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Friday, November 21, 2014

New Member Discount Posted!

Posted to Discounts by Ms. Carol Watson of Hotel Palomar Phila. at 2:57 PM

We'll Plan, You Party
Choose from 3 Holiday Packages at Hotel Palomar.
*Book prior to December 1st and enhance your experience with extra perks!

To book your holiday event with us, contact our Director of Catering:
Erin Ketterer
215-525-9430
erin.ketterer@hotelpalomar.com


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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Kleinbard to Host ESOP Panel Discussion and Breakfast

Posted to Event by Ms. Kate Goode of Kleinbard Bell & Brecker LLP at 9:47 AM

Kleinbard will host the upcoming ESOP Panel Discussion and Breakfast: Is an ESOP Right for your Company? at the law firm’s center city office at One Liberty Place on Thursday, December 4, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. The seminar will feature speakers Mary Beth Gray, a partner in Kleinbard’s Business and Finance Department, Larry Silver, Director of Tax Strategies, Kreischer Miller and Eric Zaiman, Senior Vice President, Chase Bank.

The panel will discuss how employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) work and the factors that make successful ESOP companies. Discussion will include the tax advantages, financing structures and unique benefits available in ESOP transitions and not usually available with other buyers.

The panel discussion and breakfast will be held at Kleinbard’s office at One Liberty Place, 46th floor in Philadelphia, PA. Registrations can be sent to Kate Goode, Director of Marketing at Kleinbard via email at kgoode@kleinbard.com or by phone at 267.443.4118.

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AOS Press Release

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Matt Smith of AOS at 9:36 AM

Doylestown, 11/19/2014 -AOS is proud to announce that Matt Skinner has joined our team as the VP of Sales and Business Development. Born and raised in Newtown PA, Matt is a graduate of Sacred Heart University and majored in Finance and Marketing. His successful career includes 9 years of experience in Commercial Insurance and Risk Management before becoming the Director of Business Development with a Software Solutions Provider. Matt will be serving as the voice and educator for AOS and will be a great asset to our company’s growth. AOS is excited and fortunate to have someone of Matt’s caliber joining our team, and look forward to expanding and providing our clients with quality solutions for their business.


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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Administrative Assistant - Now Hiring

Posted to Job Opportunity by Ms. Kelly Devlin of Synergetic Sound & Lighting at 2:55 PM

Job Description: Performs administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors. Duties may include but are not limited to: fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and filing. Extensive software skills are required, as well as Internet research abilities and strong communication skills.

If you are interested, please email Kelly at kellyd@synergeticsounds.com!


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Event Management.

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Manish Gorawala of Tri-Force Consulting Services at 3:41 AM

Event management is a highly strategic task. After all, you organize an event for a purpose. It is a resource intensive activity that has to achieve its purpose. In addition, the event itself has to be a success. There should be no glitches before, after or during an event. With Mleads from Mobile Leads LLC, event management has become much simpler and much better organized

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Harness the Power of Who You Know on Linked In

Posted to Event by Ms. Kathleen Fahy of American Executive Centers, Inc. at 4:38 PM

Harness the Power of Who You Know with LinkedIn
Easy strategies for warm introductions.

In this 45 minutes session with Brynne Tillman, LinkedIn expert and trainer, you will learn how to identify which of your connections know who you want to know.

You will learn strategies to turn cold leads into warm introductions through the power of LinkedIn.


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Mary Beth H. Gray Serves as Panelist at ESOP Association Conference and Trade Show

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Kate Goode of Kleinbard Bell & Brecker LLP at 10:04 AM

Kleinbard partner, Mary Beth H. Gray served as a speaker at the 2014 ESOP Association Las Vegas Conference and Trade Show on November 13-14, 2014. Ms. Gray served on the panel at the session: “All Hands on Deck: Keys to ESOP Sustainability.” The session covered ESOP sustainability elements including governance, finance including repurchase obligation, managerial commitment and culture.

Ms. Gray is a partner in the Business & Finance Department at Kleinbard. She focuses her practice on business succession, including the sale of businesses to employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and other transactions involving ESOPs. She has represented both buyers and sellers in more than 300 transactions involving both equity and assets. In addition to her ESOP practice, Gray concentrates her practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions (representing sellers and buyers), corporate finance, corporate governance, corporate restructuring and executive compensation.

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Skills: Are You a Tool Collector, Craftsman or Artist?

