Business Community Showcase

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Business Community Showcase Celebrates Bedford County Business, Careers

The Chamber is excited to begin planning the 2019 Business Community Showcase, set for Wednesday and Thursday, September 11th & 12th at the Bedford County Airport.

New Coffee & Donut Networking Hour Opens Event

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to invite the business community to a new Showcase feature: a Coffee and Donut Networking Hour, 8am-9am to kick off a full day of activities.  More than 50 businesses are expected to exhibit – stop in on your way to work to meet and greet friends, old and new taking part in the biggest business-to-business networking event of the year. Enter the door prize drawings as well! (Cost $5 for members / $10 for not-yet members.)

Career Fair Expanded to Offer Afternoon Session for Jr HS Students

The Showcase Career Fair has been attended by more than 1,000 students through the first three years, and 2019 provides the opportunity to grow the event even more!  In addition to the morning exhibition hours for high school students, an afternoon session will allow schools to bring Jr High students to visit with businesses as well.  All schools in the Bedford County region are invited!

Business Community Showcase: What You Need to Know: The Chamber’s Business Community Showcase is the organization’s largest business-to-business networking event of the year.

Lunch- or mixer-only tickets are also available. (Lunch: $30 / Mixer: $10 for Chamber members; for not-yet members, lunch is $40 and mixer is $20.)

This year’s theme:  Celebrating FreedomWith this year’s event falling on September 11th, we are taking the opportunity to Celebrate Freedom as our theme –  freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, freedom to learn, grow and set a path for a future career – all will be part of the 2019 event.

NEW FASHION SHOWCASE MIXER: Thursday, September 12th.

As part of a Making Connections Mixer, sponsored by Bun Air Corp, guests will enjoy valuable networking, delicious foods, spirited beverages, as well as a Fashion Showcase featuring businesses offering apparel, jewelry, accessories and more. The Fashion Show is for men and women and models are being recruited!  This mixer will take place Thursday, September 12th, 5pm-8am at the corporate hangar, an exciting new addition to the Showcase!

Exhibit Opportunities

In addition to the traditional 10’x10’ booth spaces, the Chamber is pleased to once again offer table display opportunities for businesses as well as community partners and service organizations for a minimal fee. Our goal is to provide a valuable opportunity for every business size and budget.

Watch for social media marketing of the Showcase with a chance to win a valuable service package from Headline Marketing and Communications and a special prize drawing as part of the Celebrating Freedom campaign.

The 2019 Showcase is expected to be the biggest in years… with many opportunities for member networking, exposure and service to the youth of our region. This is the Chamber’s largest Business-to-Business event of the year! Be sure to save your spot.

For more information  or to discuss ways to be involved, please call the Chamber for details: 814.623.2233 or Email Sarah Ferrari

Special Thanks to our past event sponsors:  Community Life, UPMC Bedford Memorial, Lung Disease Center of Central PA, UDNI, Bedford Candies, the Ninja Business Co-Op, Bedford County Airport and Roaring Spring Water.

Sponsorship Opportunities for 2019 Coming Soon!