Press

If you are a member of the media with an inquiry about the Allegheny Conference, its affiliates and/or the Pittsburgh region, please contact Philip Cynar, Senior Communications Specialist, at 412.281.4783 ext. 4573 or pcynar@alleghenyconference.org.

 

News Releases

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

 

2016 Archives
12.06.16
Joint Nuclear Industry Economic Report Released by Allegheny Conference, PA Chambers of Commerce and Statewide Building Trades

10.27.16
Power of 32 Site Development Fund’s Largest Investment to Date – $9.5 Million – Helps Finance Construction of Pittsburgh’s First Fully Designed Complete Street at Almono

10.11.16
Over $1B in research annually fuels innovation in Pittsburgh region, site of upcoming White House Frontiers Conference

08.09.16
Rosamaria Cristello is Inaugural Recipient of the Barbara McNees Spirit of ATHENA Scholarship

07.20.16
Greater Pittsburgh ATHENA Awards Finalists Announced

06.07.16
Allegheny Conference: Shell petrochemical complex is “once-in-a-generation” investment for Greater Pittsburgh region

05.04.16
New Report Concludes the Pittsburgh Region Must Reinvent its Workforce or Risk Losing the Competition for Talent

04.13.16
Pittsburgh Regional Alliance Will Be Part of Larger, Pennsylvania Presence at 2016 Hannover Messe, the World-Class Industrial Tech Trade Fair

03.28.16
P32 Site Development Fund Announces Investment in Clinton Commerce Park

03.24.16
Annual Business Investment Scorecard Highlights What’s Driving the Pittsburgh Region’s Economy


2015 Archives

11.06.15
STATEMENT: On federal transportation (STRR Act) and Ex-Im Bank reauthorizations by Allegheny Conference

11.04.15
Allegheny Conference Annual Meeting 2015: It’s time to shift region into higher gear to attract and retain skilled workers

10.13.15
Statement from Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Team NEO and Vision Shared

10.09.15
Lynn M. Banaszak is 2015 ATHENA Award Recipient, Josie Badger Receives ATHENA Young Professional Award

10.07.15
Pittsburgh Regional Alliance Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

09.30.15
Regional Transportation Alliance Launched to Imagine New Transportation Future for Southwestern Pennsylvania

09.29.15**
Barbara McNees Spirit of ATHENA Scholarship Fund is Announced

07.27.15
Pittsburgh 25th Anniversary ATHENA and ATHENA Young Professional Award Finalists Announced

07.17.15**
U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz: Pittsburgh offers a model for recruiting and training energy workforce of the future

07.09.15
Statement from Allegheny Conference CEO Dennis Yablonsky on the Announcement of Greater Pittsburgh as One of 12 New “Manufacturing Communities” Under the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership

06.16.15
Homewood, Sharpsburg Join Allegheny Conference’s Strengthening Communities Partnership

05.28.15
Power of 32 Site Development Fund Provides New Funding Option to Prep Sites for Construction

05.27.15
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce names State Senator Matt Smith as President

04.16.15
Pittsburgh Named Among Top 10 American Cities for Globalization by London, U.K.-based fDi (Foreign Direct Investment) Magazine and fDi Intelligence


04.8.15*
Manufacturing Propels Business Investment in Pittsburgh Region in 2014

03.31.15
David Ruppersberger to Assume Pittsburgh Regional Alliance Leadership Role


2014 Archives

11.18.14
Statement from Allegheny Conference on Community Development on today’s announcement of a partnership with federal agencies to connect returning veterans and active duty military with employers in energy and manufacturing who are hiring

11.10.14
Allegheny Conference Launches Service to Opportunity: a Strategic Initiative Matching Veterans with In-Demand Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in the Pittsburgh Region

11.07.14
Statement from Pittsburgh Regional Alliance President Dewitt Peart on execution of Shell Chemical, LP and Horsehead Corporation land option agreement

11.05.14
Allegheny Conference leaders mark organization’s 70th anniversary, say next big challenge is sustaining region’s population and workforce as Baby Boomers retire and competition for talent grows

09.29.14
Diane Holder Receives ATHENA Award; Amelia Papapetropoulos Receives ATHENA Young Professional Award

05.05.14
PRA: 10 U.S. Economic Development Group

03.26.14
Economic Development Deals Up 12% in Pittsburgh Region; Represent Capital Investment of $2.4B and Total Anticipated Employment of 8,700


