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Chamber's First Business Expo Draws 500 visitors, 54 Companies and Organizations

First year a success, chamber director says. Will become annual event

Thursday afternoon, dozens of vendors packed into a conference room at the for the first Dunwoody Expo.

The expo, which was put on by the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce, had 54 company and organization displays, 150 people working the tables and around 500 visitors.

“It was awesome,” said Debbie Fuse, the Executive Director of the Chamber. “All the responses I got from talking to people attending, people who had booths , everyone told me they were really, really happy with the event.  They though it was a great expo.”

Fuse says the response melds with the chamber’s plan to make the Expo an annual event.

“It’s really to help promote the businesses, not only to promote them to each other but to the general public,” she said.

The event included awards for local businesses based on a customer poll.

The award winners were:

Rising Star Award

Jay Kapp, Kapp Koncepts, Inc.

 

Good Eats Award

Winner:

Honorable Mention:

 

Growing Green Award

 

Small Business of the Year Award

 

People’s Choice Award

Winner:

Honorable Mention:

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