Event Details – 2017 Business Expo

The Chamber Business Expo, hosted by the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce and presented by CenturyLink, will be held Tuesday, September 19, 2017, from 3:00 – 7:00 pm at Richland Creek Community Church, 3229 Burlington Mills Road, Wake Forest. Admission is free, and business professionals and residents alike are encouraged to attend. This event regularly draws more than 1,500 guests who browse the more than 100 booths by local businesses, non-profits and government agencies.

In addition to browsing the booth displays, the Expo includes:

Pick up an Expo Passport when you arrive and complete it to enter to win one of three high-value door prizes:

  • Traeger Pro 22 Wood Pellet Grill and Accessories, donated by B & W Hardware ($1,000 value!)
  • 5-night Bahamas Cruise for Two, from Dream Vacations ($800 value!)
  • Renaissance Plaza Package that includes gift cards and tickets to the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, Page 158 Books, Arrow Tree Boutique, Brooks Street Bowl and Over the Falls ($150 value!)

Three educational seminars will be held during the Expo. Each presenter will give away their own door prize to one lucky attendee. Seminar topics include:

  • 4:00 – 4:30 pm: Auto Maintenance for Fall/Winter, presented by Christian Brothers Automotive
  • 4:45 – 5:15 pm: Grilling Basics, presented by B & W Hardware
  • 5:30 – 6:15 pm: Nutrition & Produce, presented by Rex Wellness and Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry

This year’s Expo includes seven food vendors who will be providing free samples. Some will also be selling food on site. Enjoy samples from:

  • Big Al’s BBQ
  • Chick-fil-A
  • The Creative Caribbean Cook & Catering
  • Gooey’s American Grille
  • HoneyBaked Ham
  • Oberweis Dairy
  • Real McCoys