Signature Events

Annual events that convene, connect, celebrate, and educate our members and the regional business community
programs, events and gatherings last fiscal year

The Chamber produces programs and events that connect our members to each other and to new ideas from around the corner and around the globe. The signature events detailed below represent both long-established traditions and new programs of work, all working to address specific goals and objectives of our member community. These 17 annual events not only bring our members together, they create a common language for our region’s business community across industries and sectors.

In addition to these signature events, the Chamber produces over 300 programs, events and gatherings each year attracting over 23,000 attendees, visit our events calendar for current listings.

The region’s largest gathering of executives, elected officials, business owners, and civic leaders. Hear from our President, Board Chairman, and keynote speaker.

An informal network of relationships between large business CEOs and entrepreneurs from underrepresented populations (disability, LGBTQ, minority, veteran, and women).

Business executives, industry professionals, and emerging leaders connect with the region’s Congressional Delegation in our nation’s capital.

Business leaders and members of City Council have the opportunity to strengthen ties and forge new relationships.

Meet with staff members of our Congressional Delegation and discuss key legislative priorities for our region.

This event features an opportunity for Pennsylvania’s Governor to speak candidly about a number of issues affecting businesses in southeastern Pennsylvania.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia surveys the business community on upcoming economic trends and presents the results at this event along with insight from a prominent keynote and panel.

The Excellence Awards honor small to mid-size businesses and the contributions they make to our regional economy. Recipients are nominated and selected by their peers.

This program engages and enlightens Philadelphia middle school students about future career opportunities and the paths to take to get them there.

Meet college and university presidents as we seek to strengthen our economy by leveraging our academic assets.

Connect with members of the Mayor’s core team and recognize them for their outstanding service.

With more than 1,400 people in attendance at this annual luncheon, it is the largest forum for the Mayor of Philadelphia to address the region’s business community.

The Paradigm Award is presented annually to a woman in business whose outstanding professional and personal achievements serve as a model for success.

A cross-industry mentoring engagement program that pairs young professionals with executives from Chamber member companies.

Join us in Harrisburg for a networking reception honoring Pennsylvania’s law makers.

Executives read aloud to thousands of students in pre-K and kindergarten classes throughout the Philadelphia School District and provide classroom libraries to promote early childhood literacy.

Each spring, the William Penn Award recipient is given the highest honor in the Greater Philadelphia business community.


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