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Monday 9 am to 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am to 5 pm
Wednesday 9 am to 5 pm
Thursday 9 am to 5 pm
Friday 9 am to 5 pm
- Website chamberphl.com
- Founded in1801
- Presidents nameRob Wonderling
- Ribbon cuttings in last year81+
- Has members1000+
- Employees it represents10000+
- Last year events200+
- Approximate attendees4000+
Chamber Serves In
Greater Philadelphia, Northeast Philadelphia, North Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, Fairmount Park
Focus Area of the Chamber
Business Advocacy, Regional Improvement, Young Professionals
About Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is a leading membership-driven local chamber located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It has members all across Greater Philadelphia, Northeast Philadelphia, North Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, Fairmount Park. It was founded in 1801 and is a registered member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s mission statement broadly covers and conveys - To make the Greater Philadelphia area a great place to do good business, by fostering cooperation and growth.
Working as a Philadelphia’s small business community, the Chamber has created strategic partnerships within the local business network, which has resulted in a mutually beneficial relationship.
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is committed to focus on Business Advocacy, Regional Improvement, Young Professionals. It leverages the expertise of local government, city council members and community representatives to develop pro-business initiatives. For strengthening, referring and connecting local businesses, the organization also works with Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs).
The organization helps small businesses in marketing and sponsorship opportunities through digital as well as physical mailers, added promotion through chambers social media, building and establishing business credibility, improving your business visibility, developing business network, influencing government by becoming a voice of business, free publicity with local business promotional guides, members-only discounts and services, business owners can attend ongoing training & education sessions, business advocacy for your business, getting name in online membership directory, access to exclusive resources, valuable partnership opportunities through business - event tie ups, SEO benefits with website citation, member directory listing, providing group health, opportunity to be listed in the chamber of commerce visitor guide, promoting broader pro-business initiatives, new member mentoring program.
The Chamber has many benefits, services and discounts that it offers to its membership holders. Some of the benefits include finding federal government contracting opportunities, managing business finances, getting help in state and federal online business registration, setting up business expansion strategies, buying a business or franchise, small business loans and commercial finance, applying and getting permit and vendor license, developing HR policies and human resource management, small business administration, import and export assistance, technical assistance training, creating a business plan and building entrepreneurial skills, budgeting and financial forecasting, improving operational efficiency, improving marketing strategies, recruitment and finding right candidate, understanding international trade commission, getting affordable small business insurance, buying and leasing business equipment’s and many more.
The trade union has a wide variety of events from monthly networking mixers to annual luncheons to build and enhance member businesses. It offers engaging events such as Chamber Day, City Council Reception, Congressional Staff Luncheon, A Conversation With The Governor, Excellence Awards, Mayor’s Cabinet Reception, Mayoral Luncheon, On Deck With The Phillies, Paradigm Award Luncheon, Pennsylvania Legislative Reception, William Penn Award Gala.
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Comcast Corporation, Independence Blue Cross, PECO, PNC Financial Services, TD Bank, University of Pennsylvania, Wells Fargo for the economic development and growth of greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.