The Margate Business Association exists to promote the economic and physical revitalization and welfare of the businesses and Bay District of Margate, including the advancement of the Margate Community through local scholarship, events to promote family activities and providing assistance to local governments and organizations situated in the City of Margate, the County of Atlantic, and the State of New Jersey.
2019 Board of Directors
PRESIDENT: Ed Berger, Mediagate
VICE PRESIDENT: Karen Sherman, Tomatoe's Restaurant
SECRETARY: RANDY YOUNG, Heritage Surf and Sport
TREASURER: NANCY LYNCH, OCEAN FIRST
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Anna Maria Blescia
Digital and Social Media Specialist: JOE WILSON, JW CREATIVE
Vendor coordinator from WBNG Productions: Walter (Wally) Korzeniewski
Bookkeeping: Lee Rothblatt
graphic artist: Deanne Scarpa
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE: Glenn Darby, R.E. Darby Insurance Agency
REAL ESTATE SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE : Paula Hartman, Hartman Home Team of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
RESTAURANT REPRESENTATIVE: Christopher Gualtieri, Barrels Restaurant
TRUSTEE: Cookie Till, Steve & Cookie's By the Bay
TRUSTEE: Dr. Joseph Berretone, DMD, Downbeach Dental
TRUSTEE: Michael Collins, Colmar Home Center
TRUSTEE: Rev. Jim Rixon, Trinity United Methodist Church
TRUSTEE: MARIA DE PHILLIPO, NIX SALON
Interested in becoming a member?
Here's what it gets your business:
Representation on the Margate Has More website. The newly redesigned website is a heavily marketed public resource and will include your business information, links to your site or email, coupons, discounts, and much more!
Great marketing value through group marketing programs using print, radio, television, billboards, and more.
Advocacy for your business at meetings with city commissioners and the mayor.
Inclusion in the walking map, the only map of Margate to highly your business. It's a resource for thousands of visitors and is distributed through local businesses, hotels, the Atlantic City Convention Center and Visitors Authority, and the Margate Bridge.
Participation in the Margate Resident's Rewards card. 20,000 cards were mailed to Margate summer- and year-round residents to encourage patronage at your business and to market discounts and specials you develop.
Access to speaker meetings with presentations by leading industry professionals in banking, insurance, and topics of your suggestion.
Opportunities for you to participate in the MBA by joining a committee and contributing your ideas and expertise for ways to drive customers to Margate.
Associate memberships are for businesses who are not located in Margate. Associates will not have member voting privileges and a picture representation of their business will not be included in the map. Email Anna Maria at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
Consider advertising in the Margate Map!
Ad space is limited and is decided on a first-come, first-served basis. Email Anna Maria at email@example.com to inquire about the Margate Has More Map. Maps placed by CTM Distribution Company.
The MBA are organizers of events including Margate Fall Funfest By The Bay, Beachstock: The Planet’s Biggest Beach Party, Shop Small, Thrilling Thursday Movies on the Beach, Annual Wine Tasting Event, and produce the Margate map and Margate City Calendar. For more information visit margatehasmore.com.