Business Leaders, Educators Lauded at Annual Gloucester County Chamber Event

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Business leaders and local and state officials met in Gloucester County to discuss the current state of the county.

On Friday, January 12th, the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce held its 14th Annual State of the County event to recognize the leadership of the county and the progress made in working with the business community and local educators to support job growth and business development in the region.

More than 350 decision makers from throughout South Jersey gathered at the event in Glassboro to hear the current state of the local economy, business community, and what's to come in 2018.

It's about falling in love with doing business with each other again.

"It's about falling in love with doing business with each other again, that's why we're here," said Les Vail, president of the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce. "We're here to grow our business and strategic relationships, building long-term relationships with partners."

Among those in attendance were State Senate President Steve Sweeney and Rowan University President Ali Houshmand who discussed the growth of the state's higher education system.

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