Past Events

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 8:30am - 10:00am

Join global leaders and entrepreneurs & hear their “Global Perspective” on market strategies to remain competitive in response to COVID -19

Join the Fox School of Business and the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia as we bring together global leaders and entrepreneurs to share their “Global Perspective” on market strategies to remain competitive in response to COVID -19!

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

U.S. Commercial Service is hosting a webinar to address the trends influencing Pennsylvania’s Industrial Supply Chain and highlight several no-cost, supplier scouting options available to every manufacturer in the state.

Presented by Mr. Chris Scafario, Vice President, Consulting Operations Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC), PA MEP Affiliate

Register and learn more about the valuable resources available to help Pennsylvania manufacturers effectively build and manage a resilient supply chain. Key takeaways will include:

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

Enjoy Amazing Filipino Food & Products, Cultural Performances, Music & Entertainment and Experience the Philippines.

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 3:30pm - Friday, October 30, 2020 - 4:15pm

Join Independence Seaport Museum (ISM) and pirate in residence Calico Jack for some scary good fun! Calico Jack will be hosting virtual storytimes for all goblins and ghouls out there throughout October.

Dates and Times:

Friday, October 23
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Monday, October 26
12 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Wednesday, October 28
4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Friday, October 30
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

A Zoom link will be sent to participants a few hours before the program starts.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

What do Stevie Wonder, Jon Batiste, Gregory Porter and Esperanza Spalding have in common? They all call Tivon Pennicott when they need a tenor player whose sound "has a romantic vibe" and "is sweet to listen to, like drinking warm honey" (All About Jazz). This three-time Grammy Award-winner's evolving style is rooted in the soulful, sophisticated foundation for groove he honed at church. Joined by drummer Kenneth Salters, a fixture on Manhattan's West Village independent jazz scene, you won't want to miss Pennicott's Annenberg Center debut.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 7:45am - 1:00pm

Discover new international opportunities for your company at the 17th Annual Global Business Conference: Thriving with Change – Adapting to Today’s International Business Landscape

The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia and the Temple University Fox School of Business and its Center for International Business Education and Research proudly present the 17th Annual Global Business Conference.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Executive Briefing Analyzing Pandemics: Economic & Policy Impacts

“COVID on Campus” is the theme of this Executive Briefing. Attendees will gain context and perspective from two leaders in higher education who are successfully balancing their institutional mandate and the pandemic complexities, Ali A. Houshmand, Ph.D., the President of Rowan University, and Nido R. Qubein, the President of High Point University.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EDT

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce and PICC Foundation are proud to honor Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry and the Bridge to Peace Initiative with the PICC 2020 Life Sciences, Healthcare and Bio Award for advancing dental and oral care to all, especially the disabled.

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 8:00am - Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 5:00pm

Shape the future through shared leadership among women and men
Honor the suffragists who fought for American women's right to vote
Enrich the opportunities of new generations of Americans through gender equality

What is the SHE Leads Road Rally?

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

While hindsight may be 20/20, no one could have envisioned the way the year 2020 would unfold. There is no playbook and we are learning as we go. Is your work from home environment secure? Do you and your company have the right privacy practices in place? Our 2020 vision is clouded by the multitude of crises we face in our daily lives. Individuals, businesses, the country and the world are all impacted by the pandemic.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

While we recognize the significant impact of the spread of COVID-19, the American Council on Germany is moving ahead with planning for our 28th annual John J. McCloy Awards Dinner on October 14. 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

As part of the U.S. Navy's birthday, The Independence Seaport Museum will be hosting a virtual scavenger hunt aboard National Historic Landmark ship Submarine Becuna. Join Submarine Becuna Manager and Shipboard Educator Greg Williams as he leads you on a family-friendly quest, where you will be on the lookout for items hiding in the sub's various compartments. The person who finds the most items will be our winner and receive a prize!

Ticket price: $10

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

On Wednesday, October 14th at 11:00 A.M., the Parkway Central Branch of the Free Library will be offering a free, virtual lecture on Crowdcast called: “Defying Putin: The Dangers and Opportunities in Opposing Russia’s President.” The speaker for this program is Dr. Benjamin Nathans, a historian from the University of Pennsylvania who is an expert on both the Soviet Union and contemporary Russia. He led an international committee of scholars who helped to shape the content for the Museum of Jewish History in Moscow.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

The Independence Seaport Museum will be hosting a virtual event to discuss the exhibit, Patriots & Pirates.

Join Chief Curator Craig Bruns for our next installment of Inquire with ISM: Ask a Curator. This time we will be discussing our exhibit Patriots & Pirates which highlights the role Philadelphia had in the founding of the U.S. Navy. Craig will be leading a guided tour through the gallery via Zoom and answering YOUR questions on the Navy's 245th birthday. Come explore with us!

Ticket price: $10

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Staff and volunteers have been actively working hard to prepare for this signature event. Many of you have reached out and asked if there were opportunities for people to help, and yes, there are! Here is a list of "bits of help" we could use as donations for a silent and live auction.

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Capital Analytics’ in-depth research into the South Jersey market has never been more important. Invest: South Jersey, one of an annual series of business reports from media platform Capital Analytics, offers comprehensive business intelligence during a time of economic uncertainty. With 136 pages of thoroughly researched analysis, the inaugural edition of Invest: South Jersey 2020 highlights the economic opportunities in the South Jersey metro area through C-level insider insights and key business intelligence.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

A Special Virtual Event

AUDACIOUS AMBITION Honoring AJC CEO David Harris 
for 30 Years of Reimagining Global Jewish Advocacy

Thirty years ago, David Harris took the reins at AJC and revolutionized global Jewish advocacy. He had a vision for something bigger and bolder, and that vision is now a reality. Under David’s leadership, AJC has become the most influential and transformational force advancing Jewish interests throughout the world.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Japanese Society will be hosting a Virtual Workshop.

Wednesday, October 7, 6:30 PM EDT 

This workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. To participate fully, you will need access to a device with internet and microphone (such as a laptop, smartphone, or tablet). Registrants will receive the viewing link by email on the day of the event. Please note that all times listed are New York time (ET/UTC-04:00).

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Moore College of Art & Design will present its 2020 Visionary Woman Awards to interior designer Barbara Eberlein and photographer Susan Unterberg.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

This gala reception is dedicated to recognizing the global achievement of the Greater Philadelphia region and to celebrate local business leaders who have made a significant contribution to regional and national economic growth through international trade. The event is in keeping with World Trade Centers Day, a worldwide celebration of the contributions to peace and prosperity made by World Trade Centers across the globe.