Truckee Donner Chamber to combine annual Business Expo and Chamber mixer | SierraSun.com

Truckee Donner Chamber to combine annual Business Expo and Chamber mixer

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TRUCKEE andamp;#8212; The Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce will hold its 20th Annual Business Expo andamp; Chamber Mixer Wednesday, April 25, 5-7:30 p.m. at the Resort at Squaw Creek. The Business Expo, designed to be part expo and part business social event, will showcase more than 80 different businesses, demonstrating the strength and variety of the areaandamp;#8217;s economy and fostering a positive business environment.Trade shows are one of the most proven ways to reach customers. Sales are frequently developed through the relationships created with other people. The Expo combines the benefits of a trade show and a Chamber mixer to create the ultimate networking experience. The Expo provides exhibitors an opportunity to promote their business on a personal level at an affordable cost; introduce and raise awareness of new or existing products and services; meet new people who could become permanent customers/clients; educate people about their business; and network.Attendance is free and considered by many a must-attend event for anyone doing business in the Truckee-Tahoe area. There will be an abundance of door prizes and giveaways at the exhibitor booths, and a silent auction as well. Contests and games for prizes provide a lively, festive environment. 101.5 FM Truckee Tahoe Radio will broadcast live from the venue, including on-air interviews with exhibitors and attendees. The crew from Tahoe TV will be filming the event and will produce a special video segment that will air online and on their TV network around the region.Truckee Chamber members can exhibit for as little as $200. Exhibitors who reserve and confirm space by April 10 will be featured in a special section to appear in the Sierra Sunandamp;#8217;s April 25 issue. Advertising will be available to support your businessandamp;#8217; message. In addition, the event will be publicized in Moonshine Ink and promoted on 101.5 FM Truckee Tahoe Radio.In past years, exhibitors have ranged from restaurant, catering, health services, insurance, media, financial planning, cabinets, interior design, home repair, advertising agencies, office supplies, employment services and more.andamp;#8220;Many of our members exhibit every year because it is so successful for them. In addition, we have several new members and businesses that will be there this year. The Expo just becomes more popular every year,andamp;#8221; said Lynn Saunders, Truckee Donner Chamber president/CEO. andamp;#8220;The energy and excitement of people networking, conducting business and having fun just fills the Grand Ballroom at The Resort at Squaw Creek.andamp;#8221;Space is limited and reservations are on a first-paid, first guaranteed basis. For more information, contact Linda Pendleton at the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce at 530-587-8808.andamp;#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com