The following is a press release from the Mt. Airy Business Improvment District
The Mt. Airy Business Improvement District’s Annual Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday September 24, 2013 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. on the New Covenant Church, 7500 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19119 in Grannum Hall (formerly called Founders Hall), Room B10. Parking is available in the Tech Parking Lot across from Grannum Hall.
The keynote speaker for this year’s meeting is Alan Greenberger, the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Director of Commerce. Mr. Greenberger also serves as Chairman of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission; and has been with the City of Philadelphia since 2008. Prior to that, he was in private practice as an architect and planner with MGA Partners and its predecessor, Mitchell/Giurgola Architects.
In his dual role in city government, Mr. Greenberger oversees the integration of long-range strategic planning with implementation of both business and real estate development goals. Under his leadership, the City of Philadelphia has rewritten the Philadelphia Zoning Code and has initiated a five-year long comprehensive plan for the city, entitled Philadelphia 2035. Both initiatives are the first of their kind for the city in over 50 years and are the recipient of the American Planning Associations National Award for City Planning in 2013. In addition, Mr. Greenberger's office has launched multiple programs to attract and support a burgeoning entrepreneurial community, called StartUpPHL, and has been successful in attracting new, technology and venture capital firms to the City.
Light refreshments will be served.
For further information, please contact Hollie Malamud-Price at the contact information above.