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2014 Pennsylvania Business & Community Expo

The Biz Knows

Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

Philadelphia, PA

2014 Pennsylvania Business & Community Expo

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Attendee   more info Ended $6.00 $1.32
Early Bird Exhibitor Ended $150.00 $9.24
Exhibitor Ended $200.00 $11.99
Premier Speaker Ended $500.00 $24.95
Bronze Sponsor Ended $1,000.00 $39.95
Gold Sponsor Ended $2,500.00 $84.95
Platinum Sponsor Ended $5,000.00 $159.95
Email Blast On Your Behalf   more info Jan 1, 2015 $115.00 $7.32

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Saturday, May 24, 2014

11:00 am – 3:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open

11:30 am – 2:00 pm Workshops

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Mix & Mingle

Schedule is preliminary and subject to change

Participants may be videotaped and/or photographed for marketing purposes

 

ATTENDEE RATES

Members

FREE (Use your memberID as the promotional code)

Non-Members

$6 in advance 

$10 at the door

For more details about The Biz Knows Membership click here


The Business & Community Expo has something for everyone. If you have a business, want to start a business, or purchase products and services from businesses; this is an event for you!

 

Workshops provide business owners with an opportunity to learn best practices and ask questions of experts in various industries.

 

Exhibit booths provide local businesses and organizations the opportunity to showcase their products and services to the community.

 

Participating businesses and organizations provide the local community with an opportunity to peruse and purchase products and services that may be of interest, as well as obtain literature on employment opportunities.

 

For job seekers, there will be a list of hiring organizations with indicators of who has openings for entry, mid, and/or executive level positions. These organizations will have related literature on hand.


 

This Expo is an opportunity for everyone to get to know beneficial information, peers, products, and services.


Contact us for sponsorship opportunities and non-profit rates.

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Below details pertain to exhibitors.

 

EXHIBITOR BOOTHS

  • 6’ long table topped in linen
  • 2 folding chairs
  • General area security service (booth security and the protection of special valuable items are at the exhibitor’s own expense)
  • Name badges will be provided for exhibitor staff at event check-in
  • Please do not place purses and coats on chairs. These items should be out of view.
  • Outlets are limited and will be provided only if requested. All electrical cords and wiring are to be supplied by the exhibitor and must be taped to the floor.
  • All exhibit material must conform to fire and electrical codes of the facility.
  • Audio - Please keep audio devices at a “tolerable” level. If your devices that are disturbing to neighboring exhibits you may be asked to lower sound levels or move to another location.
  • Breakdown: No early breakdowns. Failure to comply will result in exclusion from future shows.
  • At the conclusion of the Expo, exhibitors are expected to dismantle their booths and remove all materials. Materials left behind will be removed and placed in trash receptacles.

 

EXHIBITOR RATES

Booths purchased on or before March 31, 2014:

Member $120

Non-Member (On Directory) $127.50

Non-Directory Member $150

Booths purchased after March 31, 2014:

Member $160

Non-Member (On-Directory) $170

Non-Directory Member $200

For more details about The Biz Know Directory click here

For more details about The Biz Knows Membership click here


Exhibitor Registration Includes:

  • 6’ long table topped in linen
  • 2 folding chairs
  • Continental breakfast during set-up
  • Speaker opportunity on entrepreneurial topic during event
  • Exposure to event attendees and The Biz Knows network 
  • Radio interview/testimonial opportunity with Perfect World Network Radio
  • WiFi where available
  • Free parking
  • Exposure via raffle prize labeling
  • Listing on The Biz Knows website
  • Option to advertise entry, mid, and/or executive level employment opportunities

 

Premier Speaker Registration Includes:

  • All above mentioned exhibitor benefits
  • 30 minute speaking opportunity
  • Exhibit booth in premier location
  • Additional exposure via event webpage, social media, email blasts, press releases, and other marketing efforts.


 BOOTH LOCATION

Booth assignments will be on a first-come, first-served basis according to the date of receipt of a completed paid Exhibitor Registration. Booths will be assigned by The Biz Knows. Previous years’ exhibitors will be given preferred locations, as available.

 

PAYMENT

Exhibitor registration must be accompanied by payment in full (MasterCard, American Express, Visa, Discover, check or money order). Checks and money orders should be made payable to “The Biz Knows”. Early bird registration fees must be paid by March 31, 2014.

 

SET-UP & BREAK-DOWN

All exhibitors must be completely set up by 10:45 am on Saturday, May 24th 2014 in time for exhibit hall opening. Break-down will begin no sooner than 3:00 pm on Saturday, May 24, 2014 and must be complete by 4:00 pm. All exhibits should have staff present during open exhibit hours.

