp_cron=1490906570.2503199577331542968750) for bookings. Or call 866-724-5101 for more information.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Kaplin Stewart is Proud to Annouce a New Partner

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Danielle Borzor of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, PC at 4:26 PM

Kevin G. Amadio, Esquire has joined Kaplin Stewart as a Partner in the Construction and Commercial Litigation group. Prior to joining Kaplin Stewart, Mr. Amadio was a Principal at Venzie Phillips & Warshawer. Kevin’s practice at Kaplin Stewart will include real estate and construction transactional matters, construction litigation including contract claims, liens, construction related statutes, insurance coverage, and surety bonds, and complex commercial litigation. Kevin will also continue his practice as a construction mediator and arbitrator. Mr. Amadio may be reached at kamadio@kaplaw.com or 610-941-2533.


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Top Small Business Tax Tips for 2017

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 1:39 PM

Without the right preparation, you risk higher costs and greater stress when it comes time to write that check to the IRS.

Don't let tax season sneak up on you this year; follow these tips to stay prepared and free of stress throughout 2017.


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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Baker Industries Spring Gala

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Beth Tiewater of Baker Industries at 10:52 AM

Baker Industries is a nonprofit work rehabilitation program for adults with disabilities, criminal histories, and more.

Join us for our biggest fundraiser of the year as we celebrate diversity and inclusion in our community!

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Après - Expanding our Network of Experienced Professional Women

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Fran Garvey of Après Group at 1:32 PM

Après, a digital recruiting network connecting professional women looking to return to or transition within their careers with companies committed finding experienced talent strength through inclusion, has joined forces with Silicon-Valley based, Maybrooks. The Après network now includes 30,000 women across all 50 states and 100 corporate partners sourcing talent from this demographic.


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Thursday, March 16, 2017

BarFogo new Happy Hour

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Mauri Berno of Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse at 7:50 PM

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse presents it new Happy Hour with $4 Brazilian Bites, $6 South American Wine and $8 Brazilian Inspired Cocktails. Monday to Friday 4:30pm - 6:30pm. Mention your chamber membership for a complimentary appetizer.


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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

15 Small Business Grants All Women Entrepreneurs Should Apply For

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 2:48 PM

It can be difficult enough for startup companies to become profitable, however small businesses led by women are at an even greater disadvantage.

Data from the loan market suggests that female entrepreneurs are 5 percent less likely to receive conventional business loans.

Fortunately, several lenders and corporations have acknowledge female entrepreneurs' disadvantages and have attempted to reduce gender inequality and build the economy.

Read on for our list of business grants all women entrepreneurs should apply for.


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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Nolan Painting Invests More than $26,000 To Support the Community in March, April and May as Part of Nolan in the Neighborhood Program

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Scott D. Tattar of Nolan Painting at 11:39 AM

Nolan Painting, southeastern Pennsylvania’s largest family-owned residential painting company, will donate $13,185 to support a variety of regional events in March, April and May. In addition, the company has pledged $8,340 to the YMCA for its annual giving campaign. Nolan will also be giving away nine “Painter for a Day” certificates worth $525 each to schools and charitable organizations to raise money. This brings Nolan’s grand charitable total for Spring ’17 to $26,250.

The investment in the community is part of Nolan in the Neighborhood, a community initiative supporting local organizations and events throughout the Main Line and surrounding areas with a total anticipated donation of $1 million over the next decade.

Event details are available at:
http://www.nolanintheneighborhood.com/events/


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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Brownstein Group Makes Leadership and Organizational Changes; Names Erin Allsman Agency’s First Managing Director

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Aimee Cicero of Brownstein Group at 5:05 PM

Brownstein Group today announced the promotion of Senior Vice President, Public Relations & Social Media Erin Allsman to Managing Director effective immediately. In a decade at Brownstein Group, Allsman has grown the public relations department by 400 percent, launched the social media and content marketing practices and led the agency to its first national PR and social media awards. As the first Managing Director, Allsman will oversee Brownstein Group’s public relations, social media, branding and digital practices while also leading the agency’s long-term growth and specialization strategies.


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Design Collaboration Delivers a Transcendent Spa Experience

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Barb McGarvey of Hanson Design at 12:37 PM

Recently, Hanson Design was recognized for their work to create a new retail brand experience for Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa guests. Their collaborative design team of experts was comprised of a the branding agency, Hanson Design, the architecture group, The Sheward Partnership, and the interior designer, Judy Muenzberg – each being invaluable in creating the desired “transcendent experience” for the Hand and Stone Guest.


