By Jim Melwert
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A group of entrepreneurs in town for the Forbes Under 30 Summit got an early start this morning to channel their inner Rocky at the Art Museum.READ MORE: GUIDE: Where To Watch Fourth Of July Fireworks In Philadelphia Region
The Temple University marching band provided the soundtrack as the summit attendees ran down the Parkway, and up the Art Museum steps.
Dan Berkowitz grew up in Broomall, went to college in Chicago, and now calls LA home. He’s been away from the Delaware Valley for over a decade.READ MORE: Inflation Impacting Fourth Of July BBQ's With Almost $70 Cost To Feed 10 Guests, American Farm Bureau Federation Says
“The city’s grown a lot,” he said. “The city’s always had a lot of character and a great work ethic.”
He says by being here with the Forbes Under 30 Summit, he thinks Philadelphia is starting to recognize its potential.
“Certainly to bring all these young entrepreneurs from all over the world here to talk and look at the city, explore the city, see all it has to offer, it’s an incredible opportunity for them and an incredible opportunity for the city,” he said.MORE NEWS: Watch Funeral For Fallen Philadelphia Firefighter Lt. Sean Williamson
The Under 30 Summit organizers say it has thousands of people in town, bringing together members of Forbes 30 Under 30 list with mentors and business leaders.