10 Philadelphia Networking Organizations That Have This Town Wired

From a series devoted to LGBTQ professionals to one that’s geared toward new-wave entrepreneurs.

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Attendees at an event hosted by Walnut Club, one of the top Philadelphia networking organizations. Photograph by Marikate Venuto Photography

These are the networking organizations every in-the-know Philadelphian needs to know.

The Flow

A seasonal series that’s hosted by diverse City Hall politicos.

The Walnut Club

The premiere scene for professional women in Philadelphia.

Urban Philly Professional Network

The city’s top-rung networking circle for black and brown professionals of all levels.


A highly popular LGBTQ professional networking series hosted by Independence Business Alliance.


For new-wave entrepreneurs and people launching start-ups.

Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

The longstanding connector for Philly’s top-level CEOs, execs, lawyers and business owners.

REC Philly

The destination of choice for creatives and artists looking to network in the city.


A meetup hub for advocates in the fields of sustainability, philanthropy, nonprofits and social change.

Young Involved Philadelphia

For civic-minded professional millennials looking for ways to connect and do good.

The Pen & Pencil Club

The watering hole for media-industry professionals (and those who love them).

Published as “Making Connections” in the March 2020 issue of Philadelphia magazine.