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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

HRComputes Awarded for Innovation in Sustainability

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Kristina Kohl of HR Computes at 3:28 PM

We are pleased to announce that HRComputes has been awarded a Certificate of Innovation in Sustainability from the State of New Jersey' s Department pf Environmental Protection for our leadership in promoting and educating businesses on the benefits of adopting a sustainable strategy.
HRComputes is a registered sustainable business with the New Jersey Sustainable Business Registry. Along with our fellow participants, we have collectively saved :
*140,213 gallons of water
*3,925,183 pounds of waste
*10,502 gallons of gasoline
*52,711 total miles
*2,965,472 kilowatt hours
*$1,076,457 dollars
*2,138 metric tons of CO2 equivalent

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Find Your Wingman

Posted to Event by Julie Stapleton Carroll of Temple University Health System at 2:50 PM

Come join Temple's Blackstone LaunchPad as we help our ventures find their wingmen. We're looking to connect designers, developers and start ups. Free wings! Tuesday, December 8th from 4 - 6 pm at the Blackstone LaunchPad - Lower Level Student Center.

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2016 Philly SHRM Symposium

Posted to Event by Ms. Connie Pearson-Bernard of Seamless Events Inc. at 11:21 AM

Join over 400 HR and business professionals at the event that gives you the chance to advance your career through both educational programs and personal connections!

• Featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Mae Jemison – First African American Woman in Space, Leader of 100 Year Starship Initiative, and Founder & President of Two Medical Technology Companies.
• HRCI & SHRM Credits - pending
• Register today and save during Early Bird!

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Important Regulatory Update for 2016

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Lorna Velardi of Environmental Strategy Consultants at 3:40 PM

We have updated our website with the latest information for the critical reporting deadlines and their applicability for next year. Please contact ESC if you need assistance filing these reports.

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NFL Alumni Philadelphia Golf Classic

Posted to Event by Ms. Bonnie Kashlak of NFL Alumni - Philadelphia Chapter at 3:15 PM

Join Ron Jaworski, Dick Vermeil, Jon Runyan, Mike Quick, Lem Burnham, Beasley Reece and many more great NFL Alumni Players for a round of Golf to raise much-needed funds for at-risk youth in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Each Foursome is paired with a Celebrity Captain and all groups qualify to win a trip to the Super Bowl of Golf in Florida in 2017

8:30am - Registration
9:00am - Breakfast
10:30am - Celebrity Introductions
11:00am - Shotgun Start
5:00pm - Cocktail Hour/Dinner/Awards

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Access to Capital

Posted to Event by Ms. Sharyl S. Overhiser of The Free Library of Philadelphia at 10:38 AM

Access to Capital
Wednesday, January 27, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Parkway Central Library
Rooms 405/406/407, Fourth Floor
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

The U.S. Small Business Administration offers its free “Access to Capital” presentation. This presentation covers subjects that are always on the minds of small business owners and is a great way for small businesses to get an understanding of SBA programs. Topics covered include: Business Counseling Resources, SBA Loan Programs and the Loan Application Process.

Presented in partnership with the US Small Business Administration, Eastern PA District Office.

This event is free, but please register by calling 215-686-5394 or go to

Business, Science and Industry Department
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street | Philadelphia, PA 19103 | 215-686-5394 |

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Kleinbard Partner Mary Beth H. Gray Appointed to Emerge Pennsylvania Board

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Kate Goode of Kleinbard LLC at 10:37 AM

Kleinbard partner, Mary Beth H. Gray, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Emerge Pennsylvania. Founded in 2015, Emerge Pennsylvania is a new political leadership training program for Democratic women in Pennsylvania. Its mission is to identify, train, and inspire Democratic women to pursue public office at the local, state and national levels. Emerge Pennsylvania is part of Emerge America, a national network currently working in fourteen states.

Gray is a partner in Kleinbard LLC’s Business and Finance Department. She practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions (representing sellers and buyers), corporate finance, corporate governance, corporate restructuring, and executive compensation. Her practice has a special focus on business succession, including the sale of businesses to employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and other transactions involving ESOPs. Gray was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions in 2014 and 2015.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Kleinbard Earns 2016 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Ranking

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Kate Goode of Kleinbard LLC at 1:39 PM

The Philadelphia law firm of Kleinbard LLC is pleased to announce that the Firm has been ranked in the 2016 U.S. - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list regionally. This is the sixth consecutive year that U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have published the "Best Law Firms" rankings.

