NJ Business Action Center

NJ Business Action Center The New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC) is a business advocacy team within the Department of S

The Cannabis Regulatory Commission website provides information about New Jersey's cannabis-related laws for businesses ...
12/04/2023

The Cannabis Regulatory Commission website provides information about New Jersey's cannabis-related laws for businesses statewide. You are able to obtain access to information on legislation, details regarding open comment periods, guidelines, rules and other related updates.

Learn more here: https://www.nj.gov/cannabis/resources/cannabis-laws/

Cannabis Related Laws

CALLING ALL NEW JERSEY ENTREPENEURS! Have you crafted a comprehensive business plan? This essential document includes cr...
11/29/2023

CALLING ALL NEW JERSEY ENTREPENEURS! Have you crafted a comprehensive business plan? This essential document includes crucial elements – like business descriptions, marketing/sales outlines, operational requirements, and financial management – to help grow, secure financing, and attract talent to your business.

Learn more: https://www.nj.gov/state/bac/

Looking to learn more about artificial intelligence platforms for writing, marketing, and other communications? The New ...
11/27/2023

Looking to learn more about artificial intelligence platforms for writing, marketing, and other communications? The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce is hosting a webinar on AI platforms on December 13 at 9.00 am. This webinar is to help participants explore AI platforms such as ChatGPT.

Learn more: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAocOisqjgoGtKpKD81N3gMWeib5hE8jVa2 #/registration

The   is thankful for the business community in New Jersey and the opportunity to help our partners expand, grow and rea...
11/22/2023

The is thankful for the business community in New Jersey and the opportunity to help our partners expand, grow and reach new heights!

What are you thankful for this year?

from the NJBAC team!

At the  , we're here to help your business grow and thrive. Our support includes connecting you with financial assistanc...
11/20/2023

At the , we're here to help your business grow and thrive. Our support includes connecting you with financial assistance, grants, workforce development programs and networking to help you reach your goals.

Explore our resources here: https://www.nj.gov/state/bac/resources/overview/

Here at the New Jersey Business Action Center, we are dedicated to revitalizing and expanding New Jersey's business comm...
11/17/2023

Here at the New Jersey Business Action Center, we are dedicated to revitalizing and expanding New Jersey's business community. We help businesses all over the state solve problems and maximize growth opportunities.

Seeking business support? Call our "Business Helpline" (1-800-JERSEY-7) or request a meeting here: https://www.nj.gov/state/bac/about-us/meet-with-us/index.shtml

 : The NJBAC's call center serves as an essential resource for emergencies like natural disasters? We provide crucial in...
11/15/2023

: The NJBAC's call center serves as an essential resource for emergencies like natural disasters? We provide crucial information and guidance to businesses to help them plan for or recover from an emergency. For more information, call our business helpline at 1-800-JERSEY-7.

11/13/2023

Wishing a happy and festive Diwali to all!

May the celebrations fill your lives with unending light and prosperity.

Looking for budget-friendly activities to do this season with friends and family? Check out this New Jersey Family artic...
11/13/2023

Looking for budget-friendly activities to do this season with friends and family? Check out this New Jersey Family article detailing festivals, markets and craft shows taking place in November in and around N.J.

Read more: https://www.njfamily.com/free-things-to-do-in-and-around-new-jersey-in-november/

Save money so you can buy lots of holiday gifts; these are the best free Things To Do In And Around New Jersey in November 2023.

The New Jersey Business Action Center thanks all of those who have served our country.
11/10/2023

The New Jersey Business Action Center thanks all of those who have served our country.

To support the growth and development of businesses across the state, the New Jersey Business Action Center offers guida...
11/06/2023

To support the growth and development of businesses across the state, the New Jersey Business Action Center offers guidance on grant and loan programs, workforce recruitment and training grants, energy efficiency incentives, tax credits and municipal incentives, and more. Need help with one of these items or another business need? Click the link below to get in touch.

https://nj.gov/state/bac/business-support/mid-large-business/

At the New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC), we're here to help businesses navigate regulatory processes by coordin...
11/03/2023

At the New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC), we're here to help businesses navigate regulatory processes by coordinating with other state departments to identify challenges and create effective solutions, as well as redevelopment guidance and coordination.

