BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership is looking to recognize and celebrate companies and non-profits that make Somerset County a great place to live, work, play and learn.

For over 20 years, the Economic Vitality Awards have been presented at the 
Annual Meeting, an opportunity for your company to be recognized at the one meeting a year where more than 500 representatives of the Somerset County’s business community come together.

Nominations are now being solicited for 2016.

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The prestigious Economic Vitality awards honor companies for helping improve Somerset County’s economy by working with the Business Partnership to promote Somerset County as a place of “vibrant connections.” 

Economic Vitality nomination forms are available at or by calling the Somerset County Business Partnership at 908-218-4300. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Nomination deadline is Friday, Sept. 2, 2016.

The Annual Meeting luncheon is Somerset County’s largest and most important business gathering, attracting the local community and public and private sector leaders from across the state.

It will take place on Monday, Dec. 12 at the Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Ave. in Somerset.

“The Annual Meeting is the highlight of the year as we gather as a community to celebrate success, network and enjoy a delicious lunch at a fabulous venue,” said Michael Kerwin, SCBP President and CEO. “It’s a great way to look back at our achievements and to set our goals to continue the positive momentum.”

Recent award recipients include: Van Cleef Engineering Associates, FinPro, Olde Mill Inn, United Way of Northern NJ, Affinity Federal Credit Union, Costco – North Plainfield, Middle Earth, Northeast Power Dry, M&E Engineering and Primus Green Energy.

Also, The Center School, Bridgeway Senior Healthcare, ProCure Proton Therapy Center, Somerville Aluminum, Somerset County Library System, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Voltaix LLC, Bridgewater Overhead Door, AT&T, STS Tire Service, and Raritan Valley Community College.