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The first, Greater Philadelphia Rugby Business Network (GPRBN) kicked off to a spectacular start with 134 attendees at the Union League Club downtown.

The speakers featured Jim Meehan, Managing Partner of 1847Financial, a local Penn Mutual Life Insurance company, who gave an introduction to the purpose of the GPRBN. A second speaker, John McNichol, President, Rugby PA and also President and CEO, Philadelphia Convention Center, spoke of the importance of rugby’s growth and the great opportunity for the Philadelphia-based RBN.

The future events will feature a Winter Networking Event at 1847Financial on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 6 to 8 p.m. And, a USA Sevens Viewing Party (location TBD), scheduled for Friday, March 4, 2016 at 5 to 8 p.m.

For all those in the Philadelphia area who want to be invited to the next meeting, please contact Lauren Glassey, 1847Financial/Rugby Business Network, at lauren@rugbybusiness.network. Or make general inquiries to hello@rugbybusiness.network