City of Charleston’s 2023 Small Business Opportunity Expo
March 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration is now open for the City of Charleston’s 2023 Small Business Opportunity Expo, which will take place on Thursday, March 31, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Charleston Gaillard Center.
The purpose of the expo is for organizations and municipal partners to showcase their services, contractual needs, and upcoming opportunities to small businesses – with a particular focus on outreach to minority and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs), such as Latinx and veteran-owned businesses.
This year’s Small Business Opportunity Expo will feature:
- 40+ exhibitors
- “Let’s Do Business” presentations on procurement and contracting opportunities with City of Charleston’s Procurement, Capital Projects, Parks, and Stormwater Departments as well as the City of North Charleston and Charleston County
- Table Talk, a moderated discussion with Mayor John J. Tecklenburg and local business owners, plus presentations of MWBEs Spotlights and Black-owned Micro-Business Opportunity Grant recipients
- Small Business Workshops including: Federal Contracting for Veterans, Chats to Contracts, Access to Capital, Marketing: New Reality of Growing & Expanding Your Business, Legal Basics for Latinx Businesses, and more
This event is free to attend, but registration is required.
To register and learn more about the expo, go to: https://www.accelevents.com/e/smallbizexpo.