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Join Greater Trenton on April 22, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. for a virtual presentation on The Economic Recovery Act (ERA) that Governor Phil Murphy signed into law on January 7, 2021. The Act creates a package of tax incentive, financing, and grant programs that will address the ongoing economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and build a stronger, fairer New Jersey economy. This webinar will help focus attention on Trenton as a hotspot for development and feature a Trenton-specific perspective on this legislation.
Attendees will learn about the groundwork and visioning happening in Trenton, discuss specific opportunities and the best ways to capitalize on them as well as the necessary steps to ensure that these and future projects are successful.
The webinar will feature Greater Trenton CEO George Sowa; City of Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora; NJEDA CEO Tim Sullivan; City of Trenton Economic Development Director Benjamin Delisle, Greater Trenton Vice President Bryan Evans; NJM Insurance Group Vice President of Public Affairs Mike Van Wagner; Bristol Myers Squibb Global Lead for OLA (Organization for Latino Achievement) Leticia Ferri, and Trenton Corrugated CEO Ian Bernstein.
Greater Trenton’s Journalism and Communications Scholarship Awards will be presented to a Trenton High School Student, who will work during the summer as a writer for TrentonDaily.
The 2021 Caren Franzini Capital City Award Celebration Save-the-Date will also be announced during this event.
Webinar Registration Closed.
Greater Trenton is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit that uses private funding and a network of collaborative relationships to advance economic revitalization efforts in the state’s capital city.
Led by Board Chairman Kevin Cummings and CEO George Sowa, Greater Trenton’s Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from Bristol Myers Squibb, Capital Health, Investors Bank, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, NJM Insurance Group, Princeton Area Community Foundation, Princeton University, PSEG, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, St. Francis Medical Center, TD Bank, Thomas Edison State University, and Wells Fargo Bank. The organization’s Board of Directors has made a multi-year commitment to fund this important initiative.
Formed in the fall of 2015, Greater Trenton’s key objectives include coordinating downtown economic development projects; providing one-stop support and information for investors interested in taking on new projects; reaching out to potential residential, commercial and/or retail investors and tenants; supporting and promoting existing downtown initiatives; engaging downtown stakeholders in a strategic economic development plan; and developing investment marketing strategies.