Centre 1st Bank Ribbon Cutting
On Wednesday, May 8, the CBICC hosted a ribbon cutting for Centre 1st Bank, a division of Old Dominion National Bank. County and local officials, and CBICC Ambassadors were among the special guests in attendance. Centre 1st Bank is located at 1276 N. Atherton in State College.
Kish bank business after hours
KIsh Bank hosted the April 25 Business After Hours networking event. The evening included a special check presentation from Kish Bank to the Pink Zone in the amount of $46,324. More than 150 CBICC members and guests attended the event.
Holiday Inn Express Business After Hours
On Thursday, April 11, CBICC members and guests gathered at Holiday Inn Express for a tailgate themed Business After Hours.
wjac-tv, pegula business after hours
On Thursday, March 28, more than 200 CBICC members and guests attended a fun-filled Business After Hours hosted by WJAC-TV at Pegula Ice Arena.
Nittany Valley sports Centre ribbon cutting
On Wednesday, March 27, the CBICC held a ribbon cutting for the new Nittany Valley Sports Centre. A tour of the new indoor sports complex followed the program, which featured comments by facility owner Michael Lee; CBICC President and CEO Vern Squier; Centre County Commissioner Chairman Michael Pipe; and Patton Township Supervisor Betsy Whitman.
Timberland federal credit union business after hours
On Thursday, March 14, Timberland Federal Credit Union hosted an entertaining casino-night-themed Business After Hours Networking event at its Pleasant Gap branch.
wireless made simple ribbon cutting
On Friday, Feb. 15, the CBICC held a ribbon cutting for locally owned Verizon retailer Wireless Made Simple's grand opening of the area's first "Next Generation" Verizon Wireless store. The new store is located at 2615 E. College Ave., between Luna 2 and Carpet One. The CBICC welcomes the opportunity to help its members celebrate business milestones. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
2018 CBICC Excellence awards
The CBICC's Fourth Annual Excellence Awards Dinner, presented by PSECU, was held Thursday, Dec. 13 at the Nittany Lion Inn. The Chamber was proud to honor: Technology Company of the Year: Sensor Networks, Inc.; Young Professional of the Year: Ashley Hardison, Penn State Hospitality Services; Economic Development Champion: Cheryl Johnson; Business Leader of the Year: Cindy Pasquinelli, executive director, Strawberry Fields, which also won the Ethical Business Award; Corporate/Community Impact Award winner: The Makery; Emerging Business of the Year: Athlete Viewpoint; and Small Business of the Year: Rowland Creative. Our CBICC Champion was Joe Shulman, president and ceo, Hotel State College & Co. Please enjoy the videos of this year's finalists, as well as the testimonial video for our 2018 Economic Development Champion. Special thanks to Marketing Sponsor: Graphics and Design; and Video Sponsor: Seven Mountains Creative.
cbicc excellence awards video gallery
2018 CCEDP Economic development champion testimonial video
The CBICC and the Blair County Chamber of Commerce partnered to host a regional B2B expo at the Blair County Convention Center. The event will return to Centre County in 2019. Special thanks to Michael Davis Photography for capturing these great bizX scenes!
Robin Hood brewery Business After HOurs
Sept. 13, 2018
A nice crowd was on hand for the Business After Hours Networking event at Robin Hood Brewing Co. in Bellefonte.
CEntreREADY membership breakfast
Sept. 12, 2018
The CBICC and leaders from Centre County's five public school districts and two career technical institutions signed a workforce development Memorandum of Agreement as part of the official launch of CentreREADY. CentreREADY is a collaborative workforce preparedness initiative. Business and community leaders in the audience signed a corresponding Memorandum of Understanding, indicating their support of the community response to local workforce needs.
Fulton Bank Business After Hours
Aug. 30, 2018
More than 100 CBICC members and guests attended the Aug. 30 networking event hosted by Fulton Bank, in partnership with Jersey Mike's. Beverages were provided by Otto's Pub & Brewery.
I-99/I-80 Infrastructure celebration
July 31, 2018
On July 31, PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards, federal, state, county and local elected officials and community leaders joined the CBICC in the Hawbaker Transportation Center at CPI to celebrate the recent awarding of federal grant funding for the I-99/I-80 high-speed interchange and a local access interchange to replace the Bellefonte exit. The long-envisioned project will make transportation to, through and from Centre County safer and more efficient. From an economic standpoint, the project will allow for the timely and efficient movement of goods and services through the central Pennsylvania region. The local access will be constructed first, beginning in 2020, and should take two years to complete. The long sought-after project Read more. To stay up to date on the project, and to sign on as a supporter of major transportation improvements in Centre County, visit www.driveforwardcc.com.