Kleinbard LLC received the following rankings in the 2016 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms":

Metropolitan Tier 1
Philadelphia Corporate Law

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Monday, November 16, 2015

“Booking for Small Business – Accountant or Bookkeeper?” – Latest from Hiscox Blog

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Small Business at 1:26 PM

In this blog post for small business owners, we analyse the difference between accountants and bookkeepers and knowing which one is right for your situation.

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GIC Welcomes Patrick Harker, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 11:44 AM

Patrick T. Harker took office on July 1, 2015, as the 11th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In this role, Harker participates on the Federal Open Market Committee, which formulates the nation’s monetary policy. Before taking office at the Philadelphia Fed, Harker served as the 26th president of the University of Delaware.

GIC has enjoyed a longstanding relationship with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and we hope you will join us for this opportunity to meet and welcome President Harker on December 1st.

Business Attire. Wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres provided.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

5:30 PM – Registration
6:30 PM – Remarks
7:00PM – Networking
8:30 PM – Conclusion

A.J. Drexel Picture Gallery, 3rd Floor, Drexel University Main Building
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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TPD President, Kevin Johnson, Named Delaware Valley’s Engineer of the Year

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Gwen Himes of Traffic Planning and Design, Inc. (TPD) at 9:12 AM

On 11/10, delegates from Delaware Valley engineering-related technical societies and several past Engineers of the Year gathered for the annual Engineer of the Year election. During this assembly, Kevin L. Johnson, P.E., Traffic Planning and Design, Inc. President, was elected the 2016 Delaware Valley Engineer of the Year.

Mr. Johnson’s support was overwhelming, as he was nominated by several industry organizations including: the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) Delaware Valley Chapter, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Philadelphia Chapter, the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) Delaware County Chapter, and Women in Transportation (WTS) Philadelphia Chapter. Upon learning of his selection, Mr. Johnson said “it is truly humbling to be so honored when reviewing the esteemed list of past Engineers of the Year.”

A biography including Mr. Johnson’s career and achievements can be found here:

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Friday, November 13, 2015

The Chameleon by Merrick Rosenberg available for pre-sale today

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Jessica Nicols of Para-Plus Translations, Inc. at 10:36 AM

Team Builders Plus is excited to announce the release of Take Flight Learning CEO and author, Merrick Rosenberg's latest book- The Chameleon: Life Changing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has a Personality or Knows Someone Who Does.

The Chameleon will be available to you December 2015 before the world-wide release in January 2016!

Laugh and learn through twenty-two entertaining fables that reflect the challenges you experience in your life story. Guided by an all-knowing chameleon, Xenia, four unassuming birds play the roles of the personality styles. The insights gained from their interactions and struggles will lift you to new insights to understanding yourself.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Seminar: Why Salespeople Fail and What You Can Do About It

Posted to Event by Mr. G. Michael Howard of American Executive Centers, Inc. at 3:04 PM

10:00am - 11:00am

American Executive Centers
600 West Germantown Pike, Suite 400
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

Free to Attend

Presented by Evan and Chuck Polin of Sandler Training, The Training Resource Group.

In this one-hour seminar you will get a detailed look at the "People" issues and "System"
issues that impact your sales success and failures. We will provide a breakdown of the three opposing systems at play in the sales process.

Would you like to know what methods your prospects are using to get you to provide free

Are you falling into the trap of the traditional sales approach?

Whose selling system do you defer to?

Why can't you close more business?

To register click on the related link below.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Metro Paper Press Release on Caffe Del Muro

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Domenico Cardarelli of Caffe Del Muro at 9:17 AM

Caffe Del Muro is definitely the future of the coffee industry. The Metro Paper featured us on their front page today. Please take a moment to read the related article to see what the excitement is all about!

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Friday, November 06, 2015

Travinia Friends & Family Night

Posted to Event by Ms. Cheryl Carpenter of Travinia Kitchen and Wine Bar at 10:00 AM

You're invited! Join us for dinner Friday November 6 and Saturday November 7 as we celebrate the opening of Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar!

Call for your seating time today: (267) 687-2020.

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Thursday, November 05, 2015

SeniorLAW Center's Quizzo Night

Posted to Event by Ms. Kristen Wilson of SeniorLAW Center at 3:56 PM

Join us for Quizzo Night on Wednesday November 18, 2015 at Rembrandt's in Fairmount. Hosted by the Young Friends of SeniorLAW Center, this newly developed group’s aim is to nurture an intergenerational approach to SeniorLAW Center’s sustainability through long-term giving and service. Primarily comprised of young professionals, leaders, and students in the area, the Young Friends’ Inaugural event: Quizzo will be fun, exciting, and with only a $5 cover charge at the door, you don’t want to miss it! Light appetizers, cash bar.

