(Joplin, MO) – The Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce (JACC) is excited to celebrate their 30th Annual Business EXPO on January 24 and 25 at the Downstream Casino Resort Pavilion. EXPO is the region’s largest annual business showcase with nearly 110 exhibitors. This two-day event features a business-to-business day and a business-to-consumer day and is presented by Freeman Health System and Downstream Casino Resort. This year’s theme is Find Your Treasure in Joplin: EXPO Marks the Spot. Exhibitors and attendees are encouraged to come prepared to brave the high seas in their best pirate-themed attire!
On Tuesday, January 24, the exhibitors’ showcase will be open to members of the business community from 12:00 to 7:30 pm; admission is a business card.
An adults-only Business After Hours will take place that evening from 4:30 to 7:30 pm, presented by Arvest Bank. The event will feature samples from member restaurants and great networking opportunities as well as professional portraits taken by Towner Studios. There will also be contests for Talk Like a Pirate, Best Dressed, Best Use of Theme and Best Swag.
On Wednesday, January 25, the exhibitors’ showcase will be open to the public from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Admission is $5; children five and under get in free.
Business EXPO is made possible by the support of our presenting sponsors, Freeman Health System and Downstream Casino Resort, as well as our silver sponsor, U.S. Bank.
For more information, please visit https://joplincc.com/expo.
Erin Slifka, Marketing & Public Information Manager
Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce