Denis P. O’Brien to Receive 2019 William Penn Award

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (the Chamber) is pleased to announce that Denis P. O’Brien, Senior Executive Vice President of Exelon Corporation, will receive the 2019 William Penn Award, the highest honor presented to a business or civic leader in Greater Philadelphia.

The award, which has been given annually since 1949, recognizes an individual for their outstanding contributions toward the betterment of the region, professional accomplishments, and commitment to charity as well as to the community. O’Brien will be honored on Friday, April 24, 2020, from 6:30 – 11:00 pm during a gala hosted at The Bellevue Hotel.

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Chamber Priorities and Updates for 2019-2020

219th Annual Meeting

Each year, at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting, we take a moment to look back at our accomplishments before we look ahead to the exciting new things to come. Almost 1,600 business and civic leaders gathered on October 11 to hear from Chamber leadership including Chamber Board of Directors Chair Daniel J. Hilferty, CEO of Independence Health Group, and the Chamber’s President & CEO Rob Wonderling.

Ensure young people thrive in the modern economy

There are more opportunities for computer programmers, graphic designers, and information technologists than ever before. But our education and workforce development systems aren’t set up to give our students the competitive advantage for these types of 21st-century jobs.