Charleston Small Business Expo offers a wealth of resources for small businesses

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – Working Wednesdays wants to help small businesses grow, by telling them about the City of Charleston 2022 Small Business Opportunity Expo. The free event is open to businesses in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties. It takes place on Thursday, March 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Center Gaillard, located at 2, rue George.

City officials will present valuable information that will be made available during the exhibition. Women and minority-owned businesses are encouraged to take advantage of the event.

The annual event provides small business owners the opportunity to meet with community organizations and city partners to discuss their services, contracting needs and available business opportunities, according to the City of Charleston’s Business Services Division. .

This year’s Expo will feature:

• 30+ exhibitors

• Presentations on procurement and contracting opportunities with the City of Charleston, City of North Charleston and Charleston County

• Mayor’s Roundtable on Small Business with Mayor John J. Tecklenburg and local business owners

• Small business workshops including: meet the lenders, small business legal basics and how to write a business plan

Ann McGill of Live 5 will serve as moderator for the Mayor’s Roundtable from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

The expo is free to all small businesses in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties, but registration is required. Women and minority-owned businesses are encouraged to attend. To register click here.

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Ann McGill will speak with representatives from the companies to get detailed information on the types of services and products they provide, as well as training, benefits, and other information to help you decide if it’s a company. you might want to work for.

Once the live stream is over, it will be shared right here on and on Live 5 Facebook.

If your company would like to share job posting information through this format, email [email protected] and be sure to put “Working Wednesdays” in the subject line.

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