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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Working on the business and developing leaders

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce is making big strides this fall. On Thursday, September 26 we will award a female pioneer at The Philadelphia Country Club, on October 30, we will invite an innovator as our keynote speaker at the annual Red Carpet dinner, we will present a  growing series of fall events for our Talent and Education Network that connects employers with outstanding young job candidates plus our membership based networking events including Network at Noon, Business Card Exchanges and our Young Professionals events. Those are just a few things that are in store for this fall and we can't wait for you to be part of them.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Progress over politics in Pennsylvania

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)
Friday, June 14, 2019

Taking your leaders to the next level

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

Inspiration comes in all forms creating new and exciting ideas celebrated by those who got their hands dirty and put forward the thinking and problem solving for bettering the community.  At The Main Line Chamber of Commerce, we celebrate achievements yearly with the annual Celebration of Business Leadership, providing an exciting and unique forum that brings together the Main Line business community, family and friends to recognize and reward outstanding leadership and achievement.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

For three-time Olympian Dawn Staley, it all comes down to discipline

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 3:00:00 pm Comments (0)

 “Odds-beater” and a three-time Olympic gold medalist Coach Dawn Staley presented to a sold out audience with her coaching words "Once you're uncomfortable, growth is taking place", at The Main Line Chamber of Commerce 46th Annual Inspirational Breakfast. The Chamber will live by those words as we recognize not only local businesses for its achievements, but also the success of the graduating Leadership Main Line Class on Thursday, June 20. 

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

When virtual meetings just don’t cut it

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The advancement of technology has afforded us the resources to enhance learning and productivity, but it hasn't replaced the value and importance of face-to-face interactions. The Main Line Chamber of Commerce continues to show the power of in-person connection through its various channels including communications, social media and networking events. Click here to read the effective ways we continue to strengthen communication within the community. 

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Making room for a legend and a young entrepreneur

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

Celebrating its 10 year anniversary, the Society of Professional Women, a program of The Main Line Chamber of Commerce has distinguished itself by presenting  female business leaders in the community sharing their unique journeys. The latest edition of our newsletter showcases the extreme talent that SPW's mission stands for.  Helping to educate, prepare and empower each other to reach our full potential. 

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

An annual report and eye to the future

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

Growth provides an opportunity to achieve goals, whether it is personal, professional or economical. These were some of the topics discussed at our annual Economic Forecast breakfast held at the Desmond featuring keynote speaker Labor Economist Mark Price.  The Chamber aims to strengthen these ideas among our growing organization of 950 + member companies. Click here to read the latest edition of our newsletter filled with key information within the community.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Beyond awards, 2018 highlights

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 3:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce is wrapping up the 2018 year and as we do, we are excited about all the positive initiatives that have been created, not only by our organization, but by our members too.  We can't wait to see what 2019 brings.  Because of the companies and the people surrounding The Chamber, combined with our ability to connect around key issues affecting Greater Philadelphia and the Main Line,  we can only strengthen the community in which we love.  Check out this month's newsletter to learn more about our educational initiatives.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Ignore at your own risk

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 4:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce has expanded its leadership programs and professional development programs in recent years. We were proud to host Talent and Education Network last month when we made a special effort to attract diverse and nontraditional candidates from throughout the region to a Student-Employer Meetup held at St. Joseph’s University.  Check out this month's newsletter to learn more about our educational initiatives.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Connecting with talent for our region

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 2:30:00 pm Comments (0)

It’s clear that many companies on the Main Line are seeking a more diverse pool of applicants than they are seeing currently. That’s where we come in. In the four years since The Main Line Chamber of Commerce created its Talent and Education Network, and during two years of study prior to the 2015 launch, we have learned a lot about what employers want and don’t want from their recent college graduates. To learn more about the program check out the newsletter in its entirety. 

