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Monday, December 14, 2015

Moving enthusiastically into the New Year

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Monday, December 14, 2015 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Business Monthly November issue features the outstanding and successful events of 2015.  As we begin to prepare for the New Year, we are able to look back and reflect on the all positive attributes and accomplishments of our members, ambassadors, board and staff.  With the conclusion of our five year running program Make More Save More, we strive to improve our already successful events such as Network at Noon and focus on creating educational geared programs including our Talent & Education Initiative (TEN). We anticipate 2016 will be another year full of prosperous achievements. Have a safe and Happy Holiday season and a Happy New Year. 

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce's Talent and Education Network (TEN) has won a $75,000 grant

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 11:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce’s Talent and Education Network (TEN) has won a $75,000 grant from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to develop strategies to help younger workers more effectively meet the talent needs of employers. Click below to read the full story and see the Philadelphia Business Journal news brief

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Pennsylvania deserves better from state leaders

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Business Monthly October issue showcases the power of business and member unity to help one another thrive not only through finances, but employee empowerment to build a stronger business community.  October was an incredibly successful month with over 7 events dedicated to the Chamber helping its members become aware of the resources around them.  We welcomed many new members with ribbon cuttings and received outstanding support from all our volunteers, team leaders, ambassadors and membership. We look forward to a successful November. 

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

The power of volunteers - October at the Chamber

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Business Monthly September issue emphasizes the power of volunteers. This month the Chamber has had a positive Membership drive program designed to strengthen our organization.  We were more than pleased with the outcome of all the volunteers who stepped up to show their support.  Without our volunteers and committees we wouldn't be able to have an such incredible impact on the community.  Please help us thank the more than 55 volunteers (listed on page 16) that are committing their time to make the Chamber's mission of enabling members to succeed, promoting economic growth in the region, developing an informed business community, and enhancing the quality of life on the Main Line beneficial.

        

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Leadership and passion: Canít get enough

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Business Monthly August issue spotlights Eileen Connolly-Robbins, who recently stepped down from her role as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Chamber. Another major focus and successful initiative of the Chamber is Leadership Main Line. The 2015 graduating class left a positive impact on the business community and personal relationships developed throughout the course.  "Through inspiration, thought leadership from the region's best leaders, and a hands-on community-focused group project, Leadership Main Line provided me a unique opportunity to accelerate my development as a leader...all while building lasting relationships and a heightened community focus along the way," wrote Nate Prosser of Vanguard of his experience.  Applications for the 2016 class will be available soon.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Your Chamber wants you

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (1)

As a membership organization,The Main Line Chamber of Commerce encourages members to participate and become active to achieve a more successful return.  Our goal is to strengthen businesses through membership.  The Main Line Business Monthly July issue focuses on Connecting with Business, Leadership Development and Talent – along with our new Members First initiative – helping members in new ways. Chamber CEO Bernie Dagenais encourages you to help spread the word.  To join the campaign, please reach out to Membership Director Xenia Hewka Scott at xscott@mlcc.org or 484-253-1103.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The future of business in PA

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

It is a busy time in the world of Politics and at The Main Line Chamber of Commerce, we seek to inform our members and be a conduit for their views.  With the outcome of the debate taking place in Harrisburg about the future of Pennsylvania, the chamber strives to keep Government Affairs on the forefront of topics and debates.  In the June issue of The Main Line Business Monthly you will find two very different political discussions on the debate at hand.  Chamber CEO Bernie Dagenais welcomes the thoughts of our members.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The power of interns-pick yours

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce through its dedication to expand education throughout the Main Line, has worked hard to build and strengthen the Talent and Education Network, now in its second year.  The TEN initiative has increased company motivation to teach and build our youth through internships expanded by our local colleges and universities to build a better future and more successful and profitable outcome for business pipelines.  Chamber CEO Bernie Dagenais distinguishes the definition of companies needing tech-skilled workers in the May issue of the Main Line Business Monthly.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Learning for growth, engagement and retention

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce has long been committed to learning and, through the Society of Professional Women, Leadership Main Line, Make More Save More and the Nonprofit Roundtable, the opportunities have never been better. Our members have responded and new companies have joined due to this focus.  Chamber CEO Bernie Dagenais expresses the positive outcome and benefits through professional development.   Discover the emerging theme of learning matters in the April issue of the Main Line Business Monthly.

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce thanks everyone who participated in the membership survey, which will strengthen our programs and enhance membership participation leading to a successful outcome.  Chamber CEO Bernie Dagenais talks about the importance of membership in building relationships in the February issue of the Main Line Business Monthly as well as the announcement of our new Members First communication and business-building strategy campaign.   

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Share success in 2015

Posted by: Bernie Dagenais on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 2:00:00 pm Comments (0)

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce is excited for what 2015 will bring to our members, present and future. Chamber CEO Bernie Dagenais encourages you to review the year in the December issue of the Main Line Business Monthly.  The Main Line Chamber of Commerce is thankful and grateful to our members in making our many programs successful including the Society of Professional Women, Make More Save More series and the numerous networking events such as Network at Noon and Business Card Exchanges.    

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