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2019 Chamber Day in Harrisburg
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Join Us in Harrisburg in June!
Join PACP and the PA Chamber for one of the most exciting events for local chambers in Pennsylvania - the 2019 Chamber Day event:

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Harrisburg, PA
Hosted by PACP and the PA Chamber

Your local chamber of commerce staff and volunteers are invited to join us for a day of networking with other chamber professionals and insightful meetings with key state lawmakers and legislative staff on the issues of importance to job creators and Pennsylvania's local communities.  Previous Chamber Day speakers have included Governors, legislative leaders, and key committee chairs.

Registration material will be made available soon.  Be sure to save the date! 

PA CHAMBER ARTICLE 
PA Chamber
PA Chamber Applauds Governor's Focus on Workforce Development in 2019-20 Budget Proposal, Warns Against Policies That Will Hurt State's
Competitiveness    

Gene Barr, President and CEO
The 2019-20 budget process is officially underway and with it has come a renewed sense of optimism that a budget will be finalized by the June 30th constitutional deadline.  With year-to-date revenue collections currently $290 million above estimate, the governor's budget proposal does not include any broad-based tax increases.
PACP VENDOR MEMBER NEWS
Citslinc
Are you curious to how all these chambers across the nation are making serious non-dues revenue off trips to China?  Then join other Chamber Executives on a free inspection trip to China with Citslinc.  They are offering a free trip with a departure date of  October 5, 2019.  For more information, please contact Leo Liu at citslinc@yahoo.com. 

 
Leadercast
PACP is proud to announce Leadercast as our newest Vendor Member.  You'll receive more information soon on how your Chamber can host a Leadercast event in your community in 2019.

Ryan Weathington, Business Development Executive
404-394-1459
ryan.weathington@leadercast.com  
https://www.leadercast.com/ 
 
 
PACP MEMBER NEWS
Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia   
On February 4,  Grow PA advocates from across the state visited Harrisburg to brief legislators on the movement and the upcoming release of Grow PA's legislative priorities.
Lawmakers heard from Chris Franklin, CEO of Aqua, Rob Wonderling, President of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, Guy Ciarrocchi, President of Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry, Dave Black, President of Harrisburg Regional Chamber and CREDC, Vern Squier, President of Centre County Chamber of Commerce and Gene Barr President of Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and IndustryClick here to read the full recap.
 
Main Line Chamber   
The Society of Professional Women (SPW), a program of the Chamber, hosted its Trademark Event with Tiffanie Stanard on Thursday, February 21st at Radnor Valley Country Club in Villanova.   Stanard is the Founder/CEO of Stimulus, a technology company providing solutions to bring economic equality to life through a web-based search engine, marketplace and intelligence platform for grants and sponsorships
 
Somerset County Chamber   
The Chamber, in partnership with Seven Springs Mountain Resort, was recently awarded a $105,000 grant from PA for a PA Craft Beer Festival, focused on PA Craft Brewers. This education/tasting event is scheduled to be held on June 29-30 at the resort. The festival is predicted to attract 35-40 PA craft beer vendors and upwards to 10,000 visitors generating over $1.2 million in economic impact. Craft Breweries in Pennsylvania have grown from 88 in 2011 to 282 in 2017.