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Flying with the Eagles, women leaders

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

For the first time in the history of our Gold Leaf Celebration and 2018 Helena Devereux Women in Leadership Award on September 27 at the Philadelphia Country Club, we will be honoring TWO women who have expressed exemplary leadership in our community. The Main Line Chamber of Commerce is excited to showcase not only our best this fall and upcoming winter season, but the excellence that is happening among our members. Check out this month's newsletter to see what's going on in the community.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Putting members – and our region -- first

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 3:30:00 pm Comments (0)

Enabling members to succeed is what we pride ourselves on. We attribute our success to the incredible work our members do and because of that we are rolling out a "Members First" initiative this fall encouraging our members to work with each other and share their success stories. Stay tuned for more details. Check out the August edition of the monthly newsletter for member to member inspiration.  

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

What does it take to succeed? Leadership, education and your Chamber at work

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

Education is our greatest resource! The Main Line Chamber of Commerce focuses itself on development within and around the community. Check out the July edition of the monthly newsletter in its entirety to see the continuing achievements along the main line. 

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Politics: At the table or on the menu?

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 4:00:00 pm Comments (0)

Recently, 100 chamber of commerce executives and volunteers from across the commonwealth sought to better understand the direction in which our state is moving in Harrisburg. We at the Chamber want to celebrate the excellent growth the main line is so proud of. Join us on June 21st for our annual Celebration of Leadership. 

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Communications is our business: Debuting a redesigned newsletter

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 11:00:00 am Comments (0)

We are dedicated to our members and for that reason we want to be able to provide products that enhance their businesses. With the success of our monthly newsletter, we decided to give it a new look and thanks to the help of Hollister Creative, we are are excited to launch the newly designed monthly Newsletter! Check is out and let us know what you think. 

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Getting Inspired To Lead

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

Thank you to everyone who helped make the sold out  45th Inspirational Breakfast a success.  Keynote speaker Ron "Jaws" Jaworski prides his leadership on 7 "no brainer" tips for a positive workplace.  On June 21, we will celebrate the success of the 2018 Leadership Main Line class with a graduation and local businesses on their successes. Stay tuned for more details!

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Family care issues go beyond gender – advancing the discussion

Posted by: Stacey Rymal on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

With women now having an even stronger voice than before, our Society of Professional Women events have been an incredible success so far in 2018 and some even might say inspirational. Join us on April 5 as we present the 45th Annual Inspirational Breakfast featuring keynote speaker Ron "Jaws" Jaworski.  Want even more inspiration?  Check out our March edition of the monthly newsletter in its entirety by clicking here.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Surging, with help from our friends, into 2018

Posted by: Stacey Rymal on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 2:30:00 pm Comments (0)

2018 started off with a successful set of programs from Society of Professional Women to Business Card Exchanges, Young Professionals and Network at Noon.  We continue to grow our thought process and learn ways to evolve membership to our members. We share our positive outlook on the year ahead in the February newsletter. Click here to read the most recent publication.

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

CSR Summit action steps: Companies put money and volunteerism to work

Posted by: Stacey Rymal on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 2:30:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce would like to wish our sponsors and members along with their families a wonderful Holiday Season and Happy New Year! We are excited to see what 2018 will bring. For more information about the Chamber and to read the December newsletter in its entirety please visit www.mlcc.org or click here.

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Focus on leadership and corporate volunteerism

Posted by: Stacey Rymal on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

2017 has been an incredibly successful year and we aren't done yet! From the powerful achievements focused on with our Society of Professional Women's program to the new Leadership Principles & Profiles initiative, we present the 2nd Annual Summit on Business Leadership and Corporate Volunteerism, which will be held on Dec. 14. For more information about the Chamber and to read the November newsletter in its entirety please visit www.mlcc.org or click here.

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Supporting the evolution of women in business

Posted by: Stacey Rymal on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

From honoring our 2017 Devereux Women in Leadership Award honoree, Haverford Trust Co. President Binney Wietlisbach, we are now excited to present our Annual Red Carpet Dinner featuring keynote speaker Dan Hilferty, president & CEO of Independence Blue Cross with a special performance by the Mummers on November 7! Click here to register. 

