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2016 South Coast Business Expo to showcase hundreds of new products and services and provide networking opportunities


Are you a local business owner? Considering kickstarting a business in the region? Not sure where to start and looking for advice, mentors, or peers to bounce ideas off of? Want to improve the quality of what you offer in terms of products or service?

Well, there is one place that brings all of the area’s business professionals together under one roof: the annual South Coast Business Expo – the largest business-to-business trade show in region. This is a fantastic way to discover solutions to everyday business challenges and rub shoulders with those business owners that have been where you are heading and want to go.

Co-sponsored by the New Bedford Area and Fall River Chambers of Commerce, both whom promote job creation and the economic development of the region, the mission is to showcase the wide variety offered by local business professionals and strengthen their networks.

Whether a large corporation, profit or non-profit or you own a “mom & pop,” you’ll see get a sneak peek at some of the most innovate, creative, and cutting edge ideas and products from exhibitors. Dare we even say there may even be some secrets unveiled?!

In addition, the South Coast Business Expo provides an opportunity to showcase your own ideas, your business and make a statement to hundreds of attendees and nearly one hundred other exhibitors. You may become inspired or inspire someone, come across an idea that could have a dramatic effect on your business direction or even learn something that can actually affect your bottom line and spur revenue.

The popular event will take place in its usual spot at White’s of Westport, 66 State Road, Westport, MA on Wednesday, October 12th from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Admission to the event is completely FREE if you have a business card. If you don’t own one, it’s only $5. All proceeds raised will be donated to a local charity. In addition, there will be a number of raffles, prizes and more.

This year organizers will be incorporating an Olympic theme to celebrate the 100+ medals the United States won at the games in Rio de Janeiro. They are encouraging all exhibitors to have interactive booths decorated with Olympic paraphernalia.

If you are interested sponsorship or being an exhibitor at this much anticipated and well attended event contact Deven Tillman at dtillman@newbedfordchamber.com or (508) 999 5231 ext. 26. More information about the event can be had by contacting the New Bedford Area Chamber at 508-999-5231, their website or their Facebook Page.

You won’t want to miss out on the the opportunity to see what all your peers are doing – it only comes once a year!


South Coast Business Expo
White’s of Westport
66 State Road
Westport, MA
Phone: (508) 675-7185

New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce
794 Purchase St
New Bedford,MA
Phone: (508) 999-5231
Email: dtillman@newbedfordchamber.com

Fall River Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry
200 Pocasset Street
Fall River, MA
Phone: (508) 676-8226
Email: communications@fallriverchamber.com


About Joe Silvia

When Joe isn't writing, he's coaching people to punch each other in the face. He enjoys ancient cultures, dead and living languages, cooking, benching 999#s, and saving the elderly, babies and puppies from burning buildings. While he enjoys long walks on the beach, he will not be your alarm clock, because he's no ding-a-ling.

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