Events & Training

Helping You Gain The Workforce You Need Webinar

Webinar
Jan 18, 2018 | 11 am to Noon

Pennsylvania businesses are finding it increasingly difficult to get the workers they need for the jobs they have.  The Apprenticeship and Training Office through the PA Dept. of Labor & Industry was designed to increase apprenticeship availability to Pennsylvania employers to assist them with their talent recruitment and development.

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Annual Pennsylvania Budget Briefing

Hilton Harrisburg
Feb 7, 2018 | 8 am to 10 am

As the governor and his team look to deal with a projected structural deficit that could reach upwards of $1 billion, the PA Chamber remains committed to pushing back against tax increases that target Pennsylvania’s businesses and advocating to keep the Commonwealth competitive.  Hear first-hand from Budget Secretary Randy Albright and Revenue Secretary C. Daniel Hassell on what the revenue plan looks like for the 2018-19 state budget and what the impact could be on your business the day after the governor gives his budget address to the General Assembly.

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IT Security Roundtable

Hershey Lodge
Feb 8, 2018 | 8 am to Noon

Formulating Your IT Security Strategy and Program—a strong IT security strategy is the foundation of a successful IT operation.  Developing security awareness programs, performing risk assessment and understanding the legal aspects of digital transactions are all key components of building an effective IT strategy for your organization.

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Sixth Annual Economic Forecast Summit

Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey
Feb 15, 2018 | 8:15 am to 2:15 pm

The Sixth Annual Economic Forecast Summit—every company needs to not only understand today’s financial picture, but have some type of barometer with which to help forecast what may happen on both the national and international economic fronts.  Knowing the trends and probable outcomes helps companies plan for hiring, save for reserves, anticipate new products and services, develop marketing strategies and communicate with customers. 

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HR Manager Webinar Series Part I

Webinar
Feb 22, 2018 | 11 am to Noon

Today, HR professionals at many companies are "wearing a lot of hats." In addition to all the human resources and employment matters, including hiring, discipline and discharge issues, many must also handle financial and bookkeeping matters, safety issues, and work closely with their IT departments.  With all of the critical and time-sensitive rules and regulations surrounding human resources, where do you start?

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DEP Quarterly

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Feb 28, 2018

Held exclusively for PA Chamber members in the environmental and energy regulated community, this event series provides an opportunity for members to hear first-hand from PA Department of Environmental Protection officials as well as other state and regulatory agencies, legislators and trade associations in the Commonwealth.  DEP Quarterly features discussions and presentations from decision-makers and experts in the energy and water, waste, air and natural resources environmental sectors, as well as updates provided by subject matter experts from leading law, engineering and consulting firms.  The events are also a valuable opportunity to network with peers and get involved in the PA Chamber’s environmental committees. 

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Annual OSHA and Workplace Safety Conference

Hershey Lodge
Mar 15, 2018 | 8 am to 3 pm

2018 Annual OSHA and Workplace Safety Conference—every safety director knows that OSHA’s General Duty Clause requires employers to protect employees against “recognized hazards likely to cause serious injuries or death.”  According to OSHA, 2 million American workers are victims of workplace violence each year.  And the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that on average 551 workers per year are killed as a result of work-related homicides—78 percent from shootings.

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Spring Human Resources Conference

Hershey Lodge
Mar 21, 2018 | 8 am to 3 pm

2018 Spring Human Resources Conference—the world of human resources is an ever-evolving environment, constantly shifting as legislation, regulation and court decisions imposed on employers change the landscape of requirements for businesses.  HR professionals are responsible for applying and implementing these ever-evolving rules and shifting guidelines to real world situations that are rarely clear cut. 

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Annual Environmental Conference and Trade Show

Eden Resort Inn and Suites
Apr 5, 2018 | 8 am to 3:15 pm

2018 Annual Environmental Conference & Trade Show—while environmental regulatory review is underway in Washington D.C., compliance requirements at both the state and federal level continue to pose a significant challenge to businesses.  New or strengthened rules and regulations governing energy, water, tanks, waste and air are here or on the way—along with increased compliance and enforcement.

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HR Manager Webinar Series Part II

Webinar
Apr 26, 2018 | 11 am to Noon

Conducting Proper Background Checks, and Tips to Prevent Negligent Hiring | The PA Chamber’s HR Manager Webinar Series brings the state’s top authorities right to your desk top in a one hour format of in-depth explanations and question and answers that cover state and federal requirements, best practices and recommendations.  These highly affordable training sessions present top-rated speakers and national authorities on timely topics such as leaves of absence under FMLA; conducting HR investigations; unemployment comp benefits and willful misconduct issues; employee handbooks and employee agreements and arbitration provisions. 

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In the Footsteps of Leaders Spring Program

Gettysburg Hotel
May 9 - May 10, 2018

In the Footsteps of Leaders:  Gettysburg Leadership Training Program—many of today’s companies describe a shortage of employees ready to move into management positions.  And with baby boomers retiring in increasing numbers—taking a lifetime of expertise and knowledge with them— some of the most critical issues facing today’s businesses are the development of leaders and the need for business succession planning.

