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The Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce is always on the lookout for opportunities that will save our members money. As the largest business association in Northern New Jersey we are able to negotiate substantial discounts in a variety of service areas.
The Affinity Partners offer Gateway Chamber members special privileges and discounts on many business services. The Affinity Partners currently include businesses that were hand-selected to make your life easier. See for yourself what these remarkable organizations can offer you!
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Your contact: Jennifer Deege, (908) 499-7490
OMC offers fellow members a 10% discount on their office cleaning services, guaranteed access to management and customer support 24 hours a day, no charge for cleaning supplies, and additional savings on expendable supplies, such as toilet paper, trash bags, and paper towels.
Your Contact: Ana Liranzo, (908) 282-4482
Financing for Small Businesses
If you can’t get the financing you need to start or grow your small business, UCEDC may be the answer. We’ve loaned more than $13 million to start-ups and established businesses since we opened our doors in 1977, giving entrepreneurs throughout New Jersey a fair chance to succeed. With loans from $500 to $5 million, including SBA microloans, 7(a) loans and 504 real estate financing along with lines of credit, we have the solution to fit your business needs.
Chamber members pay NO processing fees and receive up to $300 in credit toward their closing costs on loans up to $50,000. Also, free tuition ($225 value) for our 6-week Next Level Business Planning workshop.
Your Contact: Robin Preisler, (908) 527-1166
Expense Reduction Consulting
Cutting expenses is all we do! We analyze invoices, recommend ways to save and then implement for you.
-Save on average 25%-33%.
-No changes in contracts, accounts, numbers, or devices.
-Our proprietary software and market knowledge deliver real savings.
We are the experts. Our fees are a share of actual savings. There is no fee if we don’t save you money.
Your Contact: Ken Toumey, 973-295-6319
Broadview Networks (formerly ATX Communications)
Cost savings and solutions for voice, data, internet and VOIP phone systems. Savings of 10-30% and free month of service for Members. Also offering cloud computing services to secure your data.
Your Contact: Peter Suriani, 732-362-8636
Buy right with W. B. Mason and enjoy special savings thru the Gateway Chamber Program. W.B. guarantees ONE-STOP shopping convenience, Free Delivery, Local Customer Service, and No Hassle ordering and returns. Save on Office Supplies, Furniture, Coffee/Break Room, Janitorial, Print, and Promo, everything you need to run your business. This program is for new business only, so if you don’t already use W. B. Mason, get in touch today to save at least 15%!
Your Contact: Gordon Blake, 201-681-8816
First Data provides members with the most competitive pricing around and information on keeping fees as low as possible. First Data will pay $250 to switch you over, and if they can't save you money, they'll give you $500.
Your Contact: Louis Puglisi, 609-442-5247
Office Equipment & Machines
Members get a 50% discount off Hard Drive Security services, 12 Months of NetConnect+ Service at no charge. Additionally, IS will pay your first month’s lease on new equipment (up to $500) and if you take an appointment with Mike, they’ll pay for your next regularly scheduled Gateway Chamber event (up to $20).
Your contact: Michael Schwartz, 908-328-1660
· Gateway Members receive a $100.00 gift card for any 7 night vacation package for two.
· Gateway Corporate members receive a 10% discount on all Travel Management Services.
Our goal is to insure our clients make informative and intelligent decisions regarding their many travel options. We encourage you to do your homework or if you prefer let us do what we do best!
Your Contact: Bob Scully, 973-729-0094 x14, C 973-525-4606
If you think you spend too much on your car insurance, you’re probably right!
The Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce has negotiated special pricing for members only with Beckerman & Co. that will offer an exclusive discount as outlined below:
The Gateway Chamber confidently recommends Beckerman & Company, a member and local insurance agency, as a group with many years of experience and an extremely competent and professional staff of licensed insurance agents.
Beckerman & Co. has already saved members of the Chamber staff in excess of $1,000 on their rates! Call today to see if you qualify for savings, or click here to get your FREE online quote!
Your Contact: Lou Beckerman, 732-499-9200
Premiere Global Services
Compare and save! As a Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce Affinity Partner, Premiere offers Chamber Members a significant discount – one-fifth of the normal price!
Since 1984, Premiere Conferencing has helped top global organizations as well as smaller to mid-size companies share ideas and stay connected through the best automated, operator-assisted, and Web conferencing services available. The company is known for award-winning customer service and support, is a clear leader in defining the conferencing industry, and has grown in clients and revenue every year since it’s inception.
