Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Upcoming Events
Thursday, July 8, 2021
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. 

CCSNJ is still offering virtual networking opportunities for you to expand your network and reconnect with other members!

At each virtual session you can:
  • Connect with up to 25 fellow members 
  • Give your elevator pitch to the entire group
  • Participate in smaller breakout sessions to network in a more intimate forum
  • Receive timely membership updates from the CCSNJ team

Monday, July 12, 2021
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. 

Join us for small group networking! 
Throughout the program we'll ask fun poll questions to help break the ice.

This meeting's theme is: Destiny's Child

Join the zoom meeting with a
Destiny's Child-themed background!

Thursday, July 15, 2021
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Join this gathering of Chamber members and guests at The ChopHouse in Gibbsboro for our Camden County Network Connection Series Lunch to learn more about each other’s businesses and exchange information.

Monday, July 19, 2021
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. 

Join us for Virtual Speed Networking - the quickest way to expand your network! Connect one-on-one with other CCSNJ members in a fast-paced setting.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

We are excited to get Back to Business! The Camden Business Council is open to all small, women and minority-owned businesses in and around the City of Camden, as well as its not-for profit community. Please join us for networking with Camden’s Mayor Victor Carstarphen in a casual environment with hors d'oeuvres and cash bar, along with exhibits from Camden’s anchor institutions, which will be staffed by members of their respective procurement teams.

Friday, July 30, 2021
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. 

NJMEP’s Virtual State-of-the-State of Manufacturing Summit brings together manufacturing, STEM Firm executives, and NJ elected officials, only, to share information and highlight challenges within the industry.

State-of-the-State is a collaborative, honest, and candid conversation between industry and government.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. 
The Westin Mount Laurel

Congressman Andy Kim represents the Third Congressional District, which encompasses most of Burlington County and parts of Ocean County. Congressman Kim serves on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Committee on Small Business. Please join us to hear the Congressman discuss the bipartisan infrastructure bill, the House’s upcoming legislative priorities, and any other issues of interest to the South Jersey business community.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
4:30 - 7:00 p.m. 
DAER Nightclub
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City

Join CCSNJ for a celebration of summer in Atlantic City and return to in-person events at this after-hours networking event at DAER Nightclub inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City! You won't want to miss this great networking opportunity with CCSNJ members while you enjoy premium hors d'oeuvres and an open bar.

For a limited time Hard Rock is offering attendees a special discounted room rate on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. To book your room, CLICK HERE.

Thursday, August 26, 2021
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Ocean Casino Resort,
Atlantic City

Theresa “Terry” Glebocki serves as Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Casino Resort.She joined Ocean in February 2019 as the casino’s chief financial officer, was appointed the interim CEO in August 2019 and was named CEO in December 2019. Terry brings more than 30 years of leadership experience to the role. In April 2021, she was appointed as the first female president of the Casino Association of New Jersey (CANJ). Join us as Terry discusses her history, career path in the gaming industry, the latest challenges for helping Atlantic City recover from the pandemic and future goals for the revitalization of Ocean Casino Resort.

New Member Spotlight
Deptford Township is Gloucester county's third most populated municipality, but it's now only a small fraction of what it once was. The old township, incorporated in 1695, comprised some 106 square miles and included what today is West Deptford, Washington Township, Monroe, Westville, Woodbury and Woodbury Heights. In contrast, today's township is less than 18 square miles. Visit www.deptford-nj.org for more information.
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Legislative Updates
On July 2, Governor Murphy signed A-5939 (Pintor Marin/Ruiz), which revises the "New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020" to react to changes in the workplace due to the pandemic. The Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey (CCSNJ) was proud to support this needed legislation as it moved through the legislature. Read more>>
On July 1, Governor Murphy signed legislation supported by the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey that will assist businesses in hiring for the summer and help prevent nonprofits from receiving surprise unemployment insurance bills.
On June 29, Governor Murphy signed the FY2022 State Budget. The $46.4 billion budget is the largest budget in state history and includes property tax relief measures, COVID-19 relief for businesses and a full pension payment. Read more>>
On June 24, Governor Murphy signed A-5590/S-3819 (Mazzeo, Armato, Greenwald/Sweeney, Beach) which extends the state's control of Atlantic City for an additional four years. The State control had been set to end its control this year. Read more>>
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"Ask questions, take a genuine interest in others and ask how you can help them. The rest will follow."

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CCSNJ in the News
Christina Renna, the CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey, reacted to the signing of the state budget as many of the heads of the state’s top business groups did: Happy for some expenditures, thrilled there were no new taxes — and worried about unsustainable spending. “The final version of the (fiscal year) 2022 state budget is very much a tale of two budgets,” she said. Read more>>

For this edition of NJBIZ Conversations, Editor Jeff Kanige spoke with Christina Renna, the president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey about the region’s response to COVID-19, the pace of its recovery and the outlook for the rest of the year and into 2022.
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