Growth Champions: Elevating the Middle Market

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Growth Champions [groth champeuhns]
n. an elite group (9%) of Middle Market businesses that are growing at the impressive rate of at least 4 times the rate of GDP growth
- National Center for the Middle Market

Middle market businesses are leading the way in exploring the drivers of rapid growth. Hear from local Growth Champions based here in Greater Philadelphia and discover how the middle market is essential to our regional prosperity. Among our speakers will be Tom Stewart, Executive Director, National Center for the Middle Market, who will elaborate on the qualities that make a Growth Champion, such as strong management culture, sharp customer focus, exceptional talent management, and much more.

Featured Speakers to Date:
Anthony S. Bartolomeo, PE, President & CEO, Pennoni
Michael Cairns, Partner & Philadelphia Audit Practice Leader, Grant Thornton
Heather C. Getz, Chief Financial Officer, BioTelemetry, Inc.
Jack Guarneri
, Director, Channel Management, PARIS Technologies International, Inc.

Moderated by: William W. Keffer, Partner, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP

Member exhibit table opportunities are available*, included you will receive:
- Two tickets to attend the program
- 6-foot skirted table
- Recognition in program agenda
*Please note that exclusions apply, please contact event coordinator for details.

This Event is Sold Out


The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia strives to create an inclusive and equitable environment for all. If you have a disability and require accommodations in order to fully participate in this event, please contact us here at least three business days in advance of the event. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

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The Chamber will take precautions to ensure the health & safety of our guests, abiding guidelines set by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) along with state and local laws. By attending, guests assume the risk related to possible exposure. Those who are sick, suspect they have or had COVID, should not attend.

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Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio, and video recording taken of you at the event for promotional purposes in connection with the Chamber and its Councils.

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Pre-registration is necessary and payment is required upon registration. Walk-ins are not guaranteed entrance. No refunds will be given one week prior to program/event. Substitutions may be made with at least 24-hour notice.

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Tickets are held at the door under company name. Reserved seating for tables purchases only.


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