26th Annual Trade Fair Congratulations to Jerry Fennelly,
“Deal with the Best” President and Founder, NAI Fennelly,
Friday, September 7th, 2007 Our 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year!
10:00 am - 4:00 pm The Chamber’s Annual
Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village Supporting Sponsor Entrepreneur of the Year
Everyone wants to make new recognizes a Chamber mem-
contacts and take the time to Welcome to the 26th Annual ber, individual or company
focus on learning more about Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce who has demonstrated an
what local businesses have to ability to overcome obsta-
Trade Fair! cles, continued to grow,
offer. This is your chance to do
just that! Plan to end your work “Deal with the Best” shown creativity in man-
week on Friday, September 7th at agement and has utilized
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS personal and company re-
the Chamber’s 26th Annual Jerry Fennelly
Melissa Tenzer, Co-Chair, Trade Fair and “Deal with the Friday, September 7, 2007 • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm sources for contributions
Trade Fair Committee to, and involvement in, the community. Also,
President, CareersUSA Best”. Breakdown Party: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
You can network all day! the individual/organization must meet certain
Attendance is free with a busi- The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village criteria and guidelines set by the Small Business
ness card. With more than 100 201 Village Boulevard, Princeton, NJ 08540 Administration (SBA).
exhibitors, and over 1,000 atten- Jerry Fennelly, President and Founder of NAI
dees, the Trade Fair is an incredi- Fennelly, a Global Commercial Real Estate
ble opportunity to significantly Eden W.E.R.C.s
Work, Education & Resource Centers
Services Corporation, is not only a prominent
grow your business in a single leader in Mercer County but also a tireless phi-
day. Enjoy all the sights and lanthropist – giving both of his time and exper-
sounds of the exhibit hall and sam- A Division of Eden Family of Services tise. He and his family have consistently raised
Cathy Frank-White, ple delicious culinary treats pro- over $250,000 per year for numerous charities.
vided by Charlie Brown’s Steak- Free Admission to the Trade Fair While others may give of their time and
Community/Gov’t house – Kingston, Chez Alice, with your Business Card money, Jerry and his family do more. Jerry actu-
Relations Manager fabulous fare, and Salt Creek ally creates new venues for raising awareness
Hopewell Valley 9:30 am Ribbon Cutting to Open the
Community Bank Grille and others. and money for those charities he supports, runs
At noon, the Chamber is proud Trade Fair the program for the first few years, and then
to host the September Monthly Luncheon featuring turns over the stewardship to the organization.
one of the region’s own sports celebrities, Charlie 10:00 am “Business to Business” This helps the organization become self-suf-
Inverso, men’s soccer coach at Mercer County Trade Fair Officially Opens ficient but also puts the tools in place to per-
Community College. Charlie is recognized as one of petuate income over time from those events
the greatest coaches in collegiate athletics, as his 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Jerry created.
career boasts an impressive five national champion- Speaker Luncheon, Sponsored by Jerry is equally as passionate about NAI
ships, five national coach of the year awards, four Fennelly. The company he founded in 1986,
national 2nd place finishes, eleven Final Four appear- was established with two goals in mind – to be
ances and a career record of 388-34-20. The Sept- the leading corporate real estate expert in New
ember Monthly Luncheon is $35 for Chamber mem- Jersey and to offer quality, multi-disciplined
continued on page 3 Charlie Inverso, Men’s Soccer Coach at corporate real estate services to companies
Mercer County Community College locally, nationally and globally.
Currently, Mr. Fennelly serves on the:
PRINCETON “From a Coach’s Point of View: • Economic Development Board of the NJ
Running a Championship Team” State League of Municipalities,
FUEL OIL COMPANY Space is limited; Register early to guarantee • Is a member of the Board of Directors of
your admission to the luncheon. the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce,
$35 for Chamber members; $45 for nonmembers • Is on the Executive Committee of The
For over 50 years P.F.O. has been Call the Chamber office at 609-924-1776 or Hamilton Partnership, and
• Is on the Mercer County College Advisory
the area’s leader in providing register on line: www.princetonchamber.org.
inexpensive, reliable, safe and 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm He was also a founding member of the Mer-
Beer Tasting – Triumph Brewing Company cer County Economic Summit that NAI Fenn-
environmentally friendly heating elly sponsored in conjunction with the Mercer
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm County Office of Economic Opportunity and the
and air conditioning solutions. Breakdown Party Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Jerry lives in Hopewell, NJ, with his wife
We do a lot more than oil heat. featuring Thursday Night Jazz Nancy and their two children, Matthew and
Food Tastings throughout the Day Ashley.
