Trenton Small Business Week 2010, “Partners in Progress,” celebrates its 17th anniversary from October 18th – 22nd.
During this week more than 4,000 people will come to Trenton from all over New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York as well. Entrepreneurs, small business owners, corporate executives, career and industry changers, and virtually anyone working in the greater Mercer County area will benefit from the vast amount of information and networking provided during this week.
The week kicks off with a celebration breakfast at the Trenton Marriott on Monday, October 18, at 8 a.m. At this event Mayor Tony Mack will present the annual Mayor’s Awards recognizing city businesses for their outstanding contributions to the community.
Other special events scheduled for the week include the Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Fall Expo on Monday, October 18, and their monthly power luncheon on Tuesday, October 19.
In addition, TD Bank is hosting a Business Networking Reception on Tuesday, October 19, at its branch on East State Street; the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business Before Business Breakfast on Wednesday, October 20; the City of Trenton is hosting a City Real Estate Reception on Wednesday, October 20, and a Procurement Fair entitled “Contacts for Contracts” on Thursday, October 21; and, finally, the Trenton Chapter of the Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Renaissance Ball of Trenton on Friday, October 22.
Special seminars and workshops scheduled for the week include: Best of the Web — Free Web Tools You Really Can Use, Electronic Media for Business; Doing More Work with Fewer Employees and Resources; Government Resources — Use Them or Lose Them; Converting to Solar — PSE&G & Bridge Financing plus Government Grants; and How to Run a Successful Consulting Business in a Challenging Economy.
For a full list of the week’s events, sponsorship opportunities and to register, visit www.smallbizweek.com or call 609-771-2947.
Trenton Small Business Week is presented by the City of Trenton, the County of Mercer, and its many sponsors and business partners. Chaired by Anthony P. Carabelli, Jr., Economic Development Specialist for the City of Trenton, the committee includes representatives from county and city government, non-profit organizations and the private sector.