Tuesday, July 12, 2016
8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
The Mansion on Main Street, Voorhees

Join us to learn more about initiatives underway to promote our region, including business attraction, retention and expansion efforts. Officials from six counties in Southern New Jersey and the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst will provide an update on their respective efforts to improve our region.

Moderator: Francis X. Manning, Esq. 
Partner in Charge, New Jersey Office,  Stradley Ronon Stevens Young, LLP
Vice Chairman of Government Action,  CCSNJ

Atlantic County
Howard J. Kyle,  Chief of Staff to the County Executive

Burlington County
The Honorable Kate Gibbs,  Freeholder Deputy Director

Camden County
The Honorable Jeffrey L. Nash, Esq.,  Freeholder

Cape May County
Carole M. Mattessich, Esq.,  Director of Economic Development

Cumberland County
James B. Watson,  Director, Construction & Economic Development,  Cumberland County Improvement Authority

Gloucester County
The Honorable Heather Simmons,  Freeholder

Joint Base McGuire-Dix
COL. Mike Warner, Ret.,  Defense Enhancement Coalition

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
8:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill

Join us for this forum featuring area business leaders who will assess the Southern New Jersey economy in their business sectors. The panel will consist of three experts who will discuss current and six-month outlooks in their respective fields, and the State's climatologist who will discuss the impact of weather on business operations.

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Friday, July 29, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City

Join us at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City to hear from its President & CEO Mark Giannantonio, who will discuss the company's $100 million investment in the Resorts property, as well as the impacts of the proposed Constitutional Amendment that would expand gaming outside of Atlantic City.

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On June 21, CCSNJ hosted its 21st annual Pinnacle Awards Dinner, honoring some of the region's most influential people. Chairman's Award recipient Malcolm Jenkins, pro-bowl safety for the Philadelphia Eagles and founder of The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, delivered the keynote address following the distribution of the Education, Wellness, Public Service and President's awards. 

On June 24, CCSNJ members gathered to hear from South Jersey's top utility executives as they discussed the most recent developments in their respective companies as well as the state and national trends facing utility companies today. 
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Senator James Beach addressed CCSNJ members at a State Affairs Committee meeting on June 29. The Senator touched on issues of importance to the business community as well as his top legislative priorities. 

John DiAngelo
John DiAngelo was appointed president and chief executive officer of Inspira Health Network on January 1, 2014. Mr. DiAngelo joined Inspira in 2000 as senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer, having previously served as vice president for planning and network development at Virtua and chief financial officer at Memorial Hospital of Burlington County. He also held positions at Saint Mary Hospital in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Mr. DiAngelo earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from St. Joseph's University and a master's degree in business administration from Widener University.

Bancroft, a non-profit organization that serves individuals with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities and other neurological conditions, has created a thriving enterprise of small businesses that provide employment and training to many of those served by the organization. From lawn care to an online apparel store, these small businesses benefit employees by acclimating them to daily work life, cultivating job skills and promoting greater independence so they can find meaningful employment in community-based businesses.

Chamber members with experience starting or managing businesses successfully are needed to help guide Bancroft's Employment Enterprises. If you have some extra time to meet with the Bancroft team and share your knowledge, consider opportunities and offer advice, please contact Avi Glickman at avi.glickman@bancroft.org.    




July 14
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
July 21
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
August 4
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Rafael C. Haciski, Esq.
The Graham Company
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1. Follow up with those folks with whom you had good conversations during the event, via email or phone.

2. If you feel somebody would be a good contact, be prepared to offer dates for a follow up call or meeting.

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4. Connect with them on LinkedIn (be sure to review their connections when you link up with them).

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The Garden State Wine Growers Association is a coalition of nearly 50 wineries across the state of New Jersey.

The CCSNJ congratules Mitchell A. Livingston, Esq., on his recent promotion to Executive Vice President & Corporate Counsel by NJM Insurance Group. 

Livingston, who is also a member of NJM's Board of Directors, is responsible for leading the Company's strategic planning efforts, while also heading-up NJM's Commercial Lines sales, service and underwriting divisions, which include the Garden State's largest workers' compensation book of business. He also oversees NJM's Human Resources Department and Special Investigations Unit.    

Imagine being able to assist local charities by doing something as simple as offering your employees access to beverages in your facility. Coca-Cola, in partnership with CCSNJ, offers members access to the Vend4Cause program. Vending machines and/or coolers supported by Coca-Cola can be placed in your business and a portion of every dollar spent is given to a charity of your choice. For more information, click here.

Contact: Ashley Merryman at Charity Changer at (816) 787-7400 or amerryman@charitychanger.com



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