2013 Archives

12.19.13
High-Demand Jobs Demand Tech Skills, Reports ImaginePittsburgh.com

11.22.13
Allegheny Conference Commends Passage of Transportation Funding Legislation

11.06.13
Allegheny Conference Announces Leadership Transition

11.04.13
McKees Rocks, Wilkinsburg Receive Multi-Million Dollar Funding Package To Drive Community Revitalization

10.16.13
The TechBelt Initiative Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC)

09.30.13
Laura Ellsworth Named 2013 ATHENA Award Recipient – ATHENA Young Professional Award Recipient is Amiena Mahsoob

09.24.13
PA Business and Labor Leaders Say Failure to Act on Transportation Funding Will Cost Jobs and Damage Economy

09.18.13
The Pittsburgh Playbook: 21 “Home Runs” that Have Re-made the Region Since 1992 When the Pirates Last Made the Playoffs

07.31.13
Pittsburgh 2013 ATHENA and ATHENA Young Professional Award Finalists Announced

07.16.13
Barbara McNees to Retire as President of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce

06.28.13
Pittsburgh Regional Alliance statement on announcement of extension of Horsehead-Shell land option agreement

06.28.13
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce statement on U.S. Senate passage of comprehensive immigration reform legislation

06.11.13
ImaginePittsburgh.com Launches; a “Help Wanted” Solution for Pittsburgh Employers, Job Seekers

06.06.13
Allegheny Conference announces new Strengthening Communities Partnership

05.23.13
Allegheny Conference Participates in Corporate Equity & Inclusion Roundtable and Media Event Announcing Future Action Steps, Commitment to Convene Again in One Year

04.16.13
Allegheny Conference and GPCC applaud introduction of transportation funding bill in PA Senate

04.15.13
Allegheny Conference and Alcoa Foundation Partner to Address Energy and Manufacturing-Related Workforce Demand

04.02.13
Pittsburgh Region’s Five Key Economic Sectors Deliver Five Years of Sustained Economic Development and Employment Opportunity

03.15.13
Allegheny Conference & ALCOSAN Release Sewer Regionalization Report | Executive Summary | Full Report

02.05.13
Allegheny Conference statement on Governor’s transportation and transit funding proposal


2012 Archives

12.08.12
Statement from Dennis Yablonsky, CEO of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, on Governor Corbett’s announcement on transportation funding

12.08.12
Statement from Barbara McNees, president, Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, on Governor Corbett’s announcement on transportation funding

09.19.12
Well-Paying Energy and Related Jobs to Grow Through 2020

08.21.12
Statement from the Allegheny Conference on Community Development on State and Local Funding Package to Avert Port Authority Service Cut

08.21.12
Allegheny Conference Endorses Governor’s Manufacturing Advisory Council’s Recommendations to Encourage Growth in Manufacturing

08.16.12
Allegheny Conference on Community Development Applauds Formation of TechBelt Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute

08.06.12
Allegheny Conference Receives National Award for Sustained Regional Stewardship

07.19.12
Hörmann Flexon LLC Breaks Ground at Starpointe Business Park | ImaginePittsburghNow post | YouTube Video | Photo Gallery

06.19.12
Pittsburgh Regional Alliance and Local Leaders Begin Community Outreach Efforts on Proposed Petrochemical Facility Project

06.07.12
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber supports Unemployment Compensation reform to restore solvency to system $4 billion in debt

03.15.12
Shell Announces Preferred Cracker Site | ImaginePittsburghNow post

03.14.12
The Pittsburgh Region Excels with 286 Economic Development Deals Announced in 2011 and Lands No. 3 Position Among Nation’s Top 10 Site Selection Metros | Photo Gallery

01.19.12
Conference Statement on Proposed Transit Cut


2011 Archives

11.07.11
Texas-based Valerus Opens New Service Facility in Fayette County

10.5.11
Energy to the Power of Pittsburgh Campaign Launches Alongside News that Energy is Key Economic Driver, Job Creator for Pittsburgh Region

09.22.11
Suzi Pegg: Talking Up PA’s Energy Assets in Rome

09.12.11
PRA’s Suzi Pegg Blogs From Europe | ImaginePittsburghNow post

06.20.11
U.S. EPA Launches Redevelopment of P&LE Railroad Brownfield Site; New Funding for Environmental Assessments at Additional Sites

