Go Mt. Airy Business Expo to Return with Resources for Entrepreneurs

Brad Maule, Communications Manager, Mt. Airy CDC

Mt. Airy Community Development Corporation plans to build on the success of last year’s inaugural event when the Go Mt. Airy Business Expo returns to New Covenant Church of Philadelphia on Saturday, March 28.

The corporation managers with the Go Mt. Airy Business Association and partnered with SCORE Philadelphia and the Community College of Philadelphia.They’ve designed the Expo as a platform for Northwest Philadelphia businesses to convene, converse and learn.

A number of local businesses will be on hand to offer their services. Herb Scott Catering will provide Continental breakfast and lunch. Wanda Thomas Photography will have a booth set up for participants’ head shots; Green District Media will be available for video production consultations, and Design With Artisan will be on hand for web design consultations.

Univest is the lead sponsor for the Expo, and Adina Silberstein, CEO of Queenie’s Pets, will deliver the keynote address. She recently won the Excellence Award for Customer Service from the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

Two workshops will include both morning and afternoon offerings so that participants may attend both. David Simons, CEO of Kingdom Social Media, will lead one on key social media strategies, with an angle toward Facebook. The other, led by Grow With Google speaker Randi Penfil, will guide businesses through Google’s various platforms.

The day’s events will open at 8 a.m. with continental breakfast and networking. Workshops will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by the keynote at 11 a.m. and power lunch at 11:30. Workshops will resume at 1 p.m. The expo concludes at 3:30 p.m.

For full Expo details, visit www.mtairycdc.org/bizexpo. Follow @GoMtAiry on social media for the latest updates.