ReadyConference gives you the power to conduct automated conference calls on your own, with or without a reservation, while ReadyClick & Conference makes automated conferencing easier and more powerful than ever before. This easy-to-use Web-enabled application allows you to initiate and direct your conference calls right from your desktop. It provides a convenient tool to instantly initiate automated conferences, mute lines, adjust volume, eliminate line noise, disconnect and dial-out to participants.
Your Contact: 866-226-5963
Benefit Solutions – PEO (Professional Employer Organization)
Members receive a 5% discount off their PEO needs.
Your Contact: Connie Brennan, 973-219-1991
Members get an extra 5% off their rentals in the tri-state area. Gateway’s discount code is 24V2212. The password is GAT.
Your Contact: Suzanne Appezzato , 908-497-9060 x217
Security Business Solutions
Members receive special pricing on all background checks.
Your Contact: Eric Segal, 201-569-0093
Gateway Shippers Association
The Gateway Shippers Association (GSA) is a membership organization that brings together the combined purchasing power of its members so they may obtain far greater leverage in the market place than they can on an individual basis. The GSA is comprised of small, medium and large companies that ship chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food ingredients and allied products. The GSA utilizes top maritime carriers to import and export cargo to any region of the world from any region of the world. GSA is managed by the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce, a full-services resource center for companies looking to expand their business and reduce their operating costs.
Your Contact: Jim Coyle, 908-352-0900
Long-Term Care Insurance
Acorn Financial Services
Members receive 5-40% off of premiums on Long-Term Care Insurance with John Hancock.
Your Contact: Jay Boyle, 973-716-7503
Tax Savings Programs
Total Administrative Services Corporation(TASC)
Members get 20% off of first year’s fees on flex programs with TASC.
Your Contact: Bud Pulis, (908) 595-2104
AgriPlan/BizPlan - Section 105 Plan (For Business Owners and their Spouses)
AgriPlan/BizPlan is a Medical Reimbursement Plan based on an often-overlooked tax code, IRS Section 105, which allows small businesses to deduct 100% of their out-of-pocket medical, dental and vision expenses as well as their health and long term care insurance premiums on their Schedule C. If an employer does not have the Section 105 plan, they can only deduct their health insurance premiums on their 1040 Return. Plus, they get no deduction for their out-of-pocket medical, dental and vision expenses unless they exceed 7.5% of their Adjusted Gross Income. AgriPlan/BizPlan saves on average over $2400 in taxes for every client!
Your Contact: Bud Pulis, (908) 595-2104
FlexSystem – Section 125 Cafeteria Plan
Sometimes known as a Flexible Spending Account, FlexSystem allows employees to pay for certain expenses on a pre-tax basis. By paying for these expenses before being taxed, employees lower their taxable income, pay less in taxes and increase their take-home pay.
FlexSystem offers employees and employers a win-win situation when it comes to saving money. Employers are able to realize a number of benefits including:
TASC offers a variety of additional programs that are also available to you including:
· COBRA administration
· Individual and Group 401(k) administration
· Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs)
· Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
· Estate Plan Administration
All Gateway Chamber Members qualify to receive a “Members Only” discount on all initial set up fees – first year plan administration fees. For example, on a Flexible Spending Account, you can receive up to 20% off initial set up fees. This level of discount is not offered to any regular retail customer.
Your Contact: Bud Pulis, (908) 595-2104
Through the Insurance Center of North Jersey, physician members of the Gateway Chamber of Commerce will be in position to save themselves and their medical practices significant costs in an exclusive, co-branded, discounted Gateway-ICNJ-Positive Physicians Insurance professional liability program, rich with enhancement features and convenient payment options. With a system designed by physicians, for physicians, our program allows its members greater input over their professional liability program and an understanding forum for their claim history as medical practitioners when applying for or renewing coverage. Also offered to physician members of the Gateway Chamber is Positive’s MEDEFENSE Plus/e-MD policy, which provides coverage for data breach and regulatory billing proceedings.
Your Contact: Steve Radespiel, 201-525-1100
Prescription Drug Discount Card
PCA’s Discount Pharmacy Savings Card provides discounts ranging from 15% to 75% off the Average Wholesale Price of all prescribed drugs for all individuals who do not have prescription drug benefit coverage and would like to reduce their out-of-pocket expense. In addition, members can receive Drug Manufacturer Rebates for Qualified Medications which will be credited each month to a new debit card. Members can visit the website and use our Drug Pricing/Pharmacy Locator Tool to view drug prices and find participating pharmacies in their area.
Your Contact: Beata Roefaro, 973-983-6300