The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance held a Networking Reception on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, 250 Kalahari Blvd, Pocono Manor, PA. The Reception was attended by over 200 business and community leaders from around the region.
During the Reception, NEPA presented the NEPA Alliance Regional Leadership Award. The award is presented to an agency, group or individual demonstrating a significant contribution to regional growth, development or cooperation within the seven county NEPA region. This year’s award recipient was the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau for their contribution to the regional economy and involvement in the regional community of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
“We are humbled by the award received this evening from NEPA Alliance. It’s a true honor to serve the Pocono Mountains community. Regionally, we are indeed vibrant and strong,” said Chris Barrett, President & CEO, Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau.
“The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau has a tremendous impact on economic development in Northeastern Pennsylvania. They are a true partner in regional growth and development. Congratulations to Chris Barrett and his team at Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau,” said Jeffrey Box, President & CEO, NEPA Alliance.
From left: Jeffrey Box, NEPA Alliance President & CEO; Chris Barrett, Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau President & CEO; Joe Sebelin, NEPA Alliance Board Chairperson