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Business Networking Events in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia’s Premier Small Business Expo & Networking Event

Our Trade Show and Business Networking Events are the most influential business expos, networking, learning, and business growth events in the country. Join us for an event dedicated to connecting Philadelphia’s Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs with industry leaders and potential partners. It’s more than a Trade Show; it’s a catalyst for innovation and success right in the heart of the City of Brotherly Love.

The Business Conference is at the Wanamaker Building, 100 E Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA 19107, on April 17th, 2024, from 10 AM to 5:00 p.m. EST. It is a hub for entrepreneurs to connect and boost their revenue. Learn about and how to register to Exhibit at the Show!

What You Can Expect from Our Trade Show and Business Networking Events

The Philadelphia Small Business Expo is thrilled to organize the most distinguished Trade Show in Philadelphia, a hub of business networking and educational experiences created with Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs in mind. Renowned as the city’s top platform for business advancement and growth, our Trade Shows offer a unique opportunity to engage with fellow professionals and gain essential insights to boost revenue and scale your business.

Our Trade Show is an event focused on innovation and progress. At the venue, you will experience an environment conducive to partnerships and collaboration, encouraging the exchange of ideas and business growth. The event offers networking opportunities, motivational talks, and advanced solutions to enhance your business. It highlights Philadelphia’s entrepreneurial spirit and creativity. Attend to connect, learn, and advance your business. Welcome to Philadelphia’s new era of trade shows.

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Expand Your Professional Network

Attending our Philadelphia Trade Show and Business Events offers a key benefit: the chance to broaden your professional network. Engaging with fellow business owners and entrepreneurs in Philadelphia opens the door to forming impactful connections. These relationships can pave the way for future collaborations, partnerships, and gaining new customers, which is vital for discovering new paths for revenue and business growth.

Our Business event represents a significant platform for innovation and business development. The event is strategically designed to foster an environment of collaboration and growth. Attendees can immerse themselves in a setting where the potential is nurtured, and progressive ideas are encouraged. This gathering is more than just a meeting point; it’s a hub where industry leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs converge to share insights and explore cutting-edge solutions.

Gain Insightful Knowledge

Participate in sessions led by accomplished entrepreneurs and renowned business leaders, each sharing priceless insights and innovative tactics. This unique opportunity allows you to absorb direct knowledge on various topics, from groundbreaking marketing methods to innovative financial management, all designed to sharpen your competitive edge in today’s dynamic market.

You will gain valuable insights and actionable strategies, ready to make an immediate, tangible difference in your business operations. This event transcends the ordinary; it’s a pivotal moment for your entrepreneurial journey. By joining us, you’re not just attending another event; you’re stepping into a transformative experience that can turn your business aspirations into a tangible, successful reality. Prepare to elevate your business acumen and witness your business vision materialize before your eyes!

Exhibit Your Company with a Branded Booth

Utilize this opportunity to highlight what sets your brand apart and connect with an audience seeking fresh and outstanding ideas. Exhibiting at our trade show allows you to engage directly with potential clients and partners, creating a personal connection that can increase sales, create valuable leads, and enhance revenue. Through engaging interactions, see your brand gain wider recognition, attract more customers, and boost your income. Our trade show elevates your brand to a critical industry position.

Incorporating your company in this event is vital for business growth. It provides a direct avenue to showcase your products or services to a targeted audience, fostering immediate feedback and building customer relationships. These interactions often convert into tangible business opportunities, increasing sales leads and revenue. At this event, place your brand at the center of industry evolution, where it can lead and inspire. Here, you can demonstrate your brand’s strengths and innovations, directly contributing to your business growth and establishing a solid presence in your field.  Exhibit or Sponsor the Philadelphia Small Business Expo.

Learn from Successful Entrepreneurs

At the Trade Show, you will have the unique opportunity to learn from successful entrepreneurs who have been in your shoes and have overcome the challenges of running a small business. Picture yourself among the buzzing crowd, where every corner turns into a treasure trove of wisdom from entrepreneurs who have walked your path.

A key highlight of our Expo is expanding your professional network. Engage with fellow business owners and entrepreneurs in Philadelphia, creating valuable connections that could lead to collaborations, partnerships, and new customer acquisitions – all essential for revenue growth and business expansion.

Take Advantage of Exclusive Offers

Our Trade Show Networking Events often feature exclusive offers from vendors and sponsors that can benefit your business. From discounted services to free resources, these offers can save money and provide the tools you need to grow your business.

The Small Business Trade Show is a must-attend for any entrepreneur or business owner looking to increase their revenue and grow their business. The benefits are endless, with the opportunity to connect with other professionals, gain valuable insights, showcase your brand, and learn from successful business leaders. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to take your business to new heights. Please register for our next Business Event today and unlock the full potential of your business!

