MEDIA CONTACT: Julie Willmot
(609) 278-7137

TRENTON, N.J.
- Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes will deliver opening remarks at the Sixth Annual Mercer County Economic Summit hosted by the Mercer County Office of Economic Development and Sustainability and the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, March 16.

Hughes will welcome approximately 250 business owners, State and local government officials, and community leaders to the Economic Summit before introducing keynote speaker Bob Doll, Vice Chairman, Director and Chief Investment Officer of Global Equities of BlackRock Advisors LLC. Following the keynote address, Dr. Herb Taylor, Vice President and Corporate Secretary of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, will deliver a response. The summit, which carries the theme, “Making Connections”, will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. at The Conference Center at Mercer County Community College.

This year’s summit will focus on assisting Mercer County businesses with the difficulties of connecting to consumers both virtually and in person. Following the keynote speakers there will be two breakout sessions: “The Digital Connection: How to Succeed in the Internet Age” and “The Human Connection: How to Make Winning Presentations”.

The major sponsor for the Economic Summit is PSE&G.

To register online for the Mercer County Economic Summit, visit the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce online at www.princetonchamber.org or (609) 924-1776 x105, or the Mercer County Office of Economic Development and Sustainability at (609) 989-6059.

WHAT: Sixth Annual Mercer County Economic Summit

WHEN: 1 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2011 (Opening remarks to begin at 1:30 p.m.)

WHERE: The Conference Center at Mercer, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.
Directions: http://www.mccc.edu/cc/contact_direction.shtml.