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Meet the Buyers Lehigh Valley

By LVEDC Staff on October 18, 2017

Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/18/2017
7:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location
ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

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The 3rd Bi-Annual Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo returns to the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. The Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo provides a unique opportunity to meet buyers face-to-face and network with other small businesses.

Find out more and register online at LVmeetthebuyers.com.

Tentative schedule for the day:
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Doors open for registration
8:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Connect Zone, First Floor – open for small businesses to connect and network with each other; coffee and breakfast breads available until 10:30 AM
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Expo floor Open

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