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Will You Be Ready for the Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo?

By Colin McEvoy on May 15, 2015

About 240 small business attendees and 38 buyer companies participated in the first Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo in 2013.

About 240 small business attendees and 38 buyer companies participated in the first Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo in 2013.

The Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo is just five months away. As a small business owner, are you ready to make your pitch, provide professional information and walk away with potential business leads that can help you expand your business?

Just “winging it” won’t do. You need to make a positive, effective and lasting impression!

A series of pre-Expo workshops have been developed to help you polish and perfect your presentation. These FREE workshops are being held monthly leading up to the Oct. 22 Expo. However, advanced registration is requested.

Listed below is information about the next workshop and registration:

Date: Wednesday, May 20
Time: 1 – 3 PM
Location: NCC Fowler Center, 511 E. Third St., Room 621, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Online Registration:

http://lvmeetthebuyersworkshops.eventbrite.com

Workshop sponsors include: Capital Blue Cross, TD Bank, Pinnacle 7, Handlon Business Resources

Additional information about this Expo, Sponsors and the attending Buyers can be found at:

. Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo is a bi-annual collaborative effort of ten community organizations to help foster local sourcing opportunities among the Lehigh Valley business communities.

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