This is the fourth annual business show staged by the Joint Chambers of Commerce. It is designed to give local businesses the opportunity to promote and market their products and services to other Valley businesses and residents.
This year's sponsors include the Imperial Irrigation District, Sizzler Restaurant, Imperial Valley Penny Shopper, Government Agencies Federal Credit Union, Advanced Wireless, Inc., Western Auto, Valley Independent Bank, Locke Air Condition & Custom Sheet Metal, Inc., Alex Wireless, The Golden 1 Credit Union, Golden Acorn Casino and Travel Center, First American Title Insurance, SBC Pacific Bell, Conveyor group, Imperial Valley Press, KSIQ-KROP, Rutter Communications, KXO, Holtville Tribune, KVYE-TV 7, Super Estrella, KWST and KYMA.
The joint chambers is a consortium of all six county chambers of commerce.
The showcase will be a joint chambers mixer again and Valley chamber-member restaurants will provide samples of their cuisine.
Valley residents, including all winter visitors, are invited to attend. Admission will be free. Transportation will be provided from the parking lot to the Preble Building.
"There will be opportunities for networking, product displays and free refreshments and gifts," said Wilcox. "We are especially encouraging exhibitors to hand out promotional materials such as product samples, brochures, catalogues and other material carrying their business name or logo."
"Last year, an estimated 3,000 people attended and we expect even more for Business Showcase 2002," he added.