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For Immediate Release
May 13, 2016

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Tricia Harris, | 717.720.5447

Media Registration for PA Chamber Workforce Summit Ends Today

Executive Producer & TV Host Mike Rowe to Keynote

HARRISBURG - Media registration for the PA Chamber Educational Foundation’s Workforce Summit featuring a keynote address by Executive Producer and TV Host Mike Rowe will close today, Friday, May 13, at 5 p.m.


In addition to Rowe’s address, Susquehanna Polling & Research President James Lee will unveil the results of the 2016 Pennsylvania Workforce Development Survey. The PA Chamber Educational Foundation partnered with Susquehanna Polling & Research to gauge how difficult it is for businesses to hire and retain the qualified talent they need to sustain and grow their business. The event will also feature a presentation by Keystone Technical Institute President and CEO David Snyder, who will discuss matching business’ needs with today’s students.


Credentialed members of the media who have not yet registered but are interested in covering the event may learn more by clicking here.


Media outlets interested in covering the event must pre-register by e-mailing PA Chamber Manager of Communications Tricia Harris at


All credentialed media outlets in attendance are being asked to consider the following guidelines:



  • Only traditional “pen and paper” press coverage of Mike Rowe’s remarks is permitted. Audio and video recording are prohibited.


  • Only pre-approved, credentialed media are permitted to cover the event. PA Chamber media credentials will be distributed on-site at the Hershey Lodge on the morning of the event. Both PA Chamber media credentials and media outlet credentials must be visible to gain entry to the event. Media outlets interested in covering the event need to register by Friday, May 13. The PA Chamber will confirm credentialed status by Tuesday, May 17.

Any questions on the aforementioned details should be directed to PA Chamber Manager of Communications Tricia Harris at or 717 720-5447.



The PA Chamber Educational Foundation Workforce Summit


Keynote Address by Mike Rowe


1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.


May 18, 2016


Keynote Address begins at 2:15 p.m.


Hershey Lodge


325 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033



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