Jerry will receive the Entrepreneur of the
• AUTOMATIC DELIVERY • And many more exciting events and Year Award at the Chamber’s Annual Business
• SERVICE CONTRACTS • BUDGETS • attractions! Leadership Awards Gala on Wednesday, Nov-
ember 28, 2007 at the Tournament Players Club
This is your chance to “Deal with the Best”. Jasna Polana.
For Value And Service
Call On Us...
800-253-9001 Online Media Sponsor Award Sponsor
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Welcome Renewing Members continued
Garden Theatre, Inc.
“Business After Business” Reception
New Members Ralph Gerstein
Institute for Defense Analyses Hosted by
Charlie Brown’s - Kingston International Schools Services, Inc.
Matthew Selig JEMS Software & Consulting
Restaurants Knoll, Inc.
Charter Private Safe Deposit Company Main Street Coffeehouse & Bakery
Jim Medalia Main Street Euro-American Bistro & Bar
Security Nassau Inn
NEC Laboratories America Back by popular demand!!
Cromwell Comp Agency Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
Liz Johnson Be a part of the “buzz that matters” at the Prince-
Insurance ton Chamber’s September “Business After Busi-
Princeton National Rowing Association ness” Networking event on Thursday, Septem-
eSozo, Inc. Residence Inn by Marriott Princeton/South ber 27, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. hosted by fabulous
Residence Inn by Marriott West Windsor fare. Join fellow Princeton Chamber members and
Robert Half International their guests for an evening of fabulous networking,
Information Technology Robin Resch Studio, LLC exotic frozen cocktails, ice-cold champagne, festive
Image Cog Sovereign Bank Arena seasonal appetizers, decadent chocolates and hand-
Matthew Dawson St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center crafted pastries. Finally, after you ‘eat, drink, and
Staybridge Suites - Cranbury are merry,’ end the evening with a true “buzz” at
Marketing/Communications fabulous fare’s international espresso/cappuccino
Steinberg Enterprises, LLC
Market Approach Consulting TF Communications bar with your favorite hot or iced, made-to-order
espresso drink! Let fabulous fare create buzz that
Nancy Liddane The Thomas Group
matters for you, and join us for one of the
Marketing/Communications 21st Century Associates
Chamber’s most popular networking parties!
UBS Financial Services, Inc. - P. Trapp
Mastergraphx Wilson Tech Cost to attend is $20 for Chamber members
Robert Copeland and $30 for non-members.
Please RSVP at www.princetonchamber.org.
Printers Zeus Lightning Rods
Mercer County Sports and fabulous fare is located in the West Windsor
Entertainment Commission Professional Center at 51 Everett Drive Suite
ALBERT EINSTEIN B-60, West Windsor, NJ 08550; off Clarksville
Mika Ryan Road, adjacent to the Princeton Jct. Fire
Sports MEMORIAL LECTURE Dept. and Police Station. Ample free parking
Thursday, October 25, 2007 is available.