Learn more: https://nj.gov/state/bac/small-business-advocates.shtml

Were you at the recent "Building Wealth for our Families Conference & Resource Fair" at Blanquita Valenti Community Scho...
11/02/2023

Were you at the recent "Building Wealth for our Families Conference & Resource Fair" at Blanquita Valenti Community School in New Brunswick? What a great day of networking and information sharing!

Participating in community events is an effective way for staff to share more about all the helpful, free services provided by our experienced team of business advocates. Interested in learning more? You're invited to contact us.



Running a business can be scary.👻Did you know that the NJBAC helps businesses navigate regulatory processes by coordinat...
11/01/2023

Running a business can be scary.👻Did you know that the NJBAC helps businesses navigate regulatory processes by coordinating with other state departments to identify challenges and create effective solutions, as well as redevelopment guidance and coordination?

Have you checked out the latest issue of The Chronicle, the quarterly Southern New Jersey Development Council publicatio...
10/31/2023

Have you checked out the latest issue of The Chronicle, the quarterly Southern New Jersey Development Council publication? It's chock full of informative content and helpful resources. We must say - our favorite piece is "New Jersey Business Action Center, Helping Businesses Find Solutions," which provides an overview of all the free services provided to business owners and entrepreneurs in the Garden State.

The Chronicle The Chronicle publication, once a newsletter, is now a full color, twenty page, quarterly magazine dedicated to conveying topical concerns related to business, policies and economic development within southern New Jersey. Each issue reaches a readership of 5,000 that includes top busin...

NJ Spotlight News just launched a new election-focused series, "Gotta Know Jersey," to help readers make informed decisi...
10/30/2023

NJ Spotlight News just launched a new election-focused series, "Gotta Know Jersey," to help readers make informed decisions on Election Day (November 7). The series will include information about the legislative process, representatives and other voting-related topics.

Learn more here: https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2023/10/gotta-know-jersey-state-government-state-legislature/

What does it do? Who holds the most power? Check out the video for answers to these and other questions.

If you're looking for fun fall activities this season, check out this complete guide to Jersey City, highlighting shows,...
10/27/2023

If you're looking for fun fall activities this season, check out this complete guide to Jersey City, highlighting shows, museums, restaurants and downtown areas to enjoy with friends and family!

Read more: https://www.thetravel.com/things-to-do-in-jersey-city-complete-guide/

Experience Jersey City's charming cultural diversity in its delectable dining scene, bustling farmers' markets, and colorful neighborhoods.

  there are over 950,000 small businesses in New Jersey? The New Jersey Business Action Center supports these businesses...
10/25/2023

there are over 950,000 small businesses in New Jersey? The New Jersey Business Action Center supports these businesses by connecting them with community leaders and mentors and providing them with the resources needed to run a successful business.

Learn more: https://www.nj.gov/state/bac-small-business.shtml

The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey...
10/23/2023

The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey State Development & Redevelopment Plan, also known as the State Plan.

The State Plan is a document prepared by the SPC that contains a comprehensive framework intended to guide future development, redevelopment, conservation, preservation, and restoration efforts in the state of New Jersey.

Join us for the last of 8 online listening sessions designed to inform the State Plan.

Topic: Sound & Integrated Planning in an Updated State Plan

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Time: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

In this two-hour webinar, participants will hear a panel discussion on the Plan Endorsement process, planning based on capacity analysis and integrating planning with investment decisions at all levels of government and in the private sector.

To register, visit https://publicinput.com/f4232 #2




NJBAC's Office of Small Business Advocacy (OSBA) helps small businesses and companies in the state take advantage of gov...
10/23/2023

NJBAC's Office of Small Business Advocacy (OSBA) helps small businesses and companies in the state take advantage of government contracts within N.J. OSBA equips business owners with resources, including training, technical assistance and guidance on requests for proposals (RFPs), licenses, professional certifications and more.

Learn more here: https://nj.gov/state/bac/small-business-advocates.shtml

The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey...
10/22/2023

The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey State Development & Redevelopment Plan, also known as the State Plan.

The State Plan is a document prepared by the SPC that contains a comprehensive framework intended to guide future development, redevelopment, conservation, preservation, and restoration efforts in the state of New Jersey.

Join us for the 7th of 8 online listening sessions designed to inform the State Plan.

Topic: Economic Development and Workforce Strategies in an Updated State Plan

Date: Monday, October 23, 2023

Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

In this two-hour webinar, participants will hear a panel discussion on the economic development and workforce strategies in the current NJ State Plan and their influence on revitalizing the State’s cities and towns.

To register, visit https://publicinput.com/f4232 #2




Every week, the   team meets with chambers and organizations across the entire state to talk about the free business sup...
10/21/2023

Every week, the team meets with chambers and organizations across the entire state to talk about the free business support services offered by NJBAC and answer questions about best practices, funding opportunities, and other .

Pictured here from a recent Bridgeton Area Chamber of Commerce event are (left to right): BACC Executive Director Tony Stanzione, NJBAC global business advocate Sophie Werner, Bridgeton Mayor Albert Kelly, and NJBAC small business advocate Anthony Martinez.

Still navigating the state-wide bag ban Governor Murphy enacted over one year ago? NJBAC focuses on helping businesses i...
10/20/2023

Still navigating the state-wide bag ban Governor Murphy enacted over one year ago? NJBAC focuses on helping businesses in New Jersey succeed by providing support and resources to navigate regulations and transitions, such as the single-use plastic bag ban. NJBAC aims to provide education, address challenges, and share helpful information with all businesses affected by the legislation to create a more sustainable future for New Jerseyans and beyond.

Learn more: https://business.nj.gov/bags/plastic-ban-law

A great time was had by all at the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's 2023 Legislative Business Awards.   Executive Direct...
10/20/2023

A great time was had by all at the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's 2023 Legislative Business Awards. Executive Director Melanie Willoughby (pictured here) attended the event that honored four legislators, three Murphy administration executives, a regional chamber executive, and an environmental lawyer for going above and beyond in supporting New Jersey’s business community.

NJBAC extends our sincerest congrats to all the honorees!



The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey...
10/19/2023

The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey State Development & Redevelopment Plan, also known as the State Plan.

The State Plan is a document prepared by the SPC that contains a comprehensive framework intended to guide future development, redevelopment, conservation, preservation, and restoration efforts in the state of New Jersey.

Join us for the 6th of 8 online listening sessions designed to inform the State Plan.

Topic: Establishing Goals for Climate Change & Resilience in an Updated State Plan

Date: Friday, October 20, 2023

Time: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

In this two-hour webinar, participants will hear a panel discussion for establishing new goals and strategies for climate change and resilience in the updated NJ State Plan and the topic’s influence on all other Goals in the State Plan.

To register, visit https://publicinput.com/f4232 #2




Happening now!The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to ...
10/19/2023

Happening now!

The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey State Development & Redevelopment Plan, also known as the State Plan.

The State Plan is a document prepared by the SPC that contains a comprehensive framework intended to guide future development, redevelopment, conservation, preservation, and restoration efforts in the state of New Jersey.

Join us for the 5th of 8 online listening sessions designed to inform the State Plan.

Topic: Establishing Goals for Social Justice in an Updated State Plan

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2023

Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

In this two-hour webinar, participants will hear a panel discussion for establishing new goals and strategies for social justice in the updated NJ State Plan and the topic’s influence on all other Goals in the State Plan.

To register, visit https://publicinput.com/f4232 #2




October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many events are taking place throughout the state to encourage ma...
10/18/2023

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many events are taking place throughout the state to encourage mammograms and support breast cancer patients and survivors. Read more from NJ Family highlighting these events in New Jersey: https://www.njfamily.com/breast-cancer-awareness-events/

10/18/2023
What a fantastic conversation about proactive strategies for business owners! Thanks for a great day, Greater Lambertvil...
10/18/2023

What a fantastic conversation about proactive strategies for business owners! Thanks for a great day, Greater Lambertville Chamber of Commerce.

Did you know that you can book NJBAC to present at your next meeting or event? One of our business advocates will be happy to share best practices and resources for helping your business thrive. Give us a call at 1-800-JERSEY7

NJBAC helps connect businesses throughout New Jersey with mentors who provide them with business resources like preparin...
10/16/2023

NJBAC helps connect businesses throughout New Jersey with mentors who provide them with business resources like preparing financial statements, developing social media strategies, creating business plans and much more.