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Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Spring Group Dining Offer

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Thais Baldini of Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse at 11:02 AM

Make a reservation for 15 or more guests by May 12, for an event held by June 11, and you will receive one dining card towards your next visit. It’s our way of saying thank you for holding your group event at Fogo de Chão.

Receive a $150 Fogo Dining Card for events of $75/person or more
or
$100 Fogo Dining Card for events of $74/person or less

Email: phillyevents@fogo.com TODAY!


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Monday, March 06, 2017

5 Things You Must Do if You're Buying a Small Business

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 10:23 AM

Buying a small business will net you new connections, assets, and a new income stream.

All of which are beneficial in theory.

However, purchasing a small business is a big step that often entails taking on significant risk.

Read on for give steps you must follow to limit that risk and avoid buyer's remorse.


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Sunday, March 05, 2017

Small Business IT Solutions - Contact us today!

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Bryan Minka of netStructure at 5:26 PM

netStructure makes technology accessible and meaningful for our clients.

There is no one-size-fits-all technology solution. Many businesses benefit from a combination of IT Consulting, Managed Services, and Cloud Solutions. Regardless of your technology needs or goals, with more than 20 years of industry experience the team at netStructure solutions will partner with you to find the best options for your business.


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Friday, February 24, 2017

Kaplin Stewart Congratulates Pamela M. Tobin, Esq. on Making Partner!

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Danielle Borzor of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, PC at 11:14 AM

Pamela M. Tobin, Esquire has been named a partner of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. in Blue Bell, PA. Ms. Tobin handles complex commercial litigation on behalf of businesses and individuals in both state and federal court. She has handled cases involving computer and software implementation contracts; will and trust contests; real estate disputes; defamation and constitutional claims; and claims against secondary schools and universities for due process violations and disproportional discipline. Ms. Tobin strives to obtain justice for her clients whether in the form of a prompt settlement or expeditious judicial resolution. For more information, visit www.kaplaw.com or call 610.260.6000.


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Monday, February 20, 2017

James C. Schwartzman Re-elected Chairman of the Pennsylvania Judicial

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Jeanna M. Hahn of Stevens & Lee/Griffin at 9:44 AM

James C. Schwartzman Re-elected Chairman of the Pennsylvania Judicial
Conduct Board

PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 20, 2017 – Stevens & Lee’s James C. Schwartzman has been re-elected to a second term as Chairman of the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania. Now in his third year of Board service, he was appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in August 2014.
Mr. Schwartzman represents lawyers, law firms and judges on ethics-related issues. He has extensive trial experience in the courts in southeastern Pennsylvania. Mr. Schwartzman is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

New Service Aims to Improve Efficiency and Financial Clarity for Philly-area Business Owners and Startups

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Adrienne M Onorato of Alloy, Silverstein, Shapiro, Adams, Mulford, Cicalese, Wilson & Co at 11:33 AM

Alloy Silverstein, a regional CPA firm with locations in Cherry Hill and Hammonton, announces a new service line and website dedicated to improving efficiency and financial clarity for business owners, startups, franchises, and micro-businesses through outsourced cloud accounting solutions.

As a Xero software partner, Alloy Silverstein's Cloud Coaches can handle transactional and bookkeeping tasks, automate A/P and A/R, be a controller or part-time Virtual CFO, or can take over and streamline your organization's entire accounting department. Learn more about our custom monthly packages and sign up for a free email course on our new website, http://ascloudservices.com.

Stay up to date on tax and entrepreneurial news, new business advice, and all things paperless by following our new Twitter account, @AlloyCloud.

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Java/JEE Trainees Ready For Hire

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Laurie K. Barrow of at 9:28 AM

If your company is experiencing the stress of the ever-present IT skills shortage and are looking to fill Java Developer positions within your team, please check out our students and graduates who are ready to hit the ground running, For questions or to discuss further, please email Laurie Barrow at laurie.barrow@mindteck.us


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Friday, February 10, 2017

Valentine's Day at Fogo de Chao

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Thais Baldini of Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse at 1:25 PM

Friday, February 10th- Tuesday, February 14th couples who dine with us will receive a dining card for a complimentary lunch or dinner on their next visit*! *redeemable February 15th-April 30, 2017. Make your reservation today!


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Thursday, February 09, 2017

Small Business Cyber Security: How to Prevent a Cyber Attack on a Budget

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 11:27 AM

Regardless of the industry or its size, businesses are falling victim to cyber-attacks at an ever increasing rate.

What's worse, is that 60% of small businesses can expect to be hacked in a calendar year, according to the report.

With so much at risk, its important for small businesses to find effective and affordable ways to protect themselves from cyber thieves.

This post outlines steps that are not only effective, but also affordable to help you sleep better at night knowing your company is as safe as possible from cyber-attacks.


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