Our Reason for Being

Strategic Plan 2018-2020

We create the vibrant connections among our public/private partners, members and the business community that will enable us, together, to build a prosperous and sustainable future.

Our Vision

Somerset County is recognized as one of the premier counties in the nation in which to live, work, play, visit, learn and find talent. We will put Somerset County on the map!

Core Principles

1
We Deliver

value to our members by responding to their needs and providing unique business growth, networking and informational business resources.

2
We Advocate

for business-friendly policies and solutions that are long-term, strategic and sustainable.

3
We Lead

by delivering an innovative program of work that provides our members and community with a competitive advantage.

4
We Collaborate

with the freeholders and our community partners to build vibrant connections that make Somerset County a better place to live and work.

5
We Earn

trust by acting transparently in everything we do.

6
We embrace

diversity and inclusion to serve the various needs of our membership and community

Strategic Imperatives

1

To anticipate the needs of the business community and provide critical resources.

2

To promote job creation and private sector investment.

3

To advocate for a reform agenda that supports our economic development (CEDS) objectives.

4

To promote Somerset as a special place to work, live, visit and find talent..

5

To expand our organizational capacity to better achieve our mission.

Tactics

Celebrate

our 100th anniversary throughout the year to engage our members, promote our public-private partnership and increase our organizational capacity to achieve our mission

Advocate

to eliminate the suburban disadvantage and to promote a statewide reform agenda hat achieves our CEDS objectives

Embrace

diversity and inclusion so that Somerset County attracts, retains, and develops a world class workforce

Promote

Somerset County by working with our partners to highlight our unique amenities to our residents and employers

Engage

targeted industries by providing specialized services and support (the suburban advantage)

Collaborate

to make Somerset County the healthiest and most sustainable in New Jersey

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