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Lt. Gov. Guadagno to Speak Business & Municipal Growth Forum Sept. 16

August 19, 2014 at 8:00 PM

FLORHAM PARK, NJ – Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno will speak at the 10th Annual Business & Municipal Growth Forum being held Sept. 16 at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany.

The event, being sponsored by the Morris County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC), runs 11:30 to 1:30, with Guadagno to serve at the keynote speaker.

As lieutenant governor, Guadagno oversees the New Jersey Partnership for Action (PFA), the state’s comprehensive economic development strategy. PFA is a three-pronged public-private approach to economic development and the starting point for all initiatives, policies and efforts to grow New Jersey’s economy and create quality, sustainable jobs in our communities.

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PFA is composed of the Business Action Center, which provides the business community with a single point of contact; the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, serving as the state’s “bank for business;” and Choose New Jersey, an independently funded and operated 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation created to encourage and nurture economic growth throughout New Jersey. MCEDC is charged with driving economic development throughout the county and works in tandem with the PFA.

The Annual Business & Municipal Growth Forum is attended by business leaders and government officials from throughout Morris County and provides information and guidance to help the business community and municipalities spur economic development. The cost for attending the forum is $75 for members of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce and $95 for non-members.

For more information about event attendance and sponsorship, contact to Lindsey Santamaria, MCEDC economic development manager, at 973-210-6076 or lsantamaria@morriscountyedc.org.

The Morris County Economic Development Corporation, a division of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, is a partnership of business and government dedicated to growing the economy of Morris County, New Jersey, through programs and services that result in business attraction, creation, retention and expansion and to assist government in managing growth for the benefit of present and future generations.

About the Morris County Chamber of Commerce With more than 850 members, the Morris County Chamber of Commerce exists to support strong economic growth and promote a vibrant business community. Through opportunities to participate in committees, programs and events, the Chamber facilitates member connection with Morris County insiders. Members expand their customer base through diverse levels of networking; a voice in local and state government; promotional opportunities; community involvement; work force growth and development; support for diversity initiatives; identification of best practices; and facilitation of emergency preparedness and business continuity. Visit us at www.morrischamber.org.

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