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Lee Williamson 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Arts Woodrow Wilson School
of Public and International Affairs,
Solar Eclipse Laser Tag Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Thank You Sustaining Members 2007
Family Entertainment Center Princeton University We are especially thankful to the following
organizations for their support of the
Mary Ortiz Speaker: Richard Axel, M.D., Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce in 2007:
Entertainment Nobel Laureate Medicine/Physiology 2004
Merrill Lynch, Platinum
The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Foun-
Wow Entertainment dation is proud to announce this year’s Albert Einstein
Joe Parnett Memorial Lecturer, Richard Axel, M.D., Nobel Prize Tyco International, Platinum
Event Planning winner in Physiology/Medicine in 2004 for Discovering Princeton Communications Group, Gold
Genetic Coding That Allows Us to Identify and Pacesetter Group of Companies, Gold
Distinguish Thousands of Smells. Dr. Axel’s research NRG Energy, Gold
Renewing Members continues to focus on olfactory perception, in particular, Bank of America, Bronze
The following companies have renewed their how the sense of smell is established during develop- Bartolomei Pucciarelli, LLC, Bronze
membership for another year, and will continue ment, how it may change over time, and ultimately how CareersUSA, Bronze
certain smells can elicit appropriate thoughts and CertaPro Painters, Bronze
to receive the many benefits of being a Princeton
behaviors. The Chamber and its Foundation continue to Customized Benefit Solutions, Bronze
Regional Chamber of Commerce member. Eden Institute, Bronze
provide community and educational oriented programs
Acorn Glen such as the Nobel Laureate speaker series, the only one ETS, Bronze
American Boychoir School of its kind presented by a Chamber of Commerce Hillier Architecture, Bronze
American Repertory Ballet Company Foundation. Free and open to the public, this high Intercap Holdings, Bronze
Leigh Photo and Imaging, Bronze
ARC/Mercer Inc, profile event allows us to memorialize one of the best- Munich Re-America, Bronze
Arlington Capital Mortgage Corporation known residents of Princeton and to commemorate his NAI Fennelly, Bronze
contributions to science and scholarship. Princeton Fuel Oil, Bronze
Atlantic City International Airport
Princeton HealthCare System, Bronze
BioVid Corporation Title Sponsors: Princeton Internet Group, bronze
Bloomberg L.P. Bristol-Myers Squibb Princeton University, Bronze
Certified Video Productions, Inc. Packet Publications, Bronze
Bovis Lend Lease, Inc. Princeton Air Conditioning, Bronze
Churchill & Harriman GHO Ventures, PNC Bank, Bronze
Clark Group, LLC, The Janssen Pharmaceutica, L.P. PSE&G, Bronze
Collegetown Sarnoff Corporation, Bronze
Commercial Cleaning, Corp. The Lecture is Free and Open to the General Public Sign-A-Rama, Bronze
Special Olympics New Jersey, Bronze
Construction Project Management Services The Albert Einstein Memorial Lecture is overwritten by Stevens & Lee, Bronze
fabulous fare, LLC the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation WithumSmith+Brown, Bronze
Flyte Tyme Limousine
SEPTEMBER 2007 PRINCETON REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 3
26th Annual Trade Fair continued from page 1
bers that register prior to the event. The cost for non-members and members that do not pre-register
Don’t forget to join the Chamber at 3:30 for the Trade Fair Breakdown Party when exhibitors,
Chamber members, the Board of Directors, staff and guests come together to celebrate a successful
day. This is yet another chance to network during this fantastic day of opportunities! Music will be
provided by Thursday Night Jazz and there will be a beer tasting presented by Triumph Brewing
“As the Title Sponsor of the 26th Annual Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Trade Fair
for the 3rd consecutive year, Hopewell Valley Community Bank is very excited to be participating in
and promoting this year’s event!
Be sure to stop by the Hopewell Valley Community Bank’s Booth at the Trade Fair to meet our
friendly representatives and to learn more about our professional banking services designed to meet
all of your business needs!”
“Overcoming Obstacles to Success – It’s Not Always Easy”
Eugene Marsh, President and CEO, Construction Project Management Services, Inc. is the guest
speaker at the Chamber’s September 19 “Business Before Business” Networking breakfast at the
Nassau Club, 6 Mercer Street, Princeton.
Eugene Marsh has been associated with the construction industry for the past thirty years. His
vision to start his own company was made a reality in 1998 when Construction Project Management
Services, Inc. (CPMS) was initiated with his own capital. Its growth since that time has been
phenomenal - having clients that include Merrill Lynch, New Jersey Schools Construction
Corporation, NY City School Construction Authority in addition to joint ventures with Bovis Lend
Lease, LLC, on several multi-million dollar projects and a current
partnership with Turner Construction on the Yale-New Haven
Hospital North Pavilion Cancer Center. Eugene Marsh has never
(r) Tom Scheetz, Manager of Private Dining, Salt Creek Grille, host of the
Chamber’s August 16 “Business After Business” Networking Reception, looked back.
presents door prize winner, Ken Greenberg, HG Media, with a $100 gift Before starting CPMS, Eugene was employed by two of the top ten
certificate courtesy of Salt Creek Grille. construction management companies listed in “Engineering News
Record” (ENR), and has numerous awards for his outstanding
• Top 100 Small Business of the Year Award in the U.S.
