New Jersey: Resources

John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development

The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development is a research division of Rutgers University in New Jersey that focuses on workforce development. A few of the services it provides are evaluations of workforce education programs and software solutions. The site includes news as well as research topics and products.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 15, 2016

New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA)

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) is a business advocacy organization that represents businesses in New Jersey. NJBIA runs several money-saving programs, provides business resources, and updates through its many publications. The association also hosts events that offer members networking opportunities.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 15, 2016

New Jersey Economic Development Authority

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority is a state agency focused on economic and community development. It aims to provide funding to New Jersey businesses and municipalities interested in growth. The authority also offers real estate development services and access to technological facilities.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 15, 2016

New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC)

New Jersey's Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC) helps entrepreneurs with creating and expanding their business enterprises. NJSBDC provides numerous services to small businesses such as expert consulting, training seminars, and business counseling. A resources library contains publications covering topics related to growing, starting, and doing business in the state of New Jersey.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 15, 2016

New Jersey’s U.S. Export Assistance Centers

New Jersey’s U.S. Export Assistance Centers, part of the U.S. Commercial Service, are federal offices dedicated to helping New Jersey companies develop international markets. The website provides a map showing the two main offices serving the state and what regions they serve.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 15, 2016

NJ Business Portal: Business Action Center

The Business Action Center is a state-run website that encourages and facilitates doing business in New Jersey. It contains information for start-ups, workforce training, and financial incentives. There is also a section dedicated to international trade that offers assistance to both local and foreign companies that wish to establish themselves in or out of the state.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 15, 2016

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is in charge of all aspects of the region's trade and transportation. From this site, an entrepreneur interested in interaction with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey can learn about the seaport, international offices, procurement opportunities, the inspector general, and advertising opportunities.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 25, 2016

Tags: New York

United States: Sales and Distributorship Contracts in New Jersey - a Lexwork International Exclusive

This document describes how the New Jersey’s Sales Representatives’ Rights Act, freedom of contract, and the Franchise Practice Act help to determine business actions. A brief overview of New Jersey's economy is also provided. Prepared by: Fox Rothschild LLP.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 15, 2016

Tags: Trade Law Compendium

World Trade Center of Northern New Jersey

The World Trade Center of Northern New Jersey aims to support international business and stimulate economic development in New Jersey. The center helps local businesses succeed in international business transactions by providing information, guidance, technical assistance, and network services. These services include market research, networking events, and real estate help. There are various membership levels for businesses and prices vary based upon level of membership chosen.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 16, 2016

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