18th Annual Orange Business & Community Expo

 

WE ARE RETURNING TO HIGH PLAINS COMMUNITY CENTER NOW THAT RENOVATIONS ARE COMPLETE!

~ New Time:  9:30 am - 2:00 pm ~

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2020

9:30 am - 2:00 pm

   Network with Expo Visitors & over 60 Business Vendors

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Registration is suggested, but walk-ins are always welcome

 Online Registration - Click Here 

or Download the Form and Mail or Fax - Click Here

 

 

Visitors can look forward to over 60 exhibitors showcasing their products and services.  Make new contacts and leads, attend a networking activity or seminar, sample food from our fabulous restaurant vendors, learn about tourism opportunities in Connecticut, and more.  See our Activity Schedule below.  Every Attendee will receive a Visitor Badge, Event Bag and Event Program.  

For more information, contact the OEDC Office at (203) 891-1045, or via email at asliby@orangeedc.com

 

VISITORS: 

The event is free and open to the public. There is no charge to attend the Expo, but registering in advance is recommended.   Please register as an Expo Attendee Here.  When you arrive at the Community Center, please check in at our Welcome Table and receive your Event Bag and Program, Raffle Entry, and information regarding our activies.

VENDORS:  

  • You may arrive beginning at 7:30 am to set up for your booth and need to be completely ready by 9:30.
  • Pull up to the front of the building, staff will be at the door to assist with unload. When unloading is complete, you must move your car to the parking area as soon as possible. 
  • Check in at our welcome table as you enter the building.  At that time, you will receive your exhibitor lanyard, program and event bag.  
  • Coffee is available from 8:30 - 9:15 at the Orange Chamber Morning Jolt. 

  View 2019 Exhibitors »

 ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

All events are all FREE except for One-on-One Speed Networking 

8:30 - 9:30 ....... Morning Jolt:  The Chamber is taking their monthly Morning Jolt to the Expo!  Stop by for morning coffee, refreshments and conversation.  Provided by the Orange Chamber of Commerce.  Location:  Conference Room TBD
 
10:00 - 11:00 .... One-on-One Speed Networking:  Rob Thomas will be back this year by popular demand! A fun and effective way to make connections!  Rob Thomas (ROBTHOMASUSA), professional networking coach will be the moderator.  Seating is limited; registration is required, $15 per person includes event, refreshments, raffle entry and goodie bag.  Location:  Conference Room TBD (register asap, this sells out quick) 
 
TO BE CONFIRMED: 10:00 - Noon..... Greater New Haven's Annual Spring Brochure Swap:  Learn about the fun things to do in Connecticut.  Representatives from local Connecticut attractions and hotels will be present. Provided by Visit New Haven.  Location:  Conference Room TBD
 
10:00 - 4:00..... Partners in the Arts: The Orange Arts & Culture Council will be providing a beautiful art exhibit. Information will be available of how art can be displayed at your place of business.  Works in several types of media are available.  Location:  Conference Room TBD 
 
9:30 - 2:00....... Expo Opens: Visit and network with over 60 vendors  Haven.  Location:  Rooms A & B
 
9:30 - 1:30....... Free Raffle: Participate in the Passport Raffle for a chance to win one of many raffle prizes on display at the Welcome Center.  Location:  Sign up at the Welcome Center
 
11:30 - 1:30........Food Vendor Row:  Food samples will be available from local caterers and restaurants.   Location: Conference Room TBD
 
TO BE CONFIRMED:  10:00 - Noon....... Professional Head Shots:  Stop by the Liz Lyon Photography booth and have professional headshots taken at no cost.  Liz will email your headshot.  Appointments are 10:30 - 11:30 or 1:00 - 2:00; Call 203-891-1045 to make an appointment.  Location:  Booth ___

 

MORE ACTIVITIES ARE BEING DEVELOPED AT THIS TIME

 

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Pay for Your Booth via Credit Card

We accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa as payment methods for vendor participation.  Call our office with your credit card information (203) 891-1045