Register Today for the Philadelphia Small Business Expo and Trade Show

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We can’t wait to see you at our next Business Networking Event!

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Industry Expert Speakers

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The "Ex-Disney" Guy

Dany DeGrave

CEO, Unconventional Innovation

Garrett Strom

Manager, Direct Sales, Odoo

Alexandra Cann

Director Of Business Programs, Northeast, Modern Times, Inc.

Shawn King

Equal Employment Opportunity Manager, Bridging Pennsylvania Developers-I & Modern Times, Inc.

Kaitlin Friedmann

Marketing Director, Small Business Member Growth, GS1 US

Dr. Margaret Barrow

Founder & CEO, It's Nola

Sara Ann Kelly

CEO, Make Life Rich Movement

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CEO, In The Moment Financial Services

Steve Buzogany

Founder & CEO, The Appreciation Advocate

Steven Champa

Executive Vice President, J. Galt

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CEO, BizCom Global

Philadelphia show agenda

Plan your day & Attend Business-Building Workshops, Speed Networking Sessions & Industry Expert Keynote Presentations.

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April 17, 202410AM-5:00PM EST

The Wanamaker Building, Crystal Tea Room

10:00AM EST
SMALL BUSINESS EXPO OPEN
10:40AM - 11:00AM EST

Industry Meet-Up Networking Session

11:00AM - 11:20AM EST
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Industry Meet-Up Networking Session

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Industry Meet-Up Networking Session

1:40PM - 2:00PM EST

Industry Meet-Up Networking Session

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4:00PM - 5:00PM EST

Networking Happy Hour

5:00PM EST
SMALL BUSINESS EXPO CLOSES

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Meet with Exhibitors that provide Innovative Products & Services to Help Build Your Business.

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Easily locate & connect with attendees in different industries using our special Color-Code System provided when you check-in.

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What Our Attendees Have To Say

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THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING SMALL BUSINESS!

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Philadelphia Small Business Expo is a dynamic event that provides entrepreneurs and small business owners in the Philadelphia area with networking and growth opportunities. Held in various cities across the nation, the Small Business Expo serves as a platform for showcasing products, accessing resources, and participating in interactive seminars, workshops, and speed networking sessions. Attendees have the chance to connect with potential clients, partners, and industry experts, gaining valuable insights into market trends and innovative solutions. The Philadelphia Small Business Expo fosters a supportive environment, promoting collaboration and providing a valuable space for businesses to thrive and expand.

The Philadelphia Small Business Expo takes place on April 17, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST, and will be held in the Crystal Tea Room, located on the 9th floor of the Wanamaker Building in Philadelphia. 

The Philadelphia Small Business Expo offers attendees a host of advantages, such as building connections with local enterprises, gaining industry wisdom through specialized resources, and exploring market-specific solutions. By actively participating in workshops and cooperative exchanges, attendees can not only enrich their knowledge, but also establish meaningful relationships with fellow professionals, contributing to their success in the dynamic Philadelphia business landscape.

Yes, registering online for the Philadelphia Small Business Expo is quick and easy! Just fill in your name and email on our event page and click “Register (or upgrade)” to reserve your space. 

Detailed information about presenting at the Philadelphia Small Business Expo can be found on our Exhibitor Information page.

Self-parking is available at the Philadelphia Small Business Expo for $26. It's recommended that you arrive early, as parking may be limited.

Explore the agenda directly on the Philadelphia Small Business Expo event page. The schedule is updated regularly, so be sure to revisit this page often for the latest additions.

You can upgrade your badge type at any time by using the registration form and entering the email address you signed up with—you’ll have the option to upgrade to four different badge levels, offering exclusive access to a number of special perks and opportunities.

The Philadelphia Small Business Expo ensures that attendees will discover resources finely tuned to the Philadelphia market. With local exhibitors deeply acquainted with the needs of the business community in Philadelphia, attendees can expect tailored perspectives, connections, and solutions that resonate with the local market dynamics.

Attendees at the Philadelphia Small Business Expo will have ample opportunity to engage in hands-on activities, sessions and engaging conversations. From instructional seminars to energetic Keynotes and more, the Small Business Expo is designed to foster active participation, allowing attendees to exchange valuable ideas, ask questions, and contribute to meaningful dialogues within their areas of interest.

Yes! The Small Business University, powered by the Small Business Expo, is a fantastic virtual resource for business owners interested in sharing their expertise with a wide-reaching digital audience. To learn more about presenting a Webinar with the Small Business Expo, or to register for any of our upcoming sessions (they’re free!), please visit our Small Business University Webinars page.

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