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Volunteers helping lifesavers – The ML Run at 20 years and counting

Posted by: Stacey Rymal on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

Get ready to run! or walk this Sunday, September 10 at the 20th Annual Main Line 5k Run/walk. Proceeds benefit local firefighters and EMT's along the main line. Don't forget to pick up your race day packets on Saturday, September 9 at the St. David's GIANT from 2-4 pm. Click here for more info.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Helping leaders to help companies advance

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

As a membership based organization, we pride ourselves on providing products that encourage our members to grow in their personal and professional lives. This fall, The Main Line Chamber of Commerce is preparing to roll out a new leadership program called Leadership Principles & Profiles. To learn more about the program please click here or email BDagenais@mlcc.org

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Helping leaders to help companies advance

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

As a membership based organization, we pride ourselves on providing products that encourage our members to grow in their personal and professional lives. This fall, The Main Line Chamber of Commerce is preparing to roll out a new leadership program called Leadership Principles & Profiles. To learn more about the program please click here or email BDagenais@mlcc.org

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Friday, July 7, 2017

20 Years of Service to the Main Line Community

Posted by: Bernard Dagenais on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (1)

The Main Line Chamber Foundation's Main Line 5k Run allow's the Chamber's 503(c)3 to award scholarship's to  emergency responders from 17 firehouses throughout our region.  Join us as we celebrate 20 years of this fun tradition.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Announcing Business and CEO of the Year honorees

Posted by: Bernard Dagenais on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

Its always an honor to be recognized in front of a group of your peers.  This year, at the Chamber's Celebration of Business Leadership on June 22nd, six (6) businesses/individuals will be honored with business excellence and individual awards.  President & CEO Bernie Dagenais announces these winners in this month's newsletter.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The proverbial win/win of legitimate business awards – time to nominate

Posted by: Bernard Dagenais on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

Achieving tangible and meaningful results requires visionary leadership, solid internal operations, strong finances, and relevant – and well-delivered – services and products.
Receiving an award from MLCC is a celebration of your triumphs in the company of your peers.  The Main Line Chamber is now accepting nominations for three sets of prestigious awards, the Business of the Year Awards, the Helena Devereux Women in Leadership Award and the Main Line Gives Back Awards.  Companies are encouraged to share their stories and successes through self-nomination.  
For more information about each of the awards, check out the May newsletter.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Talent strategies that work – hire an intern through the Chamber

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

It takes Talent and we want to help you find the perfect intern! Now in its fourth year, The Main Line Chamber of Commerce Talent and Education Network (TEN) is identifying and recruiting students from Chamber-member colleges and universities for internships and entry-level jobs. Prescreened students seeking opportunities for this summer include sophomores, juniors, seniors and recent college grads. Contact the Chamber’s Director of Talent and Education Terry Pittman for more information about the students and the program at tpittmann@mlcc.org. For more info about our events programs check out the April newsletter.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Helping the people of our region

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

Inspiration surrounds us all in various forms. Whether you are a CEO or entry-level employee, we all aim to achieve greatness. Expectation were set low and he was told he never would go to college, but our keynote speaker for The Main Line Chamber of Commerce's 44th Inspirational Breakfast Big Brothers Big Sisters CEO Marcus Allen drew inspiration to overcome that stereo-type and is now a role model at the top of an organization that pairs girls and boys with successful people who can be motivating role models.  Want to know where he got his inspiration from? Join us on April 5 at Valley Forge Military Academy & College. Click here to register for our 44th Annual Inspirational Breakfast.  

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Business education is intertwined with Chamber programs

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 2:30:00 pm Comments (0)

2017 has already proven to be a successful year, with speakers including Nutrisystem CEO Dawn Zier and Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Dr. Patrick Harker, The Main Line Chamber of Commerce is excited to express with our members the calendar year and the lineup of outstanding speakers.   We look forward to helping businesses open doors for one another and taking an active role in networking, through Leadership Mainline, peer groups, Network at Noon and our Talent & Education Initiative, which is becoming an increasingly successful program.  Questions?  Please click here to connect with chamber team members.                  

 

 

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