Roadmap for Growth: Forging Pathways for Inclusive Success

Friday, September 22, 2017
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

This issue forum will focus on how to further embed Philadelphia’s many neighborhoods that are not directly adjacent to Center City within the city’s significant economic growth and development projects.

Join business, nonprofit, civic and government leaders in a discussion on how empowering businesses to employ, convene and uplift underserved communities improves Philadelphia’s economic and civic life.

Featured Speaker:
Michael DiBerardinis, Managing Director, City of Philadelphia

Lucy Kerman, PhD, Senior Vice Provost, University and Community Partnerships Drexel University
Michael K. Pearson
, President & CEO, Union Packaging, LLC
Beth Tiewater, Director of Projects and Resources, Baker Industries
Mary Walker, Director of Talent Management and Acquisition, PECO 
Moderated by: Sara Lomax-Reese , President and CEO, WURD Radio

Parking Information
Parking for guests is in the Surface Parking Lot ONLY.
Guests can access the Surface Parking Lot via Schuylkill Avenue.
Parking tickets are dispensed at the point of lot entry.
Guests must bring their parking ticket with them into the building for validation which will reduce the parking price from $50.00 to $16.00.
Payment for all parking tickets can be made at the Parking Kiosk located on Level B ONLY. NO PAYMENT AVAILABLE AT EXIT GATE

This Event is Closed


Registration/Cancellation Policy:
Pre-registration is necessary, availability is not guaranteed for walk-ins. Payment is required upon registration/entrance. No refunds will be given one week prior to program/event. Substitutions may be made. Tickets will be held at the door. Reserved seating for tables of 10 only. Please advise your guests that tickets will be held at the door under your company name.

Attendee Policy:
Chamber programs are privately sponsored events with a structured format. No demonstrations or other disruptions will be tolerated. Violation of this policy may result in the attendee's removal from the premises without refund, in addition to possible legal remedies.

Photo Policy:
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.


8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia- Roberts Center for Pediatric Research


Ticket - $35.00

This Event is Closed


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