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.
Still explores ways can young professionals grow through networking opportunities offered in our region.
Bogoni explains why early childhood literacy is imperative to neighborhood health.
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia recognizes the efforts of Philadelphia City Council to engage the business community and a diverse coalition of interests to address concerns around the proposed Fair Work Week legislation. While the ordinance passed today has objectionable components, the Chamber looks forward to working with the City to further ameliorate its concerns.
For over a year, the Chamber met with City Council and entities effected by the ordinance to provide input into the legislation and ensure employers are able to continue to provide employees with flexibility. The initial one-size-fits-all approach particularly hindered the City’s retail, restaurant […]
On Thursday, June 14th, Councilwoman Helen Gym introduced (as of Council session later this morning) legislation that mandates employers in the fast-food, retail and hospitality industry give at least two weeks’ notice of schedules, offer hours to existing employees when they become available instead of hiring new employees at a lower rate, and pay employees when shifts are canceled.
Earlier this week, the Collaborative issued a Request for Proposals for technology-driven solutions to address the financial burden and subsequent legal difficulties often faced by those undergoing lengthy or complex disease treatments.
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (the Chamber) is pleased to announce Daniel J. Hilferty will serve as its Chairman beginning in October 2018.
We recently redesigned the Chamber's website to better serve our members and the regional business and civic communities. In addition to a focus on increased usability, the new site works to provide members with an easy-to-use member portal with centralized access account details and marketing and cost-savings opportunities. The site also makes information about the Chamber's advocacy, initiatives, signature events, and team readily available and clearly organized.
The Philadelphia Eagles have been esteemed Chamber members since 1947. With a relationship spanning over 70 years, the Chamber values the Eagles’ commitment to the Greater Philadelphia business community. From their participation as a host company for Future Ready, where they help teach Philadelphia middle school students about future career opportunities, to their President, Don Smolenski, serving on the Chamber Board of Directors, the Chamber is proud that the Philadelphia Eagles are a dedicated and highly-engaged member.
The Chamber has been rooting for the Birds throughout the playoff season, getting into a bit of a competition ourselves.
Both the Minneapolis Regional Chamber […]
Wendy Hamilton (General Manager, SugarHouse Casino) has been selected as the 2018 Paradigm Award recipient, the most prestigious award for professional women in the region.