A full day of business opportunities locally and from around the globe await attendees at the 2021 JBIZ Expo and Conference, a free event, November 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the BlueClaws Stadium, First Energy Park, 2 Stadium Way. Attendees must preregister.
This event, hosted by the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce in participation with Lakewood Township, is designed to promote ALL businesses.
Israel’s new Economic Minister of North America Anat Katz will be coming to Lakewood NJ for the first time, helping build bridges between business communities. Anat Katz will be part of the NJ-Israel panel that also includes Andrew H. Gross, executive director of the NJ-Israel Commission; and Andrea Yonah, BIRD Foundation, director of U.S. East Coast and Midwest business development, who is offering $1 million grants for businesses. Members of the panel will be hosting private meetings in their suite by appointment only with those seeking to expand their business relationships between Israel and U.S. markets.
Because security issues are of utmost importance for today’s businesses, Lakewood chief of police Gregory Meyer and Richie Taylor, NYPD deputy inspector and commanding officer of community affairs, will conduct a panel to discuss keeping businesses safe.
Women in the Workforce panel is featuring Strengthening the Small Business Community with a focus on empowering women.
Local mayors will lead the Ask the Mayors Business Advancement Panel to help businesses expand and grow by addressing their concerns and overcoming obstacles. The panel of mayors include Raymond G. Coles, Mayor of Lakewood; Carmen F. Amato, Mayor of Berkeley Township; Maurice (Mo) B. Hill, Mayor of Toms River; and Michael Reina, Mayor of Jackson Township.
Jake Turx, Senior White House correspondent for Ami and a contributor to Newsmax will lead Communicating Effectively to Build Relationships. WOR 710 iHeart Radio with Yitzchok Saftias will present Promote Your Business on Air! Live! with free advertisements; and Congressman Andy Kim, who sits on U.S, House Committee for small businesses, will speak and be accessible to meet with business owners.
Other panels and individual talks will be available from Corporate America Joseph Chehebar, CEO of Rainbow Shops with more than 1400 U.S. stores; Real Estate Development, Vito Cardinale, developer of The Adventure Crossing Projects, said to be the world’s largest sports and activity complex; Sales – Closing the Deal, Scott Bliss, president of Sandler Training; Effective marketing, Tracy Bryce, marketing manager at APP and USA Today; Growing Your Business, Antony Gordon, USA Today and Wall Street Journal’s best-selling author; and How to Advertise Using the Latest Technology, Zev Brenner, CEO Talkline Network.
Sponsors to-date include Gold sponsorships by App – USA Today and Rainbow Shops that promotes job creation with 10,000 employees; Silver sponsors are Lakewood Industrial Commission, who will be promoting the Empowering Workshops; and Comcast Business, who will be introducing its new internet service for Industrial park businesses.
The 2021 JBIZ Expo committee is made up of Senator Robert W. Singer, Deputy Minority Leader; Congressman Andy Kim; County Commissioner Director Joseph H. Vicari, Chairman of Senior Services and County Operations; Duvi Honig, founder and CEO of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce; and Mayors Carmen F. Amato, Berkeley Township; Raymond G. Coles, Lakewood Township; Maurice (Mo) B. Hill, Toms River; Michael Reina, Mayor of Jackson Township; and Joseph A. Kostecki, Municipal Clerk, South Toms River.