Vermont Chamber Business And Industry EXPO 2007 Announces Keynote Speaker

first_imgOn May 23 and 24, business leaders from across Vermont, New England, New York and Canada will congregate at Northern New England’s largest business-to-business trade show, the Vermont Business & Industry EXPO. This 23rd annual exposition of business resources and networking opportunities will take place at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington, VT.One of the new events this year is the KPMG / Northfield Savings Bank Business Breakfast, kicking off the two-day festivities. The event this year will feature Mr. Alex Wolff, senior writer for Sports Illustrated and President and General Manager of the ABA’s Vermont Frost Heaves. Mr. Wolff will share his business experience of bringing pro basketball to the Green Mountains. The Vermont Frost Heaves have quickly gained a loyal following in Barre and Burlington with their competitive and entertaining team.Tom Pelletier, President of Northfield Savings Bank, stated, “We are delighted to have Alex Wolff kick off the inaugural KPMG / Northfield Savings Bank Business Breakfast, and look forward to learning about the business side of professional sports.”Ken Deon, Managing Partner of KPMG, added, “The Vermont Business and Industry EXPO continues to play a significant role in promoting Vermont’s business economy. Our partnership with Northfield Savings Bank will enable EXPO to start off strong.”The EXPO Tradeshow will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 24. The show features nearly 200 exhibitors on the EXPO Tradeshow floor and 3,000 business professionals from Vermont, New York, Quebec, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.A full schedule of events, and more information about speakers, seminars and awards, is available online at www.vtexpo.com(link is external).The Vermont Business & Industry EXPO is organized by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce. EXPO is Northern New England’s largest business-to-business tradeshow featuring nearly 200 exhibitors and hosting 3,000 attendees. The EXPO Platinum Sponsors include IBM, Unicel and Vermont Business Magazine. Information about the show is available at www.vtexpo.com(link is external).last_img

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