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Sisters In Business "Holiday Shopping Showcase & Business Expo"
Chattanooga, TN November 4, 2006
Bigger, better, and buying like never before! Back by popular demand. Sisters In Business is proud to present another vendor showcase event—this one entitled "The Sisters In Business Holiday Shopping Showcase & Business Expo", featuring sister-owned and other business exhibitors, with products and services for everyone.
We are inviting exhibitors of all kinds who offer jewelry, fashions, handbags, hats, shoes, fragrances, candles, floral designs, art & crafts, books, pictures, decorated accessories, gift and novelty items; as well as those who provide hair, facial, spa, catering, wedding, health and wellness, financial, community, and agency type services.** Yes, we heard you, our Chattanooga vendors and customers, say you wanted another marketplace showcase...soon. Well here it is, one that is sure to be a wonderful event, and offer a unique variety of vendors from all over the southeast region.
The event will also serve as a fundraiser for the the Chattanooga Community Kitchen. Your $1.00 admission price will help make a difference in the community over the holidays. And should you wish to further help the cause, your canned food donations will also be graciously accepted at the Community Kitchen, or our Sisters In Business event that day. After all, it's a Sisters In Business "thing", and you know we believe that "it's not just about making money, but making a difference in someone's life." (Click here for more information about the Community Kitchen.)
The Sisters In Business Holiday Shopping Showcase & Business Expo will be held November 4, at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Imperial Ball Room. Save that date...mark your calendars. Click here to see highlights from our Mini-Tradeshow at the SIB Empowerment Luncheon Event.
This Sisters In Business event is designed to provide Sisters In Business Clients and Partners, as well as all others in the business marketplace a marketing venue for showcasing their business and doing business with the public; to stimulate trade and business transactions between businesses and consumer for goods, products, and services, and for networking. This event is suitable for all vendors, to include home-based businesses, commercial, merchant, and informational services. However emphasis is placed on holiday shopping type merchants/exhibits, and majority allocation of SIB booths has been made for this purpose. The Sisters In Business Holiday Shopping Showcase and Business Expo is being advertised via television stations, news papers, women's journals, online newsletters, and E-Mail Marketing to a target audience of about 50, 000 people. This event is also to serve as a fundraiser for the Chattanooga Community Kitchen.
Sisters In Business Holiday Shopping Showcase and Business Expo
will be advertised via television stations, news papers, women's journals,
online newsletters, and E-Mail Marketing whenever possible. Also, advertisements are being made through the
communication channels of the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce,
Chattanooga African American Chamber of Commerce, Community Kitchen ,
Woman's Way, Scenic City Women's Network, Sisters In Business Network, and other Sisters In Business supporters,
sponsors, and partners. Invitations and advertisements are being
sent throughout the Southeast region, covering Chattanooga and
surrounding counties, Knoxville, Nashville, Murfreesboro, and Memphis,
TN; and parts of Georgia, North Carolina, and Alabama. There will
$1.00 donation for admission to
public to benefit the Chattanooga Community Kitchen. Monetary
donations are accepted as well as canned food donations, which can be
delivered both at Chattanooga Community Kitchen and on site at Sisters
In Business event on Nov. 4.
Fundraiser Beneficiary The Chattanooga Community Kitchen http://www.community-kitchen.org
Vendors Click here
Click here to Register!
“The Sisters In Business
November 4, 2006 at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Holiday Inn Imperial Ballroom.”
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION August 1-31, 2006:
SIB Clients* $75.00
Non-SIB Clients & Others $85.00
Gov’t Agencies,etc. $50.00
REGULAR REGISTRATION September 1-30, 2006:
SIB Clients* $100.00
Non-SIB Clients $100.00
Gov’t Agencies,etc. $60.00
**** DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 30, 2006 ****
Check must clear before booth confirmation.)
Vendors will reap the benefits of being publicized to a target audience of over 50,000 people Southeast region, covering Chattanooga and surrounding counties, Knoxville, Nashville, Murfreesboro, and Memphis, TN; and parts of Georgia, North Carolina, and Alabama, generating good people attendance and vendor earning potential. Further, given this very well known time of year for kicking-off the holiday season and shopping, we expect an increase in people's demand and desire to shop, make better the opportunity to do business and make money for the vendor.
Vendors Business Name will called-out, recognized, published in print, on website, and via E-mail; advertising and marketing campaigns will be made via radio, TV, Print Flyers, and Postal Mailings whenever possible. Publicity will also be given to vendors and their donated items. Vendors are encouraged to donate, as this increases visibility and marketability. Vendor package also includes a 6 foot display table, clothed and skirted/or toaster covered, 2 chairs, table sign, id badge; free parking on property as available; garage parking also available on property.
1 month Advertising (same ad 1/week) in the Sisters In Business Online Newsletter for one month
Email Fan-outs broadcasting all vendors and their special offerings.
Vendors can participate as a
home base, commercial, merchant, infomercial, government, or service
type vendors offering public goods and services, with an emphasis on
offerings related to the holiday shopping season.
Vendor can decorate table with a Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday theme. Table cloths will be provided for each exhibitor table.
Vendor will be given flyers and promotional email for announcing your booth and participation in the event, and to pass out to friends, co-workers, family, and other business colleagues.
Vendor booth will serve as a "business store front" where exhibitors can market business, network, and sell!!!
Vendor logo or photo is needed for email broadcasts.
Power outlets are available for $30.00 per a standard 110 outlet with 3 day notice, otherwise higher rate of $48.00.
Click here for exhibit floor layout of booths. Please chose in priority order three (3) booths giving booth numbers. Additional details given after exhibitor confirmation.
Click here to download printable registration application
Click here to Register Online! (Online application to reserve your booth and to Pay Online with MC, VISA, PayPal, etc.)
Or, Mail Check Payments payable to Sisters In Business (Application and payment must be postmarked by September 30, 2006. Check must clear before booth confirmation.)
Send check made payable to:
Sisters In Business
Attn: Tekelia C. Kelly
P.O. Box 25548
Chattanooga, TN 37421
For further information contact:
Sisters In Business
P.O. Box 25548
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Visit us at http://www.sistersinbusiness.net
Sponsors and Advertisers are welcome! Please inquire about available sponsorship and advertisement packages at 423.421.5646.
Click here to see highlights from our Mini-Tradeshow at the SIB Empowerment Luncheon Event.
**All exhibitor/vendor applications are subject to review and approval by Sisters In Business.
Fundraiser beneficiary of the event is The Chattanooga Community Kitchen.