greater providence chamber of commerce

RI small business seminars and trainings for July 23 – August 9

Attorneys Ralph B. Gillis and Stephanie F. Friedel
Expand Duffy & Sweeney Team

The law firm of Duffy & Sweeney is pleased to announce the addition of Ralph B. Gillis and Stephanie F. Friedel to its attorney team. The firm provides strategic legal counsel to U.S. and international businesses and individuals ranging from start-ups and emerging growth entities to established, private and public companies.
Robinson+Cole Joins Law Firm Antiracism Alliance
Robinson+Cole has joined the newly-established Law Firm Antiracism Alliance (LFAA), an organization that is facilitating the coordination of its member firms to best enable legal services organizations, and the LFAA, to create large-scale, coordinated pro bono projects that address systemic racism.
Trinity Rep’s Tom Parrish Discusses
Arts, Entertainment and Resiliency in RI

Laurie White caught up with Tom Parrish, Executive Director of the Trinity Repertory Company to discuss the resiliency of Rhode Island’s arts and entertainment organizations amid the pandemic, ongoing online arts education programs at Trinity Rep and the outlook for stage productions at the theater this coming Fall and into 2021
Southwest to Offer Seasonal Daily Service to St. Louis
with Same-Plane-Service to Houston Starting July 26

T.F. Green Airport and the RI Airport Corporation are pleased to announce that Southwest Airlines® will begin offering new limited-time daily service from Providence to St. Louis Lambert International Airport with continuing service available to Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport starting on July 26, 2020 with service available through August 10, 2020.
RI’s Next Big Wave of Economic
and Technological Transformation

Laurie White hosted a conversation with Robert Atkinson, President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation which is recognized as the world’s top think tank for science and technology policy.
Site Specific Appoints Vice President of
Operations to Leadership Team

John Pignataro has joined Site Specific as Vice President of Operations. In his new role, John will lead the day-to-day operations for the Project Management and Field Operations teams and provide leadership and direction over the development and execution of Site Specific’s strategic plan for growth. Site Specific is one of the leading open-shop construction management and general contracting companies in the region.
RI Leaders in Manufacturing Discuss
Pandemic, Sustainability and Innovation

Chamber President Laurie White sat down with Stuart Benton, President & CEO of Bradford Soap and Christian Cowan, Center Director, Polaris MEP to discuss all things manufacturing in Rhode Island.
SBA: RI Small Business Seminars and
Trainings for July 23 – August 9

Courses are taught by a live instructor on a scheduled day and time. Students receive course materials in advance, participate in real time using a broadband connection and interact directly with the instructor and their peers.