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
    16
    *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 16, 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
    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

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