The latest from SBN

Entrepreneurs' Roundtable: The Vision for Philadelphia Commerce in 2020
October 18, 8:30 - 10:00 AM

The Entrepreneurs' Roundtables are an exclusive opportunity for SBN members to receive valuable face-time with Philadelphia decision-makers. Designed to bridge ideas with action, the programs give attendees the opportunity to engage in dialogue on issues relevant to the local economy and have their voice heard by key policymakers.

The October program will host Commerce Director Harold Epps for a discussion about "The Vision for Philadelphia Commerce in 2020." The program will start with a light breakfast and networking, feature an hour of moderated topical conversation between member businesses and Councilwoman gym, and conclude with half an hour of general Q & A. 

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GSI Operations and Maintenance Course 
October 20, 21, and 28

The GSI Operations and Maintenance Course is a three-day program intended for landscape professionals to strengthen and develop their portfolios in the operation and maintenance of public and private green stormwater infrastructure projects. The course includes two classroom days at Temple University’s Center City Campus and culminates with a field day at Kensington CAPA High School and Shissler Recreation Center, aka “The Big Green Block.” Students will learn the regulatory context of stormwater management, best management practices (BMPs) and their components, how to maintain the vegetation and above-ground components using adaptive and prescriptive management techniques, and how to diagnose and respond to safety and performance issues.

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Are You Maximizing Your SBN Membership?

SBN knows that our members are planning and hosting some of the most interesting and unique educational events in the city, but we want everyone else to know, too.

Consider how SBN can help you promote your programming through our various channels, including social media, the Members-only Newsletter, and our Weekly Round-up. Don't be shy; send information, photos, flyers, and anything else that will help us best promote your business's latest news and events.

To learn more, or to send promotional materials, please contact Bradford Bucknum, Member Relations Associate, at

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