SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Tri County Chamber of Commerce sponsored it first-ever business expo on October 9, at Lincoln Technical Institute located at 901 Hadley Road, South Plainfield, NJ.  The goal of the Business Expo was to promote businesses and spur economic activity amongst local businesses from Union, Middlesex and Somerset Counties.  The Business Expo had over 30 businesses participating, as well as four local restaurants.

The Business Expo was kicked off by an economic roundtable.  The guest speakers at the roundtable were Mayor Matthew Anesh from South Plainfield, Chief Financial Officer/Administrator Glenn Cullen from South Plainfield, Jack Pederson, Owner/Broker of Jack Pedersen Realty and Tri County Chamber of Commerce President, Jeffrey M. Hamaid, Operations Manager of Home Depot, and Seema Jagtiani from Farmers Insurance and The Amogh Agency.

The moderator for the roundtable was Matthew Victoria from JVE Entertainment.

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The following businesses participated in the expo:

Llyod Staffing, My World Child Care Center, Royal Chevrolet, Intercounty Mortgage Network, HAS Engineering, Johanna Creations, Lincoln Technical Institute, Tri County Chamber of Commerce, Annie Mac Home Mortgage, Jack Pedersen Realty, The Block, Art Work By Marcine, Rastelli Foods, Bon Venture, Keller Williams from Metuchen, Investors Bank, Money Mailer of Northern Somerset, Skyline Mortgage, Wednesdays at 7, Primerica Financial Services, Amogh Agency Farmers Insurance, Adam Castoral Local Artist, Sears, South Plainfield Business Association, Gourmet Goodies, DiFrancesco Insurance Agency, The Alternative Press from South Plainfield, Plainfield and Scotch Plains, Mr. Subs, Gabrielle’s Bar & Grill, Pastora Ristorante from Green Brook and Avellino’s Restaurant and Sports bar from Dunellen.

Tri County Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to sharing ideas and energy to promote, strengthen and unite it's members through networking, education and advocacy. For more information about the chamber contact Jill Ryan, membership coordinator, at 908-227-4060 or email Jill at