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Business Events

CFO of the Year Awards
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Fastest Growing Companies 2014
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
CPBJ Business Event
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Lehigh Valley Business Expo 2014
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Shale Gas Symposium
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
CPBJ Business Event
Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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Berks County Business Report

Berks County Business Report
ReDesign Reading looks to ease the path for development, while the chamber starts an alliance for family businesses. Our 16-page annual supplement examines those topics and more.

Business Profiles 2014

Business Profiles 2014
This once-a-year special supplement allows our advertisers and our readers to find out more about the companies that help the Greater Lehigh Valley business community continue to grow. The profiles are a unique opportunity to tell the behind-the-scenes stories that have made these Greater Lehigh Valley businesses so successful.

Two City Center 2014

Two City Center 2014
Our 16-page special supplement salutes the opening of Two City Center in Downtown Allentown, the first of what is expected to be hundreds of millions of dollars in new development in the heart of the city.

Forty Under 40 2014

Forty Under 40 2014
Presidents, CEOs, partners and other executives highlight our second annual class of Forty Under 40 award-winners, who are featured in our 24-page special supplement inside this issue. The winners were selected based on their professional accomplishments, leadership, vision and community service.

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