Economic Vitality Awards

The Economic Vitality awards are presented at the SCBP Annual Meeting Awards Luncheon in December for extraordinary contribution to the economy of Somerset County, public sector leadership, and technological advancement.  The Economic Vitality Awards honor companies that have made a significant economic impact in Somerset County and have fostered economic vitality through job creation and retention, job training and retraining, sales growth, profitability and reinvestment; technologic advancement, and increased capital assets and influx of new dollars.  Photos from 2017 Annual Meeting.

Nomination Criteria and Nomination Form for Economic Vitality Award     

Annual Meeting Awards Luncheon Marketing Opportunities

Past Award Recipients

The SCBP thanks everyone who supported the 2017 Annual Meeting Awards Luncheon.


2017:  Advance Realty, Edgewood Properties, Raritan Valley Community College, Rutgers The State University

2016:  JM Sorge Inc., Safe+Sound Somerset

2015:  FinPro, United Way of Northern New Jersey, Van Cleef Engineering Associates, Olde Mill Inn & Grain House

2014:  Affinity Federal Credit Union, Costco North Plainfield, Middle Earth, Northeast Power Dry.  Special Recognition:  NJ American Water

2013:  M&E Engineers Inc., Primus Green Energy, The Center School.  Lifetime Achievement Award: Rocque Dameo

2012:  Bridgeway Senior Healthcare, Noveda Technologies, ProCure Proton Therapy Center, Somerset County Library System, Somerville Aluminum.

2011:  Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Voltaix LLP, Bridgewater Overhead Doors.

2010:  AT&T, Women's Health & Counseling Center, Viking Termite & Pest Control, Community Leadership Award: Downtown Somerville Alliance.  Signature Sponsor: Huawei Technologies

2009: STS Tire & Auto Center, Raritan Valley Community College, Somerset County United Way, Community Leadership Award: Courier News/ Signature Sponsor: HSBC

2008: PNC, Somerset Hills YMCA, Verve Bistro, Bar & Lounge. Signature Sponsor: HSBC

2007: JCP&L/First Energy, Demeter's Pantry/Taste of Crete LLC

2006: Verizon, marketRx, Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home, Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills. Signature Sponsor: Verizon

2005: Somerset Patriots Baseball Club, New Jersey Skylands Insurance Companies, Cardinal Health. Signature Sponsor: New Jersey Skylands Insurance Companies

2004: Bridgewater Commons, The Olde Mill Inn, Advance Realty Group. Signature Sponsor: Affinity Federal Credit Union

2003: Executive Graphics, Financial Resources Federal Credit Union, Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus. Signature Sponsor: Affinity Federal Credit Union

2002: Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Taratec Development Corp., New England Financial of Central Jersey, County of Somerset.

2001: National Starch and Chemical, LFR, Bountiful Baskets/Angelone’s Florist, Celebrations Party Rentals, Lloyd’s of Somerville

2000: The Olde Mill Inn, Pharmacia Corporation, Shanahan’s Stationery & Office Equipment, Somerset Medical Center

1999: Affinity Federal Credit Union, Arbor Glen, Bound Brook Borough, Institute for Business & Professional Development, SSP Architectural Group, Sir Speedy Printing Center

1998: Hoechst Marion Roussel, Somerset Valley Bank, Platinum Communications

1997: Melillo Consulting, Inc., Fras-Air Contracting, The Advance Group

1996: Micro Stamping Corporation, Maitra Associates, P.C., Zeus Industrial Products, ImClone Systems, Inc.

1995: Somerset Medical Center, Bloomberg Financial Markets, R.C. Fine Foods, Inc.,Aromatic Technologies, Inc.