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Tri County Chamber of Commerce Sponsors Business Expo

Diane Conroy

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 • 1:00am

Tri-County Chamber of Commerce “Giving YOU the Business”
Inaugural BUSINESS EXPO, Wednesday, October 9, 2013

 

The mission of the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce (TCCOC) is to establish and maintain the organization as a primary resource for business in Central Jersey.  Dedicated to using our ideas and energy to promote, strengthen and unite our members through Networking, Education and Advocacy.

It is in this spirit that we are extending an invitation for you to join us at our first-ever Business Expo on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  This will be a premier Business-2-Business event for companies and organizations looking to launch or grow their business in today's economy. 

The Expo kicks-off with a Business-Building & Brainstorming roundtable beginning at 1:00 pm featuring a panel of speakers from various businesses, organizations and local government.  The Expo is being hosted by TCCOC member Lincoln Technical Institute, in the Auditorium of their South Plainfield Campus, 901 Hadley Road, South Plainfield, N.J.  

The Tri-County Chamber of Commerce encompasses a broad range of businesses and services throughout Middlesex, Union and Somerset counties.  We welcome business   professionals from all industries to experience how our Chamber is “giving YOU the business.”

The Expo will include open networking with all exhibitors and attendees, guest speakers will share short business-building ideas and assorted edible items can be sampled compliments of several area restaurants, Mr. Subs Deli, and Rastelli wholesalers.  Food samples will be served  during our Restaurant showcase from 4:00 pm until closing out the evening at 7:00 pm.

Complimentary admission coupons are available at Tri-County Chamber of Commerce's Business Office, located in the Jack Pedersen Realty Building, 30 South Plainfield Avenue at the corner of Front Street, South Plainfield or via email request to Expo@tricountycoc.org.  Tickets can also be printed from the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce website's Business Expo link at http://tricountycoc.org/page/business-expo-2013. 

Participating exhibitors have admission coupons for their customers as well as the public.  Coupons can be photocopied and sharing is encouraged.  Admission without a coupon is $5 per person at the door.  Pre-registration is strongly suggested.  Please mention the coupon when registering in advance or present it at the event registration table on October 9th.

A limited number of exhibitor booths are still available on a first come, first serve basis.  Please contact Jill Ryan, Business Expo Chairwoman and TCCOC Membership Coordinator ASAP at 908.227.4060 or email: jillryan.tccoc@gmail.com to reserve your spot.  The TCCOC member rate is $150 per booth and non-member rate is $225 per booth.  A few COMPLIMENTARY booths are still available to any food vendor interested in offering samples during the Restaurant Showcase beginning at 4:00 pm.  Restaurant showcase participants are invited to come early to meet and network with other Business Exhibitors when the Business Expo begins that afternoon.

For more information on the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce or to become a member of the organization, please visit us at .www.tricountycoc.org

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