 

INDEMNIFICATION

The exhibitor assumes responsibility and agrees to indemnify and defend The Biz Knows and the hosting facility and their respective employees and agents against any claims or expenses arising out of the use of the exhibition premises.

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINES

Early Bird Registration March 31, 2014

Final Exhibit Registration May 16, 2014

 

CANCELLATION

Written cancellations postmarked by March 31, 2014 will be honored with a refund less a $50.00 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after March 31, 2014.

 

EXHIBITOR SCHEDULE

Saturday, May 24, 2014

9:00 am - 10:45 am Exhibitor Registration & Set-Up

11:00 am – 3:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Exhibitor Break-Down

Schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

 

COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS

Exhibitors shall bear responsibility for compliance with all local, city, state, and federal safety, fire and health laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations which are in force or applicable during the workshop, regarding the installation and operation of the exhibit.

 

DRAWINGS

The Biz Knows encourages the use of contests and drawings to create excitement amongst participants. Exhibitors are asked to donate at least one item valued at $20 or greater towards raffle drawings. For marketing purposes, exhibitor's business card or label should be attached to said item. Donated prizes may be provided during exhibitor check-in on the day of the event. 

 

RESTRICTIONS

Vendors offering non-family friendly products/services will not be showcased at the event.

Nothing shall be posted, nailed, screwed, or otherwise attached to walls, floors or other parts of the building or furniture. Anything in connection necessary or proper for the protection of the building, equipment or furniture will be at the expense of the exhibitor. The subletting, assignment or appointment of the whole or any part of the exhibitor’s space, by an exhibitor, is prohibited. This is a non-smoking conference. Smoking is only allowed outdoors in designated areas.

 

UPDATES:

Periodic notifications will be sent on behalf of exhibitors to keep the public informed of confirmed vendors as well as those offering raffle prizes.

 

DISCLAIMER:

 

The Biz Knows and the hosting facility shall not be responsible for any loss, damage, or injury that may occur to the exhibitor’s employees or property from any cause whatsoever, prior, during, or subsequent to the period covered by the exhibit application. The exhibitor, in registering the exhibit, expressly releases The Biz Knows and/or the hosting facility from and agrees to indemnify same against any and all claims for such loss, damages or injury.

As a registered participant of this event you acknowledge awareness that you may be photographed and/or videotaped for marketing purposes. Videotaping may include audio. Furthermore, by your presence at the event, you grant your permission for your likeness and/or voice to be included therein without compensation, credit, or other consideration.


 

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Below details pertain to sponsors.

Sponsorship Levels

If you are interest in partnering or sponsoring an upcoming event, the following opportunities are available per expo.

 

Platinum Sponsor - $5000

Recognition as Sponsor at event:

-- Recognition and thanks during event

-- 20 minute speaker opportunity during event

• Complimentary booth in prominent location at the Business & Community Expo trade show

• 4 complimentary attendee admissions tickets per event

• Company logo displayed on the event webpage with a live link to your company’s website

• Recognition as Sponsor in all event press releases

• Recognition as a Sponsor including company logo on event flyer/signage

• One exclusive post-event direct mailer or email blast to all registered attendees (printing and postage is at sponsor’s expense)

• One year Basic Listing in The Biz Knows Directory


Gold Sponsor - $2500

Recognition as Sponsor at event:

-- Recognition and thanks during event

-- 5 minute speaker opportunity during event

• Complimentary booth in prominent location at the Business & Community Expo trade show

• 4 complimentary attendee admissions tickets per event

• Company logo displayed on the event webpage with a live link to your company’s website

• Recognition as Sponsor in all event press releases

• Recognition as a Sponsor including company logo on event flyer/signage

• One year Basic Listing in The Biz Knows Directory

 

Bronze Sponsor – $1000

• Opportunity to sponsor refreshments or other in-kind items

• Recognition and thanks during event

• Complimentary booth at the Business & Community Expo trade show

• 4 complimentary attendee admissions tickets per event

• Company logo displayed on the event webpage

• Recognition as Sponsor in all event press releases

• Recognition as a Sponsor on event flyer/signage


If any of the above opportunities don’t suit your fancy, we are happy to customize a package for you. In which case, feel free to contact us.

 

Thank you to our sponsors!!!

 

 

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Have questions about 2014 Pennsylvania Business & Community Expo? Contact The Biz Knows

When & Where



Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Northeast
9461 Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19114

Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)


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