Small Business Expo Oct. 14 in Courtenay

In celebration of Small Business Week in B.C., the Comox Valley Home-Based Business Association (CVHBBA) is hosting its seventh annual trade show to better expose many of the Valley’s small businesses to the public.

In celebration of Small Business Week in B.C., the Comox Valley Home-Based Business Association (CVHBBA) is hosting its seventh annual trade show to better expose many of the Valley’s small businesses to the public.The Small Business Expo is scheduled for today (Friday, Oct. 14) from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Filberg Centre.According to Donna Clairmont, owner of Clairmont Custom Draperies & Décor and the HBBA’s director of events, “Small and home-based businesses are very active in the local community, yet because they are often not storefront, they are really are ‘well kept secrets’ or ‘hidden treasures.’  This expo provides a venue for them to be more visible to the public.”Some of this year’s exhibitors include: TMG Mortgage, Commute With Care, Jockey Person-To-Person, Custom Gourmet, Divine Connections, Calorie Connections, Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce, Clairmont Custom Draperies & Décor, Usana Health Services, Fifth Street Jewelry, iTeam Designs, Prestige Video Transfer, Yummies Gyros & Donairs, Why Not Lingerie, Investors Group, On The Wing Health, Isagenix, Grace Cosmetics, Daydreeze Bookkeeping, Valley Healing Therapeutic Massage, Inner Harmony Healing, Absolutely You, Miss V Interiors, Audio Excellence, and Terri Perrin.There is no cost to attend the trade show, but the donation of a non-perishable food item or cash to be used for the holiday hampers is appreciated.For more information, contact Donna Clairmont at 250-339-6785 or visit www.CVHBBA.com.   The Comox Valley Record and 97.3 The Eagle are media sponsors of this business expo.The Comox Valley Home-Based Business Association meets the first Thursday of every month at the Best Western at 6 p.m. There is no fee to attend, and guests are welcome.In summarizing what the association does in their new slogan, the HBBA promotes “Embracing the Entrepreneurial Spirit…since 1998.”— Comox Valley Home-Based Business Association

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