New Jersey Business Networking Events

Here is a comprehensive list of New Jersey business networking events to help you build those critical business relationships.

Campden

The business networking event in Camden is located on Federal Street in Camden, New Jersey reachable by telephone at 856-225-6221 and by fax at 856-225-6621 and of course through email at rsbdc@camden.rutgers.edu.

The membership fees depending upon circumstances are either free or offered at a very low cost.

This is an instructional and informative gathering of young entrepreneurs with the main focus of attention to join the business world in a forum of support and to encourage others to join the fold. Discussions involve how to better serve the public and how to better interact with the public for the success of each community.

Topics of interest include the successful means of marketing and a variety of proven methods for excelling in sales. The philosophy is that working together for the success of the community through interaction of joint ventures wins the trust of the community, leaving room for further improvements and engagements.

Elizabeth

As a great way to get involved in business networking, people from around the Elizabeth area attend the Elizabeth Professional Happy Hour. This is a business networking event that is help the last Thursday of every month from 7:00pm until 9:00pm. Professionals from every aspect of industry are welcome to this monthly event that takes place at the Aroma Lounge, located at 624 Westfield Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07208. There is no cost to attend these events.

For further information on this business networking event held in Elizabeth, contact Darwin Roman by calling (908) 397-7860.

Freehold

Simply Referrals is a business networking organization that allows business owners to connect in a fun, stress-free environment. The members in Simply Referrals are people you can TRUST. That's because membership in Simply Referrals can not be bought. Memberships must be earned by attending meetings and contributing to the overall success of the group.

In each meeting, you will be given an opportunity to pitch your business, hear testimonials about other businesses, and then network with the wonderful people you'll meet.

And the best part about Simply Referrals? There are NO annual membership fees.

For more information about meeting locations and times, please contact info@simplyreferrals.net or click on this link.

Jersey City

The Hudson County Chamber of Commerce offers monthly business networking events catered to business professionals from Jersey City and the surrounding areas. While the date, time and place of the events generally vary from month to month, guests are always welcome to attend to mingle with Chamber members. Cost varies, but the price to attend is usually $20 for members and $40 for non-members.

For information on any of the events on the schedule, including business networking, contact the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce located on 857 Bergen Avenue, 3rd Fl., Jersey City, New Jersey 07306, call (201) 86-0699.

Lakewood

The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce is well known for scheduling regular events complete with great ways that you can network and socialize, all while relaxing in a comfortable atmosphere.

Lunch meetings are generally held on Wednesdays, venue subject to change. Cost of networking lunch meetings are $30 for members and $35 for non-members. You are advised to bring lots of business cards to share with others who are in attendance! For further information on lunch meetings or other events with the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce, contact Pam at (732) 363-0012.The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce is located on 395 Route 70 West - Suite 125 - Lakewood, New Jersey 08701.

Millville

The Greater Millville Chamber of Commerce holds luncheons on the second Tuesday of every month that are just right for meeting other professionals in the area so that everyone can enjoy business networking. The luncheons take place starting at 11:30am, however the location tends to vary from month to month. Call ahead to reserve your spot or to inquire about the cost. In addition to these luncheons, the Chamber also holds monthly business networking breakfasts for local professionals.

For reservations to any of these events or to find out more information, call Earl Sherrick at (856) 825-2600.

Newark

The Newark Regional Business Partnership (NRBP) is a valuable organization in the Newark area that takes pride in scheduling regular business networking opportunities as well as countless business programs and seminars to help you sharpen your skills and broaden your horizons. From workshops to one on one member attention, this is one organization that puts its members first each and every time.

Every month the NRBP puts on a networking event entitled Let’s Do Lunch. During the lunch hour, business people from all around the Newark area gather to mingle, share information and listen to valuable presentations and speakers. The price of the monthly lunch event is $25 for members and $45 for non-members. The location of the event varies from month to month.

For more information on this and other events, contact the Newark Regional Business Partnership located on 744 Broad Street, 26th Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07102, Tel: (973) 522-0099.

New Brunswick

Seek the assistance from The New Jersey Business Incubator Network.

As their name suggests, the incubators provide not just networking opportunities but also critical support to early stage companies such as coaching and finance opportunities. The incubators also offer flexible office or laboratory space in a professional business environment.

They provide a host of different events that involved the participation by experts and business consultants in the area. Their web site features details about their half day seminars that will give participants a tool kit for their needs. There events will be informative and helpful to any given area of concern you might have about your business growth.

There is no annual membership fee with this network and you will need to check with them in terms of any cost related to their seminars. It is at these seminars that you will have a chance to network and interact with other business people and exchange ideas.

To find out more about their services and how they can help you can call (973) 596-3063, or write to scantling@njit.edu

Old Bridge

Operated by Simply Referrals, see their details in the section above about Freehold or below at Pennington.

Paterson

The Greater Paterson Chamber of Commerce offers business people and entrepreneurs from all backgrounds a marvelous way to connect to share business information. Simply bringing along a stack of business cards to one of their monthly business networking events such as Business After Hours will certainly prove to be very productive.

The location of each Business After Hours gathering does change from month to month, so it is best to consult the events calendar or inquire in advance to be sure that you don’t miss out on a single business networking opportunity.

For more information, you can contact the Greater Paterson Chamber of Commerce located on 100 Hamilton Plaza, Suite 1201, Paterson, New Jersey 07505 by calling (973) 881-7300.

Pennington

Simply Referrals Logo

When Simply Referrals founder Steve Bellafiore started his business networking company in 2007, he did so with one goal in mind. “I wanted to broaden my horizons by creating an organization where professionals could meet in a fun, relaxed atmosphere that fostered the sharing of ideas, strategies, and referrals.”

Simply Referrals holds meetings two to four times a month, where local business owners come together to network and brainstorm. Not only do the meetings create opportunities to share business with other entrepreneurs, but it also creates friendships. Members give testimonials about the services provided by other members, which helps instill a trust throughout the group.

You can not buy your place in Simply Referrals. It must be earned by attending meetings and contributing to the overall success in the group. And the best part about Simply Referrals? There are no annual membership fees.

Simply Referrals is revolutionizing the way local businesses network. By bringing together a community of local business owners, Bellafiore also hopes to strengthen the local economy.

“Simply Referrals members are all different in that some have only been in business a short time, and some have been in business 30+ years with tons of experience,” Bellafiore says. “I always come away learning something new after a meeting.”

So far, there are four Simply Referrals chapters in New Jersey, Freehold, Old Bridge/Matawan, Toms River, and Pennington, with several more in the works. And Bellafiore's goal for 2010?

“I'd like to continue our current path of expansion without forgetting why I started Simply Referrals in the first place: To develop a true networking group of business professionals you can trust.”

For more information about Simply Referrals Business Networking in New Jersey, or to find out when the next meeting is, go to www.SimplyReferrals.net or email info@Simplyreferrals.net.

Princeton

The Professionals and Business Singles Network holds regular After Work Socials for business networking from 5:30pm until 9:00pm. Optional discussion time takes place at 7:15pm and there is plenty of time allotted to pass out contact information while talking to other business people from the area. There is no need to make a reservation to attend just bring a handful of business cards to pass out. The cost and location will vary from event to event.

For more information on any of these mixers or business networking events, contact the Professional and Business Singles Network of Princeton by emailing PBSN@aol.com.

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