Connect at JAXPO - The Chamber's Annual Business 2 Business Showcase
JAXPO gives businesses the unique opportunity to highlight their enterprises, network with current and potential customers and celebrate the best Jackson has to offer. This one-day trade show is the Chamber’s annual business-2-business showcase, and it offers a venue to reinforce current business relationships and spark new partnerships.
Please note that your business must be a Chamber member in good standing to participate in the JAXPO. Individual Chamber members cannot participate in JAXPO.
JAXPO 2015 - 25 Years of Connecting Business Leaders
October 15, 2015
1:00 - 7:00 pm.
To empower our community and strengthen business relationships by sharing ideas to help build solid growth in Jackson County.
Our vision is to become the premier event for businesses to showcase their insights, talents, expertise, products and services.
Our focus is on the quality of leads coming in the door versus the quantity. With that being said we average between 450-500 attendees.
For the 2015 JAXPO Brochure click here!
No refunds given for cancelled booths after October 1, 2015
2015 JAXPO Vendors (updated as of 8-25-15):
Premier Booths (limit of 12) - SOLD OUT
Anesthesia Business Consultants - Title Sponsor, All-Pro Property Management, CP Federal Credit Union - Gold Sponsor, Comtronics, Exit Realty 1st, Eye Services, Frederic B. Slete, DDS, PC, Lloyd Ganton Retirement Centers, Manpower, Michigan Community Credit Union, Old National Bank, Pleasant Lake Pub - 2014 Outstanding Booth Contest recipient, TLC Eyecare and Laser Centers
General Booths (limit of 58)
106.9 HOME.fm-Silver Sponsor, AccessPoint, American Office Solutions (AOS), AMI Light Thearpy Systems, Anderson Printing, Mailing & Creative Promotions - Printing Sponsor, Baker College of Jackson, The Ballooney Bin - BAH Sponsor, Christoff & Sons, Comerica Bank, Compassionate Ministries of Jackson - nonprofit, County National Bank, Experience Jackson - Bar Sponsor, Granger, Gross, Puckey, Gruel & Roof, PC, Hasselbring-Clark, JTV-Silver Sponsor, Jackson Candy and Fudge Factory, Jackson College; Jackson Commerical Contractors Association - nonprofit, Jackson Community Foundation, Jackson Magazine/RJM-Silver Sponsor, Jackson Professional Firefighters, K&J Total Design, Leimenstoll Services, Michigan International Speedway, Neutronis, Northwest Schools, Northwood University, Paragon Charter Academy-nonprofit, Pro Designs Plus, Prolific Family Chiropratic, Richmond Agency, South Central Michigan Works!, Spring Arbor University, Tri-County Water, Verizon - Wireless Zone, Willis & Machnik Financial Services, WKHM/K105.3/WIBM/101.5 - Silver Sponsor
Nonprofit Booths (limit of 11) - SOLD OUT
American Cancer Society, Jackson Host Lions Club , Jackson Business & Professional Women, Vista Grand Villa, The Enterprise Group of Jackson, Inc., Dahlem, United Way of Jackson County, Jackson County Conservation District, Ella Sharp Museum, The Michigan Theatre of Jackson, Breakfast Rotary Club of Jackson
Business After Hours (limit of 4) - SOLD
The Ballooney Bin
Dancy's Fancy Butter
Mat's Cafe & Catering
In the Know at JAXPO- Stop, listen and, take a break. A 15 minute presentation to learn about an informational topic that may help your business knowledge. Brought to you by your JAXPO committee. Starting at 1:30 pm in the corner located under the scoreboard at Allskate
1 - Scott Vitalie - Childrenz Challenge - Creating useful content for Social Media
2 - Terri Zdanowitz - Pleasant Lake Pub - Starting a business and being successful at it
3 - Thomas Hamp - Advicoach- The Pesky One’s Do you keep the relationship or let it go?
4 - Jennifer Cronkhite- How Loving your community can help you!
JAXPO Vendor Resources
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The JAXPO Kickoff meeting is intended for all JAXPO vendors and possible JAXPO vendors, this meeting took place on August 25, 2015 at Bella Notte from 8:45 - 10:00 am right after the August GMGJ radio show. We will have presenters talk about the importance of having a goal, defining your market and how to have an engaging staff and of course fun at JAXPO.
Here are some RESOURCES to help us help you promote your participation in JAXPO
JAXPO Ticket (1) - Needs to be used for FREE entrance to the event
JAXPO Tickets (6) - Needs to be used for FREE entrance to the event
JAXPO Vendor Packet - must be read and signed by each vendor
JAXPO Door Prize Form - This will be used to have WKHM/K105.3 assist you in awarding only ONE door prize at JAXPO
10' wide x 8' deep booth space for premier, general and nonprofit booths
2 chairs & 1 table with cover and skirting (if requested)
Electrical cost - $10 extra per booth (if requested) Please bring your own extension cord
Full blue & white 8 ft back drapes & 36" side drapes
Outstanding Booth Contest
If you are the lucky recipient you could win a $50 voucher towards your general booth at next year's JAXPO.
2014 - Pleasant Lake Pub - Introduction of menu and a great local story
2013 - CP Federal Credit Union - Zombie Theme
2012 - OSB Community Bank - Lemonade Stand
Click here for the outstanding booth guidelines
Visit our fanpage on Facebook to see pictures from the event.
Contact Angela at (517) 782-8221 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.