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MBJ's Business Marketplace set for Friday at Mississippi's Trade Mart

THE STATE’S LARGEST BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT will unveil a new name and a new format when it opens for its 31st year Friday at the Mississippi Trade Mart at the fairgrounds in Jackson. The MBJ Business Marketplace — formerly the Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO — will now allow vendors to sell their wares on the showroom floor. The event is ...

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MBJ’s annual business & technology showcase saw huge growth in exhibitors

With the weather warming up outside, nearly a 100 exhibitors inside the Mississippi Trade Mart last week heated up some interest in their products and services as visitors strolled the aisles of the Mississippi Business Journal’s Business & Technology EXPO, the state’s largest business-to-business networking event.. Mercedes-Benz of Jackson salesman Doug White set up shop at a busy corner of ...

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CVB, Chamber keep EXPO smooth

When the doors open for the Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO 2013, an industrious cadre of volunteers will ensure things run smoothly. Volunteers from the Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership donate many hours of their time to make the yearly event a success. Some of them will serve as registration assistants. Others help perform ...

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Music provides an added element

Networking, networking and more networking while putting forth the best presentation possible for your business will be the first order of business at the state’s largest business-to-business EXPO at the Jackson Trade Mart. But there is no reason you can’t combine business with some excellent food, music and fun while you are at it. Jazz music by the well-known Raphael ...

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It’s all about food and friendship

As always, the dishes will be delicious and the presentations will be pleasing to the eyes at this year’s EXPO Business After Hours. It all begins on Thursday at 5 p.m. and goes until around 7:30 p.m. at the Mississippi Trade Mart. About a dozen restaurants and caterers will participate in the Business and Technology EXPO event, serving their best ...

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Mangia Bene caters to EXPO

The first order of business at the state’s largest business-to-business EXPO at the Jackson Trade Mart is putting your best foot forward presenting your business and interacting with other business people who are current or potential customers or vendors. But there are also a number of culinary treats in store for EXPO attendees. No one needs to go away hungry ...

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Learning can be fun at EXPO

Learning new things is fun! That’s the significant message about educational seminars available at the EXPO. These breakout sessions are offered at the Trademart site by trainers from the Eagle Ridge Conference Center of Hinds Community College. Even the names of the six sessions sound like fun. They include: » Get Your Hop On – exceptional customer service skills for ...

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Make the most of your time

It’s always a good idea for businesses to know what other businesses are doing. The Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO was founded on that principle, and the 2013 event is no exception. Information will be exchanged and valuable networking will take place through face-to-face communication. In short, the EXPO is good for business. Becky White, marketing director of Eubank Betts ...

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Previous Business Women honorees continue to make contributions

This year’s Mississippi Business and Technology EXPO will feature the first 50 Women Alumni Breakfast on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. The annual 50 Women program honors a group of dynamic business leaders for their significant contributions to the state’s economy and quality of life. Not surprisingly, these powerful decision-makers continue using their talent and influence in their companies and communities ...

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Coming back to EXPO has advantages

By becky Gillette I contributor mbj@msbusiness.com   Facebook or face-to-face? Both have their advantages. While many businesses are taking advantage of Facebook, Twitter and other types of electronic social media to connect with customers, it is still a good idea to take advantage of events like the Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO for opportunities to interact face-to-face with customers, business ...

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