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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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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

This team is working for you

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 1:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce team is working for you.   2017 has already been proven to be a successful year.  We want to thank our members for their continued support and dedication.…And why of all the attitudes you can acquire, it’s the attitude of gratitude that can be the most important and life-changing. “Gratitude is something of which none of us can give too much.  For on the smiles, the thanks we give, our little gestures of appreciation, our neighbors build their philosophy of life.” ~ A. J. Cronin

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Helping companies increase their philanthropic impact

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Business Monthly November issue focuses on business community and the region's major issues, including improving education, training residents to fill available jobs, and sustaining arts and cultural offerings that make our region a great place in which to live and work. Corporate Volunteerism still proves to be an important aspect of business community relationship with one end goal in mind...to help others and to become united as one. Please join us on December 1 as we wrap up our 2016 event season with our annual Red Carpet Dinner featuring keynote speaker Mike George, president & CEO  of QVC. 

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Understanding businesses that give back

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Business Monthly October issue unveils our newest signature event The Summit on Business Leadership and Corporate Volunteerism Nov. 3 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort’s Waterford Ballroom 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.  The symbiotic relationship between companies, their employees and nonprofit organizations that meet community needs will be the topic.  Employees increasingly expect to work for companies that care. Companies, meanwhile, have a vested interest in the health of their communities. We welcome our members to this new event and invite you to bring your fellow clients and nonmembers to discuss the key issues relating to corporate social responsibility. To learn more about the programs offered by The Main Line Chamber of Commerce or to register for any of our upcoming events please visit www.mlcc.org or click here.

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

A case for investing in talent

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Business Monthly August issue is full of community interactions from ribbon cuttings to  the beginning of the Fall event season and back to school.  Leadership Main Line  is now recruiting its class of 2017 and our Talent and Education Network, which helps strengthen entry-level employment,  is on track to place 40 interns and new hires this year. Networking can be a powerful tool and we welcome our members to explore the many opportunities to connect through our various outlets including social media and many networking events, large and small.  To learn more about the programs offered by The Main Line Chamber of Commerce or to register for any of our upcoming events please visit www.mlcc.org or click here.

 

 

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Beyond Hillary: Celebrating women in leadership

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Business Monthly August issue shows the impact of power your dreams can create and how they can become your reality.  Whether your dreams are big or small, the determination you put behind them can cause a moment in history.   This year's Helena Devereux Women in Leadership Award winner Joan Docktor has shown explementary enthusiasm as  president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors and her work as vice president of Fox & Roach Charities has been quite impressive.  Join The Main Line Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 29 at The Philadelphia Country Club as we honor the legacy of female poineers in business and honor those women still leading the way for the next generations.. Click here to RSVP.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Chamber host TEN event

Posted by: Carly Genoy on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Honoring winners, heroes and remembering 911

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 3:00:00 pm Comments (0)

Grab your sneakers and get ready to run! This year will mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a day that made history.   We are asking you to help support local volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians throughout our region. Every dollar raised will be donated to The Main Line Chamber Foundation, our charitable affiliate, which will be awarded through scholarships to 17 local firehouses.  The Main Line's Business Monthly June edition stresses the importance of not only our safety, but our community and the people who help support and run it.  The Giant Main Line 5k Run/Walk will take place on Sunday, Sept. 11. Interested in running, walking, sponsoring or volunteering? Please click here to learn more or contact Carly Genoy intern@mlcc.org.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Honoring these eight businesses breaking news

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

And the winners are! Special announcement by The Main Line Chamber of Commerce.  Congratulations to this year's Celebration of Business Leadership winners: Emerging Leader: Janelle Snyder of SnyderLAW, Large Business of the Year: Vertex of Berwyn, Medium Business of the Year: Partner’s Consulting of Broomall: Small Business of the Year: Wayne Bed & Breakfast Inn, Nonprofit of the Year: Home of the Sparrow of Exton, and Green Business of the Year: St. Joseph’s University. The Main Line's Business Monthly May edition focuses on the key component that makes the Chamber what it is...our members. 

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