GBCA Salutes Women-Owned Construction Businesses!

To celebrate Women in Construction (WIC) Week 2020, GBCA is highlighting our Women-Owned Businesses. There are many women who have strong, leadership roles in Philadelphia’s construction companies, and in these

Emily Bittenbender Builds Opportunities for Others

Emily Bittenbender, Managing Partner of Bittenbender Construction, LP, was recently profiled in the Winter 2020 issue of inBUSINESS, the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s magazine. Focusing on increasing diversity

Demolishing Stereotypes in the Construction Industry

GBCA is highlighting how the construction industry is changing in terms of diversity and inclusion and how GBCA members are working to make the change happen. The Philadelphia Business Journal

Philadelphia MED Week Contractor Roundtable

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, GBCA hosted Contractor Roundtable: A Conversation with MBE/WBE Contractors, as part of Philadelphia’s Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week. The event featured owners of MBE/WBE Certified

AGC Leadership Development Conference: Construction Issues Panels

At the AGC 2019 Leadership Development Conference, September 11-13, 2019, attendees had the opportunity to discuss current issues in the construction industry, as well as compare notes on how to

Philadelphia MED Week Contractor Roundtable

GBCA is working with the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Economic Opportunity and holding an event during Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week. MED Week highlights minority businesses and the

Emily Bittenbender Appointed to Philadelphia Works Board

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney recently appointed four new members to the board of Philadelphia Works, including Emily Bittenbender, Owner and Managing Partner of Bittenbender Construction, LP. Philadelphia Works is the

Impacts of Diversity in Construction at the 2019 Leadership Development Conference

GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council is proud to host AGC of America’s 2019 Leadership Development Conference in Philadelphia, September 11-13! This 2-day conference brings together emerging construction leaders from across the

GBCA Hosts 2019 Future Ready

On May 23, GBCA hosted middle school students from Edwin M. Stanton School as part of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s Future Ready Program. The program works in

GBCA Hosts 2019 Future Ready

On May 23, GBCA hosted middle school students from Edwin M. Stanton School as part of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s Future Ready Program. The program works in