The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance manages several programs to provide our business community with outstanding resources, expertise, programs, education, and networking opportunities. All signature GRCA programs are led by GRCA staff and offer opportunities for involvement on various sponsorship and committee levels. Whether you’re looking to network with a new group or simply looking for more opportunities to grow, you will find what you are looking for in our program lineup. With any GRCA program, our focus is the growth and development of our local economy: from the businesses who thrive here to the employees that make them go, the GRCA is your source for premier programming.
If you have questions about the programs we offer, please contact us.
Women2Women encourages women to create connections, gain knowledge, open doors and build strategic alliances, and much more. Our goal is to create more women leaders in Berks County by providing a forum where women from diverse backgrounds can learn, share ideas and mentor each other. Our Women2Women program also offers Lean In Circles that provide peer groups that will take your personal and professional life to the next level. Learn more about our programs, speakers, and events calendar here.
Berks Family Business Alliance meets the specific needs of family-owned businesses – small and large. We help guide and navigate them to the resources they need to prepare their business family for generations of success by offering peer groups, annual events, forums, and subject matter experts. Learn more about Berks FBA here.
Our work leading Downtown Reading Revitalization is rooted in strategy and collaboration. We are focusing our efforts on encouraging and facilitating economic development; attracting and retaining quality investment; cultivating an environment where businesses thrive; and fostering a positive perception of downtown Reading. Learn more about our strategy, partners, and current efforts here.
ReadingFilm promotes the Greater Reading region as a prime location for film, TV, and digital media projects, facilitates production by connecting filmmakers and producers with location, resources and service in the region, and cultivates the development of a regional film industry. ReadingFilm also produces ReadingFilmFest, its signature yearly event. Learn more out ReadingFilm here.
Leadership Berks is the area’s premier program dedicated to developing, supporting, and connecting community leaders in Berks County. To date, the program has graduated more than 750 community leaders who serve Greater Reading and beyond, and it engages more than 75 business and community leaders, lawmakers, and field experts as volunteer faculty.