Guest Speakers Focus on Social Media, Business Leads and Employee Motivation Topics. Join the Independent Business Alliance for its First Annual Signature Event on Thursday, June 11th from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at The College of New Jersey. Learn methods to strengthen & grow your business, including effective ways to utilize social media, techniques to get more business leads, and ways to motivate & engage employees to increase productivity, along with so much more. Read on to learn about our guest speakers and register online today.
Fact-Filled Video Interview Showcases the Services We Have to Offer the Business Community. Regional Director Lorraine Allen recently sat down with Jill Horner of Comcast Newsmakers to give an overview of all of the services we have to offer the greater Mercer County area business community. Read on to check out the video!
The headlines make it clear that large corporations, despite their sophisticated security armor, are vulnerable to cyber attacks. Smaller businesses must be vigilant, however, because they typically do not have the resources to protect their data and often do not think it will happen to them. Read on to get 5 Inexpensive Cyber Breach Protection Tips from Carol Gabel and Register for our FREE April 20 Cybersecurity Conference!
On Thursday, April 9, join Dominick Belfiore from the U.S. Small Business Administration as he discusses the three Federal Procurement Preference Programs: the Women Owned Small Businesses/Economically Disadvantaged Small Business Programs, 8(a) Business Development Program, and the HUB Zone Empowerment Contracting Program. Read on to find out how you can attend this no-cost seminar and learn how to get your business involved in federal contracting and procurement.
Join us LIVE at NOON on April 7th for an in-depth interview with UGG Imports Founder and Business Leader Brian Smith! Call in and join us live at 646-721-9847. A passionate innovator and entrepreneur, Brian is one of the most sought after business leaders in the country today. As a media guest and inspiring speaker, he is committed to teaching his breakthrough business strategies to entrepreneurs and translating personal vision and spirituality into company culture. Join us LIVE by calling 646-721-9847 at noon on April 7th, or read on to find out more about this interview and our new podcast learning initiative.
Does your business need a loan to expand? Totally in the dark when applying for financing? Register NOW for tomorrow's no-cost SBA Seminar and get help! Meet the Lenders will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Loser Hall, located on the campus of The College of New Jersey. Read on for details and for registration information. See you there!
Mercer Manufacturers: Join us for one of three upcoming discussion forums on creating a recruitment model/program initiative specifically for your needs. We want to hear from you and learn about your hiring challenges and minimum requirements to recruit qualified local employees. Read on for more information and to get registration details. We look forward to seeing you at one of the forums!
Looking to Expand and Grow Your Business in 201? Check Out the SBA's Emerging Leaders Executive-Level Training Initiative: an executive-level, intensive training program. The initiative provides participating businesses with a resource network and an organizational framework that helps to form sustainable businesses and promote the economic development within urban and rural communities. Read on to get more details on the program and to see if your business might qualify for this incredible opportunity!
In January 2015, Robbinsville Mayor Dave Fried officially launched “Keep it Local Robbinsville” – a local shopping rewards and fundraising program that encourages shopping at local businesses and in turn allocates two percent of each purchase to be donated to a local charity of the purchaser’s choice. By harnessing the power of web-based technology, the endeavor is a win-win: local businesses spur economic growth in Robbinsville; and worthy local charities get the funds they need to support their missions. Read on to find out how you can participate in this worthy endeavor!
On February 24, the 10th Annual Mercer County Economic Summit seeks to bring together key local and regional stakeholders to discuss technology trends, their influence on our local, state and national economy, and strategies on how businesses can move forward and prosper. This year's theme is "Leveraging Technology for Business Success," and the summit will feature Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the "Mercer County Economic Development Report," as well as keynote Simon Nynens, CEO, Wayside Technologies, speaking on "Embracing Technology Trends to Retain Your Customers." Herb Taylor, Vice President and Corporate Secretary of the Federal Reserve Bank in Philadelphia will return to give national and local economic updates. In addition, a panel of technology experts will discuss advances like cloud technology, mobile applications and social media marketing that can help keep you ahead of the curve. Read on for more info and register online today!