Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce

November 2018

Jenn Beer, Vice President of Government Affairs, gave testimony at the PA Senate Finance Committee hearing, presided by Senate Finance Chairman, Scott Hutchinson. The testimony focused on the need for a comprehensive tax policy and the importance of technology & innovation in our economy.

Photos: November First Friday with Eugene DePasquale, PA Auditor General  

Our November First Friday event featured Eugene DePasquale, PA Auditor General. We appreciate Auditor General DePasquale taking the time to discuss workforce development, school safety, and saving taxpayer dollars, among many other issues. We look forward to continuing our strong partnership with the Commonwealth of PA to improve the economy and quality of life in the 10-county Pittsburgh region. To view photos from the event, click here.

Join us for our December First Friday event featuring a conversation with a few of our region’s emerging leaders – Representative-Elect Natalie Mihalek (R-PA 40), Representative Austin Davis (D-PA 35), Westmoreland County Commissioner Gina Cerilli, and Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Erika Strassburger (District 8). The event will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018, at 20 Stanwix Street. Networking and a continental breakfast begin at 8:00 a.m., with the program from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Please RSVP your attendance to Diane Hughley at
Our First Friday series, presented by UPMC Health Plan, brings together the region's private sector and public affairs community to engage with elected and other public officials on issues that are important to the region's economy and quality of life.

Allegheny Conference 2018 Annual Meeting Report

The Allegheny Conference issued its 2018 Annual Meeting Report earlier this month. The report contains a snapshot of the progress made across the Allegheny Conference's agenda over the past year.

You can also view a photo gallery from the Annual Meeting and read the Pittsburgh Business Times Report.

GPCC on NAIOP Pittsburgh
Post-Election Panel

NAIOP Pittsburgh held a post-election panel in November. Panelists included Jenn Beer of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, Rep. Austin Davis, Councilwoman Erika Strassburger and Councilman Tom Baker. The discussion focused on the outcomes of the recent elections and what policies the panel believed could be priorities for our region as new state and local legislators take office next year.

We invite you to join the GPCC at the following Pennsylvania Society Events:

Majority Leaders Breakfast
November 30, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
New York Hilton Midtown, Rendezvous Room
1335 Avenue of the Americas

To RSVP for this event, please contact Jennifer Reis at or 717.720.5431

K&L and Allegheny Conference Reception
November 30, 2018
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
K&L Gates New York Office
599 Lexington Ave (Corner of 53rd and Lex)

To RSVP for this event, please contact Renee Gestrich at or 412.355.8643.

Sponsorship Opportunity: 2018 December Public Officials Reception 

We invite you to participate as a sponsor of our 2018 December Public Officials Reception to be held at the Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Ave, in downtown Pittsburgh.

The event will take place on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

For sponsorship information, including the various levels of sponsorship and the benefits associated with each, please click here.

For questions, contact Patriece Thompson at 412-281-4783 x3108 or

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