August 15, 2011
Contact: Tony Howard
M (571) 209-9020; C (703) 470-0792
Loudoun County Chamber Announces Plans for The MarketPlace, Loudoun’s Premier Marketing Showcase for Every Business
October 6th event will feature up to 75 exhibitors, dynamic business workshops,valuable prize giveaways, networking reception and partnership with Make-A-Wish Foundation® of the Mid-Atlantic
Lansdowne, VA -- Loudoun County’s premier business marketing showcase returns on October 6th from noon to 6pm when The MarketPlace opens at the Hyatt Dulles, offering local businesses of every size powerful and effective marketing opportunities to reach new customers through a conference/ trade show experience.
Now in its second year, The MarketPlace is Loudoun’s only business showcase offering small and medium sized companies effective opportunities to reach new customers, suppliers and partners, while gaining valuable business knowledge through a variety of workshops and breakout sessions.
The MarketPlace promises tons of fun activities, valuable prizes, knowledge focused seminars and great marketing exposure for any business. Special emphasis is being placed on Loudoun businesses in these industries: environmental services; banking and finance; information technology; health and wellness; restaurants; government procurement and more.
“There is no other business event in Northern Virginia like The MarketPlace. In just one day, attendees and exhibitors will make connections with the area’s finest companies, learn valuable skills to improve their business performance and enjoy great networking opportunities that will lead to prosperous business relationships. Any company that wants to target Loudoun’s affluent business and consumer market should make plans NOW to secure their sponsorship or exhibit space at The MarketPlace,” said Loudoun County Chamber President Tony Howard.
Along with the great companies on display, The MarketPlace will offer free workshops focused on these timely and important business topics:
· The Next Evolution in Social Media Marketing
· Selling to the Federal Government
· Creative Use of Video to Drive Your Marketing
The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce is proud to present The MarketPlace in partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of the Mid-Atlantic, to help raise awareness for the Foundation’s work to grant the wishes of children in our community who are battling life threatening illnesses. 100% of net proceeds from the MarketPlace silent auction will benefit the Foundation.
MarketPlace sponsors will enjoy valuable exposure at the event, on the trade show floor and through a targeted marketing campaign to the business community. To secure your sponsorship or exhibit, visit www.loudounchamber.org and click on The MarketPlace under Events or call (703) 777-2176.