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SHCCNJ discusses dramatic rise in Hispanic-Owned Businesses in New Jersey

Latest figures show Hispanic-owned businesses in New Jersey grew by an impressive 36-thousand. The Garden State now has 116-thousand Hispanic-Owned Businesses, growing at a faster rate than any other group.

Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey Executive Director, Jazlyn Carvajal, discussed with News 12 the impact on New Jersey’s economy and introduced the latest success story in Bergen County, Sabor Peru Restaurant in Rutherford.

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FedEx launches 5th Annual Small Business Grant Contest, and begins accepting applications

The contest offers grants and services to ten small businesses and for the first time this year, the winners will also receive an additional dollar amount in credit to use towards FedEx Office print and business services to help run their businesses. The awards will include:
  • Grand prize: One (1) winner of $25,000, plus $7,500 in FedEx Office® print and business services
  • Silver prize: One (1) winner of $15,000, plus $5,000 in FedEx Office print and business services
  • Bronze prize: Eight (8) winners of $7,500, plus $1,000 in FedEx Office print and business services

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  PSEG March 28th Supplier Diversity Procurement Fair

PSEG Procurement, PSEG Prime Suppliers, Supplier Diversity Advocacy Organizations, Regulated NJ Utilities

PSEG is once again hosting a Newark Supplier Diversity Procurement Fair at the Newark Robert Treat Hotel. 

This year the program will be on Tuesday, March 28th from 8:30 am – Noon. 

Admission is complimentary however each person attending must register using the link

Click here to see the agenda Business Retreat 

  • Create your personal branding and unique story to influence others

  • Maximize interactions and relationships with emotional intelligence awareness

  • Use mindfulness techniques as a competitive advantage 

Advance your career or business with "The 3 Pillars of Effective Female Leadership,"
a must-attend business retreat that will open your eyes to new possibilities.

April 29, 2017. Participation is limited! For info:

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The Embassy Suites by Hilton Newark Airport offers FREE High Speed Wireless Internet service public areas. Our hotel offers a great savings to tour and travel companies by serving Complimentary Manager Reception and a complimentary made to order breakfast each morning, as well. 
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Internship available for pay or academic credit. 
To apply contact Doug Johnston at or 609-452-3910
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