Businessexpo set for Oct.19

Published on Thu, Oct 19, 2006
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Business expo set for Oct.19

The Whatcom Business Conference is scheduled for Thursday at the Best Western Lakeway Inn, 714 Lakeway Drive, in Bellingham.
Nearly 60 exhibitors, including many of the top companies in Whatcom, Skagit and Island counties, are scheduled to participate in the 20th annual Northwest Business Expo and Conference.

The event is hosted by the Small Business Development Center, will be held in conjunction with the business expo.

The conference includes 16 seminars on topics ranging from cross-border marketing to women entrepreneurs.

For a full list of topics and to register, visit

Attendees will be eligible to win door prizes, including the grand prize of a trip for two to Las Vegas.

The Expo, which is sponsored by Northwest Business Monthly Magazine, the Bellingham Whatcom Chamber of Commerce, Horizon Bank, Northwest Computer and the Bellingham Belles Baseball Club drew more than 700 business people from Northwest Washington last year. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with business leaders in the technology, hospitality, communications, banking and construction industries. A special Bellingham Chamber of Commerce after-business networking event, sponsored by Northwest Business Monthly Magazine, will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lakeway Inn. Admission is free, as are the food and beverages.