Brownwood Business Showcase 2013It is time again for the Annual Business Showcase hosted by the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce. For 19 years, the Brownwood Chamber has provided a venue for local businesses to network with over 1,000 potential clients/customers in one location and ultimately grow their business and the local economy. This year will not be any different; the 19th Annual Business Showcase will feature over 70 local businesses in various lines of trade from banking, insurance and energy to home health services and personal well being.

The show will open at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 5th at the Brownwood Coliseum and will feature well-known, established businesses as well as some of the newest in the Brownwood area. Admission to the show is only $2 for adults, children 10 and under get in free. The first 500 visitors will receive a tote bag to hold all of the valuable information you will likely gather throughout your visit! All visitors to the show will have the opportunity to win booth prizes from each of the exhibitors. Those who participate in the “Bingo” game may enter to win the Grand Door Prize – a Yeti Tank filled with hunting goodies from Weakley Watson Sporting Goods.

For the 7th year, the “Taste of Brownwood” – Presented by Sodexo-BRMC returns to offer the community an opportunity to sample favorite recipes from local restaurants, caterers and bakeries. From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, showcase visitors can visit restaurant row and sample tasty treats from Sodexo Campus Services, The Chatfield Assisted Living, CARE Nursing & Rehab, Chili’s Grill & Bar, Mi Sueno Restaurant, Sodexo-BRMC, Brownwood Country Club and Food Plaza! Each visitor will receive 4 FREE Taste of Brownwood tickets with the $2 admission fee. Those who choose to enter with a complimentary pass may purchase 4 Taste of Brownwood tickets for a $2. Additional Taste of Brownwood tickets may be purchased for $1 each the day of the show.

Make plans to attend today, visit with people you have known for years and get to know the new faces in town. Take time to learn about the products and services offered by each one of these local business owners. The Brownwood Chamber encourages local residents to “shop local” to support local businesses and our local economy. Every dollar that you spend in Brownwood generates the funds used to better the community that we all call home.

*A special thank you to all of the exhibitors and sponsors that make this show a success year after year.

The 2013 Business Showcase is Presented by KTXS-TV and the following sponsors; Gold – Songbird Lodge and Citizens National Bank; Silver – Affiliated Bank. The 7th Annual Taste of Brownwood is presented by Sodexo Campus Services, Booth Awards Sponsored by Wal-Mart and visitor tote bags are sponsored by Moore Printing.