Business & Finance

BizFest 2017, Trade Show and Networking Opportunity

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Small business owners and residents make important contacts at the annual Small Biz Connection hyper-local trade show scheduled for the Imperia on Easton Avenue in Somerset on June 15, 2017. Credits: Courtesy of Somerset County Business Partnership
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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Hundreds of attendees will gather at the Imperia this Thursday, to network with over 70 local businesses, during BizFest 2017.
 
“BizFest is the largest business trade show in Somerset County and provides an opportunity to network, promote, create awareness, and learn about the products and services available by shopping local," SCBP VP of Member Services Diana Sieberg said. 
 
Among the businesses participating in the trade show format will be accounting firms; personal and business coaches; information technology, mailing and printing services; financial planning; real estate; credit unions and banks; human resource and staffing services; health and senior services; payroll services; cleaning services; office furniture; banquet halls; children’s services; educational services; nonprofits and nonprofit support services; restaurants; retail and recreation services.  In addition, there will be food tastings from area restaurants and a photo booth, according to the SCBP. 
 
 
The Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce (FTCC) is encouraging local businesses and current chamber members to visit its table, and current members can also contact the chamber and find out how they can have their company represented during the trade show. 
 
"We will use this opportunity to exhibit the numerous benefits Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce has to offer," FTCC President Juanita Painson said. "We would also like to keep business owners on top of important, ever-changing issues and trends within our community and local marketplace.  It is our goal to encourage the members of the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce to do business with companies who are also members of the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce."
 
Doors are open from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and attendance is free, but register in advance for a chance to win a VIP Atlantic City Getaway - 1-night deluxe accommodation and breakfast for two!
 
Register online at  http://bit.ly/bizfest20167, or call 908-218-4300 for more information.  
 
Signature sponsors are Investors Bank, Affinity Federal Credit Union, and Alpine Business Systems. Patron sponsors include Hunterdon Healthcare, Somerset Savings Bank, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, RRBB Accountants and Advisors, Top Vine Mortgage Services LLC, Fulton Bank of New Jersey, Rutgers Division of Consumer Studies, and TapSnap.

 
The mission of the SCBP is to lead the business community to a prosperous and sustainable future, offering members opportunities to grow their businesses through networking, advocacy, workforce initiatives, and educational events. Members and investors represent public, private and community organizations, working in partnership and dedicated to maintaining and promoting economic prosperity and quality of life in Somerset County. The Business Partnership serves as the platform to gain critical information, brand a business, develop leadership skills and learn how specific business strategies can improve profitability.
If you live, work or play in Somerset County, you cannot miss BizFest, Somerset’s only business expo!
 

 

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