For questions and more info, contact Kristen Wilson, Director of Development at 215.701.3209 or email her at

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Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Billy Elliot matinee w/ wine & cheese and post-show chat

Posted to Event by Ms. Amy Buckman of Philadelphia Media Network at 2:19 PM

Join Philadelphia Media Network at 1:00 p.m. on Nov. 19 for an afternoon full of song and dance in this musical adaptation of the hit film "Billy Elliot," featuring music by Sir Elton John. Prior to the show, PMN guests are invited to a pre-show reception in the Media Theatre's lovely and historic Crystal Room -- catered by JPM, with wine from Southern Wine and Spirits. After the performance, you'll take part in a private on-stage panel discussion with the artists led by the Philadelphia Daily News' Chuck Darrow.

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Hopeworks N Camden Open House

Posted to Event by Mr. Dan Rhoton of Hopeworks 'N Camden at 8:08 AM

Come join Hopeworks staff and trainees and learn more about what is happening at Hopeworks! Come for a tour anytime, or come for one of our informative workshops, presented by our trainees!

10:00 AM: Salesforce and how a CRM Can Help Your Business
11:00 AM: Preparing your Website for a Responsive Conversion
12:00 PM: Trauma and How it Affects Us
1:00 PM: Becoming an internship partner with Hopeworks
2:00 PM: GIS and your business

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Tuesday, November 03, 2015

ISM-Philadelphia November Dinner Meeting

Posted to Event by Ms. Linh Nguyen of ISM-Philadelphia, Inc. at 2:43 PM

Dinner Meeting Topic: "Collaboration, Culture, Change Management and Internal and External Communication in the Business World"

Speaker: Joe Andraski - Founder, Collaborative Energizer, LLC.

About the Topic: Collaborative relationships and business practices have become broadly accepted throughout industry over the last 10 years. It started with WalMarts development of Collaborative Forecasting and Replenishment and has since evolved into an attitude of collaboration that provides measurable value. This presentation also speaks to the importance of change management skills and the importance of including this skill in every training program.

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Friday, October 30, 2015

Rothman Institute: Impact of Sports

Posted to Event by Mr. Richard D. Sharpnack , Jr. of Rothman Institute at 11:02 AM

Rothman Institute: Impact of Sports Co-Hosted by Sports Illustrated

Peter King of Sports Illustrated
and Monday Morning Quarterback.

November 10th 2015
Lincoln Financial Field
Complimentary Registration, Space is Limited

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

SDI hosts MFG Day Event

Posted to Event by Mr. Patrick Wallace of SDI, Inc. at 3:13 PM

SDI is proud to support the manufacturing industry by hosting a MFG Day event.

On Friday, November 20th, from 9:00am - 2:00pm, join SDI as we host our first quarterly MFG Day event in support of the manufacturing industry and for the advancement of MRO supply chain management.

Get a first-hand look at how this critical supply chain works to enable reliable production as we take you through the SDI Solution Center, a station-by-station demo experience where you can get a quick sense of each link in the enterprise-wide MRO supply chain.

Register today on the MFG Day website.

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Opening festivities celebrating Microsoft at King of Prussia Mall.

Posted to Event by Ms. Eva Dickerson of Microsoft at 1:09 PM

Executive Reception
Date: Thursday, Nov. 5
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Be among the first to tour the store and shop before it opens to the public. Mingle with notable executive and community influencers while enjoying light appetizers and refreshments. Get hands-on demos with the latest Microsoft products. In addition, there will also be an exclusive grand opening product offers available to attendees including:

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Date: Saturday, Nov. 7
Time: 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Be a part of the official ribbon cutting and grant-giving ceremony. It features a Microsoft executive host along with local nonprofit organizations receiving software grants. Take advantage of the grand opening product offers and celebrate alongside other Microsoft fans.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Energy Interdependence in the Western Hemisphere

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 12:10 PM

Senior leaders from the energy sector, various governments and trade organizations in the U.S., Mexico and Canada are slated to discuss energy markets and new opportunities, such as the Greater Philadelphia "energy hub." The event will take place at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday, November 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Panels will dive deeply into a range of sub-topics, including: the U.S. East Coast energy hub; supply chains and modes of transportation; the impacts of public policy and regulatory environments on efficient redistribution and trade; financial impacts of new energy pricing and trade patterns; regional, national, and global implications of energy interdependence; and new energy opportunities, uses and risks.

