The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia
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The home for a more creative region, we lead, serve and inspire communities on the cutting edge.

We work with connectors and community builders to lead, serve and inspire a more creative region. Culture and creativity are built into everything we do, from the way we envision new opportunities and evaluate outcomes to the way we collaborate across programs and cultivate deep partnerships.

For a quick snapshot of who we are, we invite you to review our most recent Annual Report, and explore our staff and Advisory Board below. Get to know us, drop us a line, post a tweet or shoot us a note. We’re excited to connect!

2015 Annual Report
2015 Annual Report

Mission

The Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia (ABC) strengthens our creative sector, including arts, culture and for-profit creative businesses, by engaging the business, legal & technology communities, providing capacity-building services, and serving as a thought leader and a convener. ABC, with the support of The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, is uniquely positioned to actively connect the creative sector with the business, legal and technology communities.

Vision

A thriving creative sector, including arts, culture and for-profit creative businesses, contributes to the economic prosperity and quality of life of Greater Philadelphia. Our creative sector is strengthened with capacity-building services provided by the business, legal & technology communities, while business professionals learn new approaches to creativity, leadership and innovation by working with the creative sector.

AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

Since ABC began in 1981, we have been fortunate to be a Council of The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia. The first partnership of its kind in the country, the Chamber’s collaboration empowers us with a platform to lead, serve and inspire the region’s top businesses and nonprofits.

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ABC is a member of the national Arts & Business Council of Americans for the Arts, which includes a network of Arts & Business Council members across the United States.

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ABC is a proud member of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia