PHOTOS & VIDEO [UPDATED 3:10 PM] The third annual business-to-business Lakewood Regional Business and Industry Expo, is now taking place at Lake Terrace. In addition to an exhibition hall packed with 107 Monmouth Ocean county businesses, the event will feature five free business seminars throughout the day. Seminars include:
Noon – 12:50 p.m.: Davanti Digital, “Social Media Marketing”
1:00 – 1:50 p.m.: Ron Valvano, Valvano Business Solutions, “Leverage Email
Marketing with Social Media”
2:00 – 2:50 p.m.: Stephen Fraundorfer, Professional Empowerment, “Are You
Speaking the Right Language in Business?”
3:00 – 3:50 p.m.: Phil ‘Avner’ Costeff ,“Graduating from a Ma and Pa to a Function-
4:00 – 4:50 p.m.: Sherry Rush, Marketing Specialist for NJIT, “Government 101:
How to Do Business with the Federal Government”
No preregistration necessary.
This year participants and vendors at the Business Expo will enjoy a no-charge Business Analysis. Phil Costeff, founder of Business Consulting LLC who has consulted to hundreds of businesses nationwide, will meet with the owner, analyze the business and give his recommendations to improve sales, operations and finances.
Most business owners will get at least two or three good business ideas on how to improve their business and increase its profits. To set up an appointment or for more information, stop by Business Consulting LLC’s booth at the Expo or participate in their 3 p.m. workshop.
Last year about 1,000 people attended the Expo from noon to 5:00 p.m., enjoying prizes, screenings, special offers, give-a-ways and free business seminars hosted by The Lakewood Development Corporation, Lakewood’s UEZ program, and the Lakewood Industrial Commission. Admission and ample parking are free.
Some exhibition space is still available beginning at $175.00. Contact Anita Doyle,
-Lakewood Industrial Commission,732-364-2500 Ext. 5395, to become an exhibitor.
Patricia Komsa, executive director of the Lakewood Development, says, “This is a great opportunity for area-wide businesses to showcase their goods and services at a reasonable price.”
The Expo sponsors to date are BlueClaws, E-Video Productions, Gem Ambulance, Greater Media Newspapers, Greater Media Radio Stations (The WRAT, 95.9 and Magic 100.1), Greenwald Caterers, Investors Bank, Jersey Shore Business Leaders, The Jewish Journal, Latinos Unidos, the Monmouth Ocean Development Council, NJ Biz, The Shopper and The Lakewood Scoop, in cooperation with Brick, Lakewood, Southern Monmouth, and Greater Monmouth chambers of commerce.
The event is taking place at the Lake Terrace Hall, Lakewood Industrial Park, 1690 Oak Street.