View the full agenda and register at

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New Member Discount Posted!

Posted to Discounts by Ms. Angela Lustig of Wyndham Philadelphia Historical District at 11:14 AM


Secure the date for your 2015 Holiday Celebration Before November 13, 2015
Choose one of the following free gifts!
- Gourmet Cheese & Fruit Display
- One Hour Beer & Wine Bar
- Ice Cream Sundae Bar
(Choice of gift will be provided for one hour.)
(Minimum purchase of $25 per person required.)
Celebration date must take place on or before February 27, 2016.

Jackie Horveath, Catering Sales Manager
To begin planning your occasion.
Call 267-765-3302
Or E-mail

Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
400 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Mural Arts Tour & PAFA Museum Experience

Posted to Event by Ms. Ellen Sollof of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program at 10:44 AM

Take a Mural Arts trolley tour of the African American Iconic Images Collection followed by a visit to PAFA's Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis. Cost is $30 per person, which includes the tour and entrance to the exhibition. For tickets please call 215-925-3633 or visit

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Supply Chain Panel & Networking Event

Posted to Event by Ms. Jennifer Hill of BDP International, Inc. at 4:02 PM

Date: October 29, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Chestnut Hill Hotel - 8229 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118

ISM-Philadelphia and PAN-APICS Invite You to the Supply Chain Best Practices Networking Event

Three industry experts will be joining us on Thursday, October 29th, at the historic Chestnut Hill Hotel to discuss what it takes to have a best-in-class supply chain. This will be a combined event with both PAN-APICS and ISM Philadelphia members. Appetizers will be provided.

Thursday, October 29th
6:00-6:30 - Networking
6:30-7:30 - Supply Chain Best Practices Panel Event
7:30-8:00 - Additional Networking Opportunity

APICS & ISM Members - FREE
Non-Members and Guests - $15

Public Transportation
The hotel is easily accessible by both bus and train. It is just a six minute walk from the Chestnut Hill West train station. Septa schedule

There is a free parking lot located just behind the hotel.

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Bring your holiday party to the shore!

Posted to Event by Ms. Charlotte Haman of Golden Inn Hotel & Conference Center at 1:45 PM

December 5th or December 18th! We throw the holiday party and you and your employees can enjoy with no hassle!

Individuals, Small Business' or Departments are all welcome! Featuring the BLT Band!

Great incentives if you book by Thanksgiving! And you can take the elevator home for just $59.00!

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ABC Eastern Pa. Chapter Begins Search for President & CEO

Posted to Job Opportunity by Ms. Mary Tebeau of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pa. Chapter at 8:59 AM

Associated Builders & Contractors Eastern Pa. Chapter is a premier, commercial construction trade association dedicated to serving construction professionals from Philadelphia to Allentown to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region.
The association is searching for a new President & CEO to begin in 2016.
Our vision is to lead the construction industry, guided by the principles of merit construction and free enterprise, while promoting growth in our marketplace and providing the highest level of safety, quality and training to our membership.

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Monday, October 26, 2015

Bulletproof Your Business Against Breach

Posted to Event by Ms. Maria D. Diaz PMP of Firstrust Bank at 12:26 PM

Firstrust invites you to an important presentation about protecting your business by online security expert, John Sileo.

Wednesday, October 28
DoubleTree by Hilton
640 Fountain Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

If you would like to attend, please call Jennifer Hayes at 610-238-5105 or reply by email to

John Sileo, CEO, The Sileo Group
John Sileo's identity was illegally used to embezzle $300,000 from his clients. The exposure destroyed John's career and consumed two years of his life as he fought to stay out of jail. Combining real-world experience with years of study, John became an award-winning author, trusted advisor and leading speaker on technology, information and privacy protection.

John is the CEO of The Sileo Group, a privacy think tank that helps organizations protect the data that drives their profits.

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Caffe Del Muro Grand Opening

Posted to Event by Mr. Domenico Cardarelli of Caffe Del Muro at 8:18 AM

Caffe Del Muro is celebrating it's Grand Opening on Friday, October 30th. There will be live music, food and drink vendors, along with several other companies from the Center City area setting up to make this event one to remember. Festivities will be taking place from 6 pm - 9 pm in the courtyard on 16th and JFK in Suburban Station. This is a free event and all are welcome. Hope to see everyone there!

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