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Roadmap for Growth: Improving Philadelphia's Competitiveness

CPDC members may be interested in the upcoming forum sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce in advance of the Mayoral primary in May.

Wednesday, January 21
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., registration
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., program

WHYY, Independence Mall West, 150 North Sixth Street

Join the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce for a conversation about improving Philadelphia’s competitiveness and the steps that the next Mayor of Philadelphia should take to enhance the city’s infrastructure, tax environment, neighborhoods and other aspects that contribute to a place’s business appeal.

Thought leaders and experts will share their ideas on how to ensure that Philadelphia will continue to compete on the national and international stages. There will be opportunities for audience participation and networking.

The featured speaker is Gerard H. Sweeney, President, CEO and Trustee, Brandywine Realty Trust.

Panelists are Michael A. Brown, CEO, Environmental Construction Services, Inc.; Patrick J. Eiding, President, Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO; Paul R. Levy, President & CEO, Center City District; Nilda Iris Ruiz, President & CEO, Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha, Inc. (APM); and Sam Schwartz, Chief Development Officer, Comcast.

The discussion will be moderated by Jim Rosenfield, Anchor, NBC 10.

Tickets are $35.00. Registration ends Tuesday, January 20.

To register, please go to bit.ly/1y7YBex.


The Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) is a strategic planning, research and advocacy organization whose mission is to strengthen the vitality and competitiveness of Center City Philadelphia as the region's central location for business and innovation and to reinforce Center City as a vibrant 24-hour hub for art and culture, a premier place to live and a dynamic destination for shopping and dining.

Central Philadelphia Development Corporation

T 215.440.5500 � F 215.922.7672


For corrections, suggestions, comments, etc., contact Linda Harris, at 215.440.5546 or lharris@centercityphila.org.

For changes of address or contact name, contact cpdc@centercityphila.org.

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