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Rodney C. Sullivan of Rod Sullivan Leadership Coaching at 6:13 AM

There are three types of workers, tools collectors, craftsmen/women and artists. Workers can grow and skills can be improved.

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Monday, November 17, 2014

Booking Holiday Events

Posted to Discounts by Mr. Graham B. Gill of Programs Employing People (PEP) at 12:03 PM

Come enjoy a casual evening of Fun, food music and activity in an intimate setting for your office or business party this holiday season.

PEPBowl a division of Programs Employing People is offering Chamber Members a 10% discount on Holiday parties booked between December 12th and January 11th. If booked on a Monday, Wednesday or Thursday receive an additional 10% off for a total savings of 20%. Mention you are a Chamber member when making your reservation for discount to be applied.

Come and experience why we have been voted the Best of Philadelphia Bowling venues Philly has to offer.

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What can VoIP do for your business? - Happy Hour Networking Event

Posted to Event by Mr. Donald Lai of Absolute Computer Solutions at 11:46 AM

Join us for happy hour at Fieldhouse! It is conveniently located next to the Reading Terminal Market.
The planned topic is: "What can VoIP do for your business?"

5:30PM - Registration and Open Networking

6:00PM - Jonathan Croft from FreedomVoice will discuss how VoIP can benefit your business.

6:30PM - Q&A

6:45PM - More networking!


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Friday, November 14, 2014

Managing Across Generations

Posted to Event by Ms. Jennifer Hammond of Dale Carnegie at 2:09 PM

This workshop provides insights and tools to help you turn the different attitudes and skills each generation brings to the table into powerful performance drivers.

Leading a team of diverse generations can be an incredibly rich and productive experience when you have the skills to capitalize on the strengths each generation brings to the team. Each generation has a unique mindset, work style, and communication style. Therefore, connecting with and managing across generations has become vitally important to building a cohesive and successful team.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Bob's Discount Furniture - NE Philly Job Fair

Posted to Job Opportunity by Mr. Victor Herrera of Bob’s Discount Furniture at 3:32 PM

Come on by and discover just how rewarding a sales career at Bob’s Discount Furniture can be! Bob’s is excited to be continuing our expansion in the Philadelphia Market and will be opening our newest store located in NE Philadelphia on the corner of Castor &Cottman Avenues.
We would like to invite you to our Job Fair: Thursday, November 20th at the NE Philadelphia PA Career Link office. Come meet our hiring team, learn more about Bob’s, one of the fastest growing furniture retailers in the United States, and hear about a career in an environment dedicated to your individual success.

Date: Thursday, November 20th
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM or 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Place: PA Career Link
3210 Red Line Road
Philadelphia, PA 19114
Phone: (215) 281-1038

Please fill out an online application at mybobsjobs.com prior to attending the job fair

If you have any questions please contact Victor Herrera at Victor.Herrera@mybobs.com

Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an EEOE

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Mediation Center Open House

Posted to Event by Ms. Cheryl Cutrona , Esq. of Good Shepherd Mediation Program at 1:51 PM

Good Shepherd Mediation Program, Philadelphia's only community mediation center, is holding an FREE Open House on January 7, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. to orient the community about mediation and related services and programs. RSVP by linking to http://www.phillymediators.org/workshops-events/?e=60


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New Member Discount Posted!

Posted to Discounts by Mr. Manish Gorawala of Tri-Force Consulting Services at 10:22 AM

As you know, turning leads into sales is complicated, leads are difficult to capture and organize, follow-ups are difficult and sales cycles are long, events are difficult to manage and so on…
MLeads solves all the problems mentioned above as an innovative SaaS mobile platform offering one-stop solution for organizing events and leads management for event organizers, exhibitors, business owners, sales and marketing professionals. MLeads guarantees to help grow any business and bring productivity and efficiency.
For more in-depth features information Please click here:https://www.myleadssite.com/

For 10% off discount code GPMLEADS10%


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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Data Availability for Clean Power Plan

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Gracia Camizzi of Environmental Strategy Consultants at 8:41 AM

The Clean Power Plan was proposed to set forth emission guidelines for GHG emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired electric generating units. In support of the proposed Plan, the EPA is announcing the availability of data related to the emission reduction compliance trajectories, building block methodology, and the calculations of state-specific CO2 goals. This data has been made available to stakeholders who may want to comment on the proposed rule and better understand the development of the Plan.


