Contact: Angie Pohlman, Exec. Dir., 216-397-7322


21st annual event continues to innovate exciting business growth opportunity

SOUTH EUCLID, OHIO – Feb. 9, 2015 – Exhibitor registration is open for the Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce (HRCC) 2015 Business Expo, to be held Thu., May 7, 2:30-7 p.m. at 700 BETA Banquet & Conference Center in Mayfield Village. Businesses are encouraged to register before March 15 to take advantage of early bird pricing and perks, including promotional opportunities and top-notch trade show training at a free-to-exhibitors breakfast event on Apr. 15.  Sponsorships are also still available. Exhibitor registration and sponsorship information available at or 216-397-7322.

2015 marks HRCC’s 21st annual Business Expo.  One of the pioneers responsible for demonstrating the success of the business trade show model of networking in Northeast Ohio, HRCC attracts more than 100 top-notch exhibitors and more than 700 attendees annually to this award-winning regional event, where every sector of the business community is represented. In concert with its uplifting culture, HRCC successfully fashions the Business Expo to provide a networking atmosphere unparalleled in its dynamism.

Special features including complimentary business portraits, samples from a dozen restaurants, and an ‘Innovation Zone’ showcasing industry innovators, local start-ups, and the services essential to start-ups. The Expo will also host Bad Girl Ventures’ (BGV) spring cohort graduation, at which one of 10 finalists in BGV’s mentoring program for burgeoning female entrepreneurs will win a $25,000 business loan.

The April 15 Trade Show Training breakfast, hosted by sponsor Hilton Garden Inn (Mayfield Village), will feature nationally acclaimed sales expert, Hall Becker. At the breakfast, HRCC staff and veteran Expo exhibitors will also coach exhibitors and attendees alike on how to prepare, network, and follow up effectively. A lavish breakfast buffet is included. Registered exhibitors attend FREE. The fee is $10 for non-exhibiting HRCC members, $20 for non-member guests.

Early bird rates (before 3/15/15) are $240 for a 6′ table for HRCC members, $320/table for non-members. 12’ x 6” spaces for free-standing exhibits are available for $395 for HRCC members, $525 for non-members. Exhibit space is selling fast.

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