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IT Security Conference

Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey
May 17, 2018

With hands-on, live demonstrations and real case studies, the Pennsylvania Chamber’s Information Technology conferences and roundtables present detailed technical discussions and best practices in security for IT professionals. 

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DEP Quarterly

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
May 23, 2018

Held exclusively for PA Chamber members in the environmental and energy regulated community, this event series provides an opportunity for members to hear first-hand from PA Department of Environmental Protection officials as well as other state and regulatory agencies, legislators and trade associations in the Commonwealth.  DEP Quarterly features discussions and presentations from decision-makers and experts in the energy and water, waste, air and natural resources environmental sectors, as well as updates provided by subject matter experts from leading law, engineering and consulting firms.  The events are also a valuable opportunity to network with peers and get involved in the PA Chamber’s environmental committees. 

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HR Manager Webinar Series Part III

Webinar
May 24, 2018 | 11 am to Noon

Employee Handbook Do’s and Don’ts | The PA Chamber’s HR Manager Webinar Series brings the state’s top authorities right to your desk top in a one hour format of in-depth explanations and question and answers that cover state and federal requirements, best practices and recommendations.  These highly affordable training sessions present top-rated speakers and national authorities on timely topics such as leaves of absence under FMLA; conducting HR investigations; unemployment comp benefits and willful misconduct issues; employee handbooks and employee agreements and arbitration provisions. 

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Unemployment Compensation Roundtable

Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey
Jun 6, 2018

Designed to develop Human Resources professional’s skills through comprehensive professional training programs for every level of experience, the PA Chamber’s human resources, employment law, wage and hour, UC and WC conferences and roundtables provide the latest inside information on critical employee issues that impact how you do business now and in the next few years.

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15th Annual Business Golf Outing

Aug 20, 2018

Join us as more than 200 CEOs, business leaders and top officers representing companies from across Pennsylvania enjoy a day on the Hershey® Country Club's famed East and West courses.

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OSHA and Safety Roundtable

Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey
Sep 21, 2018

The Pennsylvania Chamber’s OSHA conferences and roundtables help safety directors better understand and eliminate costly safety problems, keeping employees safe and your company in compliance, and avoiding the potential for fines and penalties down the road.

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HR Roundtable

Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey
Sep 21, 2018

Designed to develop Human Resources professional’s skills through comprehensive professional training programs for every level of experience, the PA Chamber’s human resources, employment law, wage and hour, UC and WC conferences and roundtables provide the latest inside information on critical employee issues that impact how you do business now and in the next few years.

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DEP Quarterly

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Sep 26, 2018

Held exclusively for PA Chamber members in the environmental and energy regulated community, this event series provides an opportunity for members to hear first-hand from PA Department of Environmental Protection officials as well as other state and regulatory agencies, legislators and trade associations in the Commonwealth.  DEP Quarterly features discussions and presentations from decision-makers and experts in the energy and water, waste, air and natural resources environmental sectors, as well as updates provided by subject matter experts from leading law, engineering and consulting firms.  The events are also a valuable opportunity to network with peers and get involved in the PA Chamber’s environmental committees. 

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34th Annual Chamber Dinner

Oct 1, 2018 | 6 pm to 9 pm

Join us for the premier gathering of Pennsylvania’s Business Leaders & Lawmakers at the 34th annual Chamber Dinner.

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Fall Energy and Environmental Compliance Conference

Doubletree by Hilton Pittsburgh Cranberry
Oct 17, 2018

Considered by many the most comprehensive environmental compliance events in the state, the Pennsylvania Chamber’s environmental and energy conferences are designed to help and prepare environmental managers to meet the numerous challenging demands of today’s environmental programs.

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Pittsburgh Human Resources Conference

Doubletree by Hilton Pittsburgh Cranberry
Oct 17, 2018

Designed to develop Human Resources professional’s skills through comprehensive professional training programs for every level of experience, the PA Chamber’s human resources, employment law, wage and hour, UC and WC conferences and roundtables provide the latest inside information on critical employee issues that impact how you do business now and in the next few years.

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In the Footsteps of Leaders Fall Program

Gettysburg Hotel
Oct 24 - Oct 25, 2018

In the Footsteps of Leaders:  Gettysburg Leadership Training Program—many of today’s companies describe a shortage of employees ready to move into management positions.  And with baby boomers retiring in increasing numbers—taking a lifetime of expertise and knowledge with them— some of the most critical issues facing today’s businesses are the development of leaders and the need for business succession planning.

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Fall Energy and Environmental Compliance Conference

Crowne Plaza Valley Forge
Oct 30, 2018

Considered by many the most comprehensive environmental compliance events in the state, the Pennsylvania Chamber’s environmental and energy conferences are designed to help and prepare environmental managers to meet the numerous challenging demands of today’s environmental programs.

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Annual Human Resources Conference

Hershey Lodge
Nov 27, 2018

Designed to develop Human Resources professional’s skills through comprehensive professional training programs for every level of experience, the PA Chamber’s human resources, employment law, wage and hour, UC and WC conferences and roundtables provide the latest inside information on critical employee issues that impact how you do business now and in the next few years.

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