Attending Small Business Expo is Simple and Free.
|Review the free badge perks (see below chart).|
|Click on the registration link for the city of your choice and select the free badge.|
|Receive your badge confirmation via email & attend the show (badge printed at show site).|
YOUR BADGE PERKS:
DESCRIPTIONS OF SHOW ELEMENTS:
NEW! APP AVENUE
There really is an APP for everything! This area is meant for start-ups and small businesses that are showcasing their amazing Apps that can help small businesses. App Avenue participants each have their own table to showcase their App and meet with local business owners that may benefit from their technology. Your company logo, slogan & booth number is prominently displayed in this area as a proud sponsor.
NEW! RESUME ROW
This popular area of Small Business Expo showcases an eclectic group of job seekers. Various employers looking for talented and skilled new employees walk down Resume Row looking at resumes. If the employer is interested in contacting someone, they drop their business card in to the job seeker’s mailbox. Signage with your company logo, tag line & booth # as well as any flyers and business cards will be displayed prominently in this area.
NEW! DESIGNER'S SHOWCASE
Graphic Designers, Web Site Designers & Interior Designers use this fantastic area of the Expo to showcase their portfolios in hopes of getting new business. Your company logo, slogan & booth number is prominently displayed in this area as a proud sponsor.
Check out great products & services provided by top vendors in the industry to help your business grow and meet its goals. If you are in the market to purchase products/services for your business, we strongly encourage you to purchase from these vendors who support small business.
Informative & content-rich 1-hour seminars on a variety of topics led by industry professionals. Workshop Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
INSPIRATION2020 SHOWCASE THEATER PRESENTATIONS
Free to attend presentations throughout the day by well-known, well-respected speakers across a variety of industries, and on a wide range of business-critical topics. Be sure to check each city page for more information on that show's speakers!
With our new color coded system, networking has never been easier. Upon arrival at the expo, attendees and exhibitors will be provided with colored “Dots” to indicate their industry affiliation. This is a great tool to break the ice and meet the right people in your field. Get Dotted® and start making those valuable business connections!
This new addition to Small Business Expo explores cutting edge small business topics relevant to your needs. These demonstrations, taught by industry experts, will take you step-by-step, through topics such as improving your SEO rankings, how to set-up a targeted Google Adwords or Facebook Campaign and many other important subjects trending today.
In these fast-paced and fun 45 minute speed networking sessions, you have 3 minutes to introduce yourself to one person (and listen to the other person's introduction) and then exchange business cards. When the buzzer goes off, it is time to meet the next person. By the end of this networking session, you will have met approximately 15 other business professionals. Bring lots of business cards!
Stop by and join our Industry MeetUp! Popular industries will be represented (including but not limited to Marketing, Start Ups, and much more!) Meet with others to brainstorm, share ideas, and to network with others in the community. Industry MeetUp is first come, first serve and is included in with your FREE badge.
BUSINESS CARD SHOWCASE
This is an area of the Small Business Expo dedicated to our small business owners that want to distribute business cards or postcards at the event. Leave a stack of business cards or postcards (not to exceed 4" x 6") at our Business Card Showcase area for attendees to browse and grab & go. You are more than welcome to check-back frequently and "replenish" your stack throughout the day.
Take a breather away from the hustle and bustle of the show floor.
Tag a SmallBiz Selfie with your colleagues by taking a picture of your group at the entrance to the Expo and posting to your social media with hashtag #smallbizexpo. Winners will be announced and provided prizes during the VIP Networking Session before the final Main Stage Presentation.