The Mighty Middle Market

The Driving Force of the U.S. Economy

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Middle market companies are on the cutting edge of rapid growth. Just 3% of U.S. businesses are in the middle market, yet they make up over 1/3 of the private sector GDP and employment. 

Gain expertise from local middle market leaders and discover how the middle market is essential to our regional prosperity. Keynote speaker Tom Stewart, Executive Director, National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM), will explore NCMM’s report, The DNA of Middle Market Growth,detailing how the fastest-growing companies deploy the growth factors in one of three growth DNA types: Investors, Innovators and Efficiency Experts.

Following the keynote, the program will feature regional executives diving into these growth factors for their respective businesses. Attendees can use this valuable insight to understand the factors that drive success, more effectively channel and focus their resources, and make better decisions about how to grow.

Featured Speakers to Date:
Bill Covaleski, Founder and Brewmaster, Victory Brewing Company
Crystal Anderson O'Neill, President, SEER Interactive
David Whitman, President & CEO, Sunhillo Corporation.

Moderated by: Oscar Holmes IV, Ph.D., Rutgers School of Business

This Event is Closed



  • David Whitman

    President & CEO, Sunhillo

  • Oscar Holmes

    Assistant Professor of Management, Rutgers University - Camden


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.

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.

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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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