Signature Event Sponsorship

Event details, sponsorship reach, and event dates listed below

Annual Meeting

Approximately 1,400 business and community leaders and elected officials attend this annual fall celebration, which features a nationally renowned speaker. The Chamber President and the Chairman of the Board of Directors acknowledge Chamber accomplishments over the past program year and preview agenda items for the coming year. This is the perfect venue to network and gain brand exposure.

  • Sponsorship Reach: 1,200 – 1,600
  • Date: October 2014

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Excellence Awards Honoring Small Businesses

The Annual Excellence Awards celebration acknowledges the accomplishments of small businesses and the contributions they make to our regional economy. The Awards are presented in 11 categories, and honorees are nominated by their peers and selected by a panel of distinguished business owners and advisors. Sponsorship of this event offers your company the opportunity to support exceptional business practices of small and influential businesses in our region.

  • Sponsorship Reach: 400 – 600
  • Date: November 2014

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A Conversation with the Governor

This event features an opportunity for Pennsylvania’s Governor to speak candidly about a host of issues affecting businesses in southeastern Pennsylvania. The informal interview is moderated by a local media personality and is usually streamed live online. Through sponsorship, associate yourself with the Chamber’s advocacy initiatives.

  • Sponsorship Reach: 600
  • Date: February/March 2015

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Mayoral Luncheon

With more than 1,000 people attend this annual luncheon; it is the largest forum for the Mayor of Philadelphia to address the region’s business community. The Mayor typically uses this occasion to introduce new economic development initiatives and share his vision for the city.

  • Sponsorship Reach: 1,200 – 1,400
  • Date: February 2015

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Paradigm Award and Scholarship

The Paradigm Award is presented annually to a woman in business whose outstanding professional and personal achievements serve as a model for success. The recipient is awarded $25,000 to donate to a women’s charity of her choice. Along with the award, the Chamber administers the Paradigm Scholarship for Working Women, which provides scholarship opportunities for women, who are employed full-time and wish to complete their undergraduate degrees.

  • Sponsorship Reach: 700 – 800 representatives from mid-to-large size companies in the Greater Philadelphia region
  • Date: March 2015

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William Penn Award Gala

The William Penn Award is the highest honor bestowed upon a business person in the Greater Philadelphia business community. Each spring, recipients are chosen for their outstanding contributions toward the betterment of the region, their professional accomplishments, and their commitment to charity as well as to the community. This formal dinner-dance welcomes regional business leaders as they pay tribute to the recipient. The program is preceded by an elegant networking reception.

  • Sponsorship Reach: 600 – 900 of Greater Philadelphia’s most prominent business leaders
  • Date: April 2015

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State of the Region

Business executives, policy makers, and civic leaders from northern Delaware, southern New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania gather annually at State of the Region to discuss regional economic development. Select Greater Philadelphia releases its annual Regional Report, a comprehensive analysis of how the region compares to competitor regions on a number of key indicators. Sponsorship of this event associates your organization with regional collaboration, one of the Chamber’s most significant initiatives.

  • Sponsorship Reach: 500 – 600
  • Date: May 2015

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