PRESS RELEASE FROM OEDC
The Orange Economic Development Corporation will host the 11th Annual Orange Business and Community Expo, “Social Networking for Fun & Profit,” on Wednesday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Expo will be held at High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road.
Paul Grimmer, Executive Director stated, “The OEDC is very happy to be able to put this event together for the Town of Orange, local businesses and residents of the community. We have gotten a great response to the new venue this year and expect a nice turnout. This is the first year that vendors are allowed to sell their products.” The event is free and open to the public and everyone can enjoy free activities, networking, food and giveaways.
Our activities are as follows: Fashion Show “Anna’s Creations” in the Tent at 12 Noon, coordinated by Annamarie Amore of Amore Carpet and Floor Covering; Workshop “4D Marketing Plans OnAir, OnSite, OnLine and Interactive” from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., provided by Cox Media Group; Seminar “Social Media Marketing Made Simple” from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. provided by Constant Contact; Job Fair will go on all day, provided by PFP; Donation Center will go on all day, provided by Savers (bring your gently used items to the Big Brothers/Big Sisters truck) and go to the Savers booth for your reward. Registration is required for the seminar and workshop. Please call the OEDC at (203) 891-1045 to register. There will also be a free raffle for a chance to win a restaurant gift pack from local restaurants. Sign up for the raffle at the Welcome Center.
Visit food vendors such as Bruegger’s, Chip’s Family Restaurant, Coromandel, Orange Ale House, Puerto Vallarta, Quiznos, Reno’s Pizzeria, and Timothy’s Gourmet.
Visit exhibitors such as Amore Carpet & Floor Covering, Bright Horizons, Cox Media, Mary Kay, People’s Bank, SolAmor Hospice, etc. For a complete list of exhibitors, go to orangeedc.com/expo.htm [spcifically http://www.orangeedc.com/exhibitors.htm Orange Live is #63]
In addition to the previously described activities, the OEDC has organized the 6th Annual Brokers Tour which is limited to commercial brokers and realtors. The Brokers Tour is designed to provide area brokers a first-hand tour of available commercial and industrial properties within the Town of Orange.
Please call the Orange Economic Development Corporation office at (203) 891-1045 if you have any questions or for more information. You can also visit the OEDC website at OrangeEDC.com/expo.htm.
Our list of Sponsors are:
Premium: The United Illuminating Company and Southern Connecticut Gas Company
Gold: Cohen and Wolf, P.C., Orange Economic Development Commission, Taylor Rental Parties Plus, Yale University
Silver: NORTHEAST Electronics Corporation
Bronze: Bruegger’s/Jamba Juice
Media: Orange Town News
Broker’s Tour: Light House Real Estate Ventures, Inc.
Breakfast: Race Brook Country Club