2016 Conference & Trade Show


The New Jersey Chapter of the National Emergency Number Association is New Jersey’s premier conference on 911 and emergency response. The conference will once again be at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City and will be in the brand new conference center that just recently opened. This provides NJ NENA with state of the art exhibit space for all our vendors. This year we are pleased to announce our keynote speaker will be Dr. Jeff Clawson from the International Academies Of Emergency Dispatch. Dr. Clawson is the founder of protocol based emergency dispatch.

We are also offering two discounts for registrants. The first is all NENA members will receive a $50 discount at time of registration.  If an agency is registering 3 attendees they will receive a $150.00 discount. All registrants must be from the same agency and register at the same time.  Register soon as this conference will fill up fast.

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Pre-Conference Training

We will, once again, be offering a full day of training on April 5, 2016.

Morning Session – 8:30 AM

“Self-Awareness” – presented by Maria Grande (www.mariagrande.net))

Afternoon Session

“Emotional Intelligence” presented by Jennifer Hibbs
Both classes are about character building and improving all levels of communications skills for all; and especially for Supervisors and managers, or those who aspire to be.
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NJNENA 2016 Annual Conference Speakers (as of 3/25/2016)  Check back for Updates

Keynote: Dr. Jeff Clawson

  1. Chuck Mars NJ(OETS) and William Duffy (NJ Dept. of Health)- EMD Guide card updates
  2. Chuck Mars – Instructor In-Service (2 sessions)
  3. Joe Geleta – (2-1-1 )
  4. Tony Montani (Verizon) – E9-1-1, FCC, and NG9-1-1
  5. Ed Farrell, Chris Klaube, and Pat McDonald (NJ OIT) – Street & Addressing Tools for NG 9-1-1
  6. Dominic Villeco – ( NJ Wireless Association) and Chair of the Public Safety
  7. Committee – “Where your 9-1-1 Fees Really Go”
  8. Tom DiDazio – Attitude and Stress Management
  9. Jennifer Hibbs – Change Management
  10. Anthony Bardo – (Hughes) Technological Considerations for NJ9-1-1
  11. Kimberly Matos (Linden Police)
  12. Pulse Point –  Smartphone ’App’ for CPR responders
  13. Jason Ramsey – (West Safety Services) Wireless Indoor Accuracy
  14. Craig Reiner and Consultant ( NJOETS) State 9-1-1 Network Update
  15. Tom DiDazio – Customer Service
  16. Chuck Mars – OETS – Round table discussion of EMD Guide Cards and Texting

Call For Presentations

Planning for the NJ-NENA 2016 Conference is under way and the team wants your ideas to round out the program.

Attendees of our conference are always looking for new and better ways of doing things in their professional and personal lives and expect key takeaways from general and breakout sessions that are new and can be implemented when they return to their workplace. To ensure your submission receives due consideration,ensure that your proposal is issue focused, not product focused.

Presentation & Education Chairperson – Monica Gavio mgavio@co.burlington.nj.us
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Conference Details

Pre-conference only: $50

Full Conference (Tues, Wednesday and Thursday): $300

Full Conference registration includes the pre-conference training class on Tuesday as well as the conference on Wednesday and Thursday. Pre-conference session topic will be announced shortly

Conference Attendee (Wed-Thu): $275

This does NOT include the pre-conference class. This registration is for Wednesday and Thursday only but gives you full access to the events and all meals.

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Exhibitors & Sponsors

New This Year – Harrah’s in Atlantic City will be opening its brand new Waterfront Conference Center, offering 125,000 square feet of space. New Jersey NENA will be there, with new meeting spaces and exhibit areas. We also offer some exciting sponsorship opportunities for the entire conference, meal service and special conference events.

Gold Sponsor

Kova Corp

Silver Sponsor

Airbus DS Communications


Concept Seating
Emergency Call Works
E-Systems Group
Eventide Inc
Interaction Insight Corp
Micro Strategies
Office Business Systems
Priority Dispatch Corp
Q.E.D. Inc
Russ Bassett Corp
Spok Inc.
Tape-Tel Electronics Inc.
TriTech Software Systems
Tyler Technologies
Watson Dispatch
Wilmac Company
Xybix Systems

Exhibitor and Sponsor Chairperson – Dara Orsini

Exhibitor Levels and Pricing – UPDATED 02/25/2016

Exhibitor – $950
All exhibitors will receive a standard booth with 2 registrations. Each booth comes with a table with draping. Electric, Internet, and additional booth items can be arranged with the hotel and drayage company.

Silver – $1,450
Includes Booth, signage at front doors, 3 attendees, opportunity to speak at Breakout

Gold – $2,750
Includes double booth, signage at front doors, 4 attendees, opportunity to speak at Lunch & Breakout Session

Platinum – $ 5,000
Includes Pool Party Sponsor (Info in reference to company on TV’s during party information supplied by sponsor, Signage at front doors, double booth with your choice of booth location, 4 full attendees, full presentation block to showcase their product at Lunch, and an opportunity for a breakout session, Collateral included in attendees bags.

Meal Sponsorships – $1,000

Breakfast or Lunch.  Your company name and logo will be prominently displayed during the meal you sponsor.