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10/3/2016 Member News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | One Southern Indiana Hosts Annual Business-to-Business Expo October 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

4100 Charlestown Rd.
New Albany, IN 47150
812.945.0266
www.1si.org

One Southern Indiana Hosts Annual Business-to-Business Expo October 20
Unlimited Opportunities to Build Business Relationships


JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (October 3, 2016) One Southern Indiana (1si) is seeking businesses of all sizes to participate in this year’s Business Expo. The event, which is Southern Indiana’s largest business-to-business expo, has added features this year to allow for more relationship building, networking opportunities, tastings and a silent auction. The event will be from 12 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 20th, at Kye’s I & II at 500 Missouri Avenue in Jeffersonville.

With an anniversary theme to celebrate the 10 years of service from One Southern Indiana, this event will draw more than 100 exhibitors and 400 attendees to the exciting, interactive tradeshow and offers all who participate the opportunity to network and build relationships with Southern Indiana businesses. Admission is free to business professionals who present a business card at the registration table.

The fifth annual silent auction will feature a new online component which will allow participants to begin bidding immediately. Interested parties can bid on items by clicking here. The auction bidding will continue during the Expo and conclude at 5:00 p.m., with winners being announced at 5:30 p.m. in the courtyard. As always, it is a great way to buy a variety of items including: wine baskets, sporting tickets, gift cards, day retreats, collector’s items, spa trips, and weekend getaway trips.

From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., attendees can sample food from local caterers and restaurants. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network at the Happy Hour Networking from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and enjoy the sounds of the Dirty Uncle Band. Also new this year will be the opportunity to win a grand prize by dropping a business card at the door.

The 10th anniversary sponsor for the Business Expo is Axiom Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC and for the eighth year in a row, PNC Bank is the title sponsor. Gold sponsors include: Clark Memorial Hospital, iHeart Radio, Sounds Unlimited Productions and Kightlinger and Gray; Silver sponsors are: Advanced Global Communication, Centra Credit Union, Greater Clark County Schools, Nu Yale, Peyton Technical Services, River Ridge Development Authority and Stockyards Bank. Bronze sponsors include: LL&A Interior Design and Ticket to Ride. New this year are our contributing sponsors: The Marketing Company, Voluforms and a non-profit sponsor, Kaiser Home Support Services, Inc. As in years past, Kye’s is our venue sponsor. Special thanks also go to the Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County.

The Business Expo welcomes businesses and residents from Louisville, Southern Indiana and surrounding areas. Call (812) 945-0266/Ext. 204, or visit the website at www.1si.org for more information and booth availability.

About One Southern Indiana:
One Southern Indiana (1si) was formed in July of 2006 as the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving Clark and Floyd counties. 1si’s mission is to provide the connections, resources and services that help businesses innovate and thrive in the southern Indiana/Louisville metro area.

Since its inception, the organization has evolved to include a three-prong approach to serve its members and investors. Business Resources, as the chamber side of the organization, encompasses membership, signature events and programs which support and encourage business growth; Economic Development works to grow the regional economy through the attraction of new commerce and assists with retention and expansion of existing businesses; Advocacy supports businesses at the government level by engaging in initiatives to preserve, protect and promote a business friendly environment free of obstacles to growth and development of commerce. http://www.1si.org/.

Media Contact:
Suzanne Ruark
Director of Marketing and Communications
Tel: 812.206.9050
Email: SuzanneR@1si.org

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