Princeton Merchants Association

Our mission is to create a vibrant and sustainable local economy in Princeton by attracting, nurturing, and maintaining a mix of businesses that serve the economic, social and material needs of our community and make Princeton a great place to live and work.

October General Membership Meeting - 10/21/14

"Innovation and Parking Technology to Enhance the Retail Experience in Princeton"

Guest Speakers: Mayor Liz Lempert, Administrator Robert Bruschi and Assistant Engineer Deanna Stockton

Representatives from the municipality of Princeton will present and seek feedback on possible new parking technology to replace the current system at the municipal garage and meters on the street.  Come discuss how innovations in parking technology may be used to enhance the retail experience in Princeton and create opportunities for businesses to attract more customers. (read Town Topics Newspaper article, October 22, 2014)

8:00 - 8:30am - Coffee and Informal Networking

8:30 - 8:45am - Member Spotlights

8:45 - 9:45am - Featured Presentation

9:45 - 10:00am - Wrap up and final announcements

Princeton Public Library - Community Room

Member Spotlights:

Fran McManus, The Princeton School Gardens Cooperative
Get to know more about "Garden State on Your Plate," a farm to school project, that brings fresh produce and products grown by local farmers into school cafeterias at lunchtime, where local chefs prepare simple recipes for tastings and for nutrition education.  This month's featured vegetable is chard!

Kristin Appelget, Director of Community and Regional Affairs
Joseph Woodward, Associate Director for Procurement 
Princeton University

Princeton University does more than $100 million dollars in business with outside companies each year. But how much of that business is actually transacted with merchants in the town? In fact, how many Princeton businesses actually know how to go about offering their goods and services to the University?  Come learn how! click here to view resource list for doing business with Princeton University ...

(click here to view previous PMA meetings and events)

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