New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council PresentsTrain Ride to Success on Friday, September 27
A Networking Journey on the Railroad from New York to New Jersey Held in Partnership with NJ Transit and Chaired by Randstad
NEW YORK, NY, September 25, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council) will host a day of networking on the railroad on Friday, September 27 when corporate supplier diversity executives and minority business owners take a roundtrip ride on a New Jersey Transit train to a New Brunswick luncheon at the annual "Train Ride to Success."
In partnership with NJ Transit, The Council's popular annual event kicks-off at New York Penn Station at 9:30am when the New York group meets to board the reserved railroad car. New Jersey attendees enter the networking car along the NJ Transit railroad stops to New Brunswick. The "Train Ride to Success" event concludes at 3:00pm in New Brunswick after a luncheon.
The lively train journeys along the Northeast Corridor from New York City to New Brunswick. Attendees move throughout the train car meeting and greeting, exchanging business cards, and exploring ideas. The networking extravaganza's highlight is a luncheon at New Brunswick's elegant Delta Restaurant, a posh African American council-certified business.
"This year's 'Train Ride to Success' is part of The Council's 40th anniversary celebration. Our corporate member NJ Transit has been a wonderful partner in making this annual event a must-attend to our members. This year, The Council welcomes our corporate member Randstad, the second-largest staffing organization in the world, as the chair for 'Train Ride to Success,'" said Lynda Ireland, president & CEO, The Council. "Networking on the railroad is a unique experience. The informal atmosphere on the train ride allows for more extensive 'face-time' than at a usual corporate function. Many new business relationships have evolved from this event that has lead to contracts. Already we have 24 Fortune 500 companies, who are corporate members, onboard for 'Train Ride to Success.'"
Tickets for "Train Ride to Success" range from $100 - $150. Gold sponsors are: BNY Mellon, Con Edison and. The silver sponsors are: Adecco, Bank of America, Colgate-Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson, Macy's Inc., Morgan Stanley, New York Life, PSEG and JPMorgan Chase.
Car sponsors are National Grid and Russell Tobin Associates. Randstad is the corporate chair.
For more information, contact the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council at (212) 502-5663 or http://nynjcouncilevents.com/TrainRideToSuccess
About New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council
The New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, an award-winning affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, certifies Asian-American, African American, Hispanic-American and Native-American-owned businesses to be eligible to compete for major corporate contracts. The Council has over 200 corporate members, encompasses Fortune 500 corporations, educational institutions and government agencies including New York State, New York City and the State of New Jersey. The Council's jurisdiction spans from New York State through Trenton, New Jersey. Currently, there are approximately 1,300 New York and New Jersey minority-owned businesses with annual revenues from $100,000 to $2 billion that are certified by The Council.
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