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Build your business’ customer base at the Nov. 14 Purchasing Expo!

Attend the 2012 Purchasing Expo and be prepared to share how your services or products can benefit exhibitors looking to buy!

Purchasing representatives from various West Michigan companies will be in attendance, including: American Seating, Cascade Engineering, Consumers Energy and Grand Rapids Community College

Purchasing agents are seeking the following products and services:

Manufacturing - electrical components, tubing and injection molding
Marketing
Printing
Promotional items
Signage
Plus more!

Don't miss this chance to meet and network with companies interested in your services and products!

Do you handle purchasing for your organization?
Become an exhibitor to share your purchasing needs! The 2012 Purchasing Expo is great place to expand your supplier list! You will be asked to provide a list products and services you’re currently looking for. Expo tables are available for purchase for $40, cost includes one 6-8 ft. skirted table, a list of all event attendees and the opportunity to distribute marketing materials.

If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor, please contact Janet Wyllie at 616.771.0331 or wylliej@grandrapids.org for details.

Event Information

Date | Wednesday, November 14
Time | 8:00 - 8:30 am Registration & continental breakfast
             8:30 - 11:00 am Brief presentations by the purchasing agents, followed by the opportunity to meet with companies' representatives
Location | Centennial Country Club, 3361 Charlevoix Dr SE
Cost | $15 members, $25 future members, $40 for expo table

A continental breakfast will be served.

            

This event is ideal for:

Purchasing agents interested in expanding their vendor list and supplier businesses wanting to gain new business contracts.

Can't make it?

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If you are interested in events like this one, you might also enjoy attending:

Annual Meeting
Business Exchange Luncheon
Minority Business Expo

Sponsorship Opportunities

Why sponsor the Purchasing Expo?

• Support business growth by connecting with other Chamber members
• Meet new vendors that could benefit your business
• Expand and diversify your vendor database while gaining exposure

As a sponsor with an exhibit table, you may distribute materials (pamphlets, brochures, pens, etc). Only sponsors and expo table participants are allowed to do so.

We invite all Chamber Members to connect by participating in events and being a sponsor.

Click here for sponsorship levels and benefits or contact Leslee Fritz at 616.771.0357.

2012 Event Sponsors

Without the generous support of our sponsors, it would not be possible to present this event.

Small Business Division Underwriter

Fifth Third Bank website link

 

Click Here to Sponsor

For more information regarding this event, please contact Janet Wyllie at 616.771.0331.

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