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Reopening PA: How business efforts, higher education and legislation will move the midstate forward

View the free webinar above with our panel of experts for a webinar the reopening of the midstate. Recorded on June 26, 2020

Topics discussed are:

– How the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is helping businesses come back stronger than ever. Hear the latest legislative efforts, next-phase vision and how the chamber’s resolve, innovation and strength will help pave the way for a brighter future.

– Higher education, from the employees to the student and professors has had to make significant changes. How will Harrisburg University move forward and what does the future look like for higher education

– The importance of marketing: No matter how big or small your company, it’s important to get your name and business front and center moving forward


Gene Barr, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry

President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. 

The chamber is the state’s largest broad-based business advocacy association.Gene has worked on a large number of significant legislative and regulatory efforts critical to Pennsylvania’s business climate. Barr has more than 40 years of experience in various facets of government, political and public affairs activity, as well as business operations.

Dr. Eric Barr, President of Harrisburg University

Under Darr’s leadership, the University expanded to include a Philadelphia location; welcomed the largest class of new students in its history, expanded its total enrollment to over 6,000 students from 110 countries, launched new graduate and undergraduate degree programs, secured grants and scholarship support, opened new housing for its students and expanded the University’s classroom and laboratory space.

Amy Beamer Murray, Partner and COO of Pavone Marketing Group, Harrisburg

Murray has almost 30 years of experience working with Pavone in the agency’s finance, resource management, technology and administrative teams. She’s involved in the day-to-day operations of the company. Pavone’s companies include WildFig Data, quench and Varsity.