• 2019 Business Expo

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    Name: 2019 Business Expo
    Date: January 24, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST
    Registration: Register Now
    Business Expo
    Event Description:

     2019 Business Expo

    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is excited to kick off 2019 with the largest business to business tradeshow on the South Plains. The Business Expo, presented by American National Bank, is an annual event that will be held on Thursday, January 24th from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

    The Business Expo showcases more than 200 exhibitors and welcomes approximately 7,000 attendees. Exhibitors will enjoy a private networking event from 9 to 10 a.m. before the doors open. This allows businesses the opportunity to develop a more personal relationship with the companies who could become their next client all while creating new connections to heighten overall success. We hope to see you there!!

    Health & Wellness Zone

    After popular demand the Business Expo will be bringing back the Health & Wellness Zone! This area will be located in the Pedstrian Mall and will list your business's name on signage at the Business Expo! Only a limited number of spaces are available so contact the Chamber today if you would like to be located in the Health & Wellness Zone!

    Business Expo Seminar Series

    10:30 a.m. - Time Tested Tips, Triumphs & Tribulations
    Presented by: Melissa Grimes, Lloyd Caballero & Shara Konechney
    This interactive panel of local, long-time business owners will share tips and lessons learned over the decades that has helped their business remain relevant and successful over the decades. The panel will include Melissa Grimes, Studio West; Lloyd Caballero, RD Thomas Advertising; and Shara Konechney, Piper. The panel will discuss what worked, what didn't, and what they wished someone would've told them years ago on how to obtain long-term career success

    2:30 p.m. - How to Attract & Retain Top Talent
    Presented by: Brandon Mulkey - Chick-fil-A 69th & Slide and 82nd & Milwaukee
    How to Attract and Retain Talent: According to research presented in the book 'Talent Magnet' by Mark Miller, top talent looks for three things in an organization: better boss, a brighter future, and a bigger vision. Join Brandon Mulkey as he discuss the very successful Chick-fil-A talent strategy. Attendees will also be entered into a raffle to win free Chick-fil-A!

    The Business Expo Seminar Series is free to anyone who has purchased a ticket to the Business Expo.To attend one or both of these seminars please email Allison Cottrell with the Chamber of Commerce at allison.cottrell@lubbockbiz.org. You may show up as a "walk-in" on the time of the seminar but your seat is not guaranteed.

    Schedule of Events
    9 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Exhibitor Networking
    9:45 a.m. - Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting
    10 a.m. - Exhibits open to the Public
    10:30 a.m & 2:30 p.m. - Business at its Best Expo Series
    3 p.m. - Exhibitor Awards Presentation
    4 p.m.  - Exhibits Close

    For booth and sponsorship information please contact allison.cottrell@lubbockbiz.org

    Event Sponsors:

    Hospitality Sponsor

    Event Sponsors:
    • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Lubbock South
    • RD Thomas Advertising
    • Stephen Hamilton, PC

    Presenting Sponsor

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    Sharpie Sponsor

    Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane, Lubbock, TX 79401
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, January 24, 2019
    10 - 4 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Phone: (806) 761-7000
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