The Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry is pleased to announce the 9th annual Spring Business Showcase on Thursday, March 17th from 3 to 8 p.m. Showcase is free to attend and will take place at the Event Center at Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa, located at 4876 Haxton Road in Ferndale.

This business-to-consumer tradeshow gives the public an opportunity to meet face-to-face with local businesses, watch product demonstrations, and pick up free swag from the vendors. The interaction allows consumers to become more familiar with our vendor businesses and more comfortable visiting their store or making an online purchase.

“As always, we’ll have great giveaways and prize drawings,” said Shelli Jones, Marketing Coordinator at the Chamber. “This year’s grand prize drawing will be two round-trip tickets on Alaska Airlines! The entry form is on the back of the free tickets and can be picked up at any of our participating businesses and dropped off at the event. We’ll also be giving away a 60” LG Smart TV.”

Showcase’s food vendors are a popular attraction. This year, they include Jeckyl & Hyde, Crave Catering and Steakhouse 9.  Adult beverages will be provided by Samson Estates Winery and Valley Shine Distillery. The cost is $5 for a tasting glass and ID is required.

KGMI 790 AM has been involved in the Spring Business Showcase since its inception in 2008, broadcasting from the event and serving as a promotional partner. Your Afternoon Show with Peter Wagner and Tracy Ellis will be broadcasting live from Showcase!  Shop by and say hello to the crew!

The event is sponsored by Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa, Print & Copy Factory and KGMI.

The Spring Business Showcase is one of many events the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce provides to help promote its business members.