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Mark Your Calendar: Resources for Growth Event for Small Business

Connect and network one-on-one with government agencies, technical assistance providers and lenders at the NJBAC Resources for Growth event on Wednesday, September 21st, 2022, from 2 to 5 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey, the event will be held at Rowan College at Burlington County in Mt. Laurel. There is no cost to attend. 

Bring your questions and concerns about financing, government contracts or business certifications and meet with the representative that can assist you. Have questions about state labor rules, energy incentives, transportation issues, fire and construction codes or Urban Enterprise Zones? You’ll be able to meet with providers who can help you navigate.

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Greetings from NJBAC Executive Director Melanie Willoughby!

I hope you are having a great summer! Here at the NJBAC, we have been updating our materials and adding new resources for you and your constituents.

First, please visit our page of publications on our website and browse the extensive array of publications on critical business topics.

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Second, I am highlighting our new NJBAC brochure that details all we have to offer.

Access Our Brochure

Third, here is a brand new brochure on the help that the NJBAC can provide to businesses in your downtowns. We are available to come visit and meet with your businesses to review best practices for growth.

Connect To Our Available Services

Fourth, is our new brochure for the administrators of your BIDS, SIDS, Downtowns, and Main Streets, to outline the services the NJBAC can bring to help with managing the district.

Learn More About NJBAC's Growth Resources

We always look forward to hearing from you. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome!

Give me a call anytime at 609-633-8307 or email Melanie.willoughby@sos.nj.gov.



Five Steps to Qualify for NJ State Contracts

Every day there is an opportunity to bid on contracts issued by the State of New Jersey, from small, one-time photo shoots to multi-year service contracts.

Being bid-ready is the first step for any business interested in doing business with the State. Visit NJSTART to get your unique nine digit Vendor Identification Number.

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Contact Us For Assistance

Visit business.nj.gov for the "live chat" with our NJBAC business experts from 8:00am - 5:00pm ET, Monday-Friday.


You can also contact us by phone at 1-800-JERSEY-7.