Monday, June 6, 2022
Upcoming Events
Friday, June 10, 2022
8:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Adelphia Restaurant and Events

Join us for the third of five events focused on economic development in each county of Southern New Jersey. Gloucester County Deputy Director Heather Simmons will detail economic development initiatives, services and programs at the county level.
Heather Simmons
Deputy Director,
Gloucester County Board of Commissioners
Corey S. D. Norcross, Esq.
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP
Joann Gattinelli
Washington Township
Harleen Oberoi
Quality Manager,
EWW - American Offshore
Paul Medany
Deptford Township
Craig Fredrick
Woolwich Township
Monday, June 13, 2022
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Join us for small group networking!

This meeting's theme is: SJ Beaches
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
8:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Please join us for our State Affairs Committee, which will feature a conversation with female legislators of the South Jersey Legislative Delegation.
Assemblywoman Claire Swift
New Jersey's Second Legislative District
Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick
New Jersey's Third Legislative District
Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer
New Jersey's Third Legislative District
Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt
New Jersey's Sixth Legislative District
Assemblywoman Carol Murphy
New Jersey's Seventh Legislative District
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Legacy Club at Woodcrest

Join us for an Annual Law Employment Update.
Post-Pandemic Legal Update
Peter L. Frattarelli, Esq.
Partner and Chair, Labor & Employment Practice Groups
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Employee Separations, Severance And Layoffs
David A. Rapuano, Esq.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Employees Vs. Independent Contractors
Scott A. Sears, Esq.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Gender Identity/LGBTQ Protections Meghan N. O'Brien, Esq.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Avoiding Legal Minefields When Drafting and Implementing DEI
Douglas Diaz, Esq.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Thursday, June 16, 2022
8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
The Legacy Club at Woodcrest

Join us for a Table Talk....
Kimberly S. Reed, M.Ed., CDE
Award Winning Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategist, Author, Corporate Trainer and International Speaker, and Chief Transformational Officer,
Reed Development Group, LLC.
Sulaiman W. Rahman
President & CEO,
DiverseForce, LLC
Michael Robinson, M.S.
Director, Community Outreach & Hiring,
Temple University
Daria S. Torres
Managing Partner,
Wall Torres Group

Breakout Session 1: How to Develop and Robust Talent Pipeline & Leverage Community Networks

Riscee Langhorne 
Assistant Director of Workforce Solutions, Hopeworks

Alyson Bergin
Project Officer – Diversity & Development, NJEDA

Allison Charriez
Director, Talent Acquisition, SJI

Ryan Lewis
Director, Regional Electric Operations, Atlantic City Electric

Lauren Mugavero
Head of Investment Advisory Specialists, Bank of America
Breakout Session 2: Powerful Ways to Develop & Implement an Impactful DEIB Corporate Framework

Lovepreet Buttar, CPA
Managing Director and Principal, Mercadien
Member, CCSNJ Board of Directors

Justin Lane
Manager, Large Group Retention and 
Co-chair, Diversity and Inclusion Council, AmeriHealth New Jersey

Manisha Rajan
Director, Wealth Management Client Care Transformation & Readiness Executive, Bank of America

Monika Williams Shealey, Ph.D.
Professor of Special Education, Senior Vice President, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Rowan University;
Chair, CCSNJ Diversity, 
Equity & Inclusion Council

Shelley R. Smith, Esq.
Partner and Chief of Diversity, 
Equity, and Inclusion
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
8:30 - 10:15 a.m.
Ron Jaworski's Valleybrook Country Club Legacy Club

Join us to learn about the benefits of membership and how the Chamber can help you grow your business!
Thursday, June 23, 2022
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Join this gathering of Chamber members and guests at Filomena Lakeview in Deptford for our Gloucester County Network Connection Series Lunch to learn more about each other's businesses and exchange information.
Monday, June 27, 2022
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

The quickest way to expand your network. Connect one-on-one with other CCSNJ members in a fast-paced setting.
Thursday, July 14, 2022
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Join this gathering of Chamber members and guests at The Chophouse in Gibbsboro for our Camden County Network Connection Series Lunch to learn more about each other's businesses and exchange information.
Thursday, July 28, 2022
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Join this gathering of Chamber members and guests at Blue Heron Pines Golf Club in Galloway for our Atlantic County Network Connection Series Breakfast to learn more about each other's businesses and exchange information.
Guest Column
Since the law was written in the Fall of 2020, many around the country have referred to the New Jersey model as the “gold standard”. That’s lofty praise, but no matter your perspective, most would likely agree that the current proposal is transformational. To their credit, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) held extensive stakeholder meetings on this proposal over the last two years and have incorporated much from those ten meetings. For the sake of brevity, we will only be including new definitions in this summary and directing you to past ESI writing on the topic, and current proposal for more information on fundamental

New Member Spotlight
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"Being an Ambassador for CCSNJ means being a bridge to connect people with people. To really build a rapport with a business contact you must be passionate, be yourself, be consistent, and most of all be present. Be active in both in-person and on social media platforms with including posting, commenting, and sharing. Growth a business partner may flourish when you least expect it!"

Business Development Consultant
SERVPRO Of Cape May & Cumberland Counties

The transformation of Atlantic City continues, thanks to citywide redevelopment projects, as well as major capital investments from the Atlantic City casino industry.

“The Atlantic City casino industry is vital to South Jersey’s economy,” Christina Renna, CEO and president of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey, said. “As we continue to rebuild and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry’s growth and prosperity is more important than ever before. We look forward to an even stronger summer season here in South Jersey, to further stimulate our local and regional economies.”

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