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Nikia Brown for GPA On April 24, 2017, Young Caribbean Professional Network (YCPN) held it’s 4th Annual International Awards reception. YCPN’s mission consists of creating greater access to educational and economic opportunities for students and young professionals in the global marketplace. Each year, the organization helps to raise funds to assist over 700 underprivileged students from the Caribbean attend and participate in the Penn Relays. 
May 25, 2017
May 25, 2017
Article by Harriet Baskas (May 24, 2017). Retrieved from Travel to the United States has dropped as much as 16 percent in the months since President Donald Trump took office — and there's no sign of recovery, according to a new study.
May 24, 2017
The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) today announced that it is rebranding as PhilaPort effective immediately. Philadelphia, May 22, 2017 - On the threshold of an unprecedented era of expansion, The Port of Philadelphia is establishing a new brand identity that will bolster its national and international marketing efforts and position the Port as one of the most important trade gateways on the Atlantic seaboard. People in the region and shippers across the globe will now know that gateway as PhilaPort.
May 23, 2017
By Will Becker, Global Philadelphia Ambassador.
May 16, 2017
Article by Gustavo López and Kristen Bialik (May 3, 2017). Retrieved from
May 15, 2017
Matching The Muses At AIB The Academy of International Ballet (AIB) in Media, PA is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jennifer Nicole Campbell as Composer In Residence. In the words of AIB’s Artistic Directors Anastasia Babayeva and Denis Gronostayskiy, “This amazing opportunity makes our ballet academy the first in the region. Indeed, among the 5000 plus ballet schools in the nation very few have a professional classical composer in residence."
May 13, 2017
Nikia Brown, GPA - (Translated from US English into French) Mercredi 19 avril, l’Ecole de Sport, Tourisme et Gestion Hotellière de Temple University et Fox CIBER ont organisé, en partenariat avec Global Philadelphia Association, une conférence au sujet de l’impact du statut de ville inscrite au Patrimoine Mondial de l’UNESCO sur l’industrie de l’hôtellerie et du tourisme.
May 9, 2017
Article written by Rebecca W. Rimel, Thomas J. Ridge, and Edward G. Rendell, retrieved from The Pew Charitable Trusts's magazine Trust, Winter 2017. Click on the file attached below to read the entire article.
May 8, 2017
Article written by Graziella DiNuzzo of Graziella Public Relations, retrieved from Logan Square Newsletter, 2nd quarter 2017 publication.
May 1, 2017