Past Events

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The French-American Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The German-American Chamber of Commerce, The Irish-American Business Chamber & Network and The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce presents a business networking reception and corporate briefing, with Keynote remarks by Denis Thiery, Chairman & Group Chief Executive Officer of Neopost S.A.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

International business, diplomatic, and academic communities gather to “showcase” the international vitality of the region and celebrate Greater Philadelphia as a world-class region and international business destination.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 8:00am - Friday, September 23, 2011 - 5:00pm

Pennsylvania International Week (PIW) is an annual program, organized in partnership with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development. During this week, Pennsylvania’s Authorized Trade Representatives (ATRs), covering major markets around the world, visit Philadelphia to meet with local companies and discuss export opportunities in their respective markets.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm

In this World Affairs Council event, Professor Fawaz A. Gerges discusses the Al-Qaeda threat and future Western foreign policy, especially since the death of Osama bin Laden. 

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Join Project for Nuclear Awareness, Drexel Office of International Affairs, UN Association of Greater Philadelphia, Alliance for a Sustainable Future and Physicians for Social Responsibility in welcoming Dr. William H. Hartung, Center for International Policy and Dr. Jacqueline Reich, Chestnut Hill College. Drs. Hartung and Reich will discuss the nuclear threat and prospects for nuclear disarmament. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 (All day)

The International Day of Peace (Peace Day) is a global day of ceasefire & non-violence observed by millions worldwide on September 21. On Peace Day’s 30th anniversary, September 21, 2011, Philadelphia individuals, schools and organizations will join with the world by actively participating in a wide range of peace and non-violence activities.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 7:00pm - 11:10pm

In honor of the International Day of Peace and Peace Day Philly celebrations, Brothers in Harmony, reknowned local men's chorus, will entertain in the historic Philadelphia Meetinghouse at Friends Center. Reception with light refreshment follows the concert in the Cherry Street Room across the hall. Be certain to reserve this evening for a very special cultural experience.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 11:30am - 12:45pm

Learn how you can build a movement to put an end to nuclear threats—and nuclear weapons. Ed Aguilar, Project for Nuclear Awareness (PNA) program coordinator, Member, PSR Philadelphia Board, and Jocelyn Voorhees, St. Joseph’s University, PNA intern, will speak at Barbelin 265, 11:30-12:45, on the St. Joseph’s campus.

Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 9:30am - Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 1:00pm

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture is launching a Saturday program, open to Kindergartners through 7th graders, focusing on Arabic instruction and reinforcement of the Arabic language through art, choir, drama, and percussion. Experienced Arabic speaking teachers incorporate the language throughout classes.

Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

The American Swedish Historical Museum Auxiliary is hosting its second annual flea market in September. Enjoy a day of fun and discovery inside and outside of the museum. 

Friday, September 16, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Tom Morr, of Select Greater Philadelphia, will lead a discussion on designing nonstop air travel between Philadelphia and East Asia.

Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Philly is a destination for sustainable businesses looking to relocate to a vibrant, talent-rich environment. Learn about the City's efforts to attract green businesses and hear about the success stories from companies that chose Philly!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Join ITVS and WHYY in an afternoon and evening that creatively examines community organizing, domestically and internationally. From 3 - 5 PM, a highly interactive workshop - sponsored by Trainings for Change - exploring how and why strategic nonviolence works. At 6 PM, a free screening of Pray the Devil Back to Hell, a documentary film chronicling the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shattered country.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

Presented by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Learn how IFRS affects economically significant international accounting for revenue recognition, business combinations, and impairments. Get an update on current IASB projects including exposure drafts.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 7:30am - 9:30am

On September 13, 2011, Sales and Marketing Executives (SMEI) of Philadelphia introduce you to the skills you need to succeed in trade shows! Guest Speaker Traci Browne will share her expertise from years of successful convention management and exhibiting.

Friday, September 9, 2011 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) hosts Samuel Helfont, FPRI Adjunct Scholar, and Tally Helfont, Research Fellow and Coordinator of the FPRI Middle East Program, as they share research findings from a recent trip to Jordan. Free for members. $20 for non-members. Reservations required.

Friday, September 9, 2011 - 8:00am - Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 11:59pm

Philadelphia's CBS affiliate collates various, regional events commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Events include prayer services, a tribute walk, and a commemoration at The National Constitution Center.

Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

The Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy invites you to join us for our first "Conversations on America" colloquium of the new academic year. This week's roundtable discussion brings together six distinguished Temple University faculty and their ideas on "9/11: Ten Years After, How Has America Changed"? Event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the American Studies Program at Temple University.

Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 4:30pm - Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 4:30pm

Featuring work by 31 artists from 7 countries, Alphabet of Art is an international visual arts exhibit examining letters, numbers, and music, bringing them together to create works where different ideas, principles and approaches to art meet. A first attempt of a larger project to identify the motives which compel artists to go beyond traditional boundaries. The exhibit hosts an opening reception on September 23 and a panel discussion on September 24.

Friday, August 19, 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Celebrate Spring with a traditional Swedish Midsummer “All you can crayfish eat” Buffet at IKEA South Philly! Tickets must be purchased in advance. Seating is limited. For more info, contact us at [email protected].