OUR PARTNERS

The New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards were created in partnership with the following organizations:

 

Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce

The need for human bonding expresses itself in many forms. This is especially true when a community relocates and seeks roots in another country. Evidence shows in the formation of the Community centers and places of worship, created to preserve the past and provide continuity to future generations, the entrepreneurial and business needs of the growing community. The Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce evolved to meet the entrepreneurial vacuum, provide a forum for networking and to build on the strengths of each other giving credence to our simple slogan.


Diversity Dynamics

Diversity Dynamics was created in 2006 to provide a source of guidance and training on the challenges and opportunities arising from immigration to the United States in the 21st century. The firm focuses on issues of immigrant integration, or the process by which immigrants are incorporated into the economic, civic, and cultural life of the nation. Diversity Dynamics prides itself on its knowledge of evidence-based practices and translates cutting edge research into practical solutions, bridging the academic and policy worlds. Through a partnership with the Graduate School of Social Work at Rutgers University, Diversity Dynamics coordinates the American Immigrant Policy Portal, a web site devoted to dissemination of research-based knowledge on immigration policy and immigrant integration.


Einstein’s Alley

Einstein’s Alley is a private, non-profit economic development initiative located in Central New Jersey. Its mission is to foster economic growth through collaboration, coordination, communication, advocacy and delivery of services that will:

  • Help build an entrepreneurship ecosystem
  • Help promote central NJ’s R&D advantage to attract innovative research based companies
    and to retain existing businesses
  • Encourage the growth of knowledge based jobs and services and support workforce for the future
  • Help promote livable communities and sustainable development

MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce

The MIDJersey Chamber began in 1868 as the state’s first Chamber of Commerce.   Our vision is to build relationships and promote economic growth opportunities for businesses in the Central New Jersey region.  We are an action-oriented Chamber, providing a business environment through which members can interact and gain information to assist them in growing their business.  We ensure that Chamber programs and initiatives provide Advocacy, Relationship Building and Economic Growth.


Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce has served as the area’s premier source of business networking, education and government advocacy for more than 100 years. We partner with member organizations who have over 50,000 employees to provide support to a variety of initiatives and build local commerce.


Morris County Chamber of Commerce

The Morris County Chamber of Commerce serves the people of Morris County as a dynamic, member-involved business organization that provides its members opportunities to develop, promote and pursue their business interests, foster a healthy economic and political business environment and promote the benefits of business to the public.


New Jersey Business & Industry Association

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association provides information, services and advocacy to its member companies in order to build a more prosperous New Jersey. NJBIA is the nation’s largest statewide employer association. Its members, as a group, employ more than one million people.NJBIA was founded in 1910 by a group of manufacturers who wanted to share ideas about workplace safety and who wanted to have a say in government policies affecting their business. Today, the Association’s 20,000 plus members represent every industry in the State, including contractors, manufacturers, retail and wholesale businesses, and service providers of every kind.In February 2010, the Association reached its centennial milestone, marking a century of service to New Jersey business.


New Jersey Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce

The New Jersey Chinese American Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit and non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting business among members, primarily assisting Chinese and other Asian American businesses to integrate into the American economy and facilitating US-China trade.


New Jersey Historical Commission

The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) was established in 1967 by law (NJSA18A:73-21).  It is the state’s statutory entity for the advancement of public knowledge and preservation of New Jersey history.  Its mission is to enrich the lives of the public by preserving the historical record and advancing interest in and awareness of New Jersey’s past.  The impetus for the creation of NJHC lay in two commemorative observances: the centennial of the Civil War and the 1964 tercentenary of New Jersey’s founding.  NJHC’s mandate includes producing scholarly and educational materials; fostering museums, libraries, and other historical organizations; and holding public programs and commemorative events.


New Jersey Main Street Alliance

New Jersey Main Street Alliance is a coalition of small business owners working to build a new voice on issues that matter to our businesses and communities in New Jersey. Our members include both small employers and self-employed business owners, with a diverse representation of business types, race, gender and geography. We are sponsored by New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA) which provides staff support for our coalition.


Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization committed to promoting business growth within the Princeton Region and surrounding areas. With more than 1,200+ member companies and associations representing 250,000 employees and billions of dollars in annual revenue, the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce is the largest Chamber in central New Jersey.  The Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce’s membership covers five central New Jersey counties including Mercer, Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon and Monmouth with membership as far as New York, Philadelphia and Canada.


Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey

The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (SHCC-NJ) is a voluntary membership network of individuals, businesses, Hispanic Chambers of Commerce and professional business associations across New Jersey and the Philadelphia area, seeking to represent over seventy thousand businesses, working to:

1. Expand business opportunities
2. Encourage mutually beneficial ties with the public and private sectors
3. Serve as an active and visible advocate in the political process and to
4. Actively promote trade between the business communities of New Jersey, the U.S. and international counterparts.


Founding Partners No Longer Active:

American Jewish Committee New Jersey

American Jewish Committee (AJC) New Jersey is the regional office of a global Jewish advocacy organization whose mission is to advance the peace and security of Israel and the Jewish people worldwide and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the globe, through diplomacy, legislative advocacy, and by building effective inter-religious and inter-ethnic coalitions. From its founding in 1906 when AJC lead the movement to help Russian Jewish refugees enter the United States, AJC has been a strong voice in support of fair and generous treatment of immigrants, participating actively in many of the major immigration debates of our time.


Fairleigh Dickinson University – Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship

The Rothman Institute supports entrepreneurship and innovation in the academic, business, and nonprofit communities. An outstanding entrepreneurship curriculum taught by an excellent faculty has helped make the academic program among the top 20 in the nation. In addition, our innovative outreach programs help people succeed in their new or growing ventures as well as in their corporations or organizations.