Somerset County, NJ News


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8/1/2017 Featured News
Nominees Sought for Economic Vitality Awards

On December 11, 2017, the Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) will recognize and celebrate companies and non-profits that are contributing to making Somerset County a universally respected location to live, work, play and learn.  For more than two decades the Economic Vitality Awards have been presented at the SCBP Annual Meeting, providing an opportunity for a company to be recognized by more than 500 representatives of the Somerset County’s businesses. Nominations are now open for the 2017 awards.


The prestigious Economic Vitality awards honor companies with a reputation for improving Somerset County’s economy by working with the Business Partnership and other community organizations to promote Somerset County as a place of “vibrant connections.” 


Economic Vitality nomination forms are available at or by calling the Somerset County Business Partnership at 908-218-4300. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.


The Annual Meeting luncheon is Somerset County’s largest and most influential business gathering, attracting the local community representatives and public and private sector leaders from across the state.  It will take place on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Avenue in Somerset, New Jersey.



“The Annual Meeting is the highlight of every year as we gather as a community to celebrate success, network, and enjoy a delicious lunch at a fabulous venue,” stated Michael Kerwin, SCBP President and CEO.   “It’s a great way to look back at our achievements and to set our goals to continue the positive momentum into 2018.”


Recent award recipients include: Safe & Sound Somerset, JM Sorge Environmental Consulting, Van Cleef Engineering Associates, FinPro, Olde Mill Inn, United Way of Northern NJ, Affinity Federal Credit Union, Costco – North Plainfield, Middle Earth, Northeast Power Dry, M&E Engineering, Primus Green Energy, The Center School, Bridgeway Senior Healthcare, ProCure Proton Therapy Center, Somerville Aluminum, Somerset County Library System, and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics.