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People from around the region attend Kennett Square's 29th annual Mushroom Festival

September 2014

People from around the region attend Kennett Square's 29th annual Mushroom Festival

In this Issue

New Executive to Lead Business Attraction Marketing Efforts in Greater Philadelphia »

Governor Corbett and Port Officials Welcome Fibria Celulose of Brazil to the Port of Philadelphia »

AmerisourceBergen to Expand, Add 185 Jobs in Greater Philadelphia Region »

Nuclear Energy Company to Build Manufacturing Facility in Camden, New Jersey »

Philadelphia's Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site »

All New Dilworth Park Opens in Center City Philadelphia »

Delaware Offers Entrepreneurs Free Commercial Space: Project Pop-Up »

Key Events

10/07 State of Manufacturing »

10/15 The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce 214th Annual Meeting »

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New Executive to Lead Business Attraction Marketing Efforts in Greater Philadelphia

New Executive to Lead Business Attraction Marketing Efforts in Greater Philadelphia

Recognizing the importance of strengthening the regional economy through attracting new businesses and helping to facilitate growth of existing businesses across the 11-county area of Greater Philadelphia, the corporate and civic leadership of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce announced the appointment of Matt Cabrey as Executive Director of Select Greater Philadelphia (Select) and Senior Vice President, Regional Business Marketing for the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

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Governor Corbett and Port Officials Welcome Fibria Celulose of Brazil to the Port of Philadelphia

New business will bring 30,000 tons of new cargo per month to Tioga Marine Terminal with significant future growth projected

In September, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett visited the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority's Tioga Marine Terminal to officially welcome the cargoes of Fibria Celulose, a major Brazilian pulp and paper company, to the Port of Philadelphia.

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Governor Corbett and Port Officials Welcome Fibria Celulose of Brazil to the Port of Philadelphia

AmerisourceBergen to Expand, Add 185 Jobs in Greater Philadelphia Region

AmerisourceBergen to Expand, Add 185 Jobs in Greater Philadelphia Region

AmerisourceBergen, a global pharmaceutical services company, is broadening its commitment to the Greater Philadelphia region by expanding its corporate presence and creating 185 new jobs to a life sciences industry that employs more than 79,000 in Pennsylvania.

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Nuclear Energy Company to Build Manufacturing Facility in Camden, New Jersey

Holtec International, a nuclear energy company based in Marlton, New Jersey, will build a manufacturing facility on the waterfront in Camden — a project that was recently granted $260 million in state tax breaks.

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Nuclear Energy Company to Build Manufacturing Facility in Camden, New Jersey

Philadelphia's Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Philadelphia's Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

In September, Mayor Michael A. Nutter was joined by public officials, including John Smith, III, from Global Philadelphia Association, to officially rename Walnut Street between 5th and 6th streets 'World Heritage Way' in recognition of the presence of Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and in celebration of the Organization of World Heritage Cities' Solidarity Day of the World Heritage Cities.

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All New Dilworth Park Opens in Center City Philadelphia

On September 4, Philadelphia's new central gathering place, officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration.

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All New Dilworth Park Opens in Center City Philadelphia

Delaware Offers Entrepreneurs Free Commercial Space: Project Pop-Up

Delaware Offers Entrepreneurs Free Commercial Space: Project Pop-Up

Last year, five entrepreneurs jumped at an opportunity offered by the State of Delaware and used it to achieve their dreams of moving into a brick-and-mortar location.

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Select

About Select
Greater Philadelphia

Select Greater Philadelphia is a business attraction marketing organization dedicated to helping companies locate and grow in the Greater Philadelphia region.

Select assists companies interested in the vicinity by providing detailed information about the 11-county area and a one-stop connection to numerous resources that help companies make informed decisions about locating to the region. Through global marketing efforts, Select works to promote the region's key assets to help build the area's economy.

The Greater Philadelphia region encompasses northern Delaware, southern New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania.

Select is a private, non-profit organization and an affiliate of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. Click below for more information or call 215-790-3777.

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Key Events

State of Manufacturing

Join the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce for the first program of this year's “State of” series as we explore what initiatives have been put in place to support the region's manufacturing growth strategy. From talent and training, to tax reform and business attraction, we’ll be discussing how Greater Philadelphia is responding to the opportunities and challenges facing manufacturing in our region.

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Tuesday, October 7
8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Registration
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Program

Chemical Heritage Foundation Conference Center managed by THE HUB
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce 214th Annual Meeting

Join over 1,200 regional business leaders to network and hear the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's accomplishments from the past year and top priorities for the upcoming year. President and CEO Rob Wonderling will thank outgoing GPCC Chairman of the Board, Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, President of Citizens Bank of PA / NJ / DE and Mid-Atlantic Regional Executive and welcome incoming Chamber Board Chairman, Denis P. O'Brien, Senior Executive Vice President, Exelon Corporation and CEO, Exelon Utilities and explore top priorities for the upcoming year.

In addition, the Chamber is honored to feature Emmy Award-winning anchor and correspondent for ABC News, David Muir.

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Wednesday, October 15
7:30 – 8:00 a.m.
Registration
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Program

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Terrace Ballroom
Broad & Cherry Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Select Greater Philadelphia
200 S. Broad Street, Suite 700 / Philadelphia, PA 19102 / 800-221-0774
http://www.selectgreaterphiladelphia.com/

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