Anne Bovaird Nevins Named Next President Of Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC)

PIDC’s Chief Strategy and Communications Officer, Anne Bovaird Nevins will be the eleventh chief executive and the first woman to serve in the role in PIDC’s 60-year history.

PHILADELPHIA – (January 15, 2020) Mayor Jim Kenney and Rob Wonderling, President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, announced today that the PIDC Board of Directors has appointed Anne Bovaird Nevins to serve as the organization’s next President. PIDC is the non-profit, economic development organization founded by the City and Chamber of Commerce more than 60 years ago with the mission to spur investment, support business growth, and foster […]

The Chamber’s Energy Action Team partners with Ramboll’s Spark Innovation Competition

The Chamber’s Energy Action Team is participating in the 2019 Spark Innovation Competition, a 24-hour, think-tank style competition created to solve real-world challenges in the areas of advanced manufacturing, energy, environment, and water.

New Report Outlines the Scale and Scope of Employer-Driven Philanthropy and Volunteerism in Philadelphia

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia and Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia are pleased to release “How Employers Give: A Look at Philanthropy and Volunteerism in Philadelphia.” The report provides a snapshot of how the business community of Philadelphia engages in philanthropy and the scale and scope of those philanthropic activities. The report is based on a survey distributed in early 2019 to 100 companies represented on the Chamber’s Board of Directors, many of whom are also members of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia.

“The business community in Philadelphia cares deeply about the city and this survey provides a […]

Meet the 2019 Paradigm Scholarship for Working Women Recipients

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (the Chamber) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Paradigm Scholarship for Working Women.

“Congratulations to the scholarship recipients being honored for their hard work, talent, and dedication,” said the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, President and CEO, Rob Wonderling. “We salute you!”

The recipient of the Paradigm Award, Jami Wintz McKeon, presented the scholarships, which awards up to $5,000 for women in the region who wish to complete their undergraduate degrees while working full-time for Chamber member companies. The scholarship can be used within a two-year period for tuition and/or books. […]

March 22nd, 2019|Categories: In the News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Fostering Good Business in the New Year

With a new year comes exciting events and initiatives at the Chamber. In keeping with our mission to foster growth in Greater Philadelphia, we're putting a focus on our advocacy efforts, enhancing opportunities for HR, championing small businesses, and sparking ideas and innovation for the region.