WILKES-BARRE, PA – The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce held its CEO to CEO Networking breakfast presented by Rosenn, Jenkins & Greenwald LLP at the Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-Barre on February 13, 2007. The program topic was E-Business in NEPA with guest speaker Spencer Chesman of igourmet.com and Scott Sanfilippo of Solid Cactus.
Spencer Chesman launched igourmet.com in 1997, America’s leading online gourmet food and gift retailer. igourmet.com offers over 600 specialty chesses, thousands of fine foods and a complete line of exquisite gift baskets, each accompanied by detailed information and useful serving suggestions making the site the preferred place to shop for connoisseurs across America. It has been named the best gourmet food website in 2003, 2004, and 2005 by Forbes. igourmet.com is currently located on Delaware Ave. in West Pittston.
Scott Sanfilippo, co-founder of Solid Cactus, also spoke at the breakfast. Solid Cactus grew from the print and web departments from FerretStore.com, a web business created by Scott and Joe Palko. Solid Cactus is a multi-faceted creative agency that designs Yahoo! Stores, consults, and helps with marketing for individuals starting an e-business.
Held quarterly, the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce CEO-to-CEO Forum is designed for CEOs from area businesses to network and discuss key business and community topics.
The next networking breakfast will be held Wednesday May 23 and will feature . Richard L. Connor, editor and publisher of the Times Leader, who will discuss the 100th Anniversary of the local paper.
The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce is an affiliate of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business and Industry, a community, economic development and business service organization charged with the mission of collaborating with community and regional partners to create quality employment and business opportunities and improve the area’s quality of life through strategic planning, programs and investments in our community.