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What exactly is a Chamber of Commerce?

By Maria Nieves, President & CEO The staff and I here at the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce get asked so many varied questions about the nature of the chamber, that I thought it might be helpful to take time to … Continue reading

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Advocating For Our Members is a Top Priority

by Maria Nieves, President & CEO One of our top priorities at the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce is to be a credible advocate for our members. That’s why over the last five years we have increased our advocacy efforts at … Continue reading

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Consider the Procurement Possibilities for Your Business Growth

This article is the third in a series focused on the benefits of shopping local. By Maria Nieves, President & CEO You may well ask, how is “shopping local” related to “procurement opportunities”? And I would answer, that procurement opportunities … Continue reading

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From the Halls of Trenton: Is NJ’s Transportation Trust Fund Running on Fumes?

by Hoboken Strategy Group Summer is often a quiet time around the halls of our State Capitol in Trenton.  The State Budget has been signed into law and legislators get to take a rest from working against the clock to … Continue reading

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And the TOWN & GOWN Winners are…

We’re pleased to announce that our TOWN & GOWN project, a collaborative effort with Saint Peter’s University, concluded this past week with a successful business competition held at the MacMahon Student Center. And there were many winners! Six teams of student-consultant groups were … Continue reading

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Become a “Localist” and Help Power our Local Economies

This article is the first in a series focused on the benefits of shopping local. By Maria Nieves, President & CEO You have the ability to make a significant, positive impact on our local economies every day. And it’s easier … Continue reading

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Saint Peter’s Evolves into the Jesuit UNIVERSITY of New Jersey

Established in 1872 and inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity and its commitment to individual attention, Saint Peter’s recently earned university status. We sat down with Dr. Eugene Cornacchia, University President, and a vice chair of the Chamber’s Board of … Continue reading

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