“We have always surveyed event goers in past years in order to find out what people like and don’t like,” Schutte said. “Some things that we kept getting were that people wanted the EXPO to last longer and be a little later into the year because of weather.”
The event will feature 35 Chamber member exhibitors and is free and open to the public.
The EXPO will also feature giveaways and drawings including a chance to win one of two Speedway gift cards valued at $200 and $300.
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This year’s event will also offer speakers for the first time, Dr. Tanya Menon of the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and Bridget Flaherty of LORE Culture.
Meon will discuss “Communications to Move People,” at 2 p.m. while Flaherty will follow at 3:30 p.m. to talk about “How Stories and Storytelling Impact Business.”
“I’m excited about these speakers, these are both TED talk level speakers and it will be interesting to see how people react,” Schutte said. “These are high level speakers that we are offering to the public for free, and we are excited about that.”