Business Leadership Awards Gala • Top 100 Service Disabled Veteran Business Award
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 • Top 100 African American Construction Management Firms
Tournament Players Club Jasna Polana He was listed as one of New Jersey’s Top 20 African American
Presentation of the Business People, in the November 2004 issue of Business of New
Leader of the Year Award Sponsored by Tyco International Jersey. The September 2000 issue Black Enterprise featured
Innovator of the Year Award Sponsored by Princeton Communications Group, Inc. Construction Project Management Services, Inc. in their
Entrepreneur of the Year Award Sponsored by Bank of America article entitled “Making It’. He has been featured on
Thank you, Cocktail Hour Sponsor, Merrill Lynch Bloomberg’s syndicated Forum News program.
Eugene’s education includes Tuck Executive at
Dartmouth, Tuck School of Business. MBA Program; Bovis
Lend Lease - Executive Management and Development
Calendar September 2007 Program; Cornell University - Construction & Labor
Management Program; University of South Carolina -
Friday 7 Annual Business Trade Fair Business and Administration (BBA); Rutgers University -
Sponsored by Hopewell Valley Community Bank Academy for Advance MBE Program and Mercer County
Westin Princeton Forrestal Village
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Community College - Architectural Technology.
Friday 7 September Monthly Luncheon Meeting - Sponsored by NAI Fennelly The meeting will begin with registration, networking and
at the Trade Fair at the Westin Princeton Forrestal Village
12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.
breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the program and will
Speaker: Charlie Inverso, Men’s Soccer Coach, Mercer County Community conclude at 9:15 a.m. Cost to attend is $20 for Chamber
Topic: “Deal with the Best From a Coach’s Point of View - Running a Championship members and $30 for non-members and walk-in guests.
Team” Please reserve in advance at www.princetonchamber.org or
Wednesday 19 “Business Before Business” Networking Breakfast Meeting by calling (609) 924-1776.
7:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. at the Nassau Club
Speaker: Eugene Marsh, President/CEO, Construction Project Management Services,
Topic: “Overcoming Obstacles to Success - It’s Not Always Easy”
Thursday 27 “Business After Business” Networking Reception
Hosted by fabulous fare, West Windsor
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday 4 Monthly Luncheon Meeting. 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
at the Marriott Princeton Hotel and Conference Center
Wednesday 17 “Business Before Business” Networking Breakfast
7:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. at the Nassau Club Please join the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce and the
Speakers: Dr. Charles Kreitzberg and Anne Pauker Kreitzberg, Cognectics
Topic: Web 2.0: Changing the Playing Field for Business - What You Must Know! East Windsor Township Economic Development Committee for a
Thursday 18 Public Policy Forum Networking Breakfast
hosted by East Windsor Township Economic Development Committee and the Public Policy Forum Networking Breakfast
Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. at Americana Diner, Rt. 130 North, East Windsor Guest Speaker: David J. Socolow, Commissioner
Speaker: David J. Socolow, Commissioner
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Thursday 18 “Business After Business” Networking Reception
Hosted by RATS Restaurant at the Grounds for Sculpture
Introductions and Welcome by Mayor Janice Mironov
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 16 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton Thursday, October 18, 2007
Thursday 25 Albert Einstein Memorial Lecture 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. - Registration and Networking • 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. - Breakfast and Program
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University Americana Diner, Route 130 North, East Windsor, 609-448-4477
Nobel Laureate Speaker: Richard Axel, M.D., Nobel Laureate Medicine/
Physiology 2004 Just North of the Intersection of Princeton-Hightstown Road (Route 571) and Route 130.
Title Sponsors: Bovis Lend Lease, Inc.; Bristol Myers Squibb; Janssen L.P.;
GHO Ventures Admission: $20.00 - includes breakfast and program. Advance reservations are required. $25.00 for day of event registration.
