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Walkers enjoy a beautiful fall day at Washington Crossing State Park in New Jersey

October 2014

Walkers enjoy a beautiful fall day at
Washington Crossing State Park in New Jersey

In this Issue

Drexel University Moves Forward with Innovation Neighborhood »

Federal Reserve Reports Manufacturing Continues to Grow in Southern New Jersey and Southeastern Pennsylvania »

Healthcare Software Company Chooses Greater Philadelphia »

Delaware County Refinery Beating Estimates »

DuPont Named Top Employer by Science Magazine »

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2014 Regional Challenge »

Science Center Receives $1 Million Grant from U.S. Economic Development Administration for New Phase 1 Ventures Program »

PHS Flower Show Wins Top International Prize »

Key Events

11/5 32nd Annual Excellence Awards »

11/19 Roadmap For Growth: Workforce Development »

TD Bank - The Perfect Fit for Your Business

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Drexel University Moves Forward with Innovation Neighborhood

Project could exceed 5 million square feet of mixed-use development

Drexel University Moves Forward with Innovation Neighborhood

JLL, a professional services and investment management company specializing in real estate, has been retained by Drexel University to advise in the selection of a Master Developer for its ambitious Innovation Neighborhood plan for University City.

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Federal Reserve Reports Manufacturing Continues to Grow in Southern New Jersey and Southeastern Pennsylvania

Manufacturing activity continued to grow in October, according to the monthly Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

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Federal Reserve Reports Manufacturing Continues to Grow in Southern New Jersey and Southeastern Pennsylvania

Healthcare Software Company Chooses Greater Philadelphia

Healthcare Software Company Chooses Greater Philadelphia

Syapse, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based healthcare software provider and Safeguard Scientifics portfolio company, recently announced that it chose Philadelphia for its East Coast office.

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Delaware County Refinery Beating Estimates

Delta Air Lines reported that its Trainer oil refinery in Delaware County produced a $19 million profit in the third quarter, and is expected to have a $20 million profit in the current fourth quarter.

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Delaware County Refinery Beating Estimates

DuPont Named Top Employer by Science Magazine

DuPont Named Top Employer by Science Magazine

For the seventh consecutive year, DuPont was ranked among top employers, as published in Science magazine.

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2014 Regional Challenge

In Greater Philadelphia, a one percent increase in the rate of college completion would raise per capita income by $4.4 billion in one year. What is your school or business doing to help reach that goal?

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2014 Regional Challenge

Science Center Receives $1 Million Grant from U.S. Economic Development Administration for New Phase 1 Ventures Program

Science Center Receives $1 Million Grant from U.S. Economic Development Administration for New Phase 1 Ventures Program

The University City Science Center has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) for Phase 1 Ventures, a new multi-institutional commercialization program.

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PHS Flower Show Wins Top International Prize

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Philadelphia Flower Show received 17 international awards for excellence for the 2014 presentation, “ARTiculture” — including the top prize, the Grand Pinnacle Gold Award at the International Festival & Events Association (IFEA) competition.

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PHS Flower Show Wins Top International Prize

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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

32nd Annual Excellence Awards

Honoring the Region's Small Businesses

Join the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce for the 32nd Annual Excellence Award Celebration, which showcases the achievements and impact of small businesses in Greater Philadelphia.

Don't miss this opportunity to network with the region's leading corporate executives, entrepreneurs and small business owners. Each year the celebration attracts hundreds of prominent business leaders to recognize the people and companies that have demonstrated unique vision, innovation and achievement in support of our region's economy and small business community.

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Wednesday, November 5
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Dinner Reception & Networking
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Award Ceremony

The Crystal Tea Room
100 East Penn Square
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Roadmap For Growth: Workforce Development

Ensuring Philadelphia's Workforce is Globally Competitive into the 21st Century

Join us for a conversation about Philadelphia's workforce and the steps that the next Mayor of Philadelphia should take to keep the city competitive on a global scale. Thought leaders and experts will share their ideas on how to ensure a well-educated and well-trained workforce is being developed and retained. There will be opportunities for audience participation and networking. For more information, visit roadmapforgrowth.com.

Click here for more information or to register for this event »

Wednesday, November 19
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Program

Temple University
Morgan Hall
1601 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

TD Bank - The Perfect Fit for Your Business

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

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