Tag Archives: networking

Vendor Blender – Small Home-Based Businesses Expo

Vendor Blender is about joining forces of local small home-based businesses to market, sell, and brand their love for their products with the community. The fourth annual event offers  unique products and offers as well as home business opportunities. Home businesses to choose from include jewelry and Fashion, health and beauty, and cosmetics and skincare. There is also household, crafts and more.

Getting Started: Resources for Entrepreneurs 

Libraries are an easily overlooked resource with workspaces, wifi and business resources.

Starting a business is one of the most rewarding, but perhaps difficult things you can do. Part of the reason is that there’s an infinite number of ways you can go about it. I always tell would-be entrepreneurs that opportunities are only limited by our imagination. This is great and inspirational, but is usually followed by puzzled looks and questions on how to get started. The answer depends on where…

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McAllen Announces Business Expo Dates

McAllen Business Expo

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its 21th annual McAllen Business Expo and is currently inviting local businesses to participate as sponsors and exhibitors. The chamber is expecting the event to draw more than 3,000 attendees and 150 exhibitors. The Business Expo takes place Sept. 12 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the McAllen Convention Center. The chamber calls the event “the perfect event to showcase, advertise, and sell…

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Weslaco Speed Networking Luncheon

Laura Espinoza of the Weslaco Chamber of Commerce, center, with South Texas Federal Credit Union representatives Jessica Marin and Cesar Leal

The Weslaco Chamber of Commerce Speed Networking Luncheon includes attendees making new connections as they move around the room in a timed format. Participants should bring business cards. South Texas Federal Credit Union serves as this month’s sponsor. The event, which includes lunch, is free for members, $10 for non-members. Call the chamber to RSVP.

McAllen Business Power Network

Join the McAllen Chamber of Commerce at the Business Power Network sponsored by Vantage Bank. Accelerate your connections, develop new leads and market your business at no cost. Grow your business and build your business contact list with the McAllen Chamber of Commerce and its members. You must call in advance to reserve a seat at 956-682-2871

McAllen Hosts 20th Annual Business Expo

Businesses are invited now to register to participate in the McAllen Business Expo taking place Sept. 13. (photo McAllen Chamber)

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its 20th annual McAllen Business Expo and is currently inviting local businesses to participate as sponsors and exhibitors. Organizers are expecting the event to draw more than 3,000 attendees with its networking and selling opportunities, as well as free professional business seminars. The expo takes place Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the McAllen Convention Center. Here more than…

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Secrets of Business Networking

Learn: • How to maximize your efforts in building your network • Do’s and Don’ts of business networking • Steps to building relationships • Secret networking techniques • Body language Bonus: grow your Facebook target fan base to 4,000+ in four months Seating is limited. Purchase tickets online.