Co-Sponsor: Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Please reserve at www.princetonchamber.org or call (609) 924-1776
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Member to Member Discount Program
The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsors a wonderful savings program offered by
Chamber members to fellow members. Designed to encourage and promote business between out
chamber members, this program gives great discounts off of their products and services. We welcome the
following companies who have joined and are now offering their discounts to you:
David Griffiths of ADK Graphics, Inc. is offering a 10% discount off of your first order. (609) 208-
Renee Pachuki of New Jersey Symphony Orchestra offers a first time subscriber discount of 30 %, and
a 10% deduction from a single ticket purchase for the 2007-08 Concert Season. (973) 624-3713.
Richard Kay of Health Insurance Authority will give a free consultation for Group and Health
Supplemental benefits (any size); Auto and Home Insurance discount up to 5 percent for employers with
500+ employees and long term care insurance for individuals up to 40% with a husband and wife policy.
Please visit www.princetonchamber.org for a complete list of Chamber members and the discounts they
Dear Business Associate, PRINCETON
I would like to extend a personal invitation for you to participate in my Export 101 Workshop, Monday, FUEL OIL COMPANY
September 10, at Brookdale Community College, Student Life Center - Navesink Room. This conference For over 50 years P.F.O. has been the
continues the vision of Einstein’s Alley, an initiative I started in December, 2003. area’s leader in providing inexpensive,
The breakfast program will feature top business speakers and federal advocates. We will be discussing the reliable, safe and environmentally
friendly heating and air conditioning
following topics and more, solutions.
• “Why Export”, • “Legal Considerations for Exporters: IPR, Contracts, etc.” We do a lot more than oil heat.
• “How to get paid for Export Sales” • “Role of the Export Import Bank of the United States” • AUTOMATIC DELIVERY •
• SERVICE CONTRACTS •BUDGETS •
Breakfast is at 7:45 a.m., and the program will be from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. For Value And Service
I sincerely hope that you will be able to join me for this special day. If you are able to attend, please RSVP by Call On Us...800-253-9001
calling Nell Haughton in my New Jersey office at (609) 750-9365. When responding, please supply the names
of those who will be attending.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Nell Haughton or Leslie Potter. Once you have
confirmed your attendance, I will send you an agenda and logistical information for the day. I look forward to
hearing from you. Sherrie M. Czerula
Director of Community Relations
775 Mt. Lucas Road
Member of Congress
Princeton, NJ 08540
Tel: (609) 430-4003
Princeton Regional Staff Thank you to our Fax: (609) 430-4001
Karen A. Jezierny
Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Trade Fair Volunteers… www.acornglen.com
Karen Colimore Terry Adams • Anna Budnick
9 Vandeventer Avenue President and CEO
Adam Perle Marshall Calman • Anthony Cavallaro
Princeton, New Jersey 08542 Vice President
Adina Coco • Catie Davidson
Deborah A. Kilmer
(609) 924-1776 Director of Communications
Lorraine T. Holcombe
Sandra Durst • Kevin Kardos
Diana Lygas • Marion Reinson
Fax (609) 924-5776 Controller
Robin Anderson Linda Richter • Philip Scopelitis ... the Market Leader in
website: www.princetonchamber.org Administrative Assistant Christina Sheane • Kimberley Slater State-of-the-Art Audiovisual
Cheri H. Durst Rental Equipment.
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Special Events Manager Marilyn Stoddard
We’ll work within your budget.
2660 Route 130, Bldg. 2, Cranbury, NJ 08512
Phone (609) 655-0006 Fax (609) 655-9050
“Deal with the Best” Trade Fair Committee
Melissa Tenzer Terry Adams Lori Rabon Newsletter sponsorships
Adams Consulting Group Nassau Inn
Careers USA Keith Hofmann, Esq. Ed Ras
Trade Fair Co-Chair Law Offices of
Hanan M. Isaacs, P.C.
Call now to reserve
Diana Joseph Riley
your ad for 2007.
Community Bank Diana Lygas David Spivak Michele Plante:
Trade Fair Co-Chair The College of New Jersey Design Solutions
(609) 924-3244, ext. 334