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Charleston Small Business Showcase/Business After Hours
Thursday, March 29
5-8 p.m.
Charleston Marriott Town Center

The list of high-wattage businesses participating in the annual Charleston Small Business Summit & Showcase keeps growing every day. There are a few spots remaining for the event.

Presented by the Charleston Area Alliance and Frontier Communications, the Charleston Small Business Summit & Showcase draws hundreds of area business and community leaders and young professionals.

Held in conjunction with the popular Business After Hours, hosted by the Marriott, the event is the premier venue for raising your company’s visibility, making new connections and forging relationships with clients and community leaders.

The showcase will be held March 29 from 5-8 p.m. at the Charleston Town Center Marriott.

The event will feature Secretary of Commerce Keith Burdette, who will kick off the event.The showcase sells out quickly, so register today.  To feature your business at the expo, the fees are $275 Alliance members/$375 future members. To register for the expo, please fill out the form below:

Click here for an expo registration form.

Business After Hours Registration

To register for Business After Hours, please click the link below:

To register as an individual for Business After Hours, click here.

The cost for BAH is $15 for Alliance members and $25 for future members who register early online.

Prices at the door are $25 for Alliance members and $35 for future members. For more information, e-mail Matthew Thompson or call him at (304) 340-4253.

The Alliance cannot invoice for groups of fewer than 10 and is unable to issue refunds for cancellations received less than 48 prior to an event.

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Join us Thursday as we celebrate 12 reasons to ‘Love Our Community’

We Love Our Community Awards
Thursday, March 22
4:30-6 p.m.
Daniel Boone Room
405 Capitol Street

The Charleston Area Alliance will host its fifth annual We Love Our Community Awards program this Thursday, March 22. The event will recognize 12 recipients representing the best in the Kanawha Valley.

“This is another fantastic program and each year, the Alliance is excited to host an event that shines a spotlight on the best of Charleston,” said Susie Salisbury, the Alliance’s vice president of community development. “This is about the grace of our people, places and culture, and recognizing these recipients fits well with our mission –building a vibrant community and prosperous economy.”

The program includes awards for several categories, including Outstanding Preservation, Best Development, Best Re-Development, Community Celebration, Youth Volunteer and Servant Leader and the Kanawha Heritage award, among others.

Each winner will receive an award created by White Oak Photography and presented by outstanding local musical talents using personalized lyrics like this one:

She’s always giving and thinking of others
Supporting causes that she holds dear
No one works harder, no one works longer
Than Charleston’s super volunteer

Find out what local community leader these lyrics are about at the We Love Our Community Awards.

Presented by title sponsor City National Bank, the event will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Daniel Boone Room at 405 Capitol Street.

The event is FREE to attend. For more information, contact Susie Salisbury at SSalisbury@CharlestonAreaAlliance.org.

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