Membership Benefits for Educational Institutions

Membership with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia provides you with opportunities to network with leaders in the region and enhance your professional development. We provide member organizations with high-quality programs and events, including a number of programs that focus on workforce, professional, and leadership development. These programs provide the opportunity for you to gain exposure and build lasting relationships with key constituents in the region.

Benefits and Engagement Opportunities:


Regional Colleges and Universities Presidents' Alliance

Regional Colleges and Universities Presidents' Council

The Presidents' Council explores cooperative opportunities among the region's 101 degree-granting institutions and is managed by the CEO Council for Growth, an affiliate of the Chamber. It is comprised of a devoted group of business, higher education, and civic leaders who commit their time and efforts to enhancing economic growth and prosperity in Greater Philadelphia.


Speaking Opportunities

Speaking Opportunities

The Chamber is often looking for professionals in higher education to participate in panel discussions at seminars and professional development events. If you're interested in being considered for a future speaking opportunity, you can submit yourself through our Speakers' Connection page: www.ChamberPHL.com/speakers


Sponsorship

Sponsorship

Partner with the Chamber through sponsorship investment of exclusive programs and events during the year. Sponsoring Chamber events will help your institution gain exposure and build lasting relationships with key business leaders in the region. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, visit: www.ChamberPHL.com/sponsor


Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

The Chamber participates in this educational program with the Community College of Philadelphia, which provides small business owners with valuable training for growing their business. To learn more, visit: www.ChamberPHL.com/10ksb


Workforce Development

Workforce Development

The Chamber is focused on enhancing access to higher education, supporting work to improve college completion, and advocating for high-skilled immigration reform.



Past Programs Include:


Best-Selling Authors

Best-Selling Authors

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, an affiliate of the Chamber, hosted a discussion with Adam Grant about his bestselling book, Give & Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success. In addition, Jonah Berger, author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On, spoke at a Chamber event about what content goes viral and why.


State of the Region

State of the Region

Each spring, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia and Select Greater Philadelphia highlights a key issue affecting the region. Last year, the discussion explored what our region is doing to attract and retain this growing class of entrepreneurs and why they are choosing to do business here. The program featured innovator and entrepreneur Lori Greiner, celebrity QVC host and Shark on ABC's “Shark Tank.”


Doing Business with Colleges and Universities

Doing Business with Colleges and Universities

This workshop helped companies learn about business opportunities with colleges and universities in the Greater Philadelphia region. Representatives from purchasing departments shared their goals and procurement requirements.


Join Now

To join today, fill out our Membership Application or contact us at 215-790-3700.



“The Chamber's advocacy team provides excellent resources for the business community. They offer up-to-date information on legislation and host events that connect you with elected officials.”

Kenneth E. Lawrence, Jr.

Kenneth E. Lawrence, Jr.

Senior Vice President for Government,
Community and Public Affairs
Temple University