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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Winter Meeting Special

Posted to Discounts by Ms. Jill Heim of Congress Hall at 12:29 PM

Winter Meeting Special at beautiful and historic Congress Hall Hotel in Cape May, NJ.
$79 room rate and complimentary continental breakfast for groups with 15 or more guestrooms per night, mid-week, November, 2014 - April 2, 2015.
Complimentary Meeting Space
Per Day, Food and Beverage package rates
Based upon availability, plus tax

Contact Jill Heim, Director of Group Sales, 609-846-4988 or jheim@caperesorts.com

Mention "Winter Special" to receive discounted rate with complimentary continental breakfast for your group.

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Kleinbard Commemorates Its 75th Anniversary

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Kate Goode of Kleinbard Bell & Brecker LLP at 10:32 AM

Kleinbard recently celebrated the Firm’s 75th anniversary with a cocktail reception for clients, staff and friends at the Four Seasons Hotel, Philadelphia. The celebration included a short program during which Managing Partners Howard Davis and David Hyman spoke honoring the Firm’s past, highlighting successes and valued client relationships and outlined the Firm’s plans for the future.

The program included the introduction of a partnership between Kleinbard and the Waring Elementary School launching a second grade student reading program with the goal of helping young public school students improve their reading abilities.

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Kevin O'Brien Studio Hosts Ribbon Cutting and Sample Sale

Posted to Event by Mr. Kevin OBrien of Kevin OBrien Studio at 10:23 AM

Kevin O’Brien Studio is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the annual Sample Sale. Open to the public only once a year, this is the chance for local Philadelphians to purchase product at a healthy discount. The sale will take place at our new studio, a renovated movie theatre in South Philadelphia. The sale will be held from November 14th through December 23rd (Monday-Friday) from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
with additional hours on November 15th and December 20th from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on November 21st from 4:00 – 7:00 PM.

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Monday, November 10, 2014

Engaging a Multicultural Dispersed Workforce - An Outside-In Companies Seminar

Posted to Event by Ms. Kelly Hocutt of The OutsideIn Companies at 1:43 PM

Join us 12/11 for the next Talent Strategy Seminar!

Companies today have many factors to think about to engage a workforce in which people are spread out globally and teams are dispersed in multiple locations. This seminar will focus on the requirements and best practices for driving talent strategy within a global or dispersed marketplace.

Our feature presenter John Tooher, currently Managing Director at HeadRoom LLC, will share his experiences as President and General Manager at YellAdworks. He will focus on the best people, talent and policy practices that led the company to top performance at this global multi-media company. Participants in this seminar can expect to learn:

-Tactics for achieving leading business performance through excellent human capital practices
-Key facets and attributes of top performing human capital leaders
-Operating within a global environment and the challenges that business and HR leaders face


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Kevin O'Brien Studio Hosting Ribbon Cutting Sample Sale

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Kevin OBrien of Kevin OBrien Studio at 10:33 AM

Kevin O’Brien Studio is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the annual Sample Sale. Open to the public only once a year, this is the chance for local Philadelphians to purchase product at a healthy discount. The sale will take place at our new studio, a renovated movie theatre in South Philadelphia. The sale will be held from November 14th through December 23rd (Monday-Friday) from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
with additional hours on November 15th and December 20th from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on November 21st from 4:00 – 7:00 PM.


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The Capital Grille is open for Thanksgiving!

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Amanda Giddings of The Capital Grille at 9:42 AM

The Capital Grille Downtown Philadelphia is open Thanksgiving Day 12-9pm! Chef is offering our a la carte dinner menu and Thanksgiving inspired features like slow roasted Turkey $36 and Pumpkin Cheesecake $10. For reservations- 215.545.9588 or www.thecapitalgrille.com.


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Friday, November 07, 2014

Info Night at Penn State Great Valley

Posted to Event by Mrs. Denita R. Wright Watson of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 3:39 PM

Attend Penn State Great Valley's Info Night at 5:30pm and we'll waive your $65 application fee when you apply before December 23rd for spring admission. Learn firsthand about our graduate and professional programs in business, management, finance, leadership development, software and systems engineering, information science, and engineering management.

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Leadership Program-Cyber-Security: How Safe is Our Information?

Posted to Event by Mr. Jonathan Peri of Neumann University at 3:38 PM

The Neumann University Center for Leadership is pleased to welcome Representative Patrick Meehan, 7th Congressional District, and James D. Schultz, General Counsel for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for a discussion on cyber-security in the public and private sector.

