EXPO being held Nov. 8 at the VBC

There’s something new at the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County’s 2012 Business EXPO. It is being held Thursday, Nov. 8, at the VBC.

First, expanded hours – this year, stretching from noon until 7 p.m. – will allow people to stop by the Von Braun Center’s South Hall after work to check out 200-plus vendors’ booths. Second, an entire section of the EXPO will be devoted to those Chamber members who focus on the fields of health and wellness.

The event is free and open to the public. The EXPO will also be the site for free business coaching sessions from the Women’s Business Center of North Alabama. All small business owners are encouraged to stop by and pick up tips on how to better serve their clientele.

Pammie Jimmar, manager of the Chamber’s Small Business division, said the EXPO is one of the Chamber’s premier events because it allows members to highlight what they have to offer to customers in Huntsville and Madison County.

“If you want to grow your business, there is no better way to let the public know who you are and what you do,” Jimmar said. “You can get your products and services in front of hundreds of people who are looking for people to do business with.