Throughout Greater Philadelphia, key developments are accelerating economic growth and positioning our region for continued success.
Join us as we spotlight Greater Philadelphia’s leading economic drivers and explore how they are creating opportunities for regional collaboration and growth now and in the future.
Each program in this four-part series will visit a key area in the Greater Philadelphia region and will feature top business leaders, economic developers and/or local officials who will discuss their involvement in our region’s leading initiatives. In addition, Select Greater Philadelphia will provide an update on the region’s latest economic development.
Join us for the final program in the Spring series to explore the food revolution that is changing our region's economy.
Moderated by: Tracey Matisak, WHYY Host
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration, Networking & Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Program
Saint Joseph's University
Erivan K. Haub School of Business
Wolinfington Teletorium - Mandeville Hall
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Greater Philadelphia has long been known as a major culinary destination. With a growing interest in producing and eating locally, the region is quickly becoming a leader in the agriculture, food service and restaurant communities.
Join us as a panel of industry experts discuss the link between the vitality of our region’s food industries and economic growth. The speakers will explore the creation of food incubators and how they are helping grow our economy and workforce, the rise of the farm-to-table movement, and new technologies that are allowing companies manufacture and export healthy food options around the world.
Register for this event.