Growing Greater Philadelphia


The Philadelphia region has been a manufacturing hub for more than a century. Today, it’s not only big companies that are producing products for the world. Start-ups are getting their companies ready thanks to a network of incubators.

Select Greater Philadelphia Council, have created Growing Greater Philadelphia, a television and digital program that highlights the Greater Philadelphia region’s business assets and success stories. This original program shines the spotlight on the exciting economic development and business growth stories happening across our 11-county community of Greater Philadelphia.

Learn about the manufacturing climate in Greater Philadelphia with Montgomery County’s K’Nex, Gloucester County’s Liscio’s Bakery, and Delaware County Community College’s Workforce Development program, among many others.

This program enhances Greater Philadelphia’s image and reputation as the place to establish and grow a business among regional, national, and international audiences by telling the stories of business successes from across the community.


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REC Philly: Will Toms & Dave Silver

Season 3 Episode 01: Here Comes the Boom | Growing Greater

On this episode of Growing Greater on our first episode of Season Three,  we take you behind the scenes of one of the newest, most sought-after locations for creatives of all types in Greater Philadelphia known as REC Philly. Co-Founders Will Toms and Dave Silver gave Matt Cabrey, Executive Director of Select Greater Philadelphia, a council of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia an exclusive tour of their creative studios. During the conversation Will and Tom explain how they came up with the idea to build this “gym for creatives” and how they see REC growing in the future.