Posted Thursday, February 25th, 2016

The Morris County Economic Development Corp. will hold the 24th Annual Partners in Economic Development Awards Luncheon on Friday, March 4, at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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The keynote speaker will be Robert Ackerman Jr., vice president and U.S. country head real estate and facility services at Novartis. He will speak about Novartis operations and their expansion in East Hanover.

Prior to the luncheon, there will be a panel discussion about upcoming development projects in Morris County, including The Green at Florham Park, Town Center at 1515, Wegmans and Ledgewood Mall.

The discussion will be moderated by Michele Brown, president and CEO of ChooseNJ and will feature as speakers Clark Machemer of The Rockefeller Group; Brian Decillis of Mack-Cali; Peter Cocoziello of Advance Realty; and Marc Hays of Stanbury Development.

Being honored with Real Estate Awards are: Cushman & Wakefield and MetLife in the Office category; United Realty Advisors LLC and J&J Logistics in the Industrial/Flex category; and The Garibaldi Group and Sky Zone in the Retail category. Receiving the Business Attraction Award will be CBRE and Langan Engineering

The cost for the luncheon is $85. To register visit or email [email protected]

About the Morris County Economic Development Corp.

The Morris County Economic Development Corporation, a division of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, is a partnership of government and businesses dedicated to growing the economy of Morris County, New Jersey, through programs and services that result in business attraction, creation, retention, and expansion. To learn more visit