06.08.11
Pittsburgh Regional Alliance Hires Barry Seneri as Vice President, Business Investment

05.06.11
German American Business Circle of Pittsburgh Releases Inaugural “Economic Outlook Survey of German Industry in Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania”

04.27.11
Pittsburgh & India: Sharing Knowledge, Building Partnerships to Mutual Benefit

03.21.11
Making Good on their Super Bowl Wager, Pittsburgh Area Companies Ship Innovative, High-Tech Products to Green Bay

03.16.11
Pittsburgh Named Finalist For National Sustainability Award

03.15.11
Recession Rebound: Pittsburgh Region Lands 272 Economic Development Projects with Job Impact of 20,187; Capital Investment of $1.5B

03.04.11
Federal Benefit Payments Are Going All-Electronic

03.03.11
Allegheny Conference CEO Dennis Yablonsky Congratulates Alstom Grid on the Launch of its Newest U.S. Operation in the Pittsburgh Region

02.23.11
SIOR Recognizes the Pittsburgh Region’s Top Brokers and Deals of 2010

02.01.11
Not Your Typical Wager: Pittsburgh, Green Bay Chambers Lay Manufacturing Expertise, Innovation on the Table

01.26.11
Pittsburgh and Green Bay Team Up to Advance Shared Agenda on Capitol Hill

01.19.11
Top Five Pittsburgh Accomplishments Since the City Last Hosted the AFC Championship (2009)


2010 Archives

11.01.10
LOCATION. LOCATION. LOCATION. Really?

10.10.10
Regional Leaders Deem Asia Trip a Success | Forbes China article

10.05.10
Global Media Explore Energy, Innovation and Jobs in Pittsburgh on Anniversary of 2009 G-20 Summit

09.30.10
IssuesPa.org Re-Launched For Fall Election Cycle

09.20.10
Bernadette Smith Named 2010 ATHENA Award Recipient at Memorable 20th Anniversary ATHENA Luncheon

09.20.10
G-20 Plus One Year: Big Weekend in Pittsburgh, Big Opportunities for Pittsburghers Everywhere! Pittsburgh Mayor Declares Week of September 20-26 “ImaginePittsburgh.com Week” in Pittsburgh

09.15.10
California-based Smith Micro to Launch R&D Center, Create over 200 Jobs in the Pittsburgh Region

09.09.10
Allied Technology to Establish First Plant in Eastern U.S.; Create 100 Jobs in Westmoreland County

08.19.10
Pittsburgh-Based Knopp Neurosciences Lands $345 Million Strategic Deal to Help Treat Lou Gehrig’s Disease

08.17.10
Business Leaders Support Local Government Reform in Commonwealth

08.10.10
Pittsburgh 2010 ATHENA Award Finalists Announced

07.23.10
Brian K. Jensen named executive director of Pennsylvania Economy League of Southwestern PA

07.21.10
Marcellus ShaleNET Receives $4.9M Federal Grant to Prep Workers for Thousands of Well-Paying Natural Gas Jobs

06.02.10
Hunting Energy Services, Inc. Purchases Facility in Westmoreland County

05.26.10
Chapman Commerce Center Celebrates Groundbreaking on 302-Acre Brownfield Development in Findlay Twp.

05.25.10
Call for Nominations: 2010 ATHENA Award Marks 20 Years of Honoring Pittsburgh’s Inspirational Women Leaders

05.14.10
Pennsylvania’s Coal Industry Generates $7.5 billion in Statewide Economic Output Annually, New Report Finds

05.10.10
Music Director Manfred Honeck Leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on the BNY Mellon 2010 European Tour

04.30.10
Groundbreaking at Startpointe Business Park

04.26.10
Pittsburgh Regional Alliance is Named One of U.S.’s Top 10 Economic Development Groups

03.19.10
Pittsburgh Comeback Story Re-Energizing Cities Across America

03.17.10
Pittsburgh Region Lands Almost 200 Economic Development Projects – Job Impact Totals 16,000, Capital Investment, $3 Billion – Despite 2009’s Tough Economy

