With Growth & Prosperity for All: A Roadmap for Growth Conference

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Discover ways businesses across industries can collaborate to transform neighborhoods through economic growth, arts and culture, community involvement, and job creation on the ground at this half-day conference.

Following Mayor Jim Kenney's featured remarks, three panels of local business and civic leaders will lead discussions on how to cultivate and grow prosperous neighborhoods.

Business leaders will hear from featured speakers and expert panels on issues pertaining to neighborhood health, economic disparities, and civic vitality.

Panel: Incentivizing Neighborhood Economic Development
Discover how city, state, and federal incentives can spur long-term neighborhood revitalization.
Harold T. Epps, Director of Commerce, City of Philadelphia
Anne Bovaird Nevins, Chief Strategy and Communication Officer, PIDC
Nestor Torres, Owner, Casa Papel
Moderated by: Sandra Shea, Managing Editor, Opinion and Director of Strategic Partnerships, Philadelphia Media Network: Philly.com, Inquirer, and Daily News

Panel: You Are The Village
Learn how public- and private-sector leadership can stimulate neighborhood-level growth.
Bill Armbruster, Senior Advisor, AARP Livable Communities
LeRoy Jones,
Founder, President, and CEO, GSI Health
Yocasta Lora, Associate State Director of Community Outreach, AARP Pennsylvania
Gregory Reaves, Co-Founder & Principal, Mosaic Brokerage Group
Moderated by: Diana Lu, Community Engagement Editor, PlanPhilly | WHYY, Inc.

Panel: Transforming Communities Through Arts & Culture
Discuss the role arts & culture can play in marginalized communities.
Jane Golden, Executive Director, Mural Arts Philadelphia
Maud Lyon, President, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
Mike O’Bryan,
Youth Arts Program Manager, The Village of Arts & Humanities
Moderated by: Barbara J. Silzle, Executive Director, Philadelphia Cultural Fund

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.


Contact Brynn Primavera at bprimavera@chamberphl.com


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