Gulf Coast Small Business Expo: A Boost for Local Entrepreneurs

May 08 19:18 2024
Gulf Coast Small Business Expo: A Boost for Local Entrepreneurs
“I’m excited to lead the Gulf Coast Small Business Expo. It’s not just an event—it’s a chance for local businesses to grow and for our community to show its strength. We’re bringing people together to share ideas and make new friends in business. Everyone will find something valuable to take home.” – Tephanie Delaney
The Gulf Coast Small Business Expo is scheduled for June 8, 2024, at the Lyndell Conference Center in Panama City Beach, Florida. This event marks a significant milestone in the economic resurgence of the area post-Hurricane Michael. It offers a prime networking platform for entrepreneurs to showcase their innovations, connect with potential business partners, and access a variety of educational workshops.

Panama City Beach, FL – The Gulf Coast Small Business Expo is set to take place on June 8, 2024, at the Lyndell Conference Center in Panama City Beach, Florida. More than just an event, this expo is a significant part of the local economic resurgence, reflecting the robust recovery of the area since Hurricane Michael in 2018. Designed as a prime networking opportunity, the expo invites entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate, and showcase their innovations to a broad audience.

The event will demonstrate the Panama City area’s vigorous comeback, driven by community solidarity and a collective effort to rebuild stronger. The Gulf Coast Small Business Expo serves as a symbol of this spirit, providing platforms for business enhancement and personal growth. Highlights of the event include:

  • Fashion Show: Produced by fashion industry experts Melanie Joyce and Mai Vang.
  • Valuable Networking Opportunities: Meet potential business partners, suppliers, and customers.
  • Live Demonstrations: Experience the practical application of new products and services.
  • Financial Literacy Support: Acquire essential skills to manage business finances effectively.
  • Resourceful Business Experts: Gain access to a wealth of information from seasoned professionals.

This year’s expo will feature notable entrepreneurs such as Stevie Baggs Jr. and Willie Spears, both natives of Florida. Stevie Baggs Jr., a former professional football player turned actor, author, and entrepreneur, alongside Willie Spears, founder of The Willie Spears Experience, and renowned Billboard Saxophonist Chris Godber, will enrich the Sports & Entertainment Panel with their extensive knowledge and experiences.

Another highlight includes the involvement of David Triana, CEO of Conexion Media, who joins as both a sponsor and panelist, enhancing discussions on innovation and media.

Additionally, the expo will host a series of panels on critical topics such as scaling your business, resources and capital, branding strategies, financial planning, digital innovation, and customer retention. These sessions are designed to offer actionable insights that participants can directly apply to their businesses.

For businesses seeking greater exposure and community involvement, the expo provides a variety of sponsorship opportunities. Sponsors will enjoy prominent recognition and the opportunity to display their brands to a targeted audience of local entrepreneurs and consumers.

The Gulf Coast Small Business Expo celebrates the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in the Gulf Coast region, aiming to foster collaboration, creativity, and growth within the local business community. Whether you are an established entrepreneur or a new business owner eager to learn and connect, this expo is an indispensable opportunity.

Join us on June 8, 2024, for a day of networking, learning, and celebrating small business success. For more information and to participate as an exhibitor or sponsor, please visit Northwest Florida Expo or contact us at [email protected]


Tephanie Delaney

Expo Producer

Email: [email protected]

Website: Northwest Florida Expo

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