Inspired by Erie Homecoming? We invest you to reinvest in a community that you love. Browse the Opportunity Catalog and review high-impact opportunities that create a way to live your legacy and witness the transformational change in Erie.
Each opportunity selected and highlighted contributes to the goals of the Erie Regional Chamber's economic development plan Erie Forward by addressing one of the core tenets of economic development:
If you would like to learn more about any of the Opportunity Catalog projects presented during Erie Homecoming, please fill out the form below.
Arlene provides a turnkey platform that democratizes 3D/AR eCommerce experiences by removing the barriers to entry, simplifying the process, and giving unique insights.
BRL Outdoors, Inc. is a vertically integrated company marketing terminal tackle., i.e. fishing lures, spoons, attractors, etc. ("terminal tackle"), and technology solutions in the recreational fishing and outdoor industry.
Erie Arts & Culture is committed to improving the lives of the region's residents. EAC does this by leveraging the power of the arts and humanities to address the vital needs and interests of Erie and Northwestern Pennsylvania.
The Erie County Historical Society (ECHS)/Hagen History Center (HHC) is the only comprehensive Erie County, Pennsylvania, historical museum. The HHC's mission is to engage and inspire a diverse audience by exhibiting links to the past, understanding the present and providing guidance for the future, while preserving the history of Erie County, Northwestern Pennsylvania and our national heritage.
The Erie Center for Arts and Technology (ECAT), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a community-based educational arts and career training facility that inspires, educates and empowers people of all ages with adult job training and creative youth programs—all offered at no cost to any student.
Visionary business, philanthropic and community leaders formed the EDDC in 2017, to transform the city of Erie's downtown core and spark revitalization across the region.
For more than 100 years, the Erie Philharmonic and the 60+ musicians of the orchestra have been creating life-changing musical experiences that enrich, educate and entertain tens of thousands of people from across the region.
The Erie Playhouse's mission is to entertain, educate and enrich our community by providing diverse audiences with an opportunity to participate in and see live theatre. The Playhouse offers affordable, high-quality productions that reflect and enlighten our community.
Erie's Black Wall Street mission is to serve as a vehicle for change and empowerment of Erie's black community through cultivating meaningful relationships, educating members, the creation of social networks and the promotion of black entrepreneurship.
The expERIEnce Children's Museum has been inspiring creativity and imagination in children for over twenty years. The museum is a non-profit organization located in the historic cultural district of downtown Erie whose mission is to provide a safe, family-centered educational experience that inspires creativity, exploration, and imagination through play, interactive exhibits, and innovative programming.
The Foundation for Erie's Public Schools is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, that strengthens Erie's Public Schools by providing access to opportunities for students in the area of the 5 A's—Academics, Athletics, Arts, Assistance, and Advocacy.
Gannon University is a private, co-educational Catholic university in Erie, Pennsylvania. Gannon University has an alumni base numbering around 46,000. Current enrollment is 4,444.
Glass is a tech start-up that is accelerating the implementation of embedded systems in the large and rapidly growing IoT market. Their firmware platform simplifies the embedded engineering process, allowing teams to build better connected devices, faster.
The Erie Field Office of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI Erie) has provided refugee resettlement and immigrant support services since its founding in 1919 as the International Institute. Case management is highly specialized and puts newly arrived refugees and immigrants on a speedy path to financial self-sufficiency.
M3 Agriculture Technologies provides Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) as a Service to the Agriculture industry. M3 deploys UAS developed with agricultural experts to provide aerial autonomy in a diversity of operational environments.
Leverage4Data provides discrete manufacturing companies cloud-based solutions to ensure that good quality parts can be produced on time and without waste
Mercyhurst University is a four-year, Catholic, liberal arts university founded by the sisters of Mercy in 1926. Set on a 75-acre in Erie, the University offers 59 undergraduate majors, 10 graduate degrees and 12 graduate certificates.
PACA is a 501c3 community arts center located in a historic building in downtown Erie. PACA is an artistic and educational entrepreneurial incubator that provides studio space for 31 artists in residence who produce and sell their art all over the world as well as hosting plays, musical events, art gallery shows and other artistic performances.
Penn State Behrend is a major academic college of Penn State University offering nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate programs of study with access to more than 180 Penn State majors. Behrend provides students with the resources of a global research university in a welcoming, small-college environment, and employs a model of learning known as the open laboratory where students engage with business, industry, and community partners solving real-world problems and gaining real-world experience.
Founded in 2015, Radius is Erie's coworking community of freelancers, remote workers, startups, and small businesses. Its mission is to provide shared space, a network of professional peers, educational opportunities, and peer mentoring so that Erie's entrepreneurs, professionals, and creatives are empowered to build profitable businesses and careers, expanding the region's entrepreneurial ecosystem.
SafeFlight is a Software-as-a-Service, secure-cloud-based system focused on providing a comprehensive solution to the growing problem of drone abuse and misuse.
United Way of Erie County is a local social impact organization on a mission to crush poverty. United Way envisions a collaborative community where all students succeed and all families thrive.
Werkberry is solving the hiring crisis for the backbone of the US economy - small and medium employers (SMB). Werkberry provides an all-in-one, cloud-based recruiting platform which reaches both active and passive candidates.