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    REGIONAL DIRECTION

     

    Updates and insight on education & talent development, business growth, and infrastructure in Greater Philadelphia
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GPLEX
September 16th 2016

Collaboration and Coalition-Building in Greater Los Angeles

As the Economy League and 140 Philadelphia-area business and civic leaders gear up for an intensive three-day exploration of Greater Los Angeles through this year's Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange, Josh Sevin examines the role that cross-sector collaboration has played in LA's ongoing... Read More
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Infrastructure
June 28th 2016

An Open Space Boom for Greater Philadelphia?

Economy League project manager John Taylor highlights some of the exciting recent and upcoming investments in parks and open space in Greater Philadelphia.   With summer officially underway, people across Greater Philadelphia are heading outside to take advantage of their favorite neighborhood... Read More
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Business Growth
April 20th 2016

Sharing an Export-Driven Growth Strategy for the Region

Last week, more than 200 cross-sector leaders gathered at WHYY for the launch of the Greater Philadelphia Export Plan. Read More
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Business Growth
March 30th 2016

Growing Our Economy by Selling to the World

If I told you that there's a strategy within reach for our region that could generate more than $6 billion in new economic activity every year and 35,000 additional jobs, I’d have your attention – right?   Well, with leadership from the Economy League and the World Trade Center of Greater... Read More
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GPLEX
March 30th 2016

Calling All You Angels: The Leadership Exchange Is Heading To L.A.

It’s that time again … the Economy League is about to kick off application season for this year’s Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange, our annual initiative designed to strengthen connections and kindle big thinking among our region’s business, civic, and public sector leaders. Read More
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GPLEX
February 23rd 2016

Exploding Five Myths about Los Angeles

In preparation for this fall’s Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange visit to Los Angeles, Economy League Managing Director for Regional Engagement Josh Sevin explodes a few common myths about L.A. and points toward some of the themes that we’ll be exploring in Southern California. Read More
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Infrastructure
January 21st 2016

Regional Infrastructure Outlook for 2016

With the calendar turning over into a new year, Economy League managing director Nick Frontino takes a look at some of the top infrastructure issues to watch in Greater Philadelphia in 2016. Read More
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GPLEX
December 21st 2015

Wilmington's Renaissance

Despite the city of Wilmington’s reputation as a business powerhouse, strategic location along the northeast corridor, and proximity to major transportation assets (I-95, Philadelphia International Airport, Wilmington Airport, Amtrak), the New Castle County seat is often overshadowed by the larger,... Read More
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GPLEX
December 21st 2015

Rolling Out the Welcome Mat for Immigrants

While the national dialogue around immigration policy and legislative reforms remains pitched, cities and regions are leading the way in welcoming immigrants and newcomers. Read More
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Infrastructure
December 15th 2015

New Study: The Benefits of SEPTA's King of Prussia Rail Project

Earlier this month, the Economy League released a new report detailing the economic impacts of the King of Prussia Rail Project in front of a packed house at the Sheraton Valley Forge for our Connecting with the King World Class Infrastructure Forum.   The King of Prussia Rail Project aligns... Read More
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