The Next 90 Years

WHILE THE giants of the past and present tower over history, the leaders of the future are not yet chiseled into stone. That’s why policymakers need leadership from the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ), which will be a pro-business voice and a defender of free enterprise for years to come. One challenge we all face is the
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Building Business Through Personal Connections… CIANJ’s Programs and Events

OUR PROGRAMS and events are designed to connect our members with other businesses, clients, and prospects; showcase their expertise as speakers; and learn about best practices and innovations. Nearly 5,000 people picked up name badges and walked through the doors into CIANJ events last year. Here are the key programs and events that distinguish the Commerce and Industry Association of
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Why CIANJ Matters

CIANJ CONSTANTLY EDUCATES THE governor and legislators about the issues that matter to New Jersey’s business community, so they can enact policies that support free enterprise and economic growth. For example, after joining forces with member firm Guardian Data Destruction and its founder and CEO, Glenn Laga, CIANJ was instrumental in getting New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to sign a
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Harvard Medical School Explores Life-Saving Stem Cell Treatments

SHORTAGES OF BLOOD IS A serious issue, whether it’s during wartime and the military is taking casualties or during the summer or winter months when the American Red Cross has trouble getting donors—either due to vacations or snow and ice that keeps people in their homes. Breakthrough research by George Q. Daley, M.D., Ph.D.—dean of Harvard Medical School and the
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Manufacturing: An Economic Engine for the Garden State

EVERY JOB IN manufacturing generates four other jobs. That’s engineers, service and maintenance personnel, together with transportation and logistics professionals—all thriving as part of a robust and expanding manufacturing base. Manufacturing’s exponential effect on the state economy is one of the factors John W. Kennedy stresses when he pounds away at its importance to New Jersey. “There’s no other industry
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