PREVIEW: State Of The County Event - Lancaster Chamber of Commerce
PREVIEW: State Of The County Event
Chamber Updates, Impact and Advocacy, Local Stories

Now more than ever it’s critical to reset and learn about the current state of the business and community landscape in Lancaster at one of our most popular signature events of the year: State Of The County on March 22.

We’re bringing this event to you virtually this year and will feature community partner experts who will offer insight on several key topics crucial to business and community success as we move forward in 2021 and beyond.

“With so much uncertainty in the now, coupled with so much hope for the future, this year’s State of the County address is more relevant than ever as we hear from visionary leaders representing key sectors of our County,” said Tom Baldrige, President & CEO of the Lancaster Chamber. “Each presenter will offer a glimpse of their current situation, coupled with a heavy dose about their future.  From content to quality, we are thrilled with the program we’ve assembled.”

Check out our preview below and register now!


March 22, 2021 from 2:30-4pm. The event will be brought to you virtually.

Register here!

We are thankful for our Sponsor of this event: Truist. BB&T and SunTrust formed Truist with a shared purpose—to inspire and build better lives and communities. We are grateful for their support in bringing this event to you.


ECONOMYNaomi Young, Director of the Center for Regional Analysis with Economic Development Company of Lancaster County, will provide an outlook on the current state of the economy and an assessment of factors impacting 2021.

GOVERNMENT: Remarks from Commissioner Josh Parsons, County of Lancaster,on local, County government, with a focus on the role the County plays in leading the community through the pandemic.

EDUCATION: Hear from Pedro Rivera, President of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, to learn how we can support educational institutions as they move forward in the pandemic-era and post-pandemic.

NON-PROFITS: Kevin ResslerPresident and CEO of the United Way of Lancaster County, will share the pulse of the non-profit community, and its impact on and advancement of our community.

WELL-BEING: Learn from Dr. Mike Diller, Director of the Employee Assistance Program at Wellspan,about current community trends on the well-being of people, specifically the how prolonged strains on mental health are impacting the workforce.

HEALTH: Hear from Jan Bergen, Former President & CEO of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, on the state of healthcare, both as it relates to COVID and more broadly how healthcare is evolving/changing.

Visit our event page to register, explore the program, and read more in-depth bios of each speaker!

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