At the Heart of Good Business – Behind the New Chamber Brand

As you may have noticed, the Chamber has undergone a few changes over the past month. At our 216th Annual Meeting, which brought together over 1,500 members of our regional business community, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia officially launched a new brand and name. Our new name, with an emphasis on “for Greater Philadelphia” reflects the work that our team, members and community are doing to bolster growth and prosperity for our region. Our tagline, “At the Heart of Good Business,” further embraces our collaborative approach by conveying our continued, central role in bringing businesses and leaders together to accomplish […]

[Recap] – Local Leaders Discuss Expanding Philadelphia’s Neighborhood Economies

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia through its Roadmap for Growth initiative, hosted a policy forum on expanding neighborhood economies at WHYY’s studios on Thursday, April 28. Many ideas were highlighted in front of an audience of 150 attendees that included large and small businesses as well as neighborhood and civic organizations.

This policy forum featured a keynote address from Commerce Director Harold T. Epps as well as remarks from Manuel Portillo, Director of Civic Engagement, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians; Matt Bergheiser, Executive Director, University City District; Mike Innocenzo, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, PECO; Evelyn Smalls, […]