Greater Lafayette Commerce will hold a business networking event this week to “build, connect and inform.” The expo's more than 100 participants will include businesses, health care providers and restaurants.

April 7, 2015

News Release

LAFAYETTE, Ind. – More than 105 industries, businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and organizations will fill 120 booths for the Greater Lafayette Commerce 2015 Business Expo, a business-to-business networking event that runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, April 9, at Four Points by Sheraton, 1600 Cumberland Ave. Admission is free and open to the public.

“Our theme, as in year’s past, is ‘Build, Connect, Inform.’ This theme encompasses our desire for the Expo to be the premier business to business networking event in our community. And, through upgrades like our brand new vendor website and ‘directional flow’ of the event, we hope to achieve just that,” said Kathryn Byrd, assistant program manager. “In one place and for a single day, business people can meet and learn about a host of other businesses and organizations. It’s indeed time well-spent.”

Free parking for visitors will be available in the northwest corner of the nearby West Lafayette Wal-Mart parking lot, with guest shuttle service provided from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. by Express Air Coach to and from the Expo entrance.

From noon to 1 p.m., a lunch-and-learn session on email etiquette will feature Sue Scott, Tippecanoe School Corp. communications coordinator and former broadcast journalist. The luncheon will be held in the atrium of the hotel and is already a sold out event!

From 4 to 6 p.m., Tippy Connect Young Professionals, a Greater Lafayette Commerce group, will host Business After Hours in the Tailgate Lounge at Four Points by Sheraton.

Presenting sponsors for the event are Fifth Third Bank and Industrial Federal Credit Union, with dozens more contributing at various sponsorship levels.

For more information about attending the event, including a complete list of participating businesses and their booth locations, visit the brand new website:

Headquartered at 337 Columbia St. in Lafayette, Greater Lafayette Commerce, whose roots go back more than 85 years, is a nonprofit membership organization supported by local industries and governments. Its mission is to advance economic and community prosperity for a superior quality of life.

Source: Greater Lafayette Commerce

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