Somerset County’s Only Business Expo

Fall BizFest &

Wellness Expo

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Check out highlights from the day below

BizFest has grown to become Somerset County’s largest small business networking event.

Because of the events of 2020, this year, we’re combining our Workplace Wellness AND BizFest Signature Events to provide our members and the community at large with the most coverage possible.

Attending Virtual Fall BizFest & Wellness Expo is free for the community at large. We also have a couple of great prizes for individuals who attend these webinars including gift cards to Savor Restaurant, Verve Restaurant, and an overnight stay for two in Atlantic City.

BizFest & Wellness Expo Highlights

Check out these webinars from June’s event, and get a glimpse of our lineup on this page.
Healthy Workplace Recognition

BizFest kicked off this year with Healthier Somerset. Hear from keynote speaker Kelly Zanczewski, Senior Manager of the Health and Wellness Program – Verizon.

Transformation – The Key Advantage for Business Growth with Beasley Media

In this session, Beasley Media Group- WCTC 1450 AM/Magic 98.3 FM will get people to look at the way they have promoted business and what is needed now.

3 Keys to Marketing Success: Persona Development, Digital Marketing & Lead-Generating Websites

This workshop with Imbue Creative will outline how to best identify your ideal prospects via buyer personas, how to reach them through the right digital channels and speak clearly to them so they are more likely to engage, and how to ensure your website is set up for that engagement to move them down the sales funnel.

Business & Job Seekers: Finding Support During Unprecedented Times

Learn about the main local resources available from the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board, connecting employers and job seekers in Hunterdon and Somerset counties.

Covid-19 Time Reporting – A Whole New World with Primepoint

Covid-19 dispersed the workforce everywhere other than the office. Our society was very mobile before and the takeover of mobility and flexibility is most likely here to stay. We will discuss the onset of a “touchless” and personalized world, and how mobile/remote timekeeping can be a game changer for efficiency. Learn more about Primepoint.

Loans that Power Potential for Small Business

Your business is unique, and so are its needs.   No matter what your business is working toward, without cash on hand you’ll need a loan to give you a boost.

We will discuss access to funding through the SBA 504 loan program for the purchase of fixed assets, owner-occupied commercial real estate and large equipment; and other types of loans that benefit small business owners. Learn more with Pursuit.

Who Wants to be a Gazzilionaire: Learn about the Importance of Oral Health with Delta Dental

Stop by the Delta Dental session, as we smile, play “Who Wants to be a Gazillionaire” and Celebrate Diversity, Uniqueness of the Somerset County Community. This game is open until November 6! Play and enter into the chance to win a $50 gift card to Amazon.

Youth Mental Health First Aid: #BeTheDifference with EmPower Somerset

New Jersey lost  100 young lives (aged 15 to 24) to suicide in 2017, the highest number and rate of increase since the 1990s. Ninety percent of those who died by suicide had an underlying mental illness. Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches adults how to recognize and effectively respond to a young person experiencing a mental health crisis.

Running a Profitable Company with TD Bank

This workshop examines how to run a profitable business with a healthy margin and how to analyze your company’s profitability through ratios and some simple analytical procedures. Shawn Hickson from TD Bank presents.

The New Normal  How Your Retirement Plan Can Weather Uncertain Times with Merrill Lynch

Insights on how saving for retirement is impacted by the current market conditions. Provides practical steps to review retirement plans, maintain a clear-eyed focus on retirement goals and avoid the pitfalls of over-reacting to market swings.

Take Your Mental Health Temperature During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hear from Christine Belluardo, VP, Central Access Office of the Behavioral Health Center on your mental health. Understand the common stressors of COVID-19, triggers for each, signs and symptoms, strategies to reduce anxiety and techniques to maintain a healthy mental outlook. Presented by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset.

COVID-19 Don’t let your Guard Down

Discover the likelihood and severity of a second COVID-19 wave; the current state of New Jersey, trends in Somerset County, infection rates, approved vs. compassionate use treatments and the status of potential vaccines. Presented by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

Welcome back! A special message from our friends and Presenting Sponsor Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors of this year’s event:

Thank you to our Advertising Sponsors of this year’s event:

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As the only BizFest in Somerset County, you have the opportunity to showcase your business and get a valuable advantage through sponsorship. While sponsorships and advertising opportunities for our 2020 event have passed, please contact us for more information on sponsoring a future event!

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