A Message from Our President & CEO

A message from the Chamber’s President & CEO Rob Wonderling to our community.

Dear Friends,

Two weeks ago the Chamber’s Arts + Business Council gathered our community in recognition of the leaders who are doing groundbreaking work to support our region’s creative economy. It was a true celebration of the diversity and passion of our cultural community and I encourage you to watch the event in full and challenge you to not be choked up at times.

Lorene Cary’s acceptance speech was particularly moving. A playright, author, educator, and civic leader, her poignant observations both expressed gratitude to those who have […]

June 26th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Regional Updates|0 Comments

Subcommittee Participants Announced for Philadelphia Regional Recharge and Recovery Task Force

W're pleased to announce the diverse and comprehensive list of business and civic leaders that will help develop the recharge and recovery plan for the city and the region.

A Message from Our President & CEO

A message from the Chamber’s President & CEO Rob Wonderling to our members.

Dear Friends,

Last Monday, nearly 200 diverse leaders of our region’s business and civic community announced efforts to work towards economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for greater social justice.

Working with government and across industries we’ve created a true public private partnership. Your chamber is committed to approaching this work using a lens of diversity, equity and inclusion to ensure that these recommendations benefit all citizens including those currently overlooked, underrepresented, or disenfranchised.

This Taskforce will provide actionable and practical recommendations to improve our economy […]

Philadelphia Regional Recharge and Recovery Taskforce Announced

Philadelphia, PA, June  15, 2020 – The Greater Philadelphia business and civic community, in collaboration with the City of Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the four other southeastern Pennsylvania counties announced today that they are spearheading an effort to recharge the regional economy as the area begins to recuperate from the impact of COVID-19 and address the need for greater economic empowerment and equity for all citizens.

The global pandemic combined with calls for reforms to promote racial equality present an opportunity for the region’s business community to work in concert with Philadelphia City government, […]