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Conversations and Cocktails event photo gallery

By LVEDC Staff on September 10, 2013

More than 100 LVEDC investors met with several members of the Pennsylvania legislative Lehigh Valley delegation during an informative Conversations and Cocktails event on August 28th at blue grillhouse in Bethlehem Township. The series allows LVEDC investors an opportunity to have targeted interaction with members of the Lehigh Valley’s public and private sector in an intimate setting to discuss salient economic development issues. The sponsor of the event was Air Products.

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