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March 2019

Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce in Partnership with County of Mercer to Host 2019 Mercer County Industry Update

Princeton, NJ – March 14, 2019 – The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the County of Mercer is pleased to announce the 2019 Mercer County Industry Update. The Update will include an overview of the latest industry trends and a historic announcement from the Chamber. This event will take place Thursday, March 28 at Mercer Oaks Catering from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

 The 2019 Mercer County Industry Update will provide attendees an overview of the industry trends in our region and four specific industry perspectives by some of our leading Mercer-based companies. Industries featured are healthcare, education, insurance, and pharmaceutical.  The featured leaders from these industries are:

  • Sean Hopkins, New Jersey Hospital Association
  • John Thurber, Thomas Edison State University
  • Mike Van Wagner, NJM Insurance Group
  • Roberto Vieira, Bristol-Myers Squibb

 “Mercer County has always been a great place to do business. As a chamber, we are thrilled to be partnering with the Office of Economic Development to host the 2019 Mercer County Industry Update.  This event will provide attendees with different perspectives from featured leaders of Mercer-based companies.  As well, we are thrilled to have a historic announcement about the Chamber.  Attendees will not want to miss this ground-breaking moment for the region,” said Peter Crowley, President & CEO of the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce.

“From Main Street to our bustling corporate centers, Mercer County’s economy is thriving, as evidenced by historically high employment rates recorded last quarter,” said Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes. “We look forward to getting perspectives from our local industry leaders at this year’s Mercer County Industry Update, and to sharing the Princeton Regional Chamber’s anticipated announcement.”

Tickets to attend are $35 and include speakers, networking, and hot breakfast. Sponsorships are still available. Please direct all inquiries to Kate (Stevens) Kane, Princeton Regional Chamber Director Development & Events, at (609) 924-1776, ext. 100 or kate@princetonchamber.org. Further information about the event can be found at www.princetonchamber.org.

Full release available for download here

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Consolidation of Princeton Regional Chamber and New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network

Princeton, NJ – March 7, 2019 – John Goedecke, Chairman of the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Lou Wagman, Executive Director of the New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network (NJEN), announced today that their two organizations have agreed to consolidate

 As a non-profit organization, NJEN connects investors, business executives, and the overall community to useful information. NJEN will combine with the Princeton Regional Chamber’s Technology Business Association, bringing its 25 years of experience and contacts to the Chamber.

 “Innovation and entrepreneurship are the backbones of creativity. Combining these two business organizations reflects the importance that the Chamber places on supporting innovation that leads to increased new business development,” said John Goedecke, Chairman of the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Executives involved in the consolidation:

  • John Goedecke, Chairman, Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Lou Wagman, Executive Director, New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network
  • Peter Crowley, President and CEO, Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce

 “We are pleased to be part of an organization that supports innovation and entrepreneurial initiatives throughout New Jersey,” said Lou Wagman, Executive Director of NJEN.

By building a stronger network, the organizations are hoping to increase innovation and creativity, helping businesses and entrepreneurs gain more success.  

Peter Crowley, President and CEO of the Princeton Regional Chamber added, “The combination of these two organizations will result in the Chamber better recognizing and discovering new business opportunities. We are thrilled to welcome NJEN as part of our Chamber.”

For press inquiries or additional questions contact Peter Crowley, President and CEO of the Princeton Regional Chamber at 609-924-1776. Release available for download here

 

February 2019

PRCC Presents: The 25th Annual Albert Einstein Memorial Lecture

January 2019

PRCC Announces New Vice President and Senior Vice President

PRCC Global Speakers Announced for Multichamber event

June 2018

PRCC International Experts Networking Event- June 5th

July 2017

PRCC Announces New Website

Community Development Fund Announces Grant Process

CVB Congratulates the 2017 Toast to Tourism Award Winners

Princeton Regional CVB Announces Name Change to Princeton- Mercer CVB

 

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