Signature Events 🏆

The Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber’s Signature Events, held annually, are above and beyond traditional networking events. With large venues and unique, targeted purposes, Signature events offer Members excellent programming as well as unmatched opportunities to learn and network.

Central NJ Real Estate Forecast: Our Annual Real Estate Business Forecast is held in January and is the kickoff Real Estate event in the Region. This morning event highlights a panel of real estate experts in commercial, and residential real estate along with a keynote speaker who will detail for the audience of between 250-300 attendees what to expect in the coming year in the real estate market

Mercer County Industry Update: An exclusive event for over 250 industry and legislative executives featuring regional business leaders, the Mercer County Executive and various keynote speakers. The Industry Update provides unprecedented access to information and leaders that are essential as you plan your business initiatives for the year.

Albert Einstein Memorial Lecture Series: Each Year we invite a Nobel Award winning speaker to talk to our business and educational community about their research and discoveries.  Our nationally recognized lecture series is open to the public and allows our sponsors to interact with attendees from businesses, the general public and the academic community. Over 350 attendees provide a wide audience for this event.   In addition, we offer a special VIP reception for sponsors and their guests to meet the speaker.  The VIP reception is held at Prospect House on the University’s campus following the event.

Annual Golf & Tennis Outing: This event in early spring provides the Chamber membership with a chance to enjoy an afternoon of networking opportunities around Golf & Tennis. The event offers wine tasting in the afternoon for those members who do not play Golf or Tennis, a silent auction, light food and refreshments afterwards and extensive networking opportunities all day long. Come network with over 200 attendees in a relaxed environment that provides excellent visibility for our partners.

Women of Achievement Awards Breakfast: This outstanding recognition event, held at TPC Jasna Polana, is designed to highlight four remarkable women and their achievements. The award recognizes women for their unique contributions and activities in their field who through their work and determinations have successfully attained the respect of their peers and acknowledgement of the business community. Over 250 attendees enjoy a full sit-down breakfast, networking and sharing of remarkable stories.

Independent Business Summit: This morning program is designed to bring together independent and regional small businesses to discuss topics that are driving their continued growth. Through a series of workshops in addition to a relevant keynote speaker and panel discussion we address the challenges facing our small businesses.   The Summit will help educate and inform our independent and regional business community and assist them in facing the challenges ahead.

Midsummer Marketing Showcase: The Regional Marketing Showcase is designed to bring local businesses into contact with over 750 consumer attendees.  People who attend this event interact with over 100 business, educational, non-profit and local associations who display their services and products. Designed to highlight local businesses to the region’s consumers, the event includes networking opportunities as well as sales opportunities in a relaxed summer outdoor environment.

Disney Institute: In a unique partnership with the Disney Company and Robert Wood Johnson Hospital Hamilton, the Chamber delivers a series of Disney Institutes programs centered on leadership, customer service excellence and company engagement. Designed for companies of all sizes and industries. This sold out event is a full day program led by Disney leadership experts. The programs delve into the reasons why the Disney Company’s patented business models are so successful and how they can work in your company.

Regional Healthcare Symposium: The Regional Healthcare Symposium is a collaborative business dialogue on healthcare, its impact on our business community and seminars designed to help understand what businesses can do to address these issues. Highlighted by a Question and Answer panel with the region’s Healthcare CEO’s, the symposium presents topics that directly impact all the businesses in Central New Jersey. Over 250 leaders from the healthcare industry, regional independent businesses, as well as leaders from the not for profit organizations in our region attend.

Young Professionals Regional Leadership Summit: This annual program is designed to provide a forum for Young Professionals to connect and build relationships with over 200 emerging leaders and their mentors. Focusing on professional development and growth, the Summit offers a half day conference of informational workshops and keynote speakers on topics to elevate YPs to the next level of their careers.

Global Opportunities Summit: The region’s premier Global Opportunities Summit focuses on the international community that calls our region home and on the domestic companies in our region who are involved with exporting. The Summit is a half day program designed to bring together thought experts in the International and Global Business world to exchange ideas and share best practices. The program features nationally recognized keynote speakers and/or panelists focused on how facilitate global business more productively.  

Business Leadership Awards Gala: Our Annual Business Leadership Gala event recognizes outstanding Regional Business Leaders from our five-county region. Held at TPC Jasna Polana, this exclusive evening event brings over 250 business leaders together to recognize outstanding professionals in four categories: Business Leader of the Year, Community Leader of the Year, Business Innovator of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year.

NJ Conference for Women: This nationally recognized program is designed to provide a forum in the state to promote an environment for women to connect and build relationships. Focusing on professional development and growth, the Conference offers to over 750 attendees a full day of professional development and informational workshops. The Conference will share the success stories of the dynamic, prosperous, women and educate attendees on knowledge and resources they need to attain the next level of their career success.

Toast to Tourism: This one of a kind regional travel and tourism event is designed to recognize outstanding leaders in our region’s tourism industry. The event presents industry experts who speak on economic development linked to travel and tourism, as well as update the regional economic impact of travel on our regional economy. A high light of the event is the recognition and awards made to front line employees in our hospitality companies that serve the travelers to our region.

Innovation & Entrepreneurship “PitchStop”: Introduced in 2019, the “PitchStop” event brings together start-up companies and small business entrepreneurs who “Pitch” their business proposals to a panel of equity funders.  The program recognizes the immense importance of innovation and entrepreneurship in our region.   In partnership with Princeton University, Princeton BioLabs and associated law firms, accounting firms, marketing firms and consultants we provide an award of support services to the winning company totaling over $20,000.

At our Chamber Events we make it easy for our Members to get to know people and for your prospects to get to know you! Register now for the next Signature event! All reservations are guaranteed. All cancellations must be made through the Chamber office at least 7 days in advance (except where specified under specific events), or the full price will be charged.