updated: 9/14/2012 2:15:14 PM
One Southern Indiana will host its annual Business Boost Expo next month in Jeffersonville. The organization expects more than 100 exhibitors and 1,000 business professionals to participate in the event.
September 14, 2012
New Albany, Ind. -- One Southern Indiana Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development (1si) will again host the area’s largest business-to-business expo on Thursday, October 4 at Kye’s in Jeffersonville, Indiana. The event will be held from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. and admission is free to business professionals who present a business card at the registration table.
Over 100 exhibitors and 1,000 attendees will enjoy unlimited opportunities to build business relationships, which is why this year’s expo is appropriately themed “Your Passport to Business Opportunity.” Attendees may visit booths from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., sample food from local caterers and restaurants.
Other event features include a silent auction of media advertising including magazine, billboard, electronic media and newspaper advertising space, along with a variety of gift cards, business supplies and other traditional items from local area businesses. Participants can bid on items until 5 p.m. and winners will be announced at 5:30 p.m.
New this year is an Advocacy Networking event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. which will be a forum for attendees to meet their state, local and regional political candidates.
Sponsors for this year’s Business Boost Expo include: PNC Bank, Title Sponsor. Gold sponsors: Aebersold Florist, Accuprint of Kentuckiana, Inc., Business First, Kye’s, Kightlinger & Gray, LLP, Mane Event Decorators, Peredo & Associates Marketing, Advertising and Design, True Colors Tanning Salon, LLC., Sounds Unlimited Productions, Stites & Harbison PLLC and Vectren.
The Business Boost Expo welcomes businesses and residents from Louisville, Southern Indiana and surrounding areas. Exhibitor space is almost sold out. Call (812) 945-0266/Ext. 203, or visit www.1si.org for availability.
About One Southern Indiana:
One Southern Indiana is a business advancement organization dedicated to supporting entrepreneurship, existing business growth, and attracting new enterprises to the Southern Indiana/Greater Louisville region. Representing more than 1,200 businesses, One Southern Indiana provides its clients with business intelligence, advocacy, and connections for solutions in support of regional business innovation. Since its creation in July 2006, One Southern Indiana’s economic development efforts have resulted in commitments for approximately 8,267 net new jobs in Clark and Floyd Counties. A total of 89 attraction and expansion projects are investing more than $547 million in new initial capital and over $287 million in new annual payroll to Southern Indiana.
Source: One Southern Indiana