Learn more: https://nj.gov/state/bac/small-business-advocates.shtml

The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey...
10/16/2023

The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey State Development & Redevelopment Plan, also known as the State Plan.
The State Plan is a document prepared by the SPC that contains a comprehensive framework intended to guide future development, redevelopment, conservation, preservation, and restoration efforts in the state of New Jersey.

Join us for the 4th of 8 online listening sessions designed to inform the State Plan.

Topic: Open Space, Historic and Cultural Preservation Strategies in an Updated State Plan

Date: Tuesday October 17, 2023

Time: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

In this two-hour webinar, participants will hear a panel discussion on the State’s desire to enhance, preserve and use historic, cultural, scenic, open space and recreational assets by collaborative planning, design, investment, and management techniques.

To register, visit https://publicinput.com/f4232 #2




New Jersey Business Action Center's Office of Business Advocacy (OBA) provides support and guidance to businesses across...
10/13/2023

New Jersey Business Action Center's Office of Business Advocacy (OBA) provides support and guidance to businesses across the state throughout the development process, including resources for site selection, expansion, referrals and permits.

Learn more: https://nj.gov/state/bac/

The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey...
10/11/2023

The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey State Development & Redevelopment Plan, also known as the State Plan.
The State Plan is a document prepared by the SPC that contains a comprehensive framework intended to guide future development, redevelopment, conservation, preservation, and restoration efforts in the state of New Jersey.

Join us for the 3rd of 8 online listening sessions designed to inform the State Plan.

Topic: Environmental Protection and Natural Resource Restoration Strategies in an Updated State Plan

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2023
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

In this two-hour webinar, participants will hear a panel discussion on the environmental protection, natural resource restoration and pollution clean-up strategies in the current NJ State Plan.

To register, visit https://publicinput.com/f4232 #2




Opportunity alert - Employment and Resource Fair on Monday, October 23rd from 9AM to Noon at the Human Services Facility...
10/10/2023

Opportunity alert -

Employment and Resource Fair on Monday, October 23rd from 9AM to Noon at the Human Services Facility in Westampton (Burlington County).

Have you registered yet? New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Webinar Series, featuring  Topic:  Business.NJ.gov: Your first s...
10/10/2023

Have you registered yet?

New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Webinar Series, featuring

Topic: Business.NJ.gov: Your first stop for doing business in NJ

Oct. 12 - 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. via Zoom

Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZModuGtrzIjGdSnUKmsd07ClQtKY4H4iiTT #/registration

Participants will learn from NJ Business Action Center staff on how they can utilize Business.NJ.gov, a one-stop shop for learning about State of New Jersey programs and services that can aid Garden State companies to plan, start, operate and grow a business. The web site also educates visitors on r...

The New Jersey Business Action Center has been awarded $850,000 in federal funds for the NJ State Trade Expansion Progra...
10/10/2023

The New Jersey Business Action Center has been awarded $850,000 in federal funds for the NJ State Trade Expansion Program (NJSTEP), which aims to help minority and under-served businesses tap into new global opportunities. The program has previously assisted hundreds of businesses, leading to millions of dollars in export sales worldwide.

Read more: https://njbmagazine.com/njb-news-now/state-awarded-850k-in-funding-to-expand-small-business-exporting/

The New Jersey Business Action Center has been awarded $850,000 in federal funds for the New Jersey State Trade Expansion Program (NJSTEP)

The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey...
10/10/2023

The State Planning Commission (SPC) will be hosting a series of webinars to gain feedback on an update to the New Jersey State Development & Redevelopment Plan, also known as the State Plan.
The State Plan is a document prepared by the SPC that contains a comprehensive framework intended to guide future development, redevelopment, conservation, preservation, and restoration efforts in the state of New Jersey.

Join us for the 2nd of 8 online listening sessions designed to inform the State Plan.

Topic: Housing Strategies in an Updated State Plan

Date: Tuesday October 10, 2023
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

In this two-hour webinar, participants will hear a panel discussion on the State’s desire to provide adequate housing at a reasonable cost through public/private partnerships that create and maintain a broad choice of attractive, affordable, ecologically designed housing, particularly for those most in need.

To register, visit https://publicinput.com/f4232 #2




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Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
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