03.03.10
Steve Wray Named Statewide Pennsylvania Economy League, Inc. Managing Director

02.23.10
Pittsburgh Prepares to Host An Unprecedented Seven Regional Benchmarking Visits in 2010

01.11.10
Statement from Dennis Yablonsky, CEO, Allegheny Conference on Community Development, on Kathryn Klaber’s leadership of the Marcellus Shale Coalition


2009 Archives

12.21.09
Statement from Dennis Yablonsky, CEO, Allegheny Conference on Community Development, on withdrawal of proposed tuition tax and renewed commitment to pension reform

12.14.09
Statement from Dennis Yablonsky, CEO, Allegheny Conference on Community Development, on the proposed City of Pittsburgh Post-Secondary Education Privilege Tax

12.01.09
Allegheny Conference announces new Energy Alliance of Southwestern Pennsylvania

12.01.09Northpointe Technology Center II Groundbreaking in Armstrong Country Signifies High-Tech Growth

12.01.09
Governor Rendell: EDMC Will Expand Headquarters in Pittsburgh; Create, Retain More Than 3,000 Jobs

11.30.09
BeamOne Will Open Sterilization Services Center in Butler County

11.30.09
Fenner Dunlop Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Pittsburgh

11.20.09
Appliance Cooperative Debuts New Energy-Efficient Warehouse

11.12.09
Expansion Solutions Names Pittsburgh in its “Top Five” Awards of Excellence

11.11.09
Pittsburgh’s Newest Riverfront Green Space Premieres

11.10.09
Free Workshop will Introduce Wind Energy Supply Chain Opportunities to Regional Manufacturers

11.06.09
Statement from Dennis Yablonsky, CEO, Allegheny Conference on Community Development on the re-designation of Rt 60 and Rts 22/30 as Interstate 376 (I-376)

10.30.09
Statement from Allegheny Conference CEO on Flabeg’s Grand Opening Today

10.30.09
Alphalab’s Biannual Demo Day Showcases Next Generation Technology

10.12.09
Statement from Allegheny Conference CEO on Pitt/CMU National Recognition

09.21.09
Mary Ann Dunham Named 2009 ATHENA Award Recipient

09.21.09
New EverPower Pittsburgh Office to Serve as U.S. Wind Energy Developer’s Growth Hub

09.01.09
Music Director Manfred Honeck Leads The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on a European Festivals Tour

08.27.09
Allegheny Conference Congratulates PA Senate on Passage of Municipal Pension Reform Legislation

08.13.09
Action Required by the General Assembly to Address Municipal Pension Reform and Avert Financial Crisis

08.04.09
Pittsburgh ATHENA Award Finalists Announce

07.20.09
Event Celebrates Delta Air Lines Nonstop Service from Pittsburgh to Paris

07.16.09
CMU and PRA Are Showcasing Pittsburgh’s Environmental Assets, Innovation and Transformation for National and Canadian Journalists

07.16.09
CompetePA Coalition Opposes Proposed Business Tax Increases

07.07.09
Brazilian Government Officials will Visit Pittsburgh to Explore the Region’s Energy Expertise

06.30.09
Onorato, Ravenstahl Announce Pittsburgh G-20 Partnership of Public & Private Organizations

05.06.09
Regional Business Leaders Will Travel to China with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

05.05.09
20,000+ Available Jobs in Pittsburgh Region: Search at ImagineMyNewJob.com

05.04.09
Pittsburgh Regional Alliance Partnership is Selected as One of the Nation’s Top 10 Economic Development Organizations

03.23.09
Dennis Yablonsky To Assume Allegheny Conference on Community Development Leadership Role

03.23.09
Mike Langley to Step Down as CEO of Allegheny Conference on Community Development

03.19.09
The Allegheny Conference on Community Development statement following the meeting of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC)

03.18.09
Allegheny Conference and Affiliates Announce New Private Sector Leadership for 2009-2011

03.18.09
PRA Partnership Announces Economic Development Wins of 2008

03.06.09
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Tour Plans for 2009 and 2010

02.09.09
New Business Quick Guide is Business Development Resource for Southwestern PA Business Owners, Entrepreneurs

02.03.09
Pittsburgh Region Companies to Explore Business Opportunities in Vietnam

01.28.09
Pittsburgh Region Celebrates Three Years of Progress Since Steelers’ Last Super Bowl Run

01.15.09
Pittsburgh Region Celebrates Progress Since Last Steelers’ AFC Run