Due to extremely hot weather, the City is implementing a Heat Health Emergency. You can find Cooling Centers, pools, spraygrounds, recreation centers, libraries with extended hours, and older adult centers on our interactive map. For help call the heatline at (215) 765-9040.
In effect: noon on Wednesday, July 17 to 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 21

Department of Commerce

What we do

The Department of Commerce helps businesses—large and small—thrive in Philadelphia. Philadelphia is the perfect home for your business, offering:

  • Reasonable office rents and cost of living.
  • A ready workforce.
  • A central location on the Northeast corridor.

We work to:

  • Attract and keep a diverse set of businesses.
  • Revitalize neighborhoods by building vibrant commercial districts.
  • Support small businesses and improve access to funding.
  • Develop a strong talent pipeline.
  • Increase contracting opportunities for minority, women, and disabled-owned businesses.

Connect

Address
1515 Arch St.
12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Email business@phila.gov
Social

Our programs

Announcements

Commerce is hiring!

Do you want to work for the Department of Commerce? Apply for one of our open position:

Director of Business Financial and Technical Assistance

Director of Talent Development

 

Events

  • Jul
    17
    *Postponed*Temple Ambler Campus Global Mindset Series
    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    Temple University Ambler, 580 Meetinghouse Rd, Ambler, PA 19002, USA

    *Postponed*Temple Ambler Campus Global Mindset Series

    July 17, 2019
    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, 2 hours
    Temple University Ambler, 580 Meetinghouse Rd, Ambler, PA 19002, USA
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    *These events have been postponed until a later date.*


    at Temple Ambler Campusfrom 5:30 - 7:00 pm

    7/16/19: Building Cultural Competency for Business Communication

    7/17/19: Engaging Your Network To Score International Sales


    7/18/19: Leveraging Trade Shows & Introduction to Tariffs


    Temple Ambler Global Mindset Three-Part Series
  • Jul
    18
    Temple Main Campus Procurement Series: Nuts & Bolts
    8:00 am to 10:00 am
    1510 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USA

    Temple Main Campus Procurement Series: Nuts & Bolts

    July 18, 2019
    8:00 am to 10:00 am, 2 hours
    1510 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USA
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    Procurement Series: Nuts & Bolts
    Are you ready to respond to RFPs from the government or prime contractors?

    at Temple Main Campus
    from 8:00 - 10:00 am

    7/11/19: The Value of Obtaining Certification

    7/18/19; Writing an Effective Capability Statement

    7/25/19: Navigating the Procurement Process

    8/1/19: Responding to an RFP

    8/8/19: Putting Together a Budget for Procurement Terms

    8/15/19: Supplier Diversity and How to Develop your Strategy for Success


    Sign up for one, any, many, or all of these workshops!

    Temple Main Procurement Summer Workshop Series
  • Jul
    18
    *Postponed*Temple Ambler Campus Global Mindset Series
    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    Temple University Ambler, 580 Meetinghouse Rd, Ambler, PA 19002, USA

    *Postponed*Temple Ambler Campus Global Mindset Series

    July 18, 2019
    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, 2 hours
    Temple University Ambler, 580 Meetinghouse Rd, Ambler, PA 19002, USA
    map
    *These events have been postponed until a later date.*


    at Temple Ambler Campusfrom 5:30 - 7:00 pm

    7/16/19: Building Cultural Competency for Business Communication

    7/17/19: Engaging Your Network To Score International Sales


    7/18/19: Leveraging Trade Shows & Introduction to Tariffs


    Temple Ambler Global Mindset Three-Part Series

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