For Release October 30, 2017 Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Contact: Chris Phelan Telephone: 908-782-7115 E-mail: cphelan@hunterdon-chamber.org Picture Attached: PNC Bank at the 2016 Hunterdon Business Expo PNC Bank Presents Hunterdon Chamber’s 29th Hunterdon Business Expo This Year’s Theme “Buy Local, Buy Hunterdon”

PNC Bank will present the 29th Hunterdon County Business & Home Expo & Restaurant Showcase of The Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, November 9th from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the, newly renovated, Next Level Arena on Case Boulevard in Flemington.  This year’s event, which is free and open to the public, will feature over 100 businesses showcasing the unique qualities that make Hunterdon a great place to shop, work and do business.

“The Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce has been the voice for Business for the past 101 years, advocating for a strong economic climate for all”, said Chris Phelan Chamber President. “The strength and success of the Chamber of Commerce is a reflection of the strong leadership from our Board and Membership of the past Century”, he went on to say.

New this year: the Chamber has added the refinement of continuous, free shuttle service from convenient parking at J.P. Case Middle School.  Also new, the Chamber will be selling T-shirts and magnets that feature this year’s slogan, “Buy Hunterdon, Buy Local.”  The shirts will be heat pressed live at the Expo so that buyers can watch as their shirts are created.  The Chamber is already taking advance orders for these items.

The popular Restaurant Showcase and People’s Choice Award, sponsored by Jersey Mike’s Subs, will return once again.  It will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and will spotlight twenty plus restaurants.  The showcase gives consumers the opportunity to sample cuisine for free, get to know the restaurants better and vote for their favorite eatery.

This year’s grand prize is themed Discover Hunterdon and will include $500 in gift certificates and tickets to help one lucky winner do just that.  Sponsored by DomAlena’s Hair & Nail Lounge, this free drawing is open to attendees, and will give one lucky winner the chance to explore destinations throughout the surrounding area including: Beaver Brook Country Club, Beneduce Vineyard, Grape Finale Winery, Lambertville Station, The Theater and Planetarium at RVCC, The Red Mill Museum and The Wolverton Inn.

In addition to PNC Bank as presenting sponsor there are numerous businesses supporting the Expo including: our Food Sponsor ShopRite of Hunterdon County, our Supporting Sponsors,

Hunterdon Healthcare, HealthQuest and NJ Advance Media, our Contributing Sponsors,  Compass Self Storage, Financial Resources Federal Credit Union, Flemington Car & Truck Country, our Restaurant Showcase Sponsor, Jersey Mike’s of Flemington, our Program Sponsors, Anita’s Angels, DomAlena’s Hair and Nail Lounge, Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Rabb Coins, Holiday Inn of Clinton and Your Smile  It is the support of these community oriented businesses that make Expo an impressive, annual event.

More information about the 29th Hunterdon County Business & Home Expo & Restaurant Showcase can be found at the website of the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce, hunterdon-chamber.org, or by calling the chamber at (908) 782-7115.

The Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce, established in 1916, represents over 600 member organizations with over 15,000 employees. The Chamber serves as the advocate for the Business Community and offers a wide array of initiatives centered on economic & workforce development, leadership and business resources. For more information on the Chamber please visit www.hunterdon-chamber.org or call 908-782-7115.