Attorneys who attend this program can earn 2 CLE credits, and accountants can earn 2 CPE credits.

Tuesday, November 25 at 2:00 PM

Course Description

From personal financial information to classified government documents or industry trade secrets, the collateral damage from a data breach or hack can cost thousands or even millions of dollars in losses to a company or administration that is ill-prepared for an attack on IT infrastructure. Our panelists will examine the current political landscape of cyber-security and offer tips on how businesses and consumers can anticipate and better prepare for cyber-attacks.

Cost: $39 per person, includes all course materials

Register online or call 610-358-4528


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Beach Ball Gala to benefit For Pete's Sake

Posted to Event by Sarah Langevin Hopkins of For Pete's Sake Cancer Respite Foundation at 2:58 PM

Join us for the 15th Annual Beach Ball Gala at the beautiful Crystal Tea Room in center city Philadelphia.

Our evening will be filled with live music from Contagious, dancing, delicious food, open bar, exciting auctions and special surprises to celebrate 15 years of helping adult cancer patients and their loved ones take a break from cancer!

Touch A Life Reception 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Beach Ball Gala 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Please note our NEW times!

Sponsorships available. More info--contact Sarah Hopkins 267-708-0510 or sarah@takeabreakfromcancer.org


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Thursday, November 06, 2014

Pro Sports Marketing –brought to you by Marketing Alliance of PHL

Posted to Event by Ms. Connie Pearson-Bernard of Seamless Events Inc. at 1:50 PM

Pro Sports Marketing in Philadelphia – A panelist discussion how our professional teams market to and engage their fans using the many marketing and advertising channels at their disposal. Social, web, TV, radio, print, mail, outdoor, sponsorships, partnerships, community outreach and more. Hear from the marketing leaders of these Philly NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB and MLS teams to understand their opportunities and challenges promoting their teams to one of the toughest and most informed sports towns and fans in the world.

Follow the link for further information about our panelists.

Our sponsors for the event include IDR Creative Marketing Solutions www.idronline.com and EMC Outdoor www.emcoutdoor.com.

We look forward to seeing you at the event! Registration includes a variety of heavy appetizers, free parking and a cash bar - in addition to the value from the event itself!


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Pennoni Selects ab+c for Branding Expertise

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Samantha Oscar of ab+c at 11:36 AM

Pennoni Associates Inc. has selected ab+c Creative Intelligence, a full-service marketing communications agency, to conduct initial work on a brand discovery and development initiative, which will help Pennoni prepare for its 50th anniversary celebration in 2016.

“Pennoni is an uncompromising leader in its industry and we are thrilled to have it as a marketing partner,” says Paul Pomeroy, managing partner and director of marketing at ab+c. “This is a top engineering firm headquartered a few minutes from our Philadelphia office. The relationship is ideal.”

Pennoni Associates Inc. is a multidisciplinary engineering, science and design consulting firm with a diverse client base including government, commercial and industrial clients. Ranked on Engineering News-Record’s list of Top 500 Design Firms, Pennoni boasts 27 offices from Florida to Massachusetts.


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Tuesday, November 04, 2014

VCU chooses ab+c Creative Intelligence for Physician Recruitment Initiative

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Samantha Oscar of ab+c at 10:28 AM

MCV Physicians Administration at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center named ab+c Creative Intelligence, a full-service marketing communications agency, as its physician recruitment partner. ab+c will conduct an employment branding discovery initiative and create a physician recruitment website for the Richmond, Virginia, medical center.
Operating from the agency’s Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, office, senior strategist Shawn Kessler leads the ab+c physician recruitment team.

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Sunday, November 02, 2014

act! v17 Forum - Marketing Technology Services

Posted to Event by Mr. Patrick J. Brogan of Marketing Technology Services, Inc. at 1:41 PM

This free event focuses on showcasing a sneak preview of the new Act! v17 release features; the Act! E-mail Marketing (with the new template editor); as well as additional sessions that will provide the attendees with more Act! education and training.
Sessions will include:
? Sneak Preview of Act! v17
? Demonstration of NEW drag-and-drop Act! Email Marketing Template Editor
? Kick Act! up a Notch: Sophisticated Customizations and Real Life Customer Success Stories
? Act! Sales Coaching: "Learn and Succeed"
? Smart Tasks: New Triggers and Enhancements
? Key Add-ons
? Business Analytics: New options
? Intelligent Web Forms for data gathering


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