Seven New Board Members Will Provide Leadership to CIANJ and Trenton

BY Anthony Russo, President, CIANJ MORE THAN 500 busi­ness lead­ers attended the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey’s (CIANJ’s) 92nd Annual Meeting & Luncheon on Oct. 18, 2019, at the Hilton Meadowlands Hotel is East Rutherford, New Jersey. Keynote Speaker Senator Steve Sweeney, president of the New Jersey State Senate, talked about the Garden State’s need to get its
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With American Dream, Shopping and Entertainment Comes to Life

BY ANTHONY RUSSO, PRESIDENT, CIANJ TO CALL THE American Dream just another shopping and entertainment complex is like calling Bruce Springsteen just another musician—this place, developed for approximately $5 billion, is incredi­ble. In addition to featuring 3 million square feet of retail and entertainment space, American Dream projects some 40 million visitors per year and has 30,000 parking spots. On
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The Jersey Shore is a Natural Resource and a Business/Vacation Destination

BY ANTHONY RUSSO, PRESIDENT, CIANJ BRUCE Springsteen and his family live on the Jersey Shore in Monmouth County—he was born in Long Branch at Monmouth Medical Center; was raised in Freehold; started his music career is bars in Asbury Park; married wife Patti Scialfa who comes from the seaside town of Deal; and produced the rock anthem “4th of July,
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Going Green is on the Agenda

BY ANTHONY RUSSO, PRESIDENT, CIANJ THE COMMERCE and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE held their inaugural Environmental Leadership Medal awards breakfast reception in April, showcasing New Jersey’s “Environmental Rock Stars” and coinciding with Earth Day. A big thank you to all of our sponsors! The event and our April issue show­cased extraordinary efforts in recycling; pollution prevention
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Honoring New Jersey Companies that Care

By Anthony Russo, President, CIANJ MORE THAN 200 New Jersey busi­ness leaders attend­ed the Sixth Annual Companies that Care Awards, co-present­ed by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE. Held at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville, New Jersey, on March 19, 2019, the event recognized companies for their charitable and philanthropic programs that care for
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