Category: Press Release
For Immediate Release March 5, 2011
Newport County Chamber of Commerce to Showcase Local Businesses at EXPO 2012
On Tuesday, March 13th, the Newport County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual EXPO, sponsored by Eye Health Vision Centers and The Newport Daily News. The Chamber’s EXPO is the only business-to-consumer EXPO in the region and gives both locals and visitors the chance to come and see what Newport County businesses have to offer. This year, there will be over 100 local companies exhibiting, and past years have brought thousands of attendees.
The EXPO will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Hotel on Goat Island, Newport. Attending the EXPO couldn’t be easier – simply take advantage of complimentary parking at Goat Island, or park free at the Newport Gateway Center and take the Viking Trolley shuttle, which will be leaving every 15 minutes. The Gateway Center is located at 23 America’s Cup Boulevard in Newport.
Admission is free for Newport County Chamber Members and their employees, and only $3 for the general public. There will be wine tastings as well as food demonstrations, live entertainment, balance screenings, and voter registration. Attendees also have the chance to win fantastic door prizes, with grand prizes including an overnight stay at the Bristol Harbor Inn with dinner at DeWolf Tavern, courtesy of Bristol Harbor Inn, and His & Hers Maui Jim sunglasses, courtesy of Eye Health Vision Centers. Other door prizes include gift baskets and more! This is a once-a-year event that’s not to be missed!
Sara Walker Thomson
Communications & Member Relations Manager
Newport County Chamber of Commerce
35 Valley Road
Middletown, RI 02842
phone: 401.847.1608 ext 124
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