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Choose New Jersey’s Board of Directors and supporters are some of the country’s most influential companies, universities, and labor unions. By supporting us, they boost New Jersey’s economy, ensuring a thriving economic ecosystem for all.

Join us in Driving New Jersey’s Economic Prosperity

At Choose New Jersey, it’s our job to harness the collective power of New Jersey’s businesses, government, labor, and academic sectors to expand the economy by attracting businesses to the State. We also market the state domestically and globally as the best place to grow a business and raise a family.

Our Board comprises the most influential members of New Jersey’s business ecosystem, universities, and labor unions who, by investing in Choose New Jersey, are committed to creating a stronger economic landscape. As a privately funded and operated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we rely on our Board Members to lend their expertise, experience, and resources to our efforts.

By joining our Board, your company will become a vital part of our community of decision-makers, State partners, and higher education institutions — a community that collectively supports the growth of New Jersey’s business ecosystem. It is the strength of our supporters that gives Choose New Jersey its standing as New Jersey’s leading economic development organization.

New Jersey’s perfect blend of ingenuity and tradition coupled with all of the offerings a business needs to succeed makes it the ideal place for any business to call home. Our board is helping raise the global visibility of our great state and make it easy for prospective businesses to set up shop here. In 2023, Choose New Jersey assisted nearly 40 companies in relocating to or expanding in New Jersey, resulting in more than 5,000 new and retained jobs with an economic impact of $2.3 billion. Whether it’s highlighting our infrastructure investments, our excellent #1-ranked k-12 schools and higher ed, our outstanding rural to urban communities or our highly skilled and diverse workforce, our work to create an even more robust New Jersey economy continues. The world chose New Jersey, so maybe you should choose New Jersey,”

Ralph LaRossa, Chairman of Choose New Jersey and Chair
President and Chief Executive Officer of PSEG

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Ralph LaRossa, Chairman of Choose New Jersey and Chair
President and Chief Executive Officer of PSEG

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Value of Membership

Board Members have access to a unique and exclusive suite of benefits.

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Gain Insight

Choose New Jersey’s Board convenes the brightest business minds in the state. Our members gain insights into the trends of New Jersey’s key industries and participate in high-level discussions with industry leaders. The collaborative nature of our Board creates a platform to exchange ideas and explore new ventures.

Networking Opportunities

Our network of public and private partners provides a wide range of networking and collaboration opportunities. Our Board has access to government, academic, and business leaders who play an important role in supporting New Jersey’s economic ecosystem. Our higher education connections can also lead to valuable R&D and talent recruiting partnerships.

Amplifying Your Success

Our door is always open to our Board Members, who benefit from our marketing and public relations support. We’re ready to promote your company’s wins through press releases, blog posts, social media, and more.

Promoting New Jersey

Our “This is New Jersey” advertising campaign is targeted at decision-makers, site selectors, and the general workforce within our key domestic and international markets to highlight New Jersey as the ideal place to grow your business and raise a family. Our robust advertising efforts include unique out-of-home, social media, digital, and print ads showcasing New Jersey’s assets. The highly successful 2023 campaign achieved 4.5 billion total ad impressions. Our Board Members’ companies have the opportunity to be featured in these ads, specifically in video spots that show off the State’s successful businesses.

Additional Opportunities to Support

Showcase your business as an impactful member of New Jersey’s business ecosystem on economic missions and at trade shows.

Global Economic Missions

Choose New Jersey coordinates several international business attraction missions annually to countries that share economic and cultural ties with New Jersey and present investment opportunities. Recent missions include Germany, Mexico, the UAE, India, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. Our Board Members receive priority invitations that offer valuable opportunities to make connections with international partners. Companies can also choose to sponsor events and meetings during missions, at which we’ll prominently feature your company’s logo and messaging.

Trade Shows

Choose New Jersey participates in important trade shows, including the SelectUSA Investment Summit, the highest-profile foreign direct investment conference in the country, and BIO International, one of the world’s largest biotechnology conferences. We create eye-catching custom booths, host highly-attended receptions, and coordinate meetings between our staff, sponsors, and other attendees. Our Board Members and supporters are welcome to join us at these trade shows to showcase their brand and industry expertise, or participate with a sponsorship package, which comes with a unique set of benefits. There’s always room at our booth for a representative from your company.

Let’s Work Together

Our Choose New Jersey team is comprised of seasoned industry experts dedicated to fostering business success across the state, offering personalized support, strategic insight, and New Jersey charm to help your business thrive.

